by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Thu, August 15, 2013 
online nigeria| weekly round up by august 15

We skip the Nigerian political scene & gossip. We go straight to finding opportunities, innovative , informative , and good to know articles that matter to Nigerians in Diaspora happening each week around the internet. Weekly Roundup | The best of Nigeria Online (August9-August15)


Investments in Nigeria

  • Nigeria: Gas Operators Invest U.S.$400 Million, Plan Storage Facilities : Following the recent scarcity of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) caused by rift between the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA) has said it will opt for investment in storage facilities even as operators have invested over $400 million in the Past five years.
  • SMEDAN, Japanese firm partner on Vehicle Recycling Plant : The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Kaiho Sangyo Japan have begun discussions on the proposal for conversion of the Industrial Development Centre (IDC) at the Idu Industrial Layout, Abuja, to a vehicle recycling plant.

Nigerian Real Estate News

  • Nasarawa Begins Allocation Of 500 Houses To Civil Servants : Nasarawa State government has concluded arrangements to commence the allocation of 300 out of the 500 housing units which have been completed by Governor Tanko Al-Makura’s administration in order to alleviate the housing problem of civil servants in the state.

Innovation in Nigeria/Africa

Opportunities for Nigerian/African

  • Nigeria: 4afrika Scholarship - Microsoft Targets 1,000 Students : The global software giant, Microsoft Corp. in recognition of the International Youth Day, has disclosed that no fewer than 1,000 talented young minds from Africa are expected to benefit from 4Afrika Scholarship program in the first phase of the pilot program beginning November this year.

Entrepreneurship in Nigeria/Africa

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