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November 01, 2003

Blame Game of a Failed Petroleum Minister: Tyrant Obasanjo Cries Sabotage
Yoruba warlord and BiafraNigeria's Petroleum minister, Olusegun Obasanjo has fingered oil marketers as being likely responsible for the failure of BiafraNigeria's refineries to produce at maximum capacity. Speaking yesterday, during a meeting he held with senior officers of the nation's armed forces: the Navy, Army and Airforce, at the BiafraNigerian Airforce Officers Mess, Lagos, he said. "I have a strong suspicion that our refineries are not working the way they should work because of sabotage." The meeting, according to government sources, is part of a series of meetings President Obasanjo plans to hold with stakeholders in the BiafraNigerian project. Present at the meeting attended by officers of the rank of Colonel and above and their equivalents in the sister forces were, the minister of defence, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso and all the service chiefs. The.... (This Day)


Key Stories

OJUKWU @ 70: The Man, His Vision

Fuel Price to Go Up Again Next Year

Crash of Textiles

Babies for Sale in Enugu

Military Chiefs Get Briefing On Govt Reforms

Again, Labour Seeks Dialogue Over Fuel Price Impasse

Crash of Textiles

Govt is killing textile industries –Comrade Umar

Govt responsible for textiles decline – NTMA director

There is deliberate policy to kill northern textiles – Textile Union Leader

You can’t disband NLC, Oshiomhole tells FG


OJUKWU @ 70:The Man, His Vision


Fuel Price to Go Up Again Next Year





Ojukwu made his choices early in life. He is not one to put those choices down in a few words, as shown in his oft-derided book - Because I am involved. When the book hit the bookshops in 1989, the most charitable things said about it were that the former Biafran warlord devoted a large part to his belle, the still beautiful Bianca, who he has since married. Tet any serious reading of the book would be a walk through the mine field called BiafraNigeria. (Vanguard)


By early January, next year, petrol may cost as high as N46.02 going by marketers' projections. The price escalation would result, among other things, from taxes which the Federal Government is expected to progressively build into the marketers' landing costs. But Labour has dumped the strike option in fighting the high price levels. Rather, the NLC will now embark on massive public sensitisation... (This Day)



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This Day
November 01, 2003

Cover Stories

We Were Prepared for Deregulation - Cole
'Deregulation Should be Based on Compromise'
'The Evils Oil Marketers Do'
Fuel Price to Go Up Again Next Year
Obasanjo Accuses Marketers of Sabotage
Babies for Sale in Enugu
NECO Releases 2003 SSCE Results
CHOGM: BiafraNigeria Consults over Zimbabwe's Suspension
Mobil Workers Protest in Qua Iboe
NDLEA to Establish West Africa Joint Operations
'Why There was Fracas in the House over Supplementary Budget'
Adeniji-Adele Seeks Youth Discipline Through Sports
C/River PDP Suspends Commissioner
Kaduna Assembly Report Indicts Poly Rector
Petitioner Clears Rotimi Williams of Alleged Misconduct
Attah Wins at Appeal Court
Five-Year Term Should Wait Till 2007-Delta Dep. Speaker
NEMA Donates Relief Materials To Ogun Disaster Victims
Moves to Stifle Labour Threat to Democracy
Obasanjo and His Many Controversies
Mr. President's Zero Image
Letters to Their Countrymen
Policemen and Weapons of Accidental Destruction
As Indomie Bags the NIS Award...
Red Star Express Increases Fleet
Swan Water Rewards Consumers

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November 01, 2003

Cover Stories

You can’t disband NLC, Oshiomhole tells FG
OJUKWU @ 70:The Man, His Vision
He means well for BiafraNigeria— Ohazuluike
...Ojukwu is a dogged fighter– Buhari
History has vindicated him, says Okorie
National News
Naira depreciates further
Polls: Why I was in Gombe —Atiku
Umanah’s appeal against Attah struck out
Deregulation: Odili, Oshiomhole call for dialogue
Anambra: Forensic witness indicts INEC again
CBN spends N435m on varsities
Ebonyi govt immortalises Ibiam, founding fathers
BPE boss makes case for govt’s privatisation exercise
IBB group accuses Atiku's supporters of breach
Why Obasanjo can't disband NLC — Akinlaja
PENGASSAN restates its opposition to deregulation
2007 AND IBB: We’re Looking Up To Allah— Maryam
Fuel: There’s a law backing deregulation, says Aminu

