NGO Gives Scholarships To 500 Nigerian Students

No fewer than 500 Nigerian students have benefited from a scholarship scheme put in place by a Non-Governmental Organisation, the APS Youth Foundation. The chairman of the foundation, Chief Peter Arogundade, who disclosed this at Iyara, headquarters of Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi State, said the beneficiaries were selected across…

Iraqi Militias Start Withdrawing From US Embassy

Supporters of Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups began to withdraw from the US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after they stormed the outer perimeter, forcing Washington to dispatch extra troops and threaten reprisals against Iran. The demonstrators, angry at US airstrikes that targeted an Iran-backed group and killed at…

NNPC Posts N13.23bn Trading Surplus In October

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a trading surplus of ₦13.23 billion in October 2019, representing an increase of 54 per cent vis-à-vis the ₦8.59billion surplus posted in September last year. The NNPC, in a release signed by its Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr…