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Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by obembet(f): 1:41pm On Nov 06, 2023
When Kola Olawuyi died in 2007 at the age of 44, a lot of good people shed tears.
The man once ruled the airwaves with his Iriri Aye radio program that I grew up to.

When it's 8pm on Fridays in the South West, it's normal to see a lot of people huddled up around radio sets in street corners, homes and electricians' workshops as they listened to Kola Olawuyi's program. It was a weekly ritual we grew up to.

Kola Olawuyi was larger than life. The number of cases he tracked down and brought to life have not been done by anyone else around here since his death. No one has had that kind of confidence since. Reverend King's case was brought to light by him. Churches whose owners buried people alive in their buildings as rituals to draw crowd.

A lot of cases of abused children and people claiming to be witches to hurt others. Aja ile (underground killing houses) stories where kidnappers' dens were raided by him and brought to light.

Blood ritual killings and ritualists in the south west. Heck, there was a woman called Malaika that said she was God and created everyone and could do what she liked with anyone until Kola Olawuyi dragged her to light, and more.

The man was fearless and appeared unstoppable. Listening to him was scary and exciting. On one hand you admired his courage. On the other, you feared for his life. It wasn't surprising then that when he died, a lot of people's default setting was "Oh, they got him finally." Perhaps even he had that thought at the back of his mind, hence, at the end of every show, he'd always say: "Aa ma be obe nii besu, atelese a bena wo. Eni ba ni a ma bo nikan lawa o ni de ba nle" (loosely translated we'll always go out to work. It's those that don't want us to return that we won't meet when we return). His life was a mystery too. Even though he was a member of the Redeemed Church, the number of occultic cases and ritual killers he took on and exposed made people believe he was occultic himself.

When news of his death broke, the default reaction from most people was that the witches and ritualists he exposed finally got him and killed him. Some said he cut a tree around his house after he was warned not to, hence his death. Others said some occultic groups that he belonged to even cut off his head after his death because he belonged to them.

In the end, to lay all of that to rest, his family had to have an open burial and open casket for the 44-year old so everyone could see that he died of natural causes and wasn't mutilated or anything.

But again, he rode the mystery angle really hard too while he was alive. Maybe he even stoked it.

Whenever it was 8pm on Fridays and you heard Hubert Ogunde's "Sigba Awo" (open the occultic calabash) start playing on Kola Olawuyi's Iriri Aye program, you knew it was going to be a tough night.

Continue to rest in peace.

Source: NigeriaStories

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Coolsat(m): 1:46pm On Nov 06, 2023
Never heard of him

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by abiolamitodun(m): 1:49pm On Nov 06, 2023
This man that does scary programs on b.c.o.s then...I think around 9pm

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Wawelexy(m): 2:04pm On Nov 06, 2023
How time flies..... His programs are always terrific.

He exposed alot of popular rich men. Infact, he exposed one of the company owner who sponsored the program. I think ST soap or so.(can't really remember).

My granny was a big fan of the show that calls in regularly when the phone lines are open for listeners views and comments. She's been following the program right from onset on radio (radio Lagos 107.5) till when it started airing on tv (galaxy TV).

Continue to rest on great man.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by obembet(f): 2:08pm On Nov 06, 2023
Coolsat:
Never heard of him

Its either u are not from South West or you are under 18+

Story of Baba Onile gororo in ila Orangun.. the scary story I ever heard

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by TemplarLandry: 2:13pm On Nov 06, 2023
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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Wealthoptulent(m): 5:11pm On Nov 06, 2023
Coolsat:
Never heard of him

Really? Aah n'kanbΔ™ true true o grin
But u aware of (AJO) THRIFT contributions between Isreal & Palestine. Dem take 50 TAKE pack 300 grin

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Emma09(m): 5:38pm On Nov 06, 2023
Coolsat:
Never heard of him
Indomie Generation.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Coolsat(m): 5:40pm On Nov 06, 2023
Emma09:
Indomie Generation.
Na you b indomie generation ooo

I don't live in southwest

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Ehmmah588(m): 3:13am On Nov 20, 2023
I remember following his programs back to back then....Even the guy who replaced him was'nt half as good...

One of the stories I can't ever forget was the woman that carried a pregnancy for 4yrs around badagry axis (that was the first time I heard of a place called oko-Afo). When she eventually put to bed,it was a tortoise and a snail covered in blood I think..... cry

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Ogilinsaka: 7:32am On Nov 20, 2023
How did he die at the age of 44?

Somebody that was born in 1957?

Ahhhh nkan nbeeeee

No Tiktok, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook then. This was what entertained us those years

RIP sir

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by kingthreat(m): 8:48am On Nov 20, 2023
The Brave will be forever remembered

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by bigdammyj: 11:08am On Nov 22, 2023
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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by ecolime(m): 11:08am On Nov 22, 2023
Kola Olawuyi the young old man.

He was a fearless man who delights in exposing evil people.

Keep resting in peace

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by nabegibeg: 11:08am On Nov 22, 2023
obembet:
When Kola Olawuyi died in 2007 at the age of 44, a lot of good people shed tears.
The man once ruled the airwaves with his Iriri Aye radio program that I grew up to.

When it's 8pm on Fridays in the South West, it's normal to see a lot of people huddled up around radio sets in street corners, homes and electricians' workshops as they listened to Kola Olawuyi's program. It was a weekly ritual we grew up to.

Kola Olawuyi was larger than life. The number of cases he tracked down and brought to life have not been done by anyone else around here since his death. No one has had that kind of confidence since. Reverend King's case was brought to light by him. Churches whose owners buried people alive in their buildings as rituals to draw crowd.

A lot of cases of abused children and people claiming to be witches to hurt others. Aja ile (underground killing houses) stories where kidnappers' dens were raided by him and brought to light.

Blood ritual killings and ritualists in the south west. Heck, there was a woman called Malaika that said she was God and created everyone and could do what she liked with anyone until Kola Olawuyi dragged her to light, and more.

The man was fearless and appeared unstoppable. Listening to him was scary and exciting. On one hand you admired his courage. On the other, you feared for his life. It wasn't surprising then that when he died, a lot of people's default setting was "Oh, they got him finally." Perhaps even he had that thought at the back of his mind, hence, at the end of every show, he'd always say: "Aa ma be obe nii besu, atelese a bena wo. Eni ba ni a ma bo nikan lawa o ni de ba nle" (loosely translated we'll always go out to work. It's those that don't want us to return that we won't meet when we return). His life was a mystery too. Even though he was a member of the Redeemed Church, the number of occultic cases and ritual killers he took on and exposed made people believe he was occultic himself.

When news of his death broke, the default reaction from most people was that the witches and ritualists he exposed finally got him and killed him. Some said he cut a tree around his house after he was warned not to, hence his death. Others said some occultic groups that he belonged to even cut off his head after his death because he belonged to them.

In the end, to lay all of that to rest, his family had to have an open burial and open casket for the 44-year old so everyone could see that he died of natural causes and wasn't mutilated or anything.

But again, he rode the mystery angle really hard too while he was alive. Maybe he even stoked it.

Whenever it was 8pm on Fridays and you heard Hubert Ogunde's "Sigba Awo" (open the occultic calabash) start playing on Kola Olawuyi's Iriri Aye program, you knew it was going to be a tough night.

Continue to rest in peace.

Source: NigeriaStories

Nkan be

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by akingangan: 11:08am On Nov 22, 2023
If only some of the radio show recordings could be uploaded on YouTube, that would be great

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by joseph1832(m): 11:09am On Nov 22, 2023
Hmm. Nigerians, many of us, hate people who tell us the truth.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Agbadocassava: 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
Irinke rindo

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Kingozymandias(m): 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
kingthreat:
The Brave will be forever remembered

Words on marble. Better to die in bravery than to live 100 years a coward. The cowardice of the Nigerian citizens is what has ruined the country

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Omoluabi16(m): 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
Haaaaa! nnkanbeeeee cry I used to stay up just to watch this show. They even subtitled everything. Show was that good, kola will transverse the whole country investigating mysterious cases to get facts. Most of the cases always had something gory to behold sha.. May he rest on.
Other similar shows didn't have that appeal. Even Laabe orun failed.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Exceed15: 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
It was must watched program then like ayamataga( mount Zion movie)

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Tito24: 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
I remember his program on radio

There's is no way he was innocent too cos you have to be a wizard to get the kind of information he got those days

No be like these days gist lover and the rest that you can call someone in abeokuta to get information

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Obakoolex(m): 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
I thought you have something to say about him that we didn't know before. undecided
You forgot to add that he was Yinka Ayefele boss and there was misery around his accident and his boss that sent him message.

Rest in peace Legend.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Guyman01: 11:10am On Nov 22, 2023
Coolsat:
Never heard of him
No be everything you go put mouth, sometimes allow self control to ensure you walk past some things without comments and allow the older ones who know something about that particular discussion to share their knowledge and experience for us to learn more.
Silence can be golden sometimes ✨️

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Optimuss: 11:11am On Nov 22, 2023
This man held is listeners spellbound every Friday i think from 6pm on OGBC. It's like watching a horror movie.

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by allanphash7(m): 11:11am On Nov 22, 2023
Nkan Nbe!!


Indomie generation can never ever know what you are talking about even the so called Rich Kids will think otherwise


RIP Legend

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Re: Story Of Kola Olawuyi, The Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Many Evil People by Paragon311(m): 11:11am On Nov 22, 2023
How time flies....

RIP....

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