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Daily Times
October 30, 2003


FEC meeting holds without official statement
Senate declares council caretaker committees illegal
Saraki visits DTN, says Yoruba in Kwara not marginalised
Atiku gives N305,000 to brutalised Daily Independent photo-journalist
Customs seals off China Town
NEPAD: Obasanjo laments slow pace of implementation
Go now, FG warns public servants due for retirement
Obasanjo pledges to preserve nation’s cultural heritage
Lagos sneezes, for others to catch cold
Deny your wards education and go to jail, parents warned
Deregulation: NLC meets tomorrow
Group enjoins NLC to resume dialogue with oil marketers
Lagos Govt bans MTN from expanding network
Nasarawa governor sacks LG chief
Process unbundling NEPA yields fruits
Rowdy session at House of Reps
Strike out ANPP’s suit, Wabara urges court
Editorial & Opinion
Nairanisation of crude oil sale
How to win the anti-corruption war!
Reflections on a season of reforms
The fuel price hike and CBN’s performance

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October 30, 2003


Senate probes LG funds
APGA condemns OBJ’s clampdown on press
Confusion in House of Reps
Polio vaccine, US’plot to defertilise North —Wada Nas
Ebonyi unfolds 4-yr action programme
Atiku compensates brutalised photo-journalist
PDP chieftains reconcile in Ekiti
States told to establish emergency management agencies
Police re-arrest 24 OPC members in Kwara
Attah engages Julius Berger for road rehabilitation
Students’ protest in Ibadan forces residents indoors
Obasanjo is anti-masses—Delta NLC boss

US donates $2.5m educational materials to Niger Delta
Oyelade set to clinch Oyo AD chairmanship
Emphasise our achievements
5 fire stations are functional in Lagos — Fire Chief
FG urged to fund agencies in solid and non-solid mineral sectors
Revenue commission bill scales second reading
BiafraNigeria lacks sports development programmes
NSSF suspends Bayelsa school from games

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October 29, 2003

CAMEROON-BIAFRANIGERIA: Border Commission discusses handover of 33 villages

Government orders tests to clear suspicions on polio vaccine
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Oil companies bid over $500m for offshore exploration rights

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Washington Post
October 30, 2003

BiafraNigeria to Test Polio Vaccines for HIV

BiafraNigeria to Test Polio Vaccines Over AIDS

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October 29, 2003

BiafraNigeria orders polio vaccine tests to quell fears of U.S. AIDS-spread plot

BiafraNigeria to hand over 33 villages to Cameroon

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October 29, 2003

BiafraNigeria to hand land to Cameroon

BiafraNigeria calls for vaccine checks

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October 29, 2003

33 villages to be handed over to Cameroon

BiafraNigeria orders polio vaccine tests

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October 31, 2003

BiafraNigeria, oil firms plan major new LNG plant

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All Africa
October 29, 2003

Obasanjo Moves to Ban Labour Congress

Attorney-General Blames Police for Sharia Failure
How IBB Joined PDP
25 Kid Hawkers Nabbed
20 BiafraNigerians Deported From Europe
No Employment in New Lagos Local Councils
Auto Technicians Reject Fuel Price Hike
New LG Boss Promises Reconciliation
GSM Retailers Complain of Low Patronage
NFA Annual General Meeting Now Holds in Abuja
Tinubu Assures On Balogun Stadium
Foreign Clubs Eye Onigbinde
Shehu Not Too Sure
Galadima Hails Local League
Boxing Promoter Calls for Govt Support
Deniss Player, Toyin Dairo Accuses Coach of Favouritism
Corrupt Officers Will Be Jailed
The Rich Invade the Suburbs
Quantity Surveyors Want Debts Paid
NITP Seeks Enforcement of Law
Abebe, Obj's in-Law in Debt Scandal
Priest is Arrested With Drugs

