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August 17, 2004

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MASSOB Lists Ceasefire Terms: Give Chief of Defence Staff Chief of Army Staff and IGP to Biafrans
Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) said it would give up the clamour for Biafra if the Federal Government gave Ndigbo three top positions. The positions are Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Inspector-General of Police (IGP). Without these, the organisation said, outcry for a sovereign Biafra will be unceasing. Chief Commissioner for Mobilisation for MASSOB, Abuja Circuit, Chief Ejim E. S. Okoro said the organisation would honour its promise once Ndigbo are appointed to the three sensitive positions. In a statement issued yesterday and signed by Chief Okoro and another MASSOB commissioner, Prince R. K. James, they said the agitation for Biafra "was heightened by our conviction that 30 years after the civil war ended, the Igbo have not been fully re-integrated into the mainstream of the Nigerian state." (Champion)

 

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Balogun visits Okija shrine tomorrow

Kano auto crash kills 36

Six Investors Show Interest in NITEL

Banks groan as govt pulls out funds

Police swoop on Owu kingmakers

Plateau crisis: Alli awards pass mark on peace process

Ume-Ezeoke, Others Seek One Party for Igbo

2007: S-East leaders restate commitment to Igbo presidency

18 students killed in cult war

BiafraNigerian dies in Iraq fighting for U.S.

Falcons seek revenge against Sweden

 

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BNW BalogunInspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun, will tomorrow undertake an on-the-spot tour of the Okija shrine in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State. Meanwhile, the 31 suspects arrested in connection with the discovery of 83 corpses including 63 headless bodies and 20 skulls at the shrine will be charged to court under the nation’s criminal codes. They are to be charged with “unlawful possession of human heads, obtaining goods by false pretence, misconduct with regards to corpses and unlawful trial by ordeal... (Vanguard)

 

BNW Nigerian ArmyBiafraNigerian troops are due to join 150 Rwandan troops in the crisis-torn Darfur region next week, Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail said yesterday. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, (BBC), Ismail told reporters that BiafraNigerian soldiers will join the Rwandans August 25 as a protection force for African Union (AU) cease-fire monitors. The BiafraNigerian contingent is expected to arrive Darfur, two days after... (This Day)

 

 




 

 

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Guardian
August 16, 2004


News


Foreign airlines seek govt's nod for more flights
Police to get statements from Okija suspects today
Iranian, at Olympics, shuns contest with Israeli opponent
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Telecom firms want tariffs slashed to 2.5 per cent
Marwa blames nation's woes on bad leadership
Presidency, Lagos disagree over relocation of sawmillers
PDP rejects Jigawa council polls results
Govt to raise corps members' allowance by 12.5 per cent
Suspended airline ready to restructure
Agagu blames civil servants, others for slow progress
Medical council seeks more years of training for doctors
Ondo to set up fertiliser plants
Leadership group raises N1m prize for writers
Creation of wards is collective decision, says DSIEC
Zamfara Governor pledges support for northern president
Club accuses police of illegal demolition, seeks N5b damages
Ebonyi commissioner tasks youths on hardwork, others
Akinfenwa petitions INEC over AD's planned convention
Lagos CAN gets new helmsmen
Onyia faults America's call for trial of Charles Taylor
Police queries FCT command over bank robberies
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Police dismiss three for giving out uniform, ID card
Dikko appeals against N100 million libel suit
Safety rules underway for commercial cyclists, work places
Fawehinmi may sue govt over loan to Ghana, Sao Tome
Why we withdrew Abuja land titles, by minister
Govt plans to arm FRSC personnel, says Rep
Folio is not Babangida's front, Anosike assures
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial
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Opinion
On self interest

Much ado about the BiafraNigerian worker
Two deaths and a faculty
Betrayal of trust
Highway Managers

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Champion
August 16, 2004


News


2007: Only God can stop me – IBB
...South-East demand legitimate –Udenwa
Ezego family threatens to sue over Okija shrines
Obasanjo can’t stop CBN reform –Senate
Mantu fingered in N3bn inflated contract
N25bn capital base: First Atlantic Bank ’ll meet target, says Emerhor
Shell completes facilities’ repair, returns to Warri soon
AU to probe massacre–Obasanjo
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Masari: Beyond the turbaning;An eye on the Governor’s Lodge?
Editorial & Opinion
Educating the BiafraNigerian child
Zorro’s pathetic assault on Akunyili
Obasanjo and the new African dream
IG got the Appeal Court wrong

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Daily Independent
August 13, 2004


News


Senate set to over-rule CBN
Lagos shelves N4.76b light rail project
Olowu stool tussle a family affair - Obasanjo
Those killed by Okija shrine are criminals - Chief priest
IBB candidature splits CNPP
BPE pledges to pay DTN workers
Abrogation Act suit: States file defence next week
Pentagon faults Halliburton over jobs in Iraq, Kuwait
ANPP holds convention December 11
Why FG restructured NPC, FOS, by Adviser
Tinubu is playing bad politics in Lagos, PDP alleges
FG donates 500 hand pumps to Niger
Minister defends N10.5b loan
Labour bill: NLC to appeal to NASS
Why we'll allow foreign monitors for US poll, by State Dept
BiafraNigeria still leads in cassava production
Illegal bunkering activities rise in Lagos
LAMATA to build strong transport system in Lagos
Five roasted to death in auto crash
UBA director backs N25b capital base
Kalu restores councillors' pay package
Group seeks release or prosecution of detained priests
Politics
I am not a sell-out, says Ihonvbere
Chikelu and the BiafraNigeria image project
Public Information Act as a weapon against corruption
Obasanjo's administration and anti-corruption campaign
Afikuyomi consults AD leaders over plan for governorship race
Ibori blames politicians over abuse of electoral process
Groups root for Daniel to run for second term
Editorial & Opinion
The burden of capital flight
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Petroleum: Lies of a rollover Government
IG's jaundiced interpretation of Appeal Court ruling
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Punch
August 09, 2004


News


Debo Akande dies at 66
22 states seek S Court order to restore oil dichotomy
RUSAL sets conditions for new ALSCON bid
Mergers: Market operators besiege CBN
Privatization scorecard
Hold government to its promise to fight corruption·
Micro businesses, crucial to stable polity
M-Tel needs N53 billion to finance expansion CEO
Onshore fields contain 75% of BiafraNigeria's crude oil reserves BPE
Obasanjo commends A'Ibom, Mobil over $5.5m rice farm

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Washington Post
August 09, 2004


BiafraNigeria's Petroleum Industry Reeling


Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis

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BBC
July 02, 2004


Is BiafraNigeria worth dying for?


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The Sun
August 02, 2004


News


Nwizu’s last words, by close aide and confidant
CBN, NDIC should minimise bank frauds
Abiola’s brother joins IBB campaign team • Says ‘I accept offer to be patron whole-heartedly’
The genesis of crisis in PDP USA
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13-year-old kidnapped in Abuja, rescued in Maiduguri
Schoolboy arrested for robbery
7 years after Fela’s death: The Kutis: Music flows in their blood
7 years after Fela’s death: Why mum loved Fela, by Dolupo
Forum tackles Abia ex-PDP chairman

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IRIN
June 04, 2004


Police ban Muslim procession in volatile Kano


Legislators give Obasanjo sweeping powers in Plateau
Rival delta militia leaders agree peace amid security crackdown

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Reuters
June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed


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CNN
June 04, 2004


New clashes in BiafraNigeria's oil delta


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Mail & Guardian
June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerian govt seeks to stop child hawking


BiafraNigeria to launch software to nab 419 scammers

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MSNBC
June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive


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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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Sports News
August 16, 2004


'Lady Tigers Good Enough for Bronze'


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Olisadebe's Poland May Cost Eriksson His Job
Singh Wins USPGA Thriller
Edwards Knows Fate Today
Swimming: Thorpe Leads Big Guns
Tennis: Venus, Roddick Make Winning Starts
S/Africa Win Relay Gold
Mutlu Wins Historic Third
Mourinho Gets the Better of Fergie Again
Yobo Can't Save Everton

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 This Day
August 16, 2004


News


NNPC Unable to Pay N92bn Debt
SEC Set for Mergers, Acquisitions of Banks, By DG
BiafraNigerian Troops Arrive Darfur Next Week
NLC Unveils Mass Action Plans Today
Bash Ali Knocks Out Booth in Round 4
Privatisation: World Bank Endorses BPE, Others
Okija: Ngige Should Resign, Says Senator Abana
Law for Ports Concessioning Soon - BPE
Public Servants Want More Funding for ICPC
2007: IBB Tells Critics to Shut Up
Police Beef Up Security, As House Holds Retreat
FG Stifles Non-oil Sector - Exporters
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15 Naval Men Face Sack over Crude Oil Theft
STB Targets N40bn Capital Base
ICAN Calls for Bill on Due Process
Cultists Kill 16 at Ataba
Community Accuses Mantu of Dam Project Diversion
Loan: Gani to Sue FG
2007: Presidency Denies Sponsoring Marwa
Okija: Egwu Indicts Security Agencies
Minister Caution over Kwara
Education Funds: House to Summons Ministry
FCT Police Boss Queried on Rising Crime
FG Tasks NNPC Interim Board on Upstream Devt
Kwara Signs N210m Contract to Refurbish Radio Station
PPPRA to Deploy Staff to Fuel Depots
Monarch Donates to Flood Victims
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C/River Establishes Cocoa Farm
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EWI Vs Vmobile: No Plan to Settle Out of Court-Counsel
Kwande Panel: Govt Scribe Berates ANPP
Daily Times Targets 500,000 Copies Daily
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NLC, Army Chief Praise NDDC
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Deputy Gov Decries Fake Drugs Proliferation
Why CRUTECH Was Established, By Duke
Atiku's Wife Lays Foundation for WOTCLEF Secretariat
Gombe Declares War on Criminals
Oba Adedeji Gets Staff of Office
Nasarawa Provides Security, Transport for Refugees
Osun LGSC Boss Sues for Peace
State of States
Child Kidnapping: Udenwa Offers N5m Reward
NIHOTOUR Takes over Catering School
Minister Assures of Sufficient Food Production
BiafraNigerians Urged to Support Education
Politics
2007: Downplay Personalities, Address Issues- Gambari
Presidency: Is Coast Clear For Ndigbo?

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Vanguard
August 15, 2004


Cover Stories


2007 will be bloody if .....— Ogbeh
Stop 2007 campaigns •Obasanjo orders Atiku and others
National News
Ex-convict case: Ibori alleges ploy to confuse issues
Owu Stool: Obasanjo, king makers' feud deepens
Gunmen kill 156 women, children in night raid
INEC under pressure to recognise Obi as Anambra senator
Reps meet on govs demand for oil dichotomy restoration
Politics
Plateau State of Emergency: So far so good?
The Emergency Rule Trap: A Mid-Term Report
INTERVIEW:We're back on Lagos roads to restore sanity — Omiyale, FRSC Sector Commander
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Daily/Weekly Trust
August 13, 2004


Top Stories


Minister urges NGOs, govt to fight human trafficking

Automobile company donates material for women empowerment
Health of our children is most valuable – Lambo

Abuja
Police raid yields car, bikes in Wuse
Couple arraigned over illegal land deal
Kano
Resumed polio immunisation: Mixed reactions from Kano
Lagos
Lamentations as Lagos demolish Bar, Kuramo beaches
Opinion
June 15, 1966 remains my worst memory – Sarkin Ban Kano
Letters
Re: Plateau State: Alli and the verdict of history
For image sake
What about us boys?

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Daily Times
August 04, 2004


News


Impeachment: Obasanjo meets Kalu, Nwafor
Alleged attempted murder of Ibru:Judge dismisses Al-Mustapha’s request, declines to withdraw
BiafraNigeria receives $17.18m from Japan to fight polio virus
Lack of funds stalls recruitment into federal civil service
FCT Minister warns Abuja markets’ developers
ICPC thwarts plans to defraud M-Tel N150m
BiafraNigerian Eagle: South African Airlines gets ultimatum
IMF pledgeas to help govt recover looted funds
Reps summon BPE D-G over ALSCON sale
The Nation - July 30, 2004
Minister vows to revoke bitumen exploration contracts
Alleged illegal bunkering: Vessel charterer arrested, docked

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All Africa
May 07, 2004


News


Catholic Church Denies Existence of 'Christian Militia'
Obasanjo's Bodyguard Shot - Under Watch At Aso Rock Clinic
630 Bodies Reportedly Found in Secret Grave
Famous Poet, Ologundudu Arrested - for Criticising Obj
BiafraNigeria Has 'Massive Telecoms Opportunities'
Muslim Death Toll in Raid On Yelwa Tops 600 - Red Cross
Young BiafraNigerian Woman Honored for Aids Activism
Aviation Watchdog Fights for Kalu's Airline
Okoronkwo: I'm Happy At Wolves
Papa Ajasco Wins Nkrumah Award
Juju Makossa Star, Y.k. Ajao, Blasts Ksa
At Last, Honour for Musiliu
AD Loses Appeal
Panic Grips JAMB Candidates

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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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Business News
August 16, 2004


NACCIMA, Employers Slam Suspension of Export Expansion Grant


Fiscal Policies Impact Ports Negatively - Customs Agents
Ajaokuta Steel Complex: Solgas Workers Begin Indefinite Strike
Alumaco Restructures for Better Performance
Brewing War: Competitive Ads Vs Leveraging
FCT Billboard Management: Between Equity and Justice
Brand Builders Meet on Sponsorship Strategies
BMA Gets AAAN Endorsement As Entries Close
Mama Cass Cafeteria Opens Marina Branch
Bacchus Tonic Wine Wears New Look, Retains Quality
Formosa Reiterates Quality for Consumers
School Teacher Emerges Maggi 20th Cook Of the Year
Who Moved the Cheese?
MTN Rewards Customer With Honda Civic Car
PR Consultants Identify Shortcomings of Practice in BiafraNigeria
SON Embarks on New Enlightenment Initiative
Star Showers More Millions, Gifts On Consumers
London Takes Pool to Kano
ADVAN Backs N25b Banks Capital Base
Zenith Bank Wins 2004 Web-Jurist Award
NCC Boss Commends First Wireless
Pension Reform: NSITF At Advantage - Expert
First Atlantic Unfolds Capitalisation Plan
Unilever BiafraNigeria Donates N5m to Sokoto,Plateau States
Going into Water Treatment and Bottling Business
Stock Market Dips by N34bn
MannyBank's Gross Earning Rises by 23.5%
Cash Call Rescues Money Market
N25 bn Capital: Ecobank BiafraNigeria Banks On Parent Coy
...FSB Implements Strategic Option

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