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The American University of Nigeria Foundation has released a public service announcement to raise awareness of the tragedy of hundreds of thousands of children and their families who have fled
At least 18 people have died and several others have fallen ill with a mysterious illness that first started sweeping through southwestern Nigeria last week, and both local medical experts and the World Health Organization are now scrambling to try to identify the ailment.
On April 14th, 2015, a year after their abduction, GJC sent a letter and a brief to the Chief Prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, urging her to investigate whether Boko Haram is perpetrating
CALGARY, Alberta, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oando Energy Resources Inc.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club urged the Nigerian government today to immediately release two Al Jazeera journalists who have been detained since
LAGOS, Nigeria, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigeria's Supreme Court has set a May 18 hearing date in the 15-month-old dispute between Brittania-U Limited of Nigeria and Chevron Nigeria and
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell)
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell)
Infrastructure for Online Retail Improves in Sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa and Nigeria are the regional leaders in online retail development.
B2C E-Commerce in Africa to reach a double-digit number in EUR billion LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Hamburg-based business intelligence organization yStats.com
The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.
The Pennant-winged Nightjar (Macrodipteryx vexillaria), is an intra African migrant that occurs from Nigeria to northern South Africa. Their preferred habitat south of the equator is plateau woodlands, especially Miombo, where they are partial to stony or boulder-strewn hillsides. They are observed as bi-annual and social passage migrants along the Kenyan Rift Valley and Lake Victoria regions, and spend the non-breeding season in subtropical savanna from Nigeria to Sudan. The male has a...
The Reedfish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the ropefish or snakefish is a species of freshwater fish in the bichir family and order. It is the only member of the genus Erpetoichthys. It is native to West Africa, with its natural habitat stretching from Nigeria to the Congo. The Reedfish has a maximum total length of 36 inches. It lives in slow-moving, brackish, warm water, and it can breathe air using a modified swimbladder which it uses like a pair of lungs. This organ means...
The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.
The mantled guereza (Colobus guereza), also known simply as the guereza or the abyssinian black-and-white colobus, is a colobus monkey. It is a kind of Old World monkey. It is native to much of west central and east Africa, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Chad. This black-and-white colobus species grows to about 18 to 28 inches, with a 20 to 35 inch tail. It weighs 12 to 32 pounds. It has no cheek pouches, and, like most colobi, the thumb is nearly...