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August 29, 2004

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Police to Senate: We Collect Bribe to Augment Salary
The rank and file of the BiafraNigeria Police Force Zone 2 at the weekend told the Senate Commit-tee on Police Affairs that they demand bribe from BiafraNigerians to augment the operational costs incurred in protecting lives and property. This segment of the Police which comprises of constables, corporals, sergeants and inspectors told the Senator David Mark-led Committee that the Federal Government has failed in the funding of the Police and the only option available is to collect bribe "to take care of ourselves and run our daily... (This Day)

'Obasanjo is the saboteur’


MASSOB Strike Cripples

BNW ObasanjoLawyers have thrown back President Olusegun Obasanjo’s accusation of sabotaging his government at his face saying he is the one who has been sabotaging (Daily Independent)


BNW UwazuruikeIgbo traders across the country yesterday closed shops in obedience to the directive of the Movement...(Vanguard)





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Detained Oil Bunkering Ship Missing

Another Party Likely From AD, Says Falae

Don't break BiafraNigeria!

FG Loses N4bn to fraud— Senate report

Plot to stop Dariye thickens

We Mismanaged Oil Wealth - Jubril Aminu

N25bn Capital: Banks Form Consortium

BiafraNigeria gets Two Bronze Medals in Relay




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August 29, 2004


okija shrines priests confess

Shell renews faith in BiafraNigeria

Ebonyi Siamese twins for seperation in 3 months

NPAN flaws Bill on journalists’ welfare

Anambra marks 13th anniversary

Lawyers to get car loans

NEPA boss commends Udenwa

FG urged to employ more optometrists


Lost between two worlds

Uplifting the handicapped


How Onwordi bowed to God’s wish

The Sun

August 25, 2004


NLC defies police, holds rally

Police, vigilante group avert blood-bath in Onitsha

N600m fraud rocks Jigawa Govt House

It’s battle of the SANs as NBA goes to polls tomorrow

Osun honours Awoyinfa, 29 others

Trade Union Act: Senate passes first reading without quorum

INEC has failed the electorate, says NBA

Me, a drug dealer? Never!

‘God wants to use Obasanjo, but he is not ready’

BiafraNigerians would have fared better under Abiola presidency – AD lawmaker

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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

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Washington Post

August 09, 2004


BiafraNigeria's Petroleum Industry Reeling

Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis


August 25, 2004


African Olympic round-up


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

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

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August 29, 2004


Detained Oil Bunkering Ship Missing

The Day Okija 'Gods' Invaded Reps' Chamber

Another Party Likely From AD, Says Falae

BiafraNigeria gets Two Bronze Medals in Relay

Argentina's Wins Olympic Football Gold

BiafraNigeria Woos Foreign Oil Operations As Conference Ends

Obasanjo Wants States To Privatise Companies

Govt Introduces Sickle Cell Drug

New Managers Release Production Time Table For Ajaokuta

NLC Visits Alli Over Labour Bill

FRSC Identifies Danger Spots On Lagos Highways

Businessman Arrested For Large Scale Adulteration

NCC Admits MTS At Consumer Parliament

Scandal Rocks Insurance Stickers Project


Onshore/Offshore Dichotomy; Revisiting An Old Wound

'I Am Scandalised By Action Of This Govt'

Obongship Crisis: War, Peace And ...War Of Kinsmen

Editorial & Opinion

Editorial - Headship Of Hospitals

Opinion - The BiafraNigerian Disaster In Athens

The poverty of religious advertising

Our Strange World

'Precedent' Francis Obikwelu

National Interest and the Genocide in Sudan

Banks Need ABC

For Duro Irojah / Wake Up Call For Anambra Leaders

Yahoo 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

This Day

August 29, 2004

Cover Stories

The Quest for Equity...(Part 3)

Plateau: Emergency Rule and Other Matters

Kogi: A Movement for Equity

Benue: Will Tiv Domination End?

Nasarawa: Abdullahi Holds the Ace

Ibadan Still Holds the Ace in Oyo

Jigawa: Will Hadejia Be 'Spare Tyre' Again?

Edo: Pulsating Heart-Beat Towards 2007


Police to Senate: We Collect Bribe to Augment Salary

We Mismanaged Oil Wealth - Jubril Aminu

N25bn Capital: Banks Form Consortium

Bayelsa Creates Database on Raw Materials

Nnamani Assures Residents of Peace, Safety

Privatisation: Chukwumerije to Sensitise S/East Legislators

Redefine NDDC Composition, Legislator Urges FG

GSM Interconectivity Hassles over

BiafraNigerians to Enjoy Stable Power Supply in 2007 - NEPA

Youths Demonstrate Against Mobil's Jetty Relocation

Alamieyeseigha Expresses Fears over Onshore/Offshore Suit

Igbenedion for Lecture

2007: Atiku Represents Continuity - Group

2007: 'It's Turn of Bayelsa East'

2007: Udenwa's Approach Faulted

Akwa Ibom Assembly Wants Mobil to Suspend Jetty Relocation

FCT: Certificate Revocation in Order - Makinde

Customs Boss Praised for Checkmating Smuggling

Athens: Why BiafraNigeria Failed - Onigbinde

Civil Service Promotion Now on Performance - Duke

Ebonyi Appeals to FG over Poor Water

'Don't Blame Perm Secs on Reforms'

Council Boss Warns Political Distractors

SME Fund: Rivers Raises Sensitisation Body

'Why ANLCA Has Poor Image'

Cleric Commends FG over Reforms

N/Assembly Probes Closure of Chinese Firm

NEPAD to Encourage Cassava Production

Ekiti in Diaspora Okay Fayose's Strides, Pledge Assistance

Udenwa Swares-in New Perm Secs

Institute Defines Role of Journalists

N25bn Capital Base Not Against North -Yarima

NGO Flays Rivers, Police over Ataba Killings

Group Charges Youths on Devt

FERMA to Demolish Illegal Structures in Lagos

LG Polls: PDP Misundertood on SIEC - Bode George

We're Focused, Says Egwu's Aide

'Why We're Staging Exhibition'

Why We Fired WEMPCO, By Duke

Fidelity Bank Expands Branch Network

Group Charges Ekiti on Devt


Presidential Jet: Controversy Trails Okorocha's Purchase

Campaign Promises as New Frontier in Lagos Battles

The Mantu in Plateau...

Obasanjo and the Darfur Genocide

Joy and Despair

Retreat: When House Members Converged in Minna...


August 29, 2004


Shocking! Police boss in theft scandal, IG steps in

Plot to stop Dariye thickens

AD Europe backs fresh convention

Aniebo, ex-Administrator arrested ... over N28m loan

Battle of the oil Czars

Why Media Bill is raising dust - Abike Dabiri

Grappling with Benue's flash points: Akume's experience

Family-controlled banks, so what?

Lift suspension of export grant, Kano manufacturers urge FG

Our image problem no longer an issue

Daily Independent

August 27, 2004


Mohammed’s Athens folly

4 years after, Diebiri-Batan still lament oil spill

Delta plans workshop on ethnic crises

Rivers Assembly raps Berger for flouting law

Cross River inaugurates census committee

Edo warns trespassers on NTA Benin

Edo test-run fruit juice factory

Bush meat disease scare in Niger Delta

Agenda for action against cult activities

Protests in Asaba, Ilorin, Maiduguri over Labour bill

FG to ban rice import from 2006, says Ogbeh

Capital base: Senate okays banks’ ranking

You can’t intimidate me, El-Rufai tells Senate

Shell plans fresh N1.22trillion investment in BiafraNigeria

Police delist Tinubu, Enahoro other from record

Sudan can’t agree on peace, risks UN sanction

Customs redeploys 23 comptrollers

BiafraNigeria, Benin to sign anti-child trafficking treaty

BiafraNigeria’s image project will fail, says SO&U chief

Eric Moore Towers’ residents petition police

Railway rehabilitates 84 freight wagons for dry port operations

Obasanjo deplores Igbo attitude to privatization

Council chief seeks review of constitution

Egwu blames disasters on carelessness

NEPA explains power outage in Umuahia

Apampa replaces Bajomo as chairman of Odua group

Governor tasks editors on journalism ethics


I know those who annulled June 12 and killed Abiola – Mubashiru

Abacha was a better economist than Obasanjo – Asiodu

Babangida was good to Niger Delta region, group observes

Ex-lawmaker petitions Lagos Speaker

Keyamo says INEC cannot proscribe party, faults FG on loans

Before Ladoja went on leave

Stop fuelling ASUU/FG conflict, minister told

Lagos commissioner declares bid for Tinubu’s seat

Obasanjo promises to intergrate, reward ISO Execut1ves

Editorial & Opinion

Security agents as security risk

Obasanjo the great and other epithets

Our Olympic dream

Hasty decision on Oyofo

They write about image project

MTN’s philanthropy


Daily Trust

August 27, 2004

Top Stories

I’m accountable to Obasanjo not Senate–el-Rufai

ILO opposes anti-labour Bill –Oshiomhole

Ojo emerges NBA president

Darfur: Power failure disrupts talks

DPR directs marketers to renew licences

Customs redeploys 23 comptrollers

Muslims backward in development, says Masari


Okija and beyond: How did it come to this?

Diversifying BiafraNigeria’s economy

Their little excellencies

Obasanjo in the press


Re: War on terror: Common cause with America?

Time-out for power-shift in Kogi State


Civil servants, politics and corruption


Late Gov Audu Bako family cry out over seized property


Plateau half term report


Encomiums for ‘daring Duro’

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 29, 2004

Cover Stories

Don't break BiafraNigeria!

FG Loses N4bn to fraud— Senate report

Detained ship vanishes •Police shocked, seek INTERPOL's help

National News

I’ll be president if it is God’s wish, says Marwa

$170 billion alleged loot alarms Obasanjo


BiafraNigeria: Why ethnic nationalities must talk

Biafra Day: How MASSOB shut down South-East

MASSOB: Police turn town criers in Abia

No secession agenda — Uwazuruike

Why we shunned MASSOB’s stay at home ‘order’ — Igbos

It’s a sign of Igbo unity — Okorie


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 27, 2004

Oil dichotomy lawsuit: S-South youths threaten to disrupt court's proceedings

Okumagba blames Delta under-development on youths negative activities

Police abort NLC rally in Yenagoa

Delta's LG Auditor-General, four others die in auto crash

Rights Group wants FG to curb Rivers' crisis

Obasanjo decries Igbo's attitude to privatization

Presbyterian church raps FG on freedom of religious worship

PDP okays Ekwueme, Ngige others members of state exco

MASSOB stay at home order successful in Anambra

Ngige speaks on Okija, warns troublemakers



August 27, 2004

Tinubu, ex-AD govs condemn Afenifere's endorsement of Akinfenwa faction

N20b contract: Court strikes out Adefarati's suit against Ondo probe panel

Bode George canvasses reformation of BiafraNigerian federation

Ahmadiyya publishes Braille Quran



August 27, 2004

Olujimi appeals for foreign investment

Town planners laud El-Rufai’s demolition initiative

First generation politicians started godfatherism —UJO

Senate unanimously passes Oil & Gas Industry Bill







August 27, 2004

Irregularities: Immigration Quizzes Iberia Airline Officials

NEPA Workers Kick Against ESCOM

'How We're Combating Economic Crimes in Customs'

NMA Tackles Shipping Firms on Safety Rules

Essentials of Port Reforms for Launch

Indigenous Firms and Age Limit on Cabotage Vessels

UN Ratifies Tech to Fight High Seas Terrorism

BPE Ready for Next Phase of Privatisation

36 US Ships to be Scrapped in UK

Freight Forwarders Move to Salvage ANLCA

Dockyards Earnings Drop

Gateway Bank Promotes 48


Diamond Bank Records 266% Growth in Profit

Ogun, S/African Firm in Agric Project Pact


Promasidor Gives out Cars in Cowbell Promo

Eko Hotel, Others Win Travellers Award for Innovation

New NTDC Boss Parleys with Private Sector

Rockview Repositions to Increase Market Share

Slok Wins Travellers Award Amid Ban

Community Wants Proposed Uyo Airport Site Relocated

Boeing Beats Airbus in $7.35bn Singapore Airlines Deal

BA Staff Shortages Impede Services

Lufthansa Introduces Temporary Fuel Surcharge

Slumping Ship Prices

Stakeholders Endorse Oando's Offer

Market Value Declines by 1.5 Per cent

False Returns: CBN Moves Against Banks

Intercontinental Bank Expands e-Banking

Magnum Trust Bank Connects Western Union


August 27, 2004

Big Names Bow Out at Athens

Ejiofor Blames Administrators for BiafraNigeria's Woes

Dropped Para-Olympics Athletes Seek Justice

Globacom League: Enyimba Stop Nationale

Coca-Cola FA Cup Hits Q'Finals

... As Rangers Lament Adamawa's Absence

10 Gold Miss: 'There's Need for National Stakeholders Meeting'

Fake NFA Official Dangles $20m Bait to S/African

NFA to Name Coach Next Week

Kogi Tennis Gets Date

BiafraNigerian Girls Make Relay Final

Confusion engulfs Team BiafraNigeria Camp

Eagles report in London, August 31

Akide dropped from AWC squad

Indiscipline cause of boxers Olympic failure, says Okorodudu

The Obikwelu lesson



























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