Some names said to be on the list include: Boss Mustapha; Abubakar Malami, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF; Hadi Sirika, former Minister of State Aviation; immediate past Governor of Lagos, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; former Minister of Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu; and immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, among others. … [Read more...] about MINISTERS: High-wire intrigues delaying Buhari’s list
“Sometimes we can go up to 30 seconds until the launch time,” said Graves. “And then, when we’re evaluating for our launch commit criteria when it comes to lightning, we can make that call up to 5 seconds before as to whether we’re gonna be a go or no go.” … [Read more...] about The 45th Weather Squadron keeps an eye on the sky ahead of historic SpaceX launch
But for those of us whose kids are antsy and anxious and desperate to see their friends, and whose work won't let us dedicate our entire days to the kids, it's likely we will let them create some pandemic memories with their pals, too. Chances are, they will remember those special and important playdates for the rest of their lives. … [Read more...] about Playdates and the pandemic: Can kids safely meet up?
Jonathan Nguyen, 23, of Windham, was charged Tuesday in federal court with conspiring to engage in wire fraud, access-device fraud and identity theft, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office said. … [Read more...] about Man charged in scheme that used Bitcoin to buy personal data
Plus, nobody wants to hear about Drake wishing an ex would text him. If Hotline Bling was about that, we’d roll our eyes and wish he would just text her himself so that she could either write back something dismissive or ignore him completely. Phone calls take time and allude to a relationship in which at least one party is emotionally invested. In fact, songs about phone calls immediately establish a mental picture: if the Weeknd replaced “I only call you when it’s half past five” with “Cool I’ll message you later”, the song would wilt. Instead, we know he obviously cares because he’s bothering to tune out the rest of the world and pick up his phone. … [Read more...] about Hello, it’s me: Adele, Drake and why pop will always love a phone call
Complicity and culpability And however familiar the GTA set-up is, it still works. Blasting your way out of impossible face-offs with private armies, streaking through the city streets in a new car – some will hate the sheer amorality, the relentless seething darkness of the narrative. [Spoiler] Many too will be horrified by an interactive torture scene that pushes the player to perform acts of cruelty on a defenceless victim [spoiler ends]. But GTA is all about complicity and culpability – what is the player prepared to do in this world? How much are they responsible for? During the game, Michael makes several visits to a shrink, complaining that he feels someone else is controlling him. Rockstar wants to interrogate the relationship between player and game – or at least snigger at the psychopolitics of it all. … [Read more...] about GTA 5 review: a dazzling but monstrous parody of modern life