In the last seven days, seven Nigerian journalists have died from COVID-19 and other illnesses.
On the list are Dan Foster (Cool FM & City FM), Hugo Odiogor (former Editor at the Vanguard), Xavier Ndayongmong (Crime Editor at Daily Independent), Nkiruka Udoh (Crime and Defence Correspondent at AIT), Naomi Uzor (Business Desk at the Vanguard), Aramide Praise Oikelome (the Media Project and Independent Newspapers), and Azeez Ozi Sanni (Cartoonist at The Nation).
Nigerian Journalists have been facing huge risks and unprecedented challenges as frontline workers covering the novel Coronavirus outbreak and reporting in the newsroom every day.
Credit: Matilda Omonaiye
May the souls of these heroes rest well.