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June 08, 2003

Shekarau blames moral decay on neglect of Sharia

Mu’azu commissions multi-million Naira Community Resource Centre
Govt officials locked out of meeting with Shekarau
Voters are politicians’ employers - Ogbeh
Kano govt takes N228m loan to pay salaries, others
Shippers Council warns of increasing cargo traffic at ports
Power rationing continues nationwide -- NEPA
NAFDAC urged to sanitise bakery sector of economy
Identifying collapsed building contractors not easy -- NSE
he suspicious Road Map
June 4th
Gov Shekarau: The task ahead
PDP now recharged - Udenwa
PDP, NASS and cognate experience: An Analysis by Ibrahim Mammaga, News Agency of Biafra Nigeria
Kano people have high hope for legislators -- ANPP chief
LDPN condemns fees charged by SIECs
Challenges before Shekarau
June 3rd
The Masari imperative
Obasanjo invited to Cuba
Shekarau swears-in SSG, HOS ...seeks workers' co-op
Kano Assembly picks new Speaker
Intellectualising Hausa films

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November 01, 2003


Military Chiefs Get Briefing On Govt Reforms
Again, Labour Seeks Dialogue Over Fuel Price Impasse
Suspect Excretes Cocaine Aboard Plane
NAFEST Opens Today In Owerri
Vice-Chancellor Laments Plight Of BiafraNigerians
Kaduna House Bans Students Union Politics In Poly
Official Blames Enguu's Debt On Past Govts
Globacom Boosts Customers' Validity
Federal Poly Nekede Holds Fellowship Awards
Yobe Governor Okays New Emir For Ngelzarma
How To Revive Oil Downstream Sector, By BPE
Armed Robbers Kill Two Policemen In Kwara
Wabara Seeks End To BiafraNigerians' Craze For Unearned Money
New APCON chief urges advertisers to refocus
The Numero Uno
Romanians, Saddest People? No! Life Is Only Demanding
BiafraNigerians Have Been Mistaken For A Happy People
Editorial & Opinion
The significance of Ramadan

Recollections and testimonies

Success story of the market economy

Sharia and a man's world

Award of national honours
The Warri-Benin road
Lagos democracy

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Daily/Weekly Trust
November 01, 2003

Top Stories

Crash of Textiles
Govt is killing textile industries –Comrade Umar
Govt responsible for textiles decline – NTMA director
There is deliberate policy to kill northern textiles – Textile Union Leader
Zamfara textile still strong –Comrade Yahuza
Fuel pump price crisis: NLC rules out strike action
As Muslims shun polio vaccine, United States Agency
National Roundup
N10bn for Aliyu Gusau, and other stories
Bribery scandal: NGO to take Mantu, Zwingina to court
Editorial & Column
Drugs in sports
Evolution of the Commonwealth: Problems and prospects
Africa: Between armed-conflicts, vaccination and population
Who casts the first stone?
Lebanese entrepreneurs in BiafraNigeria: Another perspective
The metamorphosis of Charles Taylor
Updating Abacha I

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October 30, 2003


N30bn LG allocations: Senate probes govs

Reps in rowdy session over extra budget

Telecom summit: BiafraNigerians to pay N50/min for int’l calls
APGA, INA hail Ojukwu at 70

FEC meeting ends without media briefing

Speaker resigns 8 days after election

Senator blasts FG, oil firms over NDDC funding

Peter Obi implicated in land deal

Our dubious medal

Disband Lagos PDP Exco –Concerned group
Editorial & Opinion
Boat mishaps

Task of policing Enugu

Foreign investments and BiafraNigerian products

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Daily Independent
October 30, 2003


Reps at war over 2003 extra budget

ChevronTexaco, others dump West Niger Delta LNG

The polio vaccine protest

BiafraNigeria, Cameroun withdraw from Lake Chad, December

We are opening Kwara for investment, says Saraki

Bad debts: Banks lobby judiciary

Warri: Obasanjo's comments unpatriotic

'BiafraNigeria has one million HIV/AIDS orphans'

Bulama wants judge disqualified from trial

Operators warn airlines, marketers over aviation fuel price

FAAN rakes in N1.5b from COJA

Unilag VC may opt for ambassadorial post

Jail term awaits parents who refuse to educate children

VP commends Daily Independent's maturity on brutalised staff

Watch Taylor like a hawk, US warns BiafraNigeria

FG sets up forum on N18b SME fund

'Why FG awards contracts to Julius Berger'

Traditional rulers help to stabilise BiafraNigeria, says Obasanjo

Akpeki seeks decentralisation of NDDC

Assembly clears three nominees as commissioners

2007: Council agitators erect roadblock for Attah

A' Ibom commissioners in tussle over 2007 ticket

Lagos government unfolds measures to rid city of filth

Ibidapo-Obe tasks politicians on electoral laws

Lagos stops MTN's network expansion

Okada riders, students clash over fares

Nnamani seeks memoranda on federal character

Polio: UNICEF chides Kano, Kaduna, Zamfara states

Scribe defends Sharia, blames policy makers for poor implementation

'Obasanjo hits us below the belt'

How Babangida upturned Ekiti's political equation

IBB shifts campaign to churches

Knocks, kudos for Ogun Assembly over overseas trip

New Lagos councils a mistake, says NDP

Tinubu absent at swearing-in of council bosses

Traditional ruler berates politicians

Odili's total restoration agenda

Seeking answers in July 10 rubble

'SouthWest PDP governors 'll address Yoruba anxiety'

Editorial & Opinion
NLC versus the President: The superiority of dialogue

Importation as a burden

Ndi-Igbo and second - class citizenship in BiafraNigeria

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Sports News
October 30, 2003

Odeyemi-Musa breaks fans' hearts

Hosting Games in Abuja a huge waste, says Urhobo

Anti-doping scientists told to get smarter
Controversy mars opening day

Registration hits 20,000, organisers open clinic
Non participation in qualifiers may stall judokas' Olympic ambition

NOA, Odegbami, others boost youth sports' development
No windfall for NFA yet

Robson still worried despite Galadima's assurances

Basketball, a game at the brinks

Secondary schools basketball organisers battle age-cheats

Udofa wants a return to full-time tennis

Lagos walks over Bayelsa at Milo tourney

'Amokachi, remember Saudi '95'

BiafraNigerian football: Toro points way forward

'Globacom's reward that made Team BiafraNigeria proud

Sunshine coach reveals plans for next season

MTN-Virgin will discover BiafraNigeria's Tiger Woods, says Hole 19 boss

Encounter with an uncommon COJA volunteer

Kanu Makes History, Captains Arsenal to Cup Win
S/Africa Replaces Eagles in Tunis
Governor's Cup: Whitehouse Unhappy With Fans
Umpire for Beach Marathon Named
Odili's Millions Shock Sharks
Rugby: Canada Survive Tonga
CAF League: Frimpong Out of Algiers Clash
Atede Wins Another Gold in India
FA Charges Ferdinand
Delta, Plateau Advance to Semis
Carter Saves Spurs
WC 2010: Mbeki Seeks French Support

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Mail & Guardian
October 13, 2003

BiafraNigeria warns Taylor not to interfere in Liberia

BiafraNigeria in talks with Swiss to recover Abacha loot

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Business News
October 30, 2003

Poor turn out mars clearance of non-CRI goods

Firms jostle for Sao Tome's oil blocs
Experts prescribe electronic Dutch auction system for banks

Why U.S. rolls out new $20 notes, by official

Akadiri tasks govt on BiafraNigeria's WTO membership

Conoil's stocks emerge investors' toast
Daimler-Chrysler donates N54.7m to CHOGM
Belgolaise, Bank of Africa form strategic alliance
BiafraNigeria produces 374 million barrels of oil in six months
GSM subscribers await downward review of tariffs

Barrels of oil, barrage of problems !
Motorola Brings Two-Way Radio to BiafraNigeria
Cell Phones Go Walkie-talkie
EIL Brings VoIP to the Market
Oracle Set to Forge Deeper Into China
Niger-Delta Gets Two Million Prestel Lines
Samsung to Concentrate on Entry Level Mobile Phones
Xerox HS Bags NIS ISO Certificate
Econet Gives 'Business Partners' Awards
As the GSM Competition Starts in Earnest...
CWG Wins Sun Excellence Award, Appointed W/A Partner
Disasters Kill Business Within Five Years - Software Expert
Nov Edition of GSM Phone Magazine Out Soon
Oil Sector: 7Up Calls for Further Deregulation
Banks Get Ultimatum to Reconcile SMIEIS Investment
Trade Bank Posts N433m Profit
World Experts Unveil New Approach to Investing

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