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2010-11-04 07:10:00

OCEAN VIEW, Del., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A painting by Ellen Rice created to help U.S. soldiers devastatingly wounded in the wars overseas will be released as an open stock print Nov.

2009-03-25 01:23:46

Last-minute negotiations between Nigerian oil workers unions and government officials headed off a strike, at least temporarily, an official said Tuesday. Bayo Olowoshile, secretary-general of the Petroleum and Gas Senior Staff Association, told the Voice of America the unions agreed to give the government more time to fulfill its pledge on improving security in the oil fields in the restive Niger Delta. Yes, we will be willing to give the government a little time, Olowoshile said.

2008-09-05 12:00:35

Gazprom has taken its first substantive step into West Africa by signing a joint venture with Nigerian National Petroleum Corp to work on exploration, production, transportation, gas refining and the construction of electric power infrastructure.

2008-09-01 06:00:10

The main militant group in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta said over the weekend that it had launched a series of reprisal attacks against the army and that 29 soldiers and six of its own members had been killed in the fighting.

2008-08-19 09:00:57

SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To further substantiate the true potential of United Energy's KX-91, we are pleased to announce the successful remediation of Tank 19 at the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Brass facility in Nigeria.

2008-07-29 21:00:22

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAGOS, Nigeria - Royal Dutch Shell PLC said today it may not be able to fulfill some oil-export contracts after Nigerian militants sabotaged a pipeline in the Niger Delta.

2008-06-20 14:35:00

Royal Dutch Shell announced they would shut down oil production at an offshore Nigerian facility after an armed attack on Thursday by a powerful militant group from the Delta region.

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  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.