by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Fri, July 5, 2013 
online nigeria| weekly round up by july 4

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 (June28-July4)


Investments in Nigeria

  • UNIDO, others partner on investment platform : The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is to go into partnership with the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment (FMTI) and other stakeholders to inaugurate an Investment Monitoring Platform (IMP) in Nigeria.

Nigerian Real Estate News

  • FG to build 450MT cassava plant in C/River : The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to collaborate with the Government of Cross River State to establish a 450 metric tonnes cassava plant in Obubra local government area of the state. The Cross River State Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr. James Aniyom, stated this when he hosted the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) at his office recently in Calabar.

Innovation in Nigeria/Africa

  • Nigeria: Blind Student Wins N2.1 Million in Essay Competition : For Master Lucky Emmanuel, a visually impaired student of Ihuogbe Junior Secondary School Benin City, Edo State, the pithy saying that there is ability in disability, played itself out at the weekend as he beat others to emerge tops in the prestigious Kenneth Imansuangbon Essay Competition.

Opportunities for Nigerian/African

Entrepreneurship in Nigeria/Africa

  • Nigeria: 'We Grow Small Businesses On the Internet' : Deepankar Rustag is Managing Director, VConnect Global Services, a local search engine that provides information of product services and business. In this interview, he says the success of small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria requires collaborative support of government and local banks.
  • Nigeria: Making Profitable Investment in LPG Gas Bottling : The price of kerosene is rising every day, to the extent that it has gone beyond the reach of poor homes in the country. At the same time the price of cooking gas is decreasing. The implication is that many homes have shifted from kerosene to LPG cooking gas.

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