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Beyonce to Sasha Fierce: Symbolic Occult Rebirth

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

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Nigeria fails to enact cyber crime laws

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

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Perhaps African Leaders Should Avoid Facebook

A new statistical analysis indicates that the more Facebook fans an African politician has, the more likely they are to be forced from power. Statistics can be used to prove anything. In the realm of social media, for instance, they can even be used to predict the career longevity of

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What is a DDC Machine?

Most patriotic citizens must have registered to vote in the upcoming April 2011 general elections. Even the ones who could not or refused to do so must have observed people queueing up to perform their civic responsibility. And they must have noticed what “DDC machines” are. The Director Data Capture

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Circumventing Power Problems in Nigeria

We all know it. One of the greatest problems confronting Nigeria is the inadequacy of public electricity power supply. The inefficiency of this government agency is linked to the biggest singular problem holding us back from attaining our pride of place in the committee of nations – CORRUPTION. But that

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Access Bank Visa Cards

Using the various measuring indices, i do not think Access Bank qualifies as the top bank in Nigeria. Compared to First Bank, Zenith, GTB, etc, Access Bank is definitely not in their league. That, to me, is a very big plus! Banking in Nigeria, like the GSM sector, is usually

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Good Grammar – The role of Technology

For folks old enough to remember, there was this popular “soonest recover” musician who sang, “Grammar, grammar, grammar no be MONEY Grammar, grammar, grammar no be PROGRESS Grammar, grammar, grammar no be my LANGUAGE”. He was trying to belittle the importance of quintessential and accurate use of grammar when communicating.

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Regulatory Alert – NIGERIA: CBN upends 2005 Soludo-era banking reforms

I seek your indulgence to deviate from our regular I.T. beats to share a write-up i saw on PROSHARENG.COM website about Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi’s Banking reforms. Reactions welcomed. Nigerian Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi has true to form and our longstanding expectations finally upended the fundamental structure of

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Ebook Readers – Technology meets Religion

As a rule, issues relating to religion or politics will not be discussed on this site, EXCEPT, as it relates to technology. Religion is said to be a way of life, so expectedly, the digital revolution is bound to be interwoven with our spiritual lives. For people living in Lagos,

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I Hate Windows – I am Afraid of Linux

Below is an excerpt from an article on www.osnews.com. It was published way back 2002. First, a little background. I am a Windows user who has been using Windows since 3.1. I am not a programmer or a developer, I am a user. I process photos, use the internet, e-mail,

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