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Regulator seals 8 petrol stations in Kaduna

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Kaduna Zonal Office, on Wednesday closed down eight petrol stations in the state  for allegedly selling petrol above the official pump price of N87 and adjusting their sales machines to…

PMB orders probe into sale of NITEL

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ordered the probe of the $252 million sale of the Nigeria Telecommunication Company (NITEL) which is the nation’s telecommunication carrier. The president  gave the order during briefing by Dr Tunji Olaopa,…

MURIC cautions Buhari’s critics on decorum

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised critics of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war and policies to observe decorum in their criticisms. This comes after the opposition party, PDP and some of its chieftains, particularly…

Indonesia air crash: Officials recover 54 bodies

JAKARTA – Indonesian search teams have found the bodies of all the 54 people on board a Trigana Air passenger aircraft that crashed in the mountainous interior of Eastern Papua Province on Sunday. A transportation…

South Sudan: Salva rejects peace deal

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has refused to sign a final peace deal following talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, aimed at ending the country’s civil war. Pagan Amum, the secretary-general of South Sudan’s ruling…

Indonesia plane crash: Weather hampers rescue search

Jakarta, Indonesia (CNN) Searchers struggled with rugged, forested terrain Monday, trying to reach debris believed to be from an Indonesian airliner that crashed on Sunday. They gave up on Monday when bad weather made it impossible…