There’s almost no place a tablet won’t go these days–more than a third of slate owners say they’ve even taken their tab into the bathroom with them. No word on whether the old-school print magazines and newspapers of the world consider this new development to be a slight or a relief. The finding comes from… Read more 35 Percent Of Tablet Owners Take Theirs To The Toilet
The first semester of my second year at the university was like no other. I literarily handed over the bulk of my living allowance in exchange for my first stereo player, an Original “Sharp Twincam Cassette Player”, cost me about N4,500. This was almost two decades ago. You see, first semesters were probably the best… Read more My Name Is Wale, I Am A Junkie
For many of us that lived our teenage years in the 1990s, the music of this era had a very profound influence. Coming from the New Jack Swing era of the late 80s, the early 1990s redefined the hip hop landscape and probably set the trends for music as it is today. Notable artistes of… Read more “Peaceful Journey” – A Tribute To Heavy D (1967-2011)
Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs turned Eve’s apple, the symbol of fallen humankind, into a religious icon for true believers in technology. The just-released biography on Steve Jobs by author Walter Isaacson details all the ins-and-outs of the late entrepreneur’s computer empire. But — as is the goal in all biographies — it’s the personal… Read more How Nigeria Influenced Steve Jobs Belief In God
Many 9/11 conspiracy theories surfaced shortly after the September 11th attacks, some bringing compelling arguments, and some not holding up at all. Theorists believe that the World Trade Center buildings were demolished by bombs, phone calls from the planes were made up, and the former President George W. Bush secretly profited from the attacks. I… Read more What Is The Truth About 9/11?
In my youth, my favourite cartoon character was a musician called appropriately, Cacofonix in the comic Asterix. Cacofonix was so awful, each time he threatened to play music, he was quickly tied to a tree and his mouth sealed to ensure no instrument met his lips. Most of today’s Nigerian musicians remind me of Cacofonix.… Read more Stop the music. Please!
Majekodumni Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek is a Nigerian reggae singer and guitarist whose name was translated as “high priest who does not lie”. He was born in Benin City, Nigeria to an Edo mother and a Yoruba father. Fashek first gained national fame on a television show in the early 80s as a… Read more Majek Fashek – Rainmaker
By the time Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in August 2009, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc was a very financially sound institution. Its only problem had to do with in-fighting in the executive management team over the succession of the MD/CEO, Bartholomew Ebong whose tenure had been extended… Read more The Rape of Union Bank Plc
Along with her new album, Beyonce has presented her fans to a new alter-ego named Sasha Fierce. The singer affirms that this new persona is the fun, more sexual and more aggressive side of her. This is however the “general public” version of the story. The esoteric meaning revealed by the symbols surrounding this new persona is… Read more Beyonce to Sasha Fierce: Symbolic Occult Rebirth
Nigeria has failed to pass broad-ranging laws against cybercrime. A collection of six laws put before the country’s parliament last month would have outlawed many forms of internet misuse, including spamming, online ID theft, and buying goods online using stolen credit card details. All remain permissible in Nigeria, whose only legislation on internet crime (article… Read more Nigeria fails to enact cyber crime laws