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Shikenan.com Weekly Roundup | The best of Nigeria Online (April 20)
Investments in Nigeria:
Britain to Spend 50 Million Pounds On Security
The British government is to spend 50 million pounds to improve safety and security in Nigeria, says the National program manager of Justice for All initiative, Bob Arnot.
Ondo Earmarks N200 Million for Cottage Industries
N200 million has been budgeted for the establishment of cottage industries in the 18 local government areas of the Ondo State as parts of the efforts to reduce unemployment and bring development to the local communities.
Shell assessing $4 bln Nigeria oil projects
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is assessing projects that could be worth around $4 billion to boost oil production in Nigeria and cut flaring of associated natural gas, which should come on tap by 2015, Chief Executive Officer Peter Voser said in comments published on the company's website.
Huawei to ship new smartphones to Nigeria
Huawei Mobile, a Global Information Communications Technology firm, has disclosed its plan of introducing six new smartphones for the Nigerian market.
KPMG to increase investments in Africa
KPMG has announced that it will be taking advantage of the investment opportunities in emerging markets to develop its business.
Investments in NigeriaOpportunities for Nigerians or Africans:
Nigerian Real-estate News:
Innovative Concrete Flooring Designs can Last a Lifetime – Moyo Olaofe
All Things Concrete Nigeria Limited does awesome flooring designs from ordinarily bland, grey concrete. Mr. Moyo Olaofe, Managing Director of the firm, told propertysearch.com.ng about the latest innovative flooring technique in the property market and the edge it has over other similar products.
Pison Raises Hope for Low, Middle Income Earners
The dream of most Nigerians to become landlords may have been given a boost just as, Pison Housing Company is set to provide mortgages worth $9 million to low and middle income earners.
FCTA gets new land policy
To ensure speedy provision of basic engineering infrastructure to the Federal Capital City, Abuja, the FCT Administration has formalised a new policy called "land for infrastructure swap model".
Only in Nigeria:
6 Reasons to Date More Than 1 Man At a Go
Dating is supposed to be fun, spontaneous and adventurous. When you're young, you will most likely date a lot of different people, test the waters and figure out what type of man (or woman) you're most attracted to.
My Wife Has Spiritual Problems, Hubby Tells Court
A 64-year-old retiree, Alhaji Kamoru Aiyedun, on Friday prayed an Oshodi Grade 'B' Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve his 21-year-old marriage, to prevent him from dying of hypertension.
Newly wed wife stabs husband
A newly wedded man, Mr. Chimuanya Akurunwa, narrowly cheated death in Owerri as his wife (names withheld) allegedly stabbed him thrice in the chest.
Innovations in Africa or Nigeria:
General Nigerian and African news:
Three States Inject New Life Into Healthcare for Mothers and Children
Better healthcare for women in low-income households is a formidable challenge in Nigeria, which accounts for 10 percent of all maternal deaths globally.
Women doctors to distribute 10,000 tooth brushes to children
THE Medical Women’s Association of Nigerian, MWAN, Enugu State branch, has concluded plans to distribute 10,000 tooth brushes and other dental cleaning materials to children in the state as part of its campaign to reduce spread of hepatitis.
The New Face of National Scrabble Championship
The 2012 National Scrabble Championship has come and gone but the experience still lingers among the players and followers, especially the victory of Moses Peter at the three day long jams.
Visafone Will Play Dominant Role in Mobile Money, Broadband Internet - Ovia
Visafone Communications Limited is set to play a more dominant role in the Central Bank Nigeria's (CBN) newly introduced mobile money initiative as well as in the mobile broadband where it has comparative advantage, Chairman of Visafone, Mr. Jim Ovia, has said.