Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Huawei to launch first 5G phone this month

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede China’s tech giant, Huawei to launch its first 5G phone, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, before the end of July, despite the recent crisis tempting it’s existence as a manufacturer of Android devices. The phone which is said to launch in China on July 26th has been found to be currently available for preorder on Amazon’s Italian site with a release date of July 22nd. Huawei had originally intended to release the device…

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Strictness in parenting and how it corrupts every child; A case study

Reading Time: 2 minutes Azeezah Olatunde “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” (Anne Frank). It is true that parenting style affects everything from how much your child weighs to how s/he feels to the decision s/he takes in critical condition or situation. Thus, it’s important as a parent to to ensure your parenting style is supporting your child’s healthy…

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Badagary express way: construction work situation report

Badagary express way: construction work situation report

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede As the construction of Lagos-Badagary express way continues, here are 8 important things to know about the situation of the road. The construction company carrying out the palliative work initially reported to be at underbrdge on Wednesday are now at Iyana-Iba making the traffic at under bridge very serious this morning. The portion that was referred to ‘Red sea’ opposite police station, Barracks, Ojo has now been filled making it easy for vehicles…

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Uber to start removing users with bad feedback

Uber to start removing users with bad feedback

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede American multinational transportation company, Uber has announced that it’ll begin to remove users with consistently bad feedback from drivers as part of its new quality system. A number of Uber users who have been consistent in getting bad feedbacks from drivers will begin to receive notifications form Uber advising them to improve their behaviour or they could lose access to the Uber app. This was made known by Uber General Manager for Sub-Sahara…

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Amazon sold Moto Z4 before Motorola announced it

Amazon sold Moto Z4 before Motorola announced it

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede America’s e-commerce giant, Amazon has reportedly showcased a Moto Z4 on its website and sold it to someone even before it’s official announcement by Motorola. According to Amazon’s listing, the Moto Z4 features a 6.4-inch OLED screen at a resolution of 2340 x 1080. Underneath it is an in-display fingerprint reader. Powering the phone is Snapdragon’s 675 processor, which is newer than the 670 chipset in the recently released Pixel 3A. It also includes…

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Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3; It’s to keep an eye on passengers in your autonomous taxi

Elon Musk explains the camera inside Tesla’s Model 3; It’s to keep an eye on passengers in your autonomous taxi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Tesla CEO Elon Musk has clarified that a camera located above the Model 3’s rear-view mirror is there for when the car will eventually be able to work as an autonomous taxi. “It’s there for when we start competing with Uber/Lyft,” the CEO wrote on Twitter in response to someone raising privacy concerns about the camera. “In case someone messes up your car, you can check the video.” It could also augment the car’s Sentry Mode…

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Transfer: PSG’s Rabiot to join Real Madrid this Summer

Transfer: PSG’s Rabiot to join Real Madrid this Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Paris Saint-Germain star, Adrien Rabiot has finally reached an agreement to join Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid this summer. The midfielder, who has also drawn interest from Liverpool, Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur in the past few weeks, decided to join the Champions League holders at the end of the season. Rabiot has evolved into one of the most complete midfielders in the world, since breaking into the first-team at the Parisians in 2012. His current contract…

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FIFA World ranking: Nigeria moves to 42nd position

FIFA World ranking: Nigeria moves to 42nd position

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Nigeria has moved up 4 places to become 42nd on the latest FIFA world ranking. The Super Eagles of Nigeria, having moved ahead of Greece, Scotland, Morocco and Congo who are 43, 44, 45 and 46 on the list respectively is now on the 42nd position. The ranking table which has Senegal as the 1st African team and 23rd team in the world also ranks Nigeria the 2nd best African team. Countries topping…

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World Hijab Day: AOCOED Muslim students hold hijab awareness rally

World Hijab Day: AOCOED Muslim students hold hijab awareness rally

Reading Time: 2 minutes Contributor Writer: Azeezah Olatunde Female Muslim students in Lagos had on Friday held rally to sensitise people on the use of Hijab, and Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Adeniran Ogunsaya College of Education Branch also joined the state-wide activities by organising a rally to also make the day. The World Hijab Day is a global annual event usually marked on February 1st. This 7th edition of the WHD, founded by Nazma Khan, a New York…

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Ex-Sunshine Stars coach Henry Abiodun becomes FCAAN director

Ex-Sunshine Stars coach Henry Abiodun becomes FCAAN director

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Football Coaches Association of Africa Nations (FCAAN) have appointed Henry Abiodun as its director of coaching education. FCAAN is a nongovernmental organisation of African coaches that houses over 45000 members across the globe. According to Goal.com, FCAAN had made it known that Abiodun will be in charge of developing the coaching curricula and instruction of its coaching courses across Africa. “Basically, my role is to help create coaching curricula as well as being FCAAN…

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ASFUT: LASU team is the best in Africa

ASFUT: LASU team is the best in Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The football team of the Lagos State University had on Sunday won the African Students football Union Tournament (ASFUT) after beating their Ghanian opponent 1 – 0. The competition which was hosted in Nigeria was played by about 13 universities from 5 African countries including Kenya, Zimbabwe, Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria. After beating Team Ahmodu Bello University, Zaria 2 – 1, LASU rose to the final stage of the competition to play against…

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Picture Is Not Who We Are

Reading Time: < 1 minute By: Olatunde Azeezah (PenTalks) “Cheese” we say Splitting our lips like the red sea. Our heart crossing the in between to run from Our soul’s knot. We are fine or we’d be fine are Oxymoron that wage war when the Sound click click is made by the sword of deceit. Every pictures are stories that reflect us not They are just the memories we use to trap happiness And we crawl into every scary night…

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Hugain’s fitness could cause Chelsea problem

Hugain’s fitness could cause Chelsea problem

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ex-Blues star acknowledges that a new arrival at Stamford Bridge is a fine goalscorer, but his ability to deliver in England has been questioned Gonzalo Higuain “knows where the back of the net is”, but former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink fears the Argentine’s fitness could be “a little bit of a problem”. He arrives in west London with a reputation as one of the most prolific marksmen in European football, with over 250…

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Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino lauds Salah’s unselfish gesture

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino lauds Salah’s unselfish gesture

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Liverpool’s forward Roberto Firmino has showered praises on Muhammad Salah for his unselfish gesture in their 5-1 win against Arsenal. The Egypt international helped the Brazilian to score his first hat-trick of the season. Having scored twice in the encounter, Salah helped his strike partner complete his first hat-trick of the season by allowing the 27-year-old take the second penalty they were awarded in the game. Recalling the incident, Roberto Firmino, unsuprised by…

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I want to be called white too – A Poem

Reading Time: < 1 minute Olatunde Azeezah I WANT TO BE CALLED WHITE TOO My name is BLACK, I’m painted with barbarity, In my tongue lies uncouthness, My heart is modeled with webs of savagery. I want to be called white too. So I killed my soil’s tongue and Plant seeds of new speech in my throat. My lips hid its dialect to have the ark-ccent So I can carve my saliva to be white like white white. I want…

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The Fagbohun I know: An evaluation of LASU’s VC by a 100L student

The Fagbohun I know: An evaluation of LASU’s VC by a 100L student

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Habeeb Akorede As a freshman in the University, the thought of knowing that Vice Chancellor who had been able to transform an institution like Lagos State University from its initial state of insecurity to a home of pride for all. The history of LASU is not in any way attractive to any serious and visionary student. Its history of cultism and violence had made it the last option for all. My first encounter with…

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NANS blasts ASUU, says they don’t care about students’ lives

NANS blasts ASUU, says they don’t care about students’ lives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Habeeb Akorede The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) had blasted ASUU via a post on its Official Twitter page @NANSNIG on Friday, January 11. This was following an initial tweeter thread by ASUU stating that it won’t call off the ongoing strike until FG implements the agreed proposal. The thread reads; “Strike update: The @ASUUNGR president has the following information for the general public, “Our members said they want to see evidence of satisfactory…

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Guber candidates debate in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu and Agbaje absent

Guber candidates debate in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu and Agbaje absent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Habeeb Akorede Candidates of several political parties running for the governorship position in Lagos state met for a gubernatorial debate on Wednesday 9th January, 2019. The debate which was organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative, YALI Lagos network has the theme, Good Governance: What Next. According to the organizers, not less than 13 candidates were invited including candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but only 10 of…

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Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Egypt to host AFCON 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede The Confederation of African Football, CAF, have named Egypt as the new host for the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). This was announced in a statement via CAF’s official Twitter handle on Tuesday, January 8. Egypt will now replace Cameroon as the new host of the 24-nation tournament slated to start this Summer. Original host Cameroon was stripped of the rights to host the biennial tournament in November due…

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Bayern bids Hundson-Odoi at £35m, to offer him No. 10 shirt

Bayern bids Hundson-Odoi at £35m, to offer him No. 10 shirt

Reading Time: < 1 minute Habeeb Akorede Chelsea’s teenager, Callum Hundson-Odoi, has been at the center of the biggest transfer tussle this January in Europe. Bayern Munich have recently made a four bid of £35 million which amounts to $45 million for Hundson-Odoi as pressure increases in the transfer market. Chelsea have yet to accept the offer and have been hoping to renew their 18-year-old’s contract, but they have not been able to come to an agreement with Hudson-Odoi, who had…

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