India Promises ‘Impartial’ Inquiry Into Attacks On Nigerians

India Promises 'Impartial' Inquiry Into Attacks On NigeriansIndia’s Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, has promised an “impartial” inquiry into attacks on Nigerian students living in Noida, near Delhi, the country’s capital territory.

The attacks were prompted by the death of a local teenager due to a drug overdose.

His parents alleged that Nigerian students gave him the drugs.

Five Nigerian students were attacked on Monday by crowds, while another was beaten by a mob inside a shopping mall.

Police said five people have been arrested over the attacks.

Scholarship to Harvard is open to all Nigerians – 7up Director

The Executive Director, Human Resources of the 7up Bottling Company, Femi Mokikan on Saturday said that the company’s annual scholarship, which sponsors a qualified student to the Harvard Business School in the United States of America, is open to all Nigerian students.

Mr Mokikan, who along with the recipients of the 7up scholarship award for 2011 and 2012, was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise programme, said though previous winners of the award have been Nigerian students who had studied abroad, the award is open to local students too.

In the video below, the 7up Director explains why the company preferred the Harvard Business School for its scholarship programme and how the beneficiary of the scheme is selected.