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What has happened to DAARSAT?

Entertainment Forum: On October 7 2008, DAAR Communications Plc formally launched the first fully Nigerian base digital multi-channel direct-to-home subscription TV – Daarsat. Later, it disappeared. A few year ago, it reappeared again, and was marketed vigorously. Then we stopped hearing of DAARSAT. Is it still in ... Continue Reading

Is 15 years worth waiting for a green card? ​

World Forum: I have been in US for about 5 years on H1B and working in a top tier tech firm. My employer has filed my GC in 2013 but in EB2 it can take roughly about 10 years more (average). I have good savings to also start something in my home country. Looking to hear from people who have waited that long. F ... Continue Reading

Super Trading Strategies - Tapping the Hidden Treasure in the Markets

Money Forum: “So much to know, so much to earn So much wisdom to seek and learn If we raise our hands, we’ll touch the sky Our beds are low, our dreams are high…” - Niyi Osundare I was born into a poor family of many children, and my parents struggled desperately to survive economically. I am a first-han ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons Why Men Think Many Women Are Useless

Relationships Forum: 10 Reasons Why Guys Often Say Ladies Have Nothing But $ex To Offer It is now a common scene to see how guys trash ladies both online and offline. Female bashing has become a norm that people no longer see anything good in our ladies whose bad sides outweighs the good sides. Sometimes, even as a ... Continue Reading

How I made sure all 12 of my kids could pay for college themselves

Education Forum: My wife and I had 12 children over the course of 15 1/2 years. Today, our oldest is 37 and our youngest is 22. I have always had a very prosperous job and enough money to give my kids almost anything. But my wife and I decided not to. I will share with you the things that we did, but first let me ... Continue Reading

Politicians are hiring thugs for next elections. Should I join?

Politics Forum: Please don’t judge me. I’m a graduate, but there are no jobs. No money to start a business and no access to loans. The few jobs I got were short-lived, because there was no growth. You know what’s happening in Nigeria. The rich don’t help. They can’t help unless they gain something from you. No ... Continue Reading

What's wrong with Australia?

World Forum: Don't get angry just yet. What I want to know is the bad sides of otherwise praised-for-everything country. I'm moving to Melbourne in a month and I would like to prepare myself as well as I can for any unpleasant surprises. Disclaimer: I definitely think there are more good things than ba ... Continue Reading

Has a person ever said something to you that made you rethink your life?

Lifestyle Forum: “You’ll never get an offer from Microsoft” - my wife in 2006 I graduated college with a degree in EE in the early 80s. I just missed the microcomputer revolution that was happening out west by a couple of years (little did I know there was some awesome stuff happening half of an hour from my home ... Continue Reading

Have you or anyone you know regretted going abroad for higher education?

Education Forum: Yes, very much. Not studying abroad, in itself, which gave me a wealth of experience. But taking GERMANY to do a Masters, and then a PhD. This is a country That moans about immigrants but won t give the most qualified, those who have German degrees, even as prestigious as a PhD, a realistic ch ... Continue Reading

What makes Messi Messi?

Sports Forum: There was a recent documentary on C.Ronaldo that tried to analyze his strengths, and figure out what makes him the athlete that he is. But in too many ways, Messi is everything Ronaldo is not - especially from a physical build point of view. He's (much) shorter, slower, can't jump as high, ... Continue Reading

Is it true Bill Gates doesn't allow Apple products for himself and his family? Why?

Computers Forum: I am just a simple user of their product and though I am a very simple man but I realise that all platform have their individual pros and cons. Suppose, Android has the power to do anything but lack of stability. iOS and Windows Mobile are not such powerful like Android but very stable OS they are. ... Continue Reading

What has been your biggest career mistake?

Career Forum: a. Thinking that CEO's, head hunters and firms are out there to hire the best talent they can lay their hands upon. I used to be very good at computer networks when I began my career. I've taken a lot of shit in data centers, like real hard shit, which even people with 15 years experience ... Continue Reading

Tips to Avoiding Unpleasant Experiences in an Unfamiliar Location

Travel Forum: Tips to Avoiding Unpleasant Experiences in an Unfamiliar Location Travelling somewhere new for the first time can be an exciting experience; however, if care is not taken, the experience can quickly go sour. Nigerians, in particular, are fond of showcasing themselves wherever they go so that they ... Continue Reading

Planning a Fun Night Out? You Should Read This

Lifestyle Forum: Wake up…grumble for five minutes…get dressed and struggle to get to work, school or our place of business…struggle to get back home…close your eyes to sleep, and then five minutes later, it’s morning! This routine is one that I’m sure a lot of people can relate to, and everybody looks forward to the ... Continue Reading

Less Expensive Ways to Have Fun This Eid

Religions Forum: The struggle of the average Nigerian these days is how to balance the books in terms of budget and spending. Commodities that people used to be able to buy with no thought have now become so out of reach. That being said, how are people supposed to go out and enjoy the Eid-al-Fitri holiday when ther ... Continue Reading

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