Virtual Reality

What is Virtual Reality? The definition of virtual reality comes, naturally, from the definitions for both ‘virtual’ and ‘reality’. The definition of ‘virtual’ is near and reality is what we experience as human beings. So the term ‘virtual reality’ basically means ‘near-reality’. This could, of course, mean anything but it usually refers to a specific type of reality emulation. We…

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Before Abuja Airport is Shut Down – Reuben Abati

The morning after Christmas

A few years ago, the Federal Government of Nigeria shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport to carry out what they called repairs or was it renovation? It was supposed to be an exercise for a few weeks, but it took more than an entire year. Flights were diverted to an airport in the city at great cost to travellers,…

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Obama presents an emotional Valedictory Speech; eulogises Michelle

Outgoing US President Barack Obama used his last address to the nation to decry discrimination, attack the current wave of negativism in society and to tell people to “get engaged in politics”. Before an enthusiastic home crowd in Chicago where he first declared victory in 2008, Obama began by listing just a few of his administration’s achievements. “If I have…

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