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Nigeria: MapNTL.com wins RIMA Foundation’s 2008 Award

September 5, 2008 • Enterprise

mapntl_award.jpgMapNTL.com, Nigeria’s foremost online interactive map has won the prestigious 2008 RIMA Foundation award for the most innovative and successful project using Geographic Information Systems .

The award under the GIS Projects category was given to Spatial Technologies Ltd (STL) the owner of the interactive online map portal at a colourful ceremony held at the luxurious Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos on August 30, 2008.

STL is Nigeria’s leader in mapping and location base technologies.

RIMA Foundation awards are given as recognition to organisations (public and private) that have demonstrated excellence in their chosen fields, designing and implementing products relating to
Information Management, security and technology for the benefit of their profession and humanity. Some companies that also received RIMA Foundation awards in the past are Shell, Guarantee Bank,
Chevron, RICOH, HP, McAfee, MTN, OpenText, etc

MapNTL.com founder and CEO of STL, Ireti Ajala, at a celebratory reception said, “We are delighted to accept this much celebrated and greatly respected award. We are especially delighted that a prominent body like the RIMA Foundation recognises and appreciates the effort that went into conceptualising, designing, and implementing MapNTL.com”

STL won this award in a category that had Proxy Logics Nigeria and Geo Energy Ventures listed as contenders. These are big players in the fast emerging Nigerian mapping and GI (Geographic Information) industry.

MapNTL.com is more than a yellow page or business directory. Most Business Directories in Nigeria only provide basic details about the companies listed in their database. It is up to the individual to act
on the limited information provided. MapNTL.com seeks to take this further by removing the complexities associated with getting direction to each of the over 25,000 businesses listed in its
database.

ITNewsAfrica.com


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