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Today In Tech History – April 18
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Today In Tech History – April 18

2006 – Toshiba launched the HD DVD format in the US. The first HD DVD players were the HD-A1 and HD-XA1. RCA would rebrand the A1 to the HDV-5000. The first HD DVD with True HD soundtrack was the Phantom of the Opera Featured image source: technabob.com

What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying
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What Nigeria’s IGR Data Is Saying

Last Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the 2015 internally generated revenue, IGR, figures. The data speaks volume about Nigeria’s economic state and the health states within the system. In total, Nigerian states generated NGN 682 billion in 2015 compared to NGN  707 billion in 2014 representing -3% drop […]

Nigeria Without Oil
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Nigeria Without Oil

Financial analysts and economists in various journals and business sites have become broken records. The tough time we are in is a product of relying too much on oil. A commodity that is perhaps the most susceptible to speculations, geo-political tensions and cyclical risks. What if we want to do […]

How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand
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How Republicans Incubated The Toxic Trump Brand

Mary Shelly, in her book, Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus tells the story of a young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. At university, Victor excels at chemistry and other sciences, soon developing a secret technique to impart life to non-living matter, which […]

What Doha Oil Talks Hold For Nigeria
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What Doha Oil Talks Hold For Nigeria

Nigeria’s economic future has been dangling in the balance for long. Its current outlook, occasioned by the commodity slump especially in crude oil prices has made its condition even gloomier. Since resuming office in May last year, President Mohammadu Buhari, has been in a nomadic mode seemingly trying to make […]