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2013-12-25 23:03:13

Fanfi Worldwide Ventures, Inc, a Texas corporation voted ‘most-liked business’ in West Texas in the CHASE Main Street grant competition is on track to create 2,000 new jobs in Nigeria starting February 2014. (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 FANAFI (Find A Need And Fill It), is a people-centered corporation driven by finding human needs worldwide, and filling them as part of its social responsibilities to fellow humans, in the course of doing business. According to Fanafi President and CEO,...

2013-12-21 23:03:47

The new rate for international calls to Nigeria is as low as 3.5 or 3.6 cents/minute with the new monthly plans: Nigeria 500 or Nigeria 1000. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 For everyone calling Nigeria on regular basis, TelephoneNigeria.com announces 15% off on their monthly plans: Nigeria 500 and Nigeria 1000. This means 3.6¢ and 3.5¢ per minute on calls to Nigeria. Going for a monthly plan instead of a pay-as-you-go-service like Voice Credit on TelephoneNigeria.com...

2013-12-04 23:25:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Homeland Security Market 2013-2023 : Aviation, Mass Transit, Maritime, Infrastructure, Cyber, CBRN, Border, CTI & Public Safety. London (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Report Details Visiongain's landmark 553 page report The Homeland Security Market 2013-2023: Aviation, Mass Transit, Maritime, Infrastructure, Cyber, CBRN, Border, CTI & Public Safety is one of the most definitive and comprehensive reports on the...

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...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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