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December 10, 2004

Court Lacks Power to Summon Dariye
Gani Tells Judge

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BiafraNigeria confronts UK, others on $3.5b Abacha loot

Oil savings may be in Pounds, Dollars, Euro

NEC invites Obasanjo over excess oil money

BiafraNigeria leads in human trafficking

North poised to fight disunity--Communique

Ecological fund: Reps summon SGF, Iweala over N16bn

2007: ANPP Govs to Back Northern Candidate

Dariye: London Police in BiafraNigeria, Consult EFCC

Govt axes Albarka, SpaceWorld, 2 others

Ghanaian President, Kuffour, set for clear win

Ghanaian polls: Obasanjo replies Rawlings


Legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) has described as unconstitutional Justice Abdullahi Liman’s order summoning Gov. Joshua Dariye of Plateau State to appear before him to answer criminal charges. Chief Fawehinmi said the action of the Federal High Court judge, Kaduna in summoning Dariye to answer to money laundering charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), offended Section 308 of the constitution which dwells on immunity from prosecution for certain classes of public office holders. But, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Akin Olujinmi (SAN) observed that though the Federal Government has demonstrated the necessary political will to fight corruption in the land...

BiafraNigeria confronts...

BNW AbachaAustria, Britain and five other European nations have for four years failed to agree to help Nigeria recover money that disappeared during the rule of the late General Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s ambassador to Vienna said...


Oil savings may be...

BNW Euro and Dollar SymbolsIf the Federal Government agrees with the National Economic Council (NEC), the country's crude oil savings may soon cease to be only in American dollar. In other words, the United States' (U.S.) currency may stop being the sole currency...

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BNW Nigerian PoliceTension has gripped residents of Benin, the Edo State capital, following the deployment of hundreds of policemen to the state ahead of the much-publicised opening of the office of a...


Kufuor to Win w/o...

BNW Ghana Elections, December 8, 2004Ghana's President John Kufuor is maintaining a clear lead as counting continues after Tuesday's election. With 5.9 million votes counted - more than half the registered...

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December 08, 2004


Killer baby food floods markets

Doctors begin strike

Court summons Dariye

Danjuma s firm clinches Benin oil deal

Akunyili is Champion Better Society lecturer

Obasanjo sets up political reform panel

Fire service seeks N.5m life line

Fresh fuel scarcity hits Abuja, Asaba

Ibori ready to render account Delta SSG

Tinubu commends Atiku, others

FG to check influx of expatriates into oil and gas industry


Governors challenge the President

Ngige, Umeh, not willing to hold December 18 election Dim

Editorial & Opinion

Making NEPAD work

Solar energy is the answer

Tribute to Nnamdi Azikiwe

The Sun

November 08, 2004


An order has been given for my assassination, says Ralph Uwazuruike, MASSOB leader

School for crisis• • Firefight over returned institution in Lagos ...

Okada riders at war

Heroic cops battle robbers

Young man held with arms and charms

South-South goes for presidency in 2007 – Ake

51 students expelled from agric college

Appoint CJ by seniority, says Ebonyi NBA boss

Man docked for impersonating police chief


November 01, 2004


BiafraNigerian strike to target Shell

More BiafraNigerian troops for Darfur

Darfur negotiators lack urgency, U.N. envoy says

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November 15, 2004


Strike goes ahead ·NLC ·Police call for dialogue

Anambra: Ebonyi governor heads truce committee

FG asks ex-perm sec to produce Okigbo report

FG, states, LGs share N2.15 trillion foreign debts service gulps N192.63bn in 10 months

