Ngozi Deborah Atalor, a Shell Nigeria Live WIRE entrepreneur has emerged winner of the pitching competition for young Nigerian entrepreneurs in alternative energy business as part of the #makethefuture Accelerator event held in Port Harcourt, taking home N1million prize money to boost her business.
The 19th edition of Nigeria’s biggest youth football championship, NNPC/Shell Cup, came to a thrilling climax on Tuesday with the crowning of Hensen Demonstration School, Benin City as the 2017 champions.
Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, and three other senior engineers with Shell companies in Nigeria have been conferred with the fellowship of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, the highest professional recognition in engineering practice in Nigeria.
The Petroleum Technologies Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has honoured Shell companies in Nigeria with the Aret Adams Award for Excellence in recognition of their “outstanding contributions to the development of local content in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.” Our intervention strategy for developing youths in our host communities is aimed primarily at equipping the youths with appropriate skills necessary for creating employment opportunities and places emphasis on self-reliance and entrepreneurship.
Although this is lower than in 2010, helped in part by efforts to reach people who inject drugs with HIV prevention services, these rates remain incredibly high.24 A key issue is that harm reduction services such as opioid substitution therapy and clean needle exchanges are currently not available in Nigeria.
Available services are limited to targeted information, education and communication, condom distribution and hepatitis C treatment.
7.3% share needles and syringes all the time and more than a third (36.4%) shared needles some of the time.This is despite achieving a 35% reduction in new infections between 20.4 Unprotected heterosexual sex accounts for 80% of new HIV infections in Nigeria, with the majority of remaining HIV infections occurring in key affected populations such as sex workers.5 HIV prevalence is highest in Nigeria’s southern states (known as the South South Zone), and stands at 5.5%.It is lowest in the southeast (the South East Zone) where there is a prevalence of 1.8%.The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) as operator of SPDC Joint Venture (SPDC-JV) facilities is committed to operating SPDC-JV facilities in a responsible manner with due regard for the environment.The briefing notes cover the operations of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (Operator of the NNPC /Shell /Total /Agip joint venture), Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), and Shell Nigeria Gas Limited (SNG).