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2013-12-02 08:35:57

20 MHz of capacity leased on EUTELSAT 10A's powerful African widebeam PARIS, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPC (formerly Philips Projects Centre), one of the leading providers of integrated IT services in Nigeria, has selected Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) to boost C-band resources needed to meet increasing demand from the oil and gas industry. PPC has signed a contract with Eutelsat for 20 MHz of capacity on the powerful EUTELSAT 10A satellite whose...

2013-12-01 08:20:28

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced that they will give a combined $1 million to the Business Leadership Council for a Generation Born HIV Free (BLC) for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission (eMTCT) of HIV in Nigeria. Nigeria is home to 3.4 million people living with HIV, with approximately 60,000 children newly infected with the...

2013-11-19 20:21:56

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is in the midst of an entrepreneurial revolution that is invigorating the region with new opportunities, increased employment and a robust rise in gross domestic product to one of the highest in the world, according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Sub-Saharan African Regional Report launched this week in Lusaka, Zambia. Africa's real GDP rose by 4,9 percent from 2000 to 2008, more...

2013-11-17 23:00:07

NIMC, the National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria, has launched its Nigerian multipurpose electronic ID cards, which combines Identity functions with other applications including the MasterCard prepaid functionality. NIMC has selected suppliers NXP Semiconductors and Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) to participate in the project along with MasterCard. Lagos, Nigeria; Eindhoven, Netherlands; Rousset, France; Capetown, South Africa (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 NIMC, the National...

2013-11-15 04:21:45

DUBLIN, Ireland and LAGOS, Nigeria, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CR2 and Diamond Bank are pleased to report the Bank's successful growth using the BankWorld multichannel platform. Consistent with their commitment to providing an unparalleled customer experience, Diamond Bank deployed CR2's innovative BankWorld multichannel platform across their ATM, internet and mobile banking channels including innovative banking services unique in Nigeria. BankWorld has empowered the...

2013-11-15 00:20:27

CALGARY, Alberta, November 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("OER" or the "Company") (TSX:OER), a company focused on oil exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013. The unaudited financial statements, notes and management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) pertaining to the period are available on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") at...

2013-11-14 08:26:25

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info West Africa is experiencing a surge in piracy, with well-organised hijackers targeting the region's growing oil and gas industries, writes national security expert Dr James Jay Carafano in World Review [http://www.worldreview.info ]. Although efforts to combat crime at sea have been having an impact - for example hijackings off Somalia fell by half in 2012 compared with 2011 with...

2013-11-01 08:24:47

New Global Centers in Nigeria and India Partner with Hollywood for Social Impact LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- India's Bollywood and Nigeria's Nollywood film industries are leveraging the power of entertainment in an effort to prevent disease and improve the quality of life for the hundreds of millions of viewers of their TV shows and films. A two-year, $2.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) is...

2013-10-28 23:19:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Rental - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Power Rental - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020 Summary GlobalData’s “Power Rental - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2020” gives detailed information on the power rental, focusing on China, US, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Brazil, India and Saudi Arabia . The...

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...


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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