Obasanjo: Stay more at home

S/South: A declaration by a divided people

NNPC still sells kerosene at N55 per litre

Nestle shares scam: Tribunal seeks refunds for investors

Intercontinental Bank assets hit N110.6bn


November 29, 2004


Heineken boosts African position

Obasanjo admits huge farm wealth

Yahoo Daily News

October 12, 2004


BiafraNigerian Strike Enters Second Day, Oil Exports Flow

BiafraNigerian Cities Are Shut Down by Strike

Defiant unions take BiafraNigerian general strike into second day

BiafraNigerian Labor Group Launches Strike

BiafraNigeria braces for strike as union leader released by secret police

Detention of BiafraNigeria's top labour leader raises tension as strike looms

BiafraNigerian largest city reports new polio cases

Some 53,000 Killed in BiafraNigeria in 3 Years

More than 53,000 BiafraNigerians killed in three years of ethnic strife

BiafraNigeria's Top Anglican Proposes U.S. Parishes

Chevron in BiafraNigeria reports oil spill

Talks stall as oil-rich BiafraNigeria heads closer to all-out strike

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


December 08, 2004


Court summons Dariye, remands bank chiefs in prison

Nigeria, South Africa in race for UN Security Council seat

Youths vacate Shell, Chevron facilities

Kuffuor set to sweep Ghana's polls

Obasanjo raises panel on national confab, opposes break-up

Magistrate's court bars Senior Advocate from trial

Govt's pensions liability hits N1 trillion

Two feared killed as PDP, PRP supporters clash in Niger

Copyright commission arrests suspected pirates

Virgin Nigeria begins local, west coast operations next year

Putin warry Iraq's planned polls

Govt pledges hitch-free 2005 census

Labour centres hinge better leadership on unity among selves

Kwankwaso wants court to nullify probe panel's report

Atiku, Tinubu, others extol Hamzat's virtues at book launch

Outage stalls Imo Assembly's second reading of budge

Ibadan customers owe NEPA N14.3b

AD warns against conversion of state secretariat

Judiciary workers suspend strike

Legal backing for health reforms underway

200 kids get free medical care in Osun

China to provide 598 boreholes in 18 states

I rejected N14m bribe to release ship, says naval chief

Fuel scarcity hits Abuja, Kano

Masari urges preservation of traditional institutions

Shekarau's aide denies report on $38.5m foreign loan

Gas flaring to end by 2008, says Daukoru

NUC sets up panel to commercialise research projects

Sierra Leonean refugees protest alleged killing of colleagues

Ogoni laud Obasanjo's peace moves


Shell on collision course with Senate

Immunity clause in the war against corruption

Editorial & Opinion

Plight of the physically challenged

Jehovah's Witnesses and the issue of blood

Tunji Oseni: A tribute

The humiliation of Anambra people

Power play in Abia judiciary

Anambra State: A call to prayer

A light sentence


June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed


June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive

This Day

December 08, 2004


ExxonMobil Plans $10bn Investment in Nigeria

Rawlings Accuses Obasanjo of Interference

FG Inaugurates Political Reforms Panel

Missing Vessel: Court Summons CNS, Others

FG Committed to Re-inventing Nigeria, Says Atiku

Senate Summons Total over Kaduna Refinery TAM

Varsity to be Named After IBB

Emir Appointed Chancellor

Mayhem: FG Gets 14-day Ultimatum

Professionals Urged To Partake in Politics

LGs Advised on Maintenance Culture

City Express Bank Asset Base Hits N20bn

UAC Foods Launches "Xmas Specials"

Anambra Mayhem: FG Gets 14-day Ultimatum

Ibori Tasks Engineers on Development

Ebonyi LGs Now Enjoy Phone Services

"Inconsistent Policies, Bane of Manufacturing Sector"

Transparency: Commissioner Challenges LG Bosses

Dariye: 'Probe Smacks of Witch-hunting'

