i was surprised to find out this afternoon that a lot of my friends outside abuja do not realize nomad chargers are a tinitop product. apparently, some think i just like promoting the products.
A lot of the time, people ask who the best ISP to use in Nigeria is; my answer rarely changes – “It depends.” On what? Continue reading
Someone asked me for information about available options for reliable corporate Internet in Abuja yesterday and after composing the email response with the analysis, I realized that over the years, I have somehow inadvertently become a walking encyclopedia of sorts for data network connectivity in Nigeria. This probably comes from consulting for multiple organizations including the network operators themselves. I’m posting this here with the hope that you find it useful. Continue reading
Why do we continually allow our “leaders” give themselves pass marks even in the face of woeful failure? Are we too busy hustling for daily bread to pay attention? We the people always end up paying one way or another.
In Nigeria, a few years ago, some people decided we had to scrap some bank notes in use in favour of polymer notes.
These would be water-resistant, more durable, etc, etc. After a few days of the pilot notes being in circulation, it was obvious to many people that the new notes were worse than what we had before. Accidentally step on one and by the time you pick it up, it has several holes. Wash it in your clothes and it comes out almost bleached. Ease of tearing was another thing. Continue reading
Every smartphone user wishes his/her phone could do more in between charges. After all, what’s the use having a super smart phone if you need to keep it plugged to the mains like a “land line”?
Here are some tips which will help in extending the battery life of any smartphone Continue reading
Seven days after we put our names down in a hard cover notebook in a village close to our estate, my wife and I finally got to register for the 2011 General Elections. Even though we are to collect the actual cards sometime within the next few days, I think I should share my experience. Continue reading
Someone shared this with me and I think it makes plenty of sense. We should strive to develop our children all-round so they learn what really matters Continue reading
Several discussions I’ve had with patriotic Nigerians have led me to
conclude that self-centredness of most people is our greatest undoing.
The average person will argue that the reason they are selfish is that
they are at risk of being poor. Most people want to build an island of
comfort not bothering how the country fares but are not aware that the rot they create will someday affect them or their children. Continue reading
someone shared this with me via a chain email a while ago:
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in
front of him..
When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty
mayonnaise jar and start to fill it with golf balls.
He then asked the students if the jar was full.
They agreed that it was. Continue reading