The good Lord definitely works in mysterious ways. It took the whole 96 years of Fred Stobaugh’s life for him to be transported from relative obscurity to worldwide limelight, thanks to the letter he penned to his wife. Sitting alone in his living room one month after the death of his wife, he decided to… Read more “Oh Sweet Lorraine” – Emotional Song From A 96 Year Old To His Late Wife
The Nigerian music scene has always been vibrant though the acceptance of its brand of music has largely been local with a few Nigerians in diaspora helping to spread its popularity to sub saharan Africa. Unfortunately, much as they may want us to believe, our artistes are largely unknown outside Africa, of course, except among… Read more What Is The Problem With Nigerian Music? – Part 1
I was working in a wall street investment bank about 10 years ago when someone from the Information Technology group came by our office asking us to enter our passwords in the new sofware system. My colleague, Barry, with his usual rebellious attitude, entered the password, “penis” We nearly died laughing when the computer issued… Read more Enter your Password [JOKE]
Going back to the DSTV retail shop in Lekki to pick up a GOtv branded cable TV package was not without apprehension and skepticism. My first visit was not a fulfilling one, I really was not impressed with the picture quality I was shown . Also, no thanks to the limited coverage of GOtv’s signals… Read more Still On GOtv
By now, many would have heard about GoTV, the latest cable TV company in Nigeria and yet another subsidiary of Multichoice, the parent company of DSTV. Multichoice is a South African company with a near monopoly of the Cable TV industry on the African continent. It has almost 5 million subscribers across the continent with… Read more GoTV – Putting The Cart Before The Horse?
NEED THE INSTRUCTION guide for your laptop? Unless you’re one of those freakishly organized types, I’ll bet you have no idea where it is. And even if you do know its location, fetching it probably involves a visit to the attic or basement, digging through boxes, and so on. What a hassle. Why not keep… Read more Find Digital Copies of Your User Guides
In the beginning there was the Computer. And God said C:>LET THERE BE LIGHT! Enter user-id. C:>GOD Enter password. C:>OMNISCIENT Password incorrect. Try again. C:>OMNIPOTENT Password incorrect. Try again. C:>TECHNOCRAT And God logged on at 00:00:01 day 1. C:>LET THERE BE LIGHT! Unrecognisable command. Try again. C:>CREATE LIGHT Done C:>RUN HEAVEN AND EARTH And God… Read more The Story Of Creation
Just a nice little story to remember and think of when you think that your computer hates you! This is a story from the Word Perfect Helpline which was transcribed from a recording monitoring the customer care department. Needless to say the HelpDesk employee was fired; however, he is currently suing the WordPerfect organization for… Read more Help Desk [Joke]
It has become something of a routine and it was that time of the month again this morning. “Wale, the DSTv subscription would be due tomorrow …” I kept quiet. “Daddy, mama said …” “I have heard !”cutting off my 5 year old son “Okay, so how much are you contributing this time”, addressing my… Read more Miska Muska Mickeyyyy Mouse !!!
Is it just me or are there other men out there who, just like me, have a problem with the almost endless periods their wives (or women) spend chatting on their Blackberries? Anyone? I have always given the Blackberry its due respect for what it stands for and what it has been able to achieve… Read more I Hate Blackberry