by Shikenan Staff Writer   on Thu, September 19, 2013 
online nigeria| weekly round up by september 19

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 (September13-September19)


Investments in Nigeria

  • Dangote to invest $700m in sugar, rice : Making this known during a courtesy visit to Kebbi State Governor, the President of Dangote Conglomerates, Alhaji Aliko Dangote said the two factories, which are scheduled to take off simultaneously before the end of the year, would create over 75,000 jobs for people of the state and beyond.

Nigerian Real Estate News

  • Lacasera to build bottling plant in Enugu : The Enugu State Governor, Mr. Sullivan Chime has performed groundbreaking for construction of the factory plants of Prima Industrial Company Ltd, producer of Lacasara drink.

Opportunities for Nigerian/African

  • 340 Lagos Students To Get Scholarships :  At least 340 indigenous students of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, studying in tertiary institutions across the state will on 5 October be awarded scholarships worth N20 million.
  • Nigeria, French Collaboration to Create New Business Opportunities : Promosalons Nigeria has stated that it is working with some French companies to explore avenues for business in Nigeria, through a trade mission that "will open fresh and viable business opportunities to enhance economic growth and also foster the existing cordial relationship between the two countries."

Entrepreneurship in Nigeria/Africa

  • Nigeria’s burgeoning used car business : Within a space of just a week, I got unsolicited offers from at least four family members and old friends to help me ship any used (Tokunbo) car of my choice from the United States to Lagos if I was interested in acquiring one. This only required making an upfront payment of about half the value of the car and it would be at the Lagos Port within a month or two.

Good Deeds in Nigeria/Africa


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