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The End Of The Bible As We Know It?

Every technological transition comes with advantages and disadvantages, as the new replaces the old. The same thing is present as ebooks continue to gain market share from hardcopy books. However, one very prominent book that has been the subject of a lot of  discourse is the Christian religious book, The

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35 Percent Of Tablet Owners Take Theirs To The Toilet

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

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My Name Is Wale, I Am A Junkie

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

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How Nigeria Influenced Steve Jobs Belief In God

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

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Help Desk [Joke]

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

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What Is The Truth About 9/11?

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

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Stop the music. Please!

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

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Majek Fashek – Rainmaker

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

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The Rape of Union Bank Plc

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

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