The subject of this week’s Lockdown Diary is a sickle cell patient who is a student of Unilorin. He talks about having a Covid-19 scare — complete with all symptoms of the disease — after returning home to his family house in Kano and losing four people. Monday, 23rd of March, 2020 My brother and I […]
How are musicians, church employees and people who work in events navigating the lockdown? This father of two has a story to tell.
How are introverts coping with the lockdown? Well, this 21-year-old is already planning to run away from home. It’s that serious.
Lockdown Diary: Today’s subject is a 26-year-old young woman who lost her job as the lockdown began. The loss of her job, the pandemic, and the lockdown has changed her perspective of life and what she intends to do with the rest of her life. Friday, 20th of March, 2020. I’m moving back home today. […]
The subject of today’s Lockdown Diary is a university undergraduate who is self-isolating with her mother and her brother. She has had enough of her mother’s frustration and needs to go out. Day 1: Sunday, 22nd of March, 2020. I return from school today. I have just finished my examinations at the University of Ibadan, […]
The subject of today’s Lockdown Diary is a 67-year-old woman who lives alone in Lagos. She doesn’t have a job or enough food and money to see her through a lockdown extension. Day 1, Sunday 29th of March, 2020. It is on the radio that I hear news of the lockdown. Faaji FM. It […]
The subject of today’s Lockdown Diary is a 28-year-old man who postponed his wedding due to the Coronavirus pandemic. He talks about the process, and all the things he and his wife are discovering about each other in isolation. Day 1: Saturday, 21st of March, 2020. Today is for sleep and nothing more and I’ll […]
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