by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Fri, October 25, 2013 
online nigeria| weekly round up by october 24

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 (October18-October24)


Investments in Nigeria

  • Nigeria to invest N35bn on airport infrastructure : Nigeria is investing N35 billion on airport infrastructure upgrade being among six nations in Africa currently infusing funds into infrastructure development and improving the lot of African airports to be at par with their counterparts worldwide. This is just as the country may introduce a token developmental charge to have return for investment once the projects are done.
  • Nigeria: LADOL Invests U.S.$350 Million in Egina FPSO Integration : Following the necessary approval obtained from the Federal Government, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL), a leading indigenous offshore logistics service provider has said it is investing $350million for the integration of the Floating Production Storage Offshore (FPSO) vessel for the Egina deep-water oil field being developed by the French oil major, Total Upstream Nigeria Limited.
  • NAMA invests N19b in facilities : The Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), said yesterday that it recorded 28,165 over- flyers operated by 517 foreign airlines since last year.


Innovation in Nigeria/Africa

  • Student hits on idea to prduce hydro-electric powerWhen John Magiro Wangari’s Standard Four age mates were fiddling with their toy cars and any other plaything which would amuse a child at that age, he on the other hand was intrigued by how a bicycle dynamo worked to produce light.


Entrepreneurship in Nigeria/Africa

  • How an old soldier became an entrepreneur : At a time the number of ex-service men are swelling in the employment market, Anthony Ugbogbo is utilising the lessons he learnt as a young soldier to run a thriving business.

Good Deeds in Nigeria/Africa

  • Helping African Youths Finance Higher Education : Tsitsi Masiyiwa has enough money to never need to work, but she doesn’t spend her time decorating herself with designer clothes and expensive jewellery, treating herself to Louis Vuitton handbags or giving her mansion a makeover.

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