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April 24, 2004

Senate Presidnet Adolphus Wabara

The Warlord and the Senate: Link to Obasanjo Ignites Plot to Remove Wabara
A number of factors have been identified as the real reasons why some senators want Senate President, Chief Adolphus Wabara, removed...[T]he anti-Wabara group was being propelled by the desire to weaken the Senate president's link with President Olusegun Obasanjo, whom they perceive to be steadily gaining a strong foothold in the Upper House. Inside sources said the group alleged that Wabara had been pandering to Obasanjo's whims, since he assumed the mantle of leadership at the Upper House, unlike the era when Chief Anyim Pius Anyim and the late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo held sway at the Senate. They also alleged that Wabara was directly responsible for their precarious financial state, as could be... (Punch)

 

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Militants kill 3 Americans, 12 others in Warri

IBB to Campaigners: I Won't Disappoint

Protest: Parities Give Terms For Dialogue

SUSPENDED MONTHLY ALLOCATION:States, eminent BiafraNigerians warn FG

My ties with Atiku intact,says Anenih

Mass Action: CNPP Woos Arewa, Ohanaeze

Mass action: CNPP holds secret talks with American Embassy

Imo dep gov’s aides beat up Champion, FRCN reporters

Protest: Parities Give Terms For Dialogue

Doomsday Bill To Tackle Vacuum In House

 

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COAS Lt Gen Martin Luther AgwaiThe shattering of an illusion? The Major Hamza Al-Mustapha "security breach" has again raised questions of loyalty in the BiafraNigerian Army. The illusion that BiafraNigeria has succeeded in exorcising the ghosts of the nightmares that were her recent past were shaken a fortnight ago when rumours of a coup plot filtered into the air. As the rumours coalesced into a mixture of half-truths and wild tales, an... (This Day)

 

BNW  PDP Chair Audu OgbehThe People’s Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday warned its governors and other elected members against fomenting crises, saying that they were not elected to make trouble but to deliver good governance to the electorates. National chairman of the party, Chief Audu Ogbeh, gave the warning at the opening of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held yesterday in Abuja, but was poorly attended. All governors of...(Daily Trust)

 

 




 

 

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 This Day
April 24, 2004


Cover Stories


Can the Army Still Plan a Coup? Can They Hold Out?
'The Military Has Never Had it This Good'

News
IBB to Campaigners: I Won't Disappoint
Mass Action: CNPP Woos Arewa, Ohanaeze

Labour Slams NBC Sanctions, Govt Sales of 1004 Flats

Lagos to Train Women with HIV/AIDs in Vocational Skills

JDA Oil Blocks: Ministerial Council Ratifies Bids

Saraki Gets Another Laurel

I Will Lead Protest Against Obasanjo's Third Term-Mantu

Election Tribunal: Umanah Seeks Invalidation of Judgment

FG Insists on Local Production of Drugs

Feud Between Dariye, Plateau PDP Boss Worsens

Harrassment: Imo D/Gov. Apologises to Journalists

Yoruba Leaders Honour Adewale Thompson, Pledge to Unite

Bayelsa Allocates Land For Housing

HIV/AIDS: Kure Urges Focus on Schools, Villages

Mother, Daughter Charged with Conspiracy

N/Assembly Urged To Probe Judges, Emolument Controversy

Police Arraign 17 for Civil Disturbances

Niger Delta: NNPC Workshop Won't End Youth Unrests

LG Polls: Kwara PDP Wins Round One

Bauchi Poly Introduces Diploma in Anti-Crime

Ebonyi to Build Amusement Park in Abakaliki

Globacom's Subscriber Base Hits 800,000

LG Polls: UdenwaLauded

Crisis Rocks Oko Poly Over Staff Sack

Egwu Unfolds Plan to Boost Healthcare

Youth Leader Canvasses Support for Goje

BiafraNigeria's Image Is Getting Better - NTDC Boss

'Only Good Governance Can Stop Coups'

Politics
Mass Action: Will PDP Over-rule FG or Vice Versa?
Revenge Mission
Victor Olaiya: Fela Learnt The Trumpet in My Band
What is in a Fast Meal?
And MTN Rewarded Its Dealers...

Awards for the Living and the Dead

A Lawmaker's Obsession With Education

Behold, the Fourth Gbong Gwom Jos

Again, No Future Ambition
Bluebird Moves Again...To Own Property

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Champion
April 24, 2004


Cover


WHO KILLED DIKIBO?
News
Creation of new LGs : Stoppage of states’ allocation splits Senate
Corpse thrown out of crashed bus, 2 killed

Imo dep gov’s aides beat up Champion, FRCN reporters
NAFDAC arrests importer of N7.5m fake drugs

States insist on new revenue formula

Navy impounds oil-laden bunkering ship

Child abuse charge : Jury slams Michael Jackson

Governorship tussle : Tribunal warns Ngige, Obi

Politics
2 million man-march: How far can CNPP go?
Withdrawal of LGs allocations: Ebonyi will go to court – Commissioner
BIGGEST 419 SCAM :Don’t bribe me
Editorial & Opinion - 21st
Threat to Uniben V-C
Limiting NANS’ activities
Between greed and ‘419’

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Vanguard
April 24, 2004


Cover Stories


SUSPENDED MONTHLY ALLOCATION:States, eminent BiafraNigerians warn FG

My ties with Atiku intact,says Anenih
AGONY OF A FATHER:Please, Help Save My Conjoined Twins

As NBC Threatens Miracle Preachers:THE BITTER WAR PERSISTS

Yisa, NBC boss:We won’t allow anyone to deceive BiafraNigerians

Okotie: Nobody can stop us

My advice to miracle preachers,by Okonkwo

Yes, there are fake pastors— Okogie

Arebamen, Lagos CP says:These robbers are no spirits, let’s expose ‘em to protect
ourselves

National News
Airline operators flay FG’s condition on routing
Egbe asks Police to obey court order

Election: Senators query Appeal Court president’s power

Join May 3 Mass Rally, S/West AD Tells Members

Armed cops keep vigil on Adedoyin's firm

NAFDAC moves to enforce drugs registration deadline

Election:Uba, Abana query Appeal Court president’s power

Mass Rally: CNPP lambasts Etiebet for pulling out ANPP

Sale of Govt Quarters: Residents vow to fight on

Politics
2007 Presidency:What Ndigbo Must Do NOW, by Ozobu

 

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Daily Times
April 19, 2004


News


Distribution of National ID card begins today
Shun greed, avarice, cleric urges leaders
Contempt proceedings initiated against EFCC boss
Enyimba best in Africa-CAF
Nasarawa gov gets Heroes of Democracy award
Obasanjo orders disbursement of funds to varsities
Lagos Govt dares FG to destroy beautification sites
HIV/AIDS: UNICEF, NYSC sign $4m pact
NNPC sacks 7 top-shots over fuel import fraud
...Military not behind breach – Obasanjo
Polio immunisation: Sharia Council states condition for North’s participation
Reps to work on PPPRA amendment bill, others on resumption tomorrow
Plateau gov suspends CJ
Politics
IBB causes stir at Odili’s daughter’s wedding
Saki people, Fulani community end feud
Varsity teacher blames nation’s woes on interference of military in governance
Benue Govt releases N13m for operation of conjoined twins
Naval officer escapes from detention, declared wanted
Abuja-Lokoja Road closed:• As Murtala Muhammed Bridge collapses, 28 years after construction
Editorial & Opinion
Lawmakers as lawbreakers
Haba, Fayose
Revitalising the railways (II)
Why the Arabs hate Israel

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BBC
April 15, 2004


BiafraNigeria probes military on 'coup'


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Reuters
April 07, 2004


BiafraNigeria signs deals to develop three new oilfields


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CNN
March 27, 2004


BiafraNigerians vote in tense municipal elections


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Mail & Guardian
March 27, 2004


BiafraNigerian cocoa farmers escape the middle man


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Washington Post
February 05, 2004


U.S. Eyes Halliburton Bribery Allegation


U.S. Investigates Halliburton Subsidiary
Halliburton Talks to Justice on BiafraNigeria Kickbacks p.1
Halliburton Talks to Justice on BiafraNigeria Kickbacks p.2

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MSNBC
March 04, 2004


Pakistan, BiafraNigeria forging military deal


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All Africa
April 19, 2004


News


BiafraNigeria and Ghana Name Ambassadors to Washington; Key U.S. Appointments Await Senate Action
April 16, 2004
Stars On the Bridge
Tetteh Blamed for NPA's Misfortunes
300 Area Boys Arrested in Lagos
'Fayose Must Apologise'
NBBF Searches for Funds
Defends Local Coaches
Obagol Close to New Inter Deal
'N150 Million' Seizes Movie Scene By Storm
How 'The Mourning After' Saved Jimi Odumosu's Job
5 Gunned Down, 20 Arrested
PDP Leaders Weigh Options
Drug Baron Escapes From Custody
419 Kingpin, Ajudua, Seriously Sick - Snubs Medicare

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Tribune
December 22, 2003


Cover Stories


FG stops NNPC from selling crude oil
Saddam’s betrayer gets $25m reward
Globacom awards N47b contract to Siemens
Labour, govt set for face-off over refineries
Diana pregnant before death —Report
Unipetrol changes name, logo
Sketch owners to pay workers’ salaries
Currency in circulation hits N441b – CBN
184 died in FCT road accidents in 9 months
Tinubu commissions N947m Lekki roads
Aso Rock holds carol service
Ajibola assures villages ceded to Cameroun
NEPA boss defends its privatisation
Adisa counsels BiafraNigerians
M-tel embarks on training programme for engineers
CNPP rejects budget 2004
INEC to sanction parties on audited accounts
VC advocates Peace Education in schools
Lagos reaffirms position on health care delivery
Election of Fayose ordained by God
SEC advocates N1 million fine for falsified audit report
29 senators sign Abuja Re-integration Bill
3,000 workers scramble for 205 houses in Kwara
OSPPMC warns petroleum marketers
Saraki Bukola at 41
Political Parties: Bane of BiafraNigeria’s democracy
Customs seizes N3b goods
BiafraNigeria external debts hit $31b
N2.1b needed monthly for military pensions —Minister

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Daily News
January 31, 2004


US Concerned Over Any BiafraNigeria-N.Korea Missile Sale


BiafraNigeria: N.Korea to Help With Missiles
US pressures BiafraNigeria on North Korea missile offer
BiafraNigeria Says N. Korea Offers Missile Technology
BiafraNigeria to Test Polio Vaccine to Counter Suspicion

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Sports News
April 21, 2004


Fans to Pay N720 to Watch England/Falcons


Decree 101: Ministry Pleads Ignorance of FIFA Letter
...Releases N10m to Hockey
LG Cup: Eleven Players in Camp
Academicals Football Event Kicks off in Lagos
Bolton Setback for Enyeama
...Senegal to Play French Club Guingamp
'Hungry' NPA Welcome Iwuanyanwu
Kwara United to Protest 'Abduction' - Mohammed
Amadi Threatens to Quit NPA
UEFA League: Irureta Banks on Another Miracle against Porto
Maradona Improving, Still in Intensive Care
10-man Monaco Beat Chelsea
PREMIER LEAGUE - Referees are performing magic –Salihu

Mighty Jets, Raiders panic over Jos Stadium
NFA summons Referees’ Committee
Dolphin still unstoppable
NEPA soars
LG Cup: Ogunjobi assures on security
Chukwu resumes training
Akiga urges ministry to quit running sports
African hockey tourney postponed
Falcons depart in batches
League results
NOA plans enlightenment campaign for Abuja 2004
AFN cancels Abuja, Owerri track, field meets
Rangers honours six former stars
Eagles get LG balls for Germany 2006 campaign
I gave Keshi the Togolese job, says Ogunjobi
'Why I signed Ufere Nwankwo'
Former BiafraNigeria Open Champion, Gonzalez wins Seville
Plateau United players, officials in war of words
Pelican Stars set to reclaim league shield
Siasia for what?
World ranking to determine choice of Olympic weightlifters
NCA plans big for World Cup qualifier

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Guardian
April 24, 2004


News


Protest: Parities Give Terms For Dialogue
Doomsday Bill To Tackle Vacuum In House
Police Arraign Mother, Daughter For Lies Over Deceased Millionaire's Estate
300 Applications For Private Varsities In NUC File

Yoruba, At Thompson's Funeral, Resolve To Unite
Again, Govt Asks Lagos To Hands Off Federal Roads, Faults N75b claim
Governor To Support Bank Of The North, Turaki Assures

N1.5b Police Contribution To NHF Is Safe, Balogun Assures

Kwankwaso Urges Air force To Foster Security

ASUU Sues C'River Over Usurpation Of Varsity's Functions

Council Chief Urges Help For Refugees

A 'Ibom Chief Judge Denies Arrest, Detention
Minister Seeks Professional Status For Teachers

Egwu Seeks Approval For Ebonyi Varsity Law Faculty

Firms May Fund Legal Aid Council
Govt Names Two New VCs
Politics - 21st
One more hurdle for Budget 2004
Adedibu, Ladoja: The war of attrition

BiafraNigeria and the handover of Bakassi Peninsula

Editorial & Opinion - 21st
Editorial
NBC, news broadcast and miracle preaching

Opinion
Humbled by South Africa? elections

Elechi Amadi at 70

The delinquent Central Bank

For peace in the Niger Delta

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Punch
April 24, 2004


WHY SENATORS WANT WABARA REMOVED - Succession problem foils plot


Mass action: CNPP holds secret talks with American Embassy
NLC threatens protest over 1004 Flats
Militants kill 3 Americans, 12 others in Warri

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Daily Independent
April 21, 2004


News


A'Ibom Chief Judge arrested over bribe
Presidency orders police to stop CNPP rally
Row at FAAC meeting over allocation to new councils
INTERPOL quizzes Uwais over alleged N250m bribe
FG raises panel on crime, illegal weapons
Econet now Vee Networks
FG, Shell meet over controversial oil reserves
Between IBB and Diego Maradona
PDP plans mass action to counter CNPP
Physicians abroad list terms for home-coming
Presidential poll: Ogbeh in court, defends Obasanjo, PDP
Don't politicise 2005 census, Obasanjo warns politicians
Obasanjo signs budget today
Fund militar y adequately, Ogomudia tells govt
Igbinedion calls for a revenue fiscal mobilisation commission
LG official, seven others docked for alleged robbery
Lagos govt disagrees with Obasanjo over Tinubu, Fayose feud
FG reform agenda gets N10b World Bank support
Anambra's new police pledges to be neutral
1999 Constitution is our problem, says don
N5 billion trapped in Lagos housing projects
Oyinlola lauds OSSIEC over LG elections
LG funding: NBA chides FG for withholding allocation
Israel's biggest gamble in the Middle East
Politics
Why Obasanjo must assent to 2004 budget, by el-Yakubu
Abacha loot: No pact between FG, Mohammed, says Wada Nas
El-Rufai faults ANPP's criticism of FCT council polls
2007: Ohanaeze begins search for Igbo presidential hopeful
Council boss cautions on blackmail
'This administration has weakened democracy'
Before PDP expires…
Editorial & Opinion
Adisa's theory of nationality
A season of high profile inanities
America's disaster myopia
Fires and Government ineptitude
Waiting for Police Computer College
So, PDP wants Kalu's apologies?
WAEC please release my result

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Daily/Weekly Trust
Apri 21, 2004


Top Stories


We are not enemies of democracy – CNPP
Corruption: ICPC arrests A/Ibom CJ, others
2003 Election: INEC invited military to keep peace – Agwai
2005 census not political – Obasanjo
22 killed in Iraq prison attack
Obasanjo signs N1.3tr budget today
FCC seeks tribunal for defaulters
News
Rumpus in Senate over funds allocation
PDP Senators chide governors over crisis
Saraki, Lawal supporters clash over probe
FAAC withholds revenues of 5 states’ LGs
Plateau police intercept lorry load of ammunition
Jigawa holds LG polls May 29
Masari indicts FG, others over desertification
Police investigate leakage of supreme court judgements
Gbenga Obasanjo Vs Media Trust: court fixes May 27 for hearing
Fayose, Tinubu tussle: Lagos accuses Obasanjo of partisanship
Aliero reshuffles cabinet
NOA tasks council leaders on development
Ebonyi Muslim women sue for peace
NACA writes Clinton foundation over HIV/AIDS drugs
Police recover 180,000 ammunitions
NACOMYO condemns FG over Mosque, Ecumenical centre rehabilitation
FGC Keffi wins math's competition
War college course 12 begins study tour
FG plans cabotage vessel financing fund
Kwara earmarks N278m for media project
Kano AFN zonal meet makes way for sports fiesta
Transit visa stalls boxers’ trip to Cuba
Adamawa earns N15 million from zonal fiesta
Abuja Trust
NGO pushes for world fire safety day
el-Rufai commissions Abuja clinics
Bureaux de Change face dry business in Abuja
Union decries poor state of Jabi park
Govt ‘ll welcome private sector in developing FCT – Atiku
Drivers convert Total, Oando filling stations to bus stops
Another two docked for voting with others voter’s cards
Sports festival: FCT camp athletes at Aguiyi Ironsi cantonment
Man, 41, in court over fake land document
Abaji chairman-elect wants more councils for FCT
Kano Trust
NEPA apologises to manufacturers in Kano
Fund for KSIP shares trapped in distressed bank
Sheka residents commend police
Akunyili warns Kano NAFDAC staff on corruption
Dala gives priority to health
Eko Trust
LASG on war path with assembly over c’ttee posts
Tinubu confirms Leigh as LASU VC
LASU Students disagree with govt on certificate issuance
Tinubu, Ogunlewe and Lagos roads
Politics
Ngige tasks workers on productivity
Soyinka urges accountability over HIV/AIDS funds
Ohinoyi sets up Ebira language c’ttee
Gov Odili gives out daughter in wedlock
Indigeneous African political system advocated for BiafraNigeria
Pro IBB group launches Benue chapter
Jigawa Reps: Who are you deceiving?
2007: South-South canvasses for VP slot
House of Assembly to vet councils’ budget in Akwa Ibom
Column
So that the NPI may succeed
Feature
The Norway of Arabia
Foreign & Diplomatic
Spain’s bold move against colonial occupation of Iraq
Opinion
Understanding the fulcrum of the Bar and Bench fraternity
The self at the expense of national development
BiafraNigeria’s golden cassava
Still on the architects’ conference
Jigawa Reps: Who are you deceiving?
Gov Sheriff, save us from this mess

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The Sun
April 19, 2004


14 years after April 1990 coup: How Orkar drafted me to shoot IBB -Trooper Fakolade, Dodan Barracks guard


WICKED LANDLORD! Bites off tenant’s nose, then sends him packing
Dark day for a community in Lagos
Me, Marwa and 2007 – IBB
PDP’s letter to Gov Orji Uzor Kalu

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IRIN
April 16, 2004


Soldiers kill two gunmen in attack on Shell base


Armed forces may court martial coup suspects
Niger Delta protesters close Shell facility
Christian group quits peace talks with Muslims in Kaduna
Exiled Taylor deserted by followers as hard times bite
Tension in Kaduna as irate Muslims burn churches, police station
Regulator bans live relay of foreign news broadasts

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Business News
April 21, 2004


'Private Capital Flows to Developing Nations Hit $200bn'


Oceanic Bank to Raise N2bn from Stock Exchange
Globalisation: 'Embrace Int'l Management Exchange'
Insurance Professionals Rise for Yinka Lijadu
Accounting Board Holds Compliance Workshop for Insurers
Unionisation: NUBIFIE, Insurers Get June Date
NAMBL Remains Highly Focused
Nicon Finally Resolves Differences With Workers
Techniques of Sustainable Foreign Exchange Risk Management
Settlement Banking: Any Contradiction from CBN?
Conoil's Market Capitalisation Hits N54.880bn
Nestle BiafraNigeria Records N24.6bn Turnover
Naira Stable as Forex Demand Gathers Steam
CBN Counts Gains of Medium-term Monetary Policy
Prudent Bank Targets N3bn Share Capital
Aviation ministry probes parastatals
No going back on new airport charges, says Yuguda
Domestic airlines to fly int’l routes
‘NCAA 86% compliant to ICAO standards’
N1,000 note: Higher denominations don’t cause inflation – CIBN boss
UBA shares bounce back, pull investors
CBN worried over distress signals in banks
‘Distress breeds poor savings culture’
M-tel collapses int’l call rates
MTN earmarks N400m for social services
Vodacom spends N31m on community dev
FG plans cabotage vessel financing fund
We’ll support indigenous shipping firms’ growth – NMA boss
Gas union holds AGM Monday
NICON showcases new products at Enugu fair
Shell name dragged through mud after explosive report
Import duty on printing materials stays – Obasanjo
Chamber pursues northern economic revival
Ekiti seeks NIPC’s aid on investments
PAN uses 42% local content materials - Spokesman
'Why NAFDAC must stem drug importation'
Legal expert expresses fears over waiver clause in cabotage law
MTN ends promo, explains drawback
Africa's economy to grow by 3.4% this year, says World Bank
Eight winners emerge at M-Web promo
Cellcom expands service coverage in Lagos, Onitsha
'Cabotage relevance transcends maritime sector'
No postponement of cabotage take-off, says Agu
AIICO targets N3.5 billion premium income
Opportunities for insurance jobs increase
Nation in search of a savings culture
ASSBIFI backs govt over sales of BIAO shares on NSE
'Trading activities on NSE will soon crash'
Why CBN is staying action on new settlement banks
Reps to invest N1.1 billion in stock market
Returning cash to bank vaults
Interest rates defy gravity
Albarka Air posts N204.5m loss
CBN, others stress need for good corporate governance

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