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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...

2013-09-06 23:20:28

Lagos based Amari Event and Expositions Limited announced this morning its intention to organize the maiden Nigeria Security Products and Consumer Electronics Exhibition. The event promises to attract the largest gathering of industry expert in the West African sub-region. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Lagos, Nigeria based Amari Event and Expositions Limited announced this morning its intention to organize the maiden Nigeria Security Products and Consumer Electronics Exhibition. The details...

2013-08-27 23:25:54

New reseller provides more solutions for e-Learning success in Africa. Cincinnati (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Lectora® joins with ITSA Business Consult Ltd. to offer Lectora e-Learning software in Nigeria, Africa. The new relationship between Lectora and ITSA enhances the e-Learning resources and services of ITSA by adding Lectora, the leading e-Learning software, to ITSA Business Consult’s list of products. “Joining with ITSA Business Consult allows Lectora to continue to provide...

2013-08-21 10:53:05

Mental health conditions contribute to approximately 14% of the total global burden of disease but there is a substantial treatment gap in both developed and developing countries. Treatment of mental health conditions in low resource settings such as Nigeria, one of Africa's most populous countries, is particularly challenging where that are few mental health professionals. For example Nigeria has a population of ~150 million but only 0.06 psychiatrists and 0.02 psychologists per 100,000...


Latest Nigeria Reference Libraries

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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