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2012-08-20 02:34:54

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), a leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced a service level agreement (SLA) to provide Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS), operating as Etisalat Nigeria, with a comprehensive suite of Managed Network Services. Specifically, Aviat Networks is establishing a Network Operations Center (NOC) to operate 50 hops of Etisalat's Enterprise Data Network, comprising 100 radios...

2012-08-17 23:03:19

Roll-Off Dumpster Direct Cleans out the Washing D.C. Nigerian Embassy (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Over the years, Roll-Off Dumpster Direct has provided dumpsters for a variety of east coast projects, from small clean-outs of local businesses to the construction of one of the larger solar panel projects in the United States. Recently, the company provided service to a type of client they had never had before: a foreign embassy. This week Roll-Off Dumpster Direct delivered a dumpster for a...

2012-08-15 02:22:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WaterAid has received a grant of up to $6.3 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to enhance the lives of thousands of poor people in Nigeria through improvements to sanitation. Across the globe, 2,000 children die every day from diarrheal diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation. In sub-Saharan Africa, 223 million people have no toilet at all, while 193 million do not have adequate sanitary facilities....

2012-08-13 10:22:50

Initial well test flows over 950 bopd from previously unevaluated sand formation. CALGARY, Aug. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("OER" or the "Company") (TSX:OER), a company focused on oil exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced initial drilling results from the fourth well drilled in the Ebendo Marginal Field, OML-56  (previously known as Obodeti/Obodugwa) . The EB-4 well was spud on March 24, 2012 and was drilled to a total depth (TD) of...

2012-08-07 06:20:28

LONDON, August 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International businessman Kola Aluko has expressed his optimism for the future of motor racing in Africa, saying he believes African manufacturing industries will soon be in a position to compete with major global suppliers to the sport. "We've already seen multinationals in other industries moving manufacturing operations from China to Africa, and I think that's a trend that's likely to continue as factory wages continue to rise...

2012-08-06 14:20:28

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CAMAC Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAK) ("the Company") today provided an operational update and announced its second quarter 2012 results. Operations Update Africa ? New Production Sharing Contracts signed in Kenya and Gambia In May 2012, the Company signed four production sharing contracts ("PSCs") with the Government of the Republic of Kenya, covering previously awarded onshore exploration Blocks L1B and L16, and two new offshore deep water exploration...

2012-08-01 22:20:27

ACCRA, Ghana, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 25th to the 27th of September, a leading delegation of 65 executives from around Africa will settle into the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana, for two days, for what promises to be the best attended event in the oil and gas calendar this year - GDS International's [http://www.gdsinternational.com ] Next Generation Oil and Gas Africa summit (NG O&G Africa [http://www.ngosummitafrica.com ]). In attendance...

2012-07-25 06:27:35

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a collaboration agreement with the University of Mauritius to help meet the demand for Computer Science skills in the Indian Ocean island region. The joint academic initiative will provide technology and training resources while boosting support for computer science professionals at the University. In tandem, IBM also launched a Mauritian technical skills training pilot initiative for IT specialists, which...

2012-07-23 02:21:28

LONDON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nigerian government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with US firm Vulcan Petroleum Resources and Nigeria's Petroleum Refining and Strategic Reserve to build six new oil refineries in a deal worth $4.5 billion. Two of the plants, each of which will have a capacity of 30,000 barrels per day, are set to be operational within a year. Nigeria - Africa's top oil producer - has been held back by its lack of refining capacity,...

2012-07-19 02:21:22

Performance at Buzzard & Usan Drives Increased Production and Cash Flow CALGARY, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Nexen Inc. (TSX: NXY) (NYSE: NXY) today reported second quarter 2012 operating and financial results and provided an update on strategic priorities. Production volumes averaged 213,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), a 5% increase from the first quarter. These volumes reflected the ramp-up of our Usan project offshore West Africa and solid performance from...


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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