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2014-05-27 16:25:18

NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Mehling, M.D., an American orthopedic trauma surgeon, founder, and chief medical officer of Blue Horizon International (BHI) and Blue Horizon Charitable Foundation (BHCF), visited with orphaned children on a recent business trip to Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria. After touring the facility, meeting with the founder, and her staff, he also made a $1,000 donation to help the orphanage fulfill its vision to provide shelter for abandoned and...

2014-05-27 12:23:55

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEAH GES is pleased to announce the lead sponsorship for the West Africa Oil & Gas Security 2014 Summit to be held in Lagos Oriental Hotel, Nigeria on the 18th-19th of June 2014, with a focus on the promotion of sustainable security and protection development for national and international oil and gas companies active in West Africa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91256 Major Energy producers are scheduled...

2014-05-22 23:02:13

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues worldwide. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia,...

2014-05-21 16:22:30

-- FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS PER SHARE OR EPS OF $0.83 PER DILUTED SHARE (NET INCOME OF $30.3 MILLION) AND FISCAL YEAR 2014 EPS OF $5.09 PER DILUTED SHARE (NET INCOME OF $186.7 MILLION) HOUSTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today reported net income for the March 2014 quarter of $30.3 million, or $0.83 per diluted share, compared to net income of $40.4 million, or $1.11 per diluted share, in the same period a year ago. Adjusted net income, which excludes special...

2014-05-20 23:03:05

Africa Waste Management in Drilling Market is segmented on basis of applications, geographies and equipment. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/africa-waste-management-in-drilling-4395511170.html (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Within Africa, countries such as Nigeria and Angola are the most advanced countries where effective drilling waste management practices are implemented. Increasing offshore activities in the region will drive the waste services industry growth at a CAGR of 13.0% between...

2014-05-15 16:23:05

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) today announced plans to join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on a U.S. Department of Commerce Energy Business Development trade mission to West Africa. The delegation will travel to Ghana and Nigeria from May 18-23, 2014. The goal of the mission is to expand opportunities for U.S. companies in the energy sector while addressing a major need to develop increased energy and power...

2014-05-14 23:12:28

The April 2014 kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian girls by the Boko Haram has caused worldwide outcry for their return. Edy Nathan MA, LCSW gives insight into how the 50 girls who escaped might have been able to do so and what life is like when surrounded by violence. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Like many other villages and towns in Nigeria, the Borno State is populated with children who know what it is to be surrounded by violence, death and destruction. When trauma is a...

2014-05-13 08:39:01

Mambu expands customer footprint in Angola, Kenya and Nigeria BERLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mambu, the cloud banking technology provider, has expanded its customer footprint in Africa, confirming three new customers in Angola, Kenya and Nigeria. All three are new financial organisations extending access to financial services in underserved markets, and have chosen Mambu as their core-banking platform to launch their businesses. (Logo:...

2014-05-07 12:32:29

SkyPower FAS Energy, a joint venture between SkyPower Global and FAS Energy, signs agreements with both the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Delta State Government for the development, construction and operation of 3,000 MW of solar PV projects at an estimated cost of US$5 billion. ABUJA, Nigeria, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SkyPower FAS Energy signed agreements with both the Federal Republic of Nigeria Government and the Delta State of Nigeria Government for the development...

2014-04-21 12:21:44

Jenkins and Butterworth explain why public transport is a lucrative target SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the morning rush hour on April 14, a car bomb containing an estimated 500-800 pounds of explosives blew up at the Nyanya District bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria. Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth, terrorism experts from the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), explained its significance for the rest of the world...


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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