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2014-02-26 08:33:25

ABUJA, Nigeria and BANGALORE, India, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iKaaz, a Bangalore based mobile payments provider has entered the rapidly growing African market with the launch of its innovative tap and pay offering in Nigeria. Very soon Nigerian consumers will be making NFC payments at select merchant outlets thanks to iKaaz's NFC powered mobile payments platform running on the cloud. "It is encouraging to see that African partners are very interested in...

2014-02-24 23:30:05

American University of Nigeria will open the doors to its groundbreaking multimedia library this May. Home to Africa's largest e-book collection and one of three libraries awarded the Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects by the American Library Association last year, the "smart library" will be a world leader in the use of e-books and tablets to make education more accessible, sustainable and equitable for the next generation of Nigerian...

2014-02-24 00:20:49

LONDON, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is currently a significant opportunity for Nigerians as a result of the massive investments being made in the power sector, and that is human-capacity building within the sector itself. Engineers head many of the major public and private sector organisations across Africa, and in Nigeria it is no different. "It is an exceptional time in Nigeria for business leaders, but equally for the business leaders of tomorrow. With...

2014-02-23 23:02:53

KeepCalling.com announces the launch of 21 new monthly plans for 12 different countries: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Germany, India, Kenya, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, South Korea, and Thailand. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Following the success of US Unlimited, its first monthly plan launched in December 2012, KeepCalling.com has added 21 new monthly plans for 12 destinations on five continents. These countries are: Australia, Bangladesh, China, Germany, India,...

2014-02-20 16:29:11

DUBLIN, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9lxwcw/africa_b2c ) has announced the addition of the "Africa B2C E-Commerce Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9lxwcw/africa_b2c ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Africa B2C E-Commerce Report - 2013 indicates that the growing Internet penetration, the spread of mobile technology and...

2014-02-18 23:04:51

TechCabal.com, in partnership with Stanbic IBTC, iROKING, Jobberman, Konga, Etisalat and more offer the largest startup prize of $20,000 to Nigerian tech startups in their TechCabal Battlefield competition. Lagos (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Nigeria's leading tech blog, TechCabal has searched out young Nigerian tech startups to compete for fame, glory and the ultimate prize of $20,000 -- the largest reward of its kind for tech startups in Nigeria ever. After a rigorous selection process,...

2014-02-13 12:21:47

HEREFORD, England, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a leading global communications provider, today announced the successful implementation of its project with SAPETRO (South Atlantic Petroleum), one of Nigeria's major oil and gas upstream companies with new operations in Benin, which includes the installation of a full suite of SkyVision connectivity solutions in Benin and the ongoing management of the project. The 5-year contract consists of...

2014-02-11 12:23:28

LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:A Profile of the African Paint Industry IRL is pleased to present its updated Profile of the African Paint Industry, which represents one of ten regional volumes available covering the global paints and coatings industry. The geographical scope is as follows:Algeria Cameroon EgyptEthiopia Gabon GhanaIvory Coast Kenya LibyaMorocco Mozambique NamibiaNigeria Senegal South AfricaTanzania...

2014-02-10 00:20:34

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Nigerian Chapter will host NIGERIA PDC 2014, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on May 21-23, 2014. This marks the first time ASSE's Nigerian Chapter will host a professional development conference in Lagos, Nigeria, targeting an audience of the country's safety practitioners from a...

2014-02-07 08:27:23

New IBM Innovation Centers Foster IT and Business Skills Development around Big Data and Analytics and Cloud Computing LAGOS, Nigeria and CASABLANCA, Morocco, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it is further expanding its operations across Africa with the opening of two new IBM Innovation Centers in Lagos, Nigeria and Casablanca, Morocco. These new centers aim to spur local growth and fuel an ecosystem of development and entrepreneurship around Big Data and Analytics...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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