Pray for Nigeria, Pilgrims Urged

Ekiti Pledges Enabling Environment for Investors

Emulate Atiku, Hamzat, Tinubu Urges Leaders

Drugs Can Deplete Workforce - Lafiaji

Shiloh 2004: Oyedepo Introduces Helicopter Shuttle Service

8th Day Fidau for Tunji Oseni

Ex -Commissioner Sues Shekarau

NPA Commended Over Land Allocation

Reforms Necessary for Economic Growth - Atiku

Assembly Approves N24bn Supplementary Budget

Ile-Ife Day: Devt Board Commences Industrialisation Project

Udenwa Proposes N35bn Budget for 2005

Access International School Hosts Teachers, Parents


Plateau AD Warns Mantu Against Destabilising Acts

Hold Govt Accountable, Williams Tells Nigerians

Kwara Assembly Queries Councillors Over Mace

Community Condemns Attacks By Hoodlums

Indigenes Commend Fayose

My Role in Bakassi Peninsula Controversy - Agabi

2007:PDP'll Decide S/south's Fate - Mbu


November 01, 2004


Niger Delta militia surrendering weapons for cash

Darfur talks bogged down by bickering over agenda

Darfur peace talks resume in Abuja after delays

Hand-over of Bakassi peninsula still blocked

Five charged with planning to shoot down Obasanjo's helicopter

Trade unions draw more support than opposition parties

Kaduna checks identity of 19 bodies buried by police

Work resumes countrywide as four-day strike ends

Washington Post

November 01, 2004


African Bishops Break From West Seminaries

Sudan, Rebels May Reach Darfur Agreement

BiafraNigeria Strike to Target Oil Exports

Daily Independent

December 04, 2004


Agbeyegbe: Our guards don't carry guns - Oando

I didn't marry Jaiye because of Punch money - Stella Damasus-Aboderin

Radio Kudirat knew MKO'd be killed

Dokubo-Asari: FG deploys 3,000 cops to Niger-Delta

PDP: Obasanjo, governors stripped of power to pick candidates

2007: Atiku, Odili split South-South

No apologies for not attending Northern Governors' Forum - Obasanjo

Anambra crisis: Lawmaker threatens war

Ibori condoles C&S Church over Otubu's death

2007 Presidency: Southern govs insist on equity, competence

Ife Development Board launches N500m industrialisation fund

Obasanjo behind terrorism in Anambra - Chekwas Okorie

Suspended Edo Council chairman escapes assassination

New structure for BPE


How SSS worked for Radio Kudirat - Fayemi

Dariye's many coups against Obasanjo

Endless battle for Lagos

Obasanjo was afraid of the masses - Beko

Mail & Guardian

November 01, 2004


Bishops want to create 'African' theology

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December 08, 2004

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Corruption Charge: Kaduna court summons Dariye

IPMAN strike: Fuel scarcity hits north

Immunity clause, threat to anti-corruption crusade– AG

Obasanjo inaugurates National Confab C’ttee

High turnout for Ghana election

NPA earmarks N1.3b for anti-bunkering crusade

Senate probes state of refineries

Obasanjo urges resident doctors to call off strike


Naira breaks 20-year jinx

NAMB changes name

Oil workers want TAM contractors exposed


2007: ACF and northern aspirants

Inside Obasanjo’s Nigeria

Your Letters

Dariye, clear yourself

Nigerian youth and western culture


Enyimba! It’s not yet uhuru, experts warn

Polo: Makarfi extols Guinness’ involvement


Politicians, press and the indigene/settler question

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


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


December 08, 2004

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Missing ship: Bob-Manuel indicts Agunloye afresh

National Confab coming - OBASANJO

Rivers community vacates oil flowstations

National News

Mantu laments non-reduction of fuel prices by marketers

N126m scam: Ex-Osun commissioners refused bail


Nigeria needs constitutional conference - Osipitan

Naval chief asks court to stop court-martial

Refineries: FG plans new measures


Cleric condemns gay Marriage, advocates family affairs ministry

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association on strike in Kano

Crisis looms over Makanjuola's lost title

BON condemns vandalisation of Anambra Broadcasting Service

Southeast / Niger Delta

FG's pension liability exceeds N1trn

Ibori renews appeal to FG on East-West road dualisation

$100m claim: Senate threatens Shell officials with arrest

Nigerian engineers ask FG to stop awarding oil contracts to foreigners

Enugu traders partner with Ministry to tackle HIV/AIDS

NPC rules out upward review of ad-hoc staff pay

Anambra Assembly members differ on suspension of colleagues

Imo poultry gets 5,000 chicken ready for public by March next year


December 08, 2004


2005 budget: NASS reviews agric allocation upward

Makarfi heads political reforms c’ttee

Where accountants have failed, by Shekarau

Gambari backs SNC

Kano SSG Vs Freedom Radio: Court adjourns hearing to Feb 23

Dariye, Mantu crisis turns for worst

Nobody can manipulate me — Makama

Sokoto govt procures N350m drugs

Tension brews in Gumi over Maibuhu’s released

KNSG to constructs 500 houses

Kano Assembly resolves on cleansing travel agencies

Kachia barracks undergoes rehabilitation

Dialysis unit for Zamfara Federal Medical Centre

C’ttee on tertiary hospitals submits report

FIIRO demonstrates 10 % cassava flour bