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NANS faults President Buhari over rejection of Peace Corps bill

The National Association of Nigerian Students has reacted to the rejection of the Peace Corps of Nigeria bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the President has reneged on his campaign promises of employment creation.

Dickson Akoh: President Buhari misled to reject Peace Corps bill

The Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari “may have been misled” into rejecting the Peace Corps bill.

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MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 11: A wildfire burns at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018 in Malibu, California. The Woolsey fire has burned over 70,000 acres and has reached the Pacific Coast at Malibu as it continues grow. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images/AFP

Deadliest fire in California history kills 42 people

The death toll from a huge blaze in northern California rose to 42 on Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history.
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Police link Dar es Salaam house to Mo Dewji abduction

Police have identified a house at Mbezi Beach as where tycoon Mohammed Dewji was held following his kidnapping by unknown people.
Tigers in the water at a tiger park in China. [Stringer-Reuters]

China reverses tiger, rhino decision after outcry

China has reversed a controversial decision to lift a 25-year-old ban on the use of tiger and rhino parts in science and traditional medicine after an outcry from environmental activists.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve delivered on roads, power, housing

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
A Lion Air Group pilot leaves an aircraft simulator after a routine practice session at Angkasa Training Center near Jakarta [Willy Kurniawan-Reuters]

Indonesia: Lion Air crew faced with situation not in manual

Indonesian investigators said more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of the Lion Air plane that crashed last month was not included in the aircraft's flight manual.