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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...

2014-04-15 08:25:22

Ukachi examines revivals in one nation to uncover key information for the world MAITLAND, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Austen C. Ukachi's new book, THE BEST IS YET TO COME: PENTECOSTAL AND CHARISMATIC REVIVALS IN NIGERIA FROM 1914 TO 1990s ($23.49, paperback, 9781626973473; $9.99, e-book, 9781626973480) defines the origin of the Pentecostal and Charismatic revivals and movements in Nigeria from a historical perspective. This book, in particular, highlights the...

2014-04-14 04:20:22

Directors Guild head says that Community College of Aurora film school program large part of industry 'revolution' DENVER, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world's third-largest producer of content are embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overriding mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria - and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international...

2014-04-04 23:29:11

Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC, a leading Independent Oil & Gas exploration and production company in Nigeria has joined the Africa Clean Energy Summit; ACES 2014 as a partner. SEPLAT is a leading indigenous exploration and production company currently operating in onshore Niger Delta basin Nigeria. Lagos, Nigeria (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Africa Clean Energy Summit is positioned to be one of the world’s foremost annual climate solution events, dedicated to advancing...

2014-04-01 20:20:46

CALGARY, Alberta, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("OER", the "Company" or the "Group") (TSX:OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2013. The audited consolidated financial statements the ("Financial Statements") and management's discussion and analysis (the "MD&A") pertaining to the period are available under the Company's...

2014-03-31 12:27:47

African Communications Agency Press Briefing in the Lisagor Room at The National Press Club, Monday, April 7, 2014, from 8:30 AM to 11:00AM, featuring Dr. Doyin Okupe, Special Advisor to President Jonathan Ebele Goodluck. WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a two-and-a-half hour press briefing scheduled for Monday morning, April 7th in the Lisagor Room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Special Advisor on Public Information...

2014-03-26 23:23:37

Ticket Down has reduced prices on all tickets for the friendly match between soccer powerhouses, USA and Nigeria, at the Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, FL. This popular secondary ticket source is offering the customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER-2014 for added savings. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ticket Down announces that they have reduced ticket prices for the exhibition soccer game between the USA and Nigeria at the Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville, FL. This...

2014-03-24 08:26:44

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nigeria's first structured outdoor media regulator, Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency (LASAA), is to host Africa's most anticipated signage & Outdoor conference and exhibition in Lagos, between June 22 - 27th this year. In addition to 4,000 visitors expected for the event, about 300 exhibitors and conference participants from 30 countries drawn from Europe, Asia, America, Africa and within Nigeria...

2014-03-23 23:03:27

Have you ever wanted to help Africa but didn't know how? Well, here is your chance! (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Did you know that the physician-to-population ratio is 18 per 100,000 people continent-wide in Sub-Saharan Africa? Sub-Saharan Africa has 24 percent of the global burden of disease but only three percent of the world’s health workforce. Also, 51 percent of the world total of child deaths are in Africa. Sierra Leone has the highest rate of child deaths, but Nigeria accounts for...

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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