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ONLINE NIGERIA| WEEKLY ROUND UP BY SHIKENAN.COM DEC 6
by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Fri, December 7, 2012  - 13 COMMENTS
 
online nigeria| weekly round up by shikenan.com Dec 6

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.

Shikenan.com Weekly Roundup | The best of Nigeria Online (Nov30-Dec06)

Investments in Nigeria

Nigerian Real Estate News

  • Cocoa traders to set up processing factory in C/River : National Chairman of Cocoa Association of Nigeria,  Sayina Riman and secretary and chief operating officer of the Centre for Cocoa Development Initiatives Inc, Oghenenrobo Adhuze, on Tuesday said that plans are underway by a consortium of international cocoa mer-chants, financiers and non-governmental orga-nisations to set up a cocoa processing factory in Cross River State. They said this at the fourth Victor Iyama annual cocoa lecture in Calabar.
  • FG establishes 80 units of one stop shop for agric input : As part of the ongoing Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) programme, the Federal Government said it has commence moves to establish a network of One-Stop-Shop agro-input centres in order to ensure the availability, accessibility and affordability of agricultural inputs, as well as serve as singular access point for inputs and market for small scale farmers.

Opportunities for Nigerian/African

  • List of Scholarships for developing Countries with deadlines in January 2013 : It’s the last month of the year, characterised with celebration and festivity. While you are busy brazing up for the fun and holiday, if you are planning to apply for international scholarships for African and developing countries in 2013, consider these scholarships with approaching deadlines by January 2013.
  • 17,679 students get Jigawa scholarship : A total of 17,679 students from Jigawa State studying at various institutions of higher learning across the country and abroad benefited from the N880 million scholarship grants disbursed this year by the state government, Executive Secretary for the state scholarship board Alhaji Babandi Abubakar said in Dutse yesterday.
  • Anambra community offers scholarship to indigenes : Abuja branch of Nibo Community has restated the commitment of the union to sustain the provision of scholarship to its indigenes and other social amenities to expedite the development of the area.
  • Nigerians to get worldclass service as iStore opens : Accessibility to official Apple products will increase in Nigeria with the opening of the first iStore locally, iStore Ikeja Mall. This one-of-a-kind retail store will welcome its’ first customers today and make it more convenient for Nigerians to purchase Apple products and accessories.
  • Obi gives N60m to six mission schools : Anambra State Governor Peter Obi yesterday gave out N60million to another six mission secondary schools returned to their owners by his administration.
  • iDirect, TD partner to boost connectivity in Nigeria : iDirect, a global leader in Information and Communication Technology hub infrastructure, has entered into a partnership with Technology Distributions Limited, an ICT distributor in West Africa to address the growing complexity of deploying and managing global Internet connectivity in Nigeria.

Nigerian Funny/Quirky News

  • Husband accuses wife of using charm to marry him : Lagos – A civil servant, Adeyemi Jolugbo, 32, on Wednesday urged an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his four-year-old marriage which he claimed he was forced into by the wife with a charm.

Good Deeds in Nigeria/Africa

  • US based Nigerian doctors launch free medical services in Kano : The exercise which is expected to last for two weeks will carry out surgery on at least 5,000 people and treat another 5,000 out patients. Leader of the mission, Dr. Chukwuemeka Onwenu, says the mission will not only provide the much needed but barely affordable services to the door step of the people.

 

 



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