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Nina Simone, Tupac and ELO all set to receive special honours

Tupac, Nina Simone and ELO all set to receive special honours

Artists become eligible 25 years after the release of their first album or single. 2017 is the first year Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur were eligible. They are also the first artists to join the institution who started their careers in the 1990s. Click here to view original post at www.bbc.com Read More

Diary of a Geek Restrategizes, Now To Focus On Content Curation

Readers face an abundant and growing volume of news and news sources. There are so many great resources out there nowadays that are constantly bringing us the latest news that it has become a job in itself to keep up with all of them. There is an increasing need to find a way to keep Read More

Nikon D3300 DSLR Camera – A Review

I strongly believe in the need for everyone to have some form of vocational training. Even those on paid employment will agree with me that it is particularly not too healthy to have a single source of income. With the Nikon D3300 DSLR camera, my intention is to have my weekends and any other spare Read More

How To Set Up A Budget Home Entertainment Network

For many, the word “server” brings to mind an intimidating stack of unidentifiable devices with endless flashes of light. But in reality, a server can be that very basic featured, very old laptop or desktop computer you have gathering dust in a corner of your home. Wikipaedia defines a Home Server as a server located Read More

“Like The Prodigal Son, I’ve Returned …”

I borrowed the title of this post from the song “Jump Around”, a 1992 smash hit from the musical group – House of Pain. The phrase aptly describes my porting sojourn from Glo to MTN and back to Glo. You may read up my post on my initial experience porting from Glo to MTN here. Read More

How To Capture Streaming Music From Your PC

I subscribed to the music service Deezer a few weeks back. With a monthly subscription of US$4.99 (NGN800), Deezer gives you unrestricted access to about 30 million+ music files for your listening pleasure. You are able to stream any music track or if you prefer, you can even save the tracks to your device (PC Read More

“Dear Mama” – A Tribute To Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996)

Editors Note: This article was first published on July 13, 2013. It is being republished today to commemorate the anniversary of 2Pac Shakur’s death exactly 17 years ago today. He would have been 42 years old. “Since we all came from a woman, got our name from a woman, and our game from a woman. Read More

What Is The Problem With Nigerian Music? – Part 1

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

We Do Not Need God!

I got a call from my tailor asking for a point of clarification on the length of a skirt I had asked him to make for me. In parting, as I reiterated the length; he said “if God allows, the length will be as you want it.” This response can only be interpreted in one Read More

“In The Name Of The Father …”

The influence of technology on religion has long been a subject of discourse on this blog and it is definitely an issue that will continue to generate a lot of controversies. You can read my earlier posts on the influence of technology on religion here. Apart from the “End of the World” proponents who are Read More

“Dear Mama” – A Tribute To Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996)

“Since we all came from a woman, got our name from a woman, and our game from a woman. I wonder why we take from women, why we rape our women, why we hate our women? I think its time we killed for our women, be real to our women, try to heal our women, Read More

Tracking The Cheating Spouse

Vehicle GPS trackers made a foray into the Nigerian market over a decade ago, and was made popular by the insurance companies who bundled these devices with their comprehensive insurance packages. The primary purpose of these devices is to help in reducing the risks the insurance companies face in the event of theft of these Read More

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