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2013-10-28 23:03:24

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Nigeria Oil Markets, 2013. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Summary This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Nigeria. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the...

2013-10-16 23:33:53

With a single SIM, a payment terminal can access the four GPRS networks available in Nigeria – MTN, Glo, Airtel and Etisalat at the same time. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Network Connectivity has been identified as one of the major issues hindering the massive deployment and adoption of payment terminals in Nigeria since the inception of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Cashless Initiative in 2012. GPRS availability has been very erratic, unstable and sometimes, unavailable. In a bid to...

2013-10-09 11:45:55

In this week's PLOS Medicine two independently written articles call for a shift away from the leader-centric approach that polio eradication campaigns are currently pursuing in the three countries (Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan) where the disease remains endemic. In a Policy Forum article, authors from Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan led by Seye Abimbola from the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Nigeria, argue that the global health community and governments involved...

2013-10-08 23:31:35

Infinity Medical Equipment recently conducted a service call in a remote site in Nigeria through Cisco’s WebEx. The healthcare consulting group is breaking barriers with new inexpensive ways to provide Nigeria with the engineers they need. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Infinity Medical Equipment recently conducted a service call to a remote site in Nigeria through Cisco’s WebEx. The healthcare consulting group, IME, consistently strives to find innovative ways to assist...

2013-09-23 23:04:32

After passing through a series of evaluation stages, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved Globasure Technologies Limited to operate as a Payment Terminal Service Provider (PTSP) in Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 After a series of evaluation stages, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has finally approved Globasure Technologies Limited to operate as a Payment Terminal Service Provider (PTSP) in Nigeria. This is a distinguishing feat for the financial technology...

2013-09-19 23:28:44

Fostering the participation of U.S. companies in the modernization of Nigeria’s electricity distribution infrastructure Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 As part of the modernization of Nigeria’s electricity distribution infrastructure, senior executives from four leading distribution companies (DISCOs) – Abuja, Benin, Eko, and Ikeja – with a combined procurement budget of over $800 million, will participate in a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) to the United States from...

Latest Nigeria Reference Libraries

2008-10-18 12:24:29

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.

2008-05-02 01:14:12

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...

2008-05-01 00:06:09

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...

2007-10-22 16:03:24

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.

2007-01-02 10:22:49

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...

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