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Covid-19: Ibrahimovic reacts to result after testing positive

AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the latest player to have contacted covid-19.He said he has tested to covid today through his twitter account which he tagged a bad idea according to him."I tested negative to Covid yesterday and positive today. No symptoms what so ever. Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea" Zlatan Ibrahimovic will go on self isolation for two weeks before going for further screening.

My Encounter with the Homeless

By Akanji Abdul Azeez*
Today we are all living in a house and enjoying the comfort of the four walls of our house even though we are not a multimillionaire or a rich person in our community. Whenever we enter our house at night and ready to sleep we forget some people outside.
Who are they ? They are the homeless! I took a week to roam around the street at the dark hour of the night just to see what was the true definition of homelessness and to my greatest surprise what I saw is far beyond the definition of homeless in the dictionary. Men and women , Boys and girls , young and old of all types are Seen at the dark hours of the night ( 1am and 4am) sleeping infront of shops; with no fan , no mosquito net , no walls to guide them, no bed , no comfort, I felt sad  and cried seeing their conditions. Imagine how they are enduring during the harmattan season and in the rainy season.We live in a world where human being doesn’t have a sense of humanity, we live in a world where we only think…

Covid-19: A Myth in Africa

By Akanji Abdul Azeez
We all know how COVID 19 has handicapped many countries of the world socially, mentally, and financially, but as an African with Nigerian mentality I ask myself "is COVID 19 not a myth in Africa? 
COVID 19 is real but The real ambassadors of Africa are not "proving" it's real. 

On March 18, 2020, Gov Seyi Makinde held a rally in Ibadan and it was attended by thousands of party loyalists yet we claim COVID 19 exist... I ask myself is Africa corona not a myth? 
On April 5, 2020, The Lagos State Police Command arrested Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, for hosting a house party in violation of the on-going lock down in the state but at the court, we all witnessed what happened. Covid 19 preventive measures was not respected by the lawyers, individuals, journalists and security men in the court. I asked myself why not arresting all the media personnel present at Funke Akindele's trial in court for violating social distancing guideline…

Birthday: Things You Need To Know About Akanji Abdul Azeez

Born in August 3 into the family of Mrs. Àkànjí of Ilé ọ̀moosan of iwo, Osun state.   He attended Primary school in a French-speaking school in cote d'Ivoire "Les Hirondelles d'adjame" where he formally learned how to speak French fluently.
He attended his Junior secondary school in an English speaking school in Cote d'Ivoire "GOF INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, Abidjan". That's where he started learning the English language.
 For his senior secondary school, he attended "Islamic model College" in iwo, òsùn state. Where he had his senior secondary school certificate in the year 2012. 
 He studied English language and political science in a private college of education in Ìbàdàn (AL-IBADAN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (IBACOED). Where he graduated as one of the best students in the year 2015.
 As a graduate of a college of education, he taught Government and literature in the English language in Ibadan (Ridwanullah model college, shagari) and Iwo ( Islamic m…

COVID-19 Pandemic: Its Effect On Educational System In Nigeria

By Sodiq Adebayo

Prior to the emergence of corona virus in the most populated country in the world, China. It has claimed many lives. However, none could ever imagine that the canker worm could spread from the abode to the whole so easily and readily. Now, currently speaking, no country in the planet is safe. We're all scared and felt concerned as our brothers and sisters from far and near are victims already.
In January 9, 2020, the Chinese state media reported that a team of researchers led by Xu Jianguo had identified the pathogen behind the mysterious outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan as a novel coronavirus.
The well recognized organization, WHO announced Covid-19 outbreak as a pandemic on 11 March, 2020 which has led to the total shut and lock down of countries in the whole world. International and intra-national travelings ban were placed to control and prevent the spread. Usual daily activities that could help spread the virus were banned. And these include any gathering of more …