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Lagosians Petition EkoDisco over Dunmak Power Engineering Company

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
Sometime in September 2019, the residents of Lafiaji-Lekki area of Lagos State were approached by the Managing Director of a company named “Dunmak Power Engineering Company” with the claim that his company now represents Eko Electric Distribution Company (EKEDC) and that Dunmak could supply the neighbourhood with a minimum21 hours of electricity, daily. The company […]

Elon Musk says the Crew Dragon spacecraft is designed to escape a fireball ‘literally like something out of Star Wars’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
A very delighted Elon Musk explained how the SpaceX Crew Dragon is designed to be able to escape from a fireball, celebrating the “risky” safety test of the spacecraft meant to show astronauts could survive a rocket failure.  “Since the spacecraft has a very powerful base heat shield, and even a leeward-side heat shield, it should be […]

How Brexit broke up the ‘special relationship’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 20, 2020
There is something keeping Ben Wallace “awake at night”, in his own words. As the Defence Secretary, one can imagine any number of things but, here, he is referring to something quite specific — that, under President Trump, the US is stepping back from its international leadership role. This would mean, contrary to half a century of […]