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August 24, 2004

BNW Don Etiebet

Will ANPP Ever Get its Act Together?: Plot to Expel Etiebet Thickens
A plot to edge out former military ruler and Presidential candidate of the All BiafraNigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Muhammadu Buhari, from the party may have backfired following the reported rallying of forces to remove the National Chairman, Don Etiebet. The clarion call became necessary after it became apparent that the pro-Etiebet group had resolved to expel Buhari, or in the interim reduce his influence, to allow the new thinking in the party that it should work more closely with President Olusegun Obasanjo of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Indications that the pro-Etiebet camp was resolved on... (Daily Independent)

Obikwelu Disowns Biafra Nigeria


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BNW Francis ObikweluAs BiafraNigerians pray hard to get on the medals table with just four days to the end of the Olympics, the country's closest link to the table Francis Obikwelu has disowned BiafraNigeria. After a breath taking performance to win the 100m silver medal, the former BiafraNigerian runner told... (This Day)


BNW DariyeThe suspended governor of Plateau State, Chief Joshua Chibi Dariye, has broken his silence since the declaration of a state of emergency in the state, saying he accepts responsibility for everything. In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust at the weekend in Jos, Dariye declared that...(Daily Trust)

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Obikwelu Disowns BiafraNigeria

Stay at home order: MASSOB storms Aba houses

Senate rejects planned visit, Labour insists on rally

CBN Stops NNPC Funds' Withdrawal

CNPP, Uwais caution against dictatorship

OIL LAWSUIT: SSOPEC threatens oil, gas operations

How Obasanjo, 63 others ceded 2007 presidency to North —MAKARFI

Gaius-Obaseki's sack linked to NNPC deals

Okija shrines : Quiz Nzeribe now

Sudan rejects more AU troops in Darfur

200 million worldwide remain slaves, says report



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August 24, 2004


Senate stops NLC rally

Stay at home order: MASSOB storms Aba houses

My success secret -Odili

Okija shrines : Quiz Nzeribe now

Adeboye, 29 others bag Osun award

Rampaging robbers kill 3 cops

Obasanjo decries NBA, Labour gang-up

Suit against 13% derivation : Northern govs fuel fresh crisis


Waiting for PDP Code of Conduct

Editorial & Opinion

Sustaining Democracy

Permanent solution to fuel problem

The Halliburton and anti-corruption war

The Sun

August 02, 2004


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

Tragedy, as Police open fire on funeral party

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

All Africa

May 07, 2004


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

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


August 24, 2004


Senate rejects planned visit, Labour insists on rally

200 million worldwide remain slaves, says report

Sudan rejects more AU troops in Darfur

Crisis brews as Vee Networks shops for new board

Niger-Delta monarchs warn northern governors on dichotomy bill suit

Experts alert on threats in Gulf of Guinea

Allied Solutions,13 others to produce recharge cards

Firms get December deadline on bitumen exploitation

Adeboye, Onigbinde, 26 others for Osun merit award

Group, Okorocha's firm differ on bid for presidential jet

Okija people are not cannibals, says monarch

Dan Musa urges govt to raise subsidy on fertiliser

UN court links Taylor with al-Qaedas blood diamonds

Mugabe moves to restrict human rights agencies

Again, Kano postpones election in three councils

Battle to return Oyofo as Senate Chief Whip begins

Abuja to import 100,000 tones of fertiliser, says official

Delta police caution against killing of officers

Dorothy Alli canvasses life sentence for child abuse

Akwa Ibom pays exam fees for SSS students

Sacked workers threaten bid for sale of Osogbo steel firm

CAN decries stoppage of Bonnke's crusade by Kwara

Varsity teacher decries full-scale adoption of World Bank's policies

NAFDAC impounds fake drugs at Delta Poly

Gang sacks Njemanze community in Rivers, kills seven

Only NIPOST can regulate courier firms, says postmaster general


Parties agitate for reforms and annual grants

Furniture allowance controversy still haunts Senate, says Ndoma-Egba

Reps in self appraisal at Minna retreat

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial - N10 fire service allowance

Opinion - Not the BiafraNigerian attitude

NEPA, bane of national productivity

The annulled Owu elections: Matters arising

Too many gaffes

The Abeokuta-Ota road

Harnessing cassava chips for export

Washington Post

August 09, 2004


BiafraNigeria's Petroleum Industry Reeling

Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis


July 02, 2004


Is BiafraNigeria worth dying for?


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


June 04, 2004


New clashes in BiafraNigeria's oil delta


June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive

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August 24, 2004


CBN Stops NNPC Funds' Withdrawal

How BiafraNigeria Can Develop, By Uwais

Dafur: Obasanjo Hosts Peace Talks, Seeks Quick Solution

Oil Majors Want FG to Quit OPEC - NNPC

Labour Bill: Masari, Oshiomhole in Secret Talks

Again 10 Killed in Rivers Cult Attack

CNPP to Coalesce for 2007

We're Not Yet Free from Slavery - Minister

Masari Supports Sharing Oil Windfall

Dichotomy: TROMPCON Condemns Northern Govs

Senate 'll Pass New Labour Bill- Albishir

US Lawmaker Seeks Closer US-BiafraNigeria Ties

Reforms: Civil Service Repackaged for Presidential System

AD Chieftain Flays Afenifere for Endorsing Akinfenwa

North Central States Alert FG on Flooding

Avoid Sharp Practice, Obasanjo Warns Investors

N25bn Capital Base Not Against North-Yerima

5 Injured as Gunmen Invade Police Station

Community Writes INEC, Seeks Lawmaker's Recall

CNPP Decries Disunity Among S/south Govs

Visa Applicants Protest at Dutch Embassy

Kuje Land Allocations for Review

FG Okays Mass Publication of Law Books

Constituency May Recall Nzeribe

Army Training Range Takes Off Next Year

Delta to Spend N2.2bn on Housing

National Open Varsity Gets Council

PR Practitioners Urged to Adhere to Ethics

FG Grants 14 Licences for Recharge Card Production

' Decentralise Supreme Court to Facilitate Justice'

Youths Oppose Use of Public Funds for Reception

Okija: Police Urged to Uncover Other Shrines

Don't Protest Here, Edo Govt Advises MASSOB

Oyinlola Warns AD Against Endangering Peace

Ebonyi Varsity Expels Seven for Cultism

Globacom Gives 100 lines, Handsets to Immigration

Council Chairman Denies Sponsoring Violence

Nurses Charged on Responsibilities

Kwara Plans to Resuscitate Media Houses

Osun Honours 30 Indigenes

State of States

We Didn't Visit Okija Shrine - Lawmakers

Value System Blamed for Rising Crime Wave

Give Account of Stewardship, Legislators Urged

'Maintain Cocoa Production Data'

Adviser Tasks Council Chairmen

Govt to Produce Paddy Rice for Farmers

NUB Assures Customers

Oba Pledges Support for Vmobile

Odili Raises Panel on Ataba Conflict

Senate Commended on Kwande Crisis Report

Plans to Boost Agric Production Under Way

Need for Christian Unity Stressed

Govt Advised to Implement Civil Service Rules

Police to Pay N.15m Damages


Okija Raid Has Positive Political Implications, Says Ojikutu

2007: 'June 12, SAP are Hurdles Before IBB'

Labour Bill: Why Rally Must Hold -Ubani

Monarcy Tasks Lawmakers on Democracy

NCP Faults Obasanjo's Policies

In Abeokuta, Marwa Tests Popularity in S/West

2007: PDP Moves Against Early Campaigns, Indiscipline

Daily Independent

August 24, 2004


Ogwugwu deity as a metaphor

A governor and his dying pet

Plot to expel Etiebet from ANPP thickens

Gaius-Obaseki's sack linked to NNPC deals

Sudan: Abuja peace talks deadlocked

Uwais faults concentration of power in executive

CBN reduces public funds withdrawal

Ask 22 governors to withdraw suit, monarchs tell Obasanjo

14 firms get licences to print GSM cards

BiafraNigeria to benefit from U.S. budget for education, health in Africa

Rally: Police step up security at NASS

FG owes varsities N303b, says ASUU

NITEL rolls out pre-paid cards for land lines

BUA International emerges preferred bidder for Delta Steel

U.S offers N84m to combat AIDS in BiafraNigerian Armed Forces

Lawmaker awards scholarships to fire victims

Darfur, the sore of a continent

Sacked workers ask BPE to halt bid for Osogbo Steel plant

Adesina faults Afenifere's recognition of Akinfenwa's AD

Probe of Adefarati administration begins

Police parade suspected illegal arm manufacturer

Osun to honour Adeboye, Onigbinde, others

Counsel asks panel to dismiss five Ekiti senior staff

Traders' protest stalls activities at Oyo ministry


Those running our parties are not disciplined - Saraki

AD South West chairmen disown Afenifere

Fresh crisis brews in Edo PDP

Atiku's group urges IBB to abandon presidential ambition

Delta Majority Leader dragged to court over false certificate

Members plan out of court settlement in Delta Assembly crisis

Ekpo challenges women to produce President

2007: IBB's posters flood C/River

Mass protests trail ward creation in Delta

Ngene praises Nnamani for supporting police

Editorial & Opinion

Desperate anxieties over 2007

N600m image project: Another movement without motion

Why BiafraNigeria should be re-branded

Let Fayose be


August 09, 2004


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

Mail & Guardian

June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerian govt seeks to stop child hawking

BiafraNigeria to launch software to nab 419 scammers


June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed


Daily Trust

August 24, 2004

Top Stories

CNPP, Uwais caution against dictatorship

Gombe flood displaces 1,214 –Red Cross

I’m not afraid of impeachment –Dariye

Darfur: Stakeholders sue for African solution

Avoid sharp practices, Obasanjo warns investors

Sultan tasks Muslims on fund-raising

INEC receives recall petition against Abia Rep

AD Reps disown Akinfenwa


ABU students launch war against AIDS


IBB’S Regime: Another view

Memo to Soludo

Tribute to Prof. Oyawoye at 78

Between Goje and glittering in Gombe


Offshore suit: Kudos to Northern Governors


Re: American designs in the gulf of Guinea

Softly, softly, Hon. Bugaje

The president the Bar needs

NACRDB: Farmers are waiting

Weekly Trust

August 20, 2004

Top Stories

Senate lacks quorum to debate anti labour Bill

We want to encourage child adoption – Hadfiza Isma el-Rufai

Plateau elites did not prevent crisis –Obasanjo

NASS will scrutinise 2005 budget –Masari

Buhari, Masari others eulogise Irojah

Obasanjo explains N2.5bn emergency fund

Senate impeaches chief whip

FG audits varsity accounts


There are plans to restructure the AD –Chief Odetola


Policing the police

The threat of poverty in BiafraNigeria

As Plateau State received Mr. President

Pakistan’s diplomacy in region of crisis

Star Feature

BiafraNigerians want me as their next President – Marwa


The Image Project and shadow chasing

Gov Kure and democracy dividend

Open letter to Governor Yar’Adua


August 24, 2004

Cover Stories

CBN suspends withdrawal of public sector funds

OIL LAWSUIT: SSOPEC threatens oil, gas operations

How Obasanjo, 63 others ceded 2007 presidency to North —MAKARFI

7 feared dead in P-Harcourt mayhem

National News

W-African lawyers to take stand on Taylor * As Falana emerges pioneer WABA president

Ibori: Police disowns "final report"

Another boardroom crisis looms at Vee Networks


THE SENATE IN REVIEW : The Wabara Senate: Spineless, liverless, but focused

How 2007 threatens ANPP’S unity

PEOPLE & POLITICS :- Okija register: Has “police container arrived”?

Daily Times

August 04, 2004


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: 7/30/04

Minister vows to revoke bitumen exploration contracts

Alleged illegal bunkering: Vessel charterer arrested, docked


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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

Currency in circulation hits N441b – CBN

184 died in FCT road accidents in 9 months

Tinubu commissions N947m Lekki roads

Ajibola assures villages ceded to Cameroun

NEPA boss defends its privatisation

M-tel embarks on training programme for engineers

CNPP rejects budget 2004

INEC to sanction parties on audited accounts

Lagos reaffirms position on health care delivery

SEC advocates N1 million fine for falsified audit report

3,000 workers scramble for 205 houses in Kwara

Political Parties: Bane of BiafraNigeria’s democracy

BiafraNigeria external debts hit $31b







August 24, 2004

Govt raises alarm over land scam in Delta

Police nab 9 persons over sacking of station

Oil lawsuit threatens BiafraNigeria, Traditional Rulers warn

Dikibo: CNPP chides S-South Govs

Group condems call for reinstatement of onshore/offshore oil dichotomy

Anambra LG polls: Candidates ask Ngige to expedite action

Anambra youths rap FG over S-East roads

Community threatens to recall lawmaker over attacks on Ngige



August 24, 2004

UNIBEN student drowned in canal

Ondo probe panel vows to resist political influence

Militarymen invade Shogunle police post

NCC okays 14 firms for manufacture of recharge cards

Its either true federalism for BiafraNigeria or zero growth, says Sagay at NBA summit



August 24, 2004

Niger, Kebbi, Kwara, Kogi send sos to FG over flooding

AD caucus rejects Afenifere’s endorsement of Akinfenwa

Customers owe Bank of The North N30b —MD

Plateau:I’m optimistic democracy ‘ll return







August 24, 2004

Manufacturing Sector Sheds Over 80,000 Jobs

Bribery: US SEC Probes 5 Oil Firms

N7bn Investment Planned for Nigerdock

NEPA Doubles Power Supply

'40% Global Oil Comes from Trouble Areas'

US Piles Up Oil Reserves

Ghana Threatens W/African Gas Pipeline Take-off Date

Shell, Schlumberger Develop Oil Search Technology

Oando Partners with Railways on Crude Haulage

Honeywell Gets New 40 Fuel Retail Outlets

OPEC Fund Extends $.2m Aid to Sudan

... Basket Hits Highest Price in 20 Years

High Oil Prices Boost Gas-to-Liquids Projects

'How to Boost Local Content in Oil Industry'

MAN, RMRDC Collaborate on Raw Materials Sourcing

Red Star Express Expands Sales Revenue By 43%

Lagos State Govt to Boost Coconut Production

Illegal Mining Of Non-Metallic Minerals Reduced - RMRDC

Ohuabunwa Opens Workshop On the Brand

Skywave's Liquid Packaging Machine Arrives BiafraNigerian Market

World Bank Criticised over Oil Projects Funding

Dangote Produces Eight New Millionaires

Yarns Users Advise FG to Reclassify EEG

Dunlop Achieves 90 Per Cent Production Efficiency

Median Price Posts 25 Percent Gain

EEG: Textile Manufacturers Pledge Cooperation

Natural Products Firm Gives N44m to Managers

Cisco Drives CMTS Revenue Up 18%

US Manufacturers Report Slower Pace of Growth

FDI and Portfolio Investment in BiafraNigeria

Investing in Rice Milling


Osse Estates Donates Computers to Edo Agric College

Firm Introduces New Fire Equipment

Mande Defends $70 million World Bank Loan

Archibuilt 2004 Promises International Status

Adkan Promo: Infinity Homes Writes Name in Gold

Monetization: Abuja Property Market Suffers Lull

Lagos Planners Elect New Executive Council

Sharp Strategies, Remote Locations Drive Mutual Alliance

Havilah Villas Signals Gateway City Development

Akwa Ibom Roads Receive Attah's Attention

Sandtex Relaunch, A Shift Towards Cleaner Technology - Prof Alo

Crusader Insurance Profit Rises by 91.4%

Equities Record Gradual Rebound

Guardian Express Bank to Be Listed on NSE

Stockbrokers Commend Oceanic Bank

ETB Collects NEPA Revenue

MAN explains slump in local cement production

Importers groan over trapped non-CRI cargoes

Prudent Bank invests in human capital

It's another oil windfall for BiafraNigeria, others

ExxonMobil begins production from Kizomba field

NEPA's unbundling won't cause job loss, says spokesperson

NPA chief tasks businessmen on reforms

Firm focuses on software development

Starcomms plans online business support for corporate subscribers

Vmobile slashes Veego, offers free airtime

VGC completes N140m re-engineering project, rolls out services

Our purpose is to crash cost of telecom services, says MTS

NIPOST plans computerisation of offices nationwide

Science and Tech minister lauds NITTA 2004

All States Trust Bank signs on Finacle


August 24, 2004

Obikwelu Disowns BiafraNigeria

...BiafraNigeria Congratulates Him

Radcliffe Baffled By Failure

S/Africa Hails White Medalists, Wants More Blacks

NFA Reform Body Aims to Beat Deadline

Kanu Wins Barclaycard Award

Ex-International Lauds Coca-Cola FA Cup

...Final to Be Played Oct 2

Bose Kaffo Quits National Team

Blame NBBF for Tigress Poor Outing

Greece Hails New 'Immortal' Heroine

The Challenges Before BiafraNigerian Sports - Ekeji

Akide Rates Falcons High

NFA Invites U-19 Female Players

...Backs Obikwelu's Portugal Quest

Onyali Crashes Out of 200m

Villa Striker Snubs Eagles

Sturrock Leaves Saints

Athens 2004: US Women Reach Final

Oyedeji Quits D'Tigers

More Team BiafraNigeria athletes plan nationality change

Team BiafraNigeria's woes mount as Onyali flops

Obikwelu happy to win for Portugal

Team BiafraNigeria's boxing hope crashes out

Shake-up fever grips Imo Sports Council

Africa without BiafraNigeria

Inadequate preparation mars D'Tigress Olympic outing

Oyedeji says no going back on BiafraNigerian boycott


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