Breakthrough Apple became a game changer on the scene; it made smartphone to bring the happenings in the world on our palm. Apple’s version of smartphone took it a whole hog to reaching a higher level thereby dazing the smartphone pioneers at their competitive games. At the time of its first...
Azu Ishiekwene Soon after the results of the presidential primaries of the two major parties were announced on Sunday, a friend called me sounding despondent. He had voted for President Muhammadu Buhari since 2003, and was ecstatic when Buhari finally won at his fourth attempt in 2015. Three years on, however,...
Breakthrough Still on the invention of cellular phone, Smartphone is an improvement on cellular phone, which makes it more versatile with several functions. What is Smartphone? Oxford dictionary describes a Smartphone as “a mobile phone that performs many of the functions of a computer, typically having a touchscreen interface, Internet...
Breakthrough “3+2” program is an excellent innovative formula aimed at fast tracking the process of two engineering degrees from two distinguished universities in two different international languages, which are spoken by more than half of the World population.  The two universities are mindful of maintaining quality of the degrees and...
Azu Ishiekwene The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed. In case we have forgotten, Ngige reminded us, we were sinking in the mire...
Breakthrough “Buy one, get one free (BOGOF)” is a popular slogan in advertisement media, which entices customers to purchase such items even when they initially didn’t plan to do so. As an advertisement blitz for a new item coming to the market and wishing to conquer it, one can understand...
Azu Ishiekwene It seems MTN is never too far from the speed dial to trouble. Three years ago, the telco, which has the dominant share of the mobile telecoms market in Nigeria, was slammed with a $5.2 billion fine for failing to disconnect 5.1 million subscribers after the registration deadline. After a back-and-forth,...
Breakthrough One of the discerning lessons in geography at secondary school level is the knowledge that about 71 percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 percent of all Earth's water. Water also exists in the air as water vapor, in rivers and lakes, in...
A combination of ethno-regional populism driven by religious fundamentalism in northern Nigeria, an entrenched dogma of party supremacy in the ruling APC and a mob of supporters whose partisan loyalty has been elevated above patriotism to the Nigerian state, may be paving the way for the transformation of Muhammadu...
BREAKTHROUGH On Sunday, 12 August 2018, the most amazing international news was NASA’s mission to touch the sun, by the major International News Outlets; CNN, BBC, Aljazeera and host of others. NASA it the acronyms of National Aeronautics and Space Administration, which is a famous American agency with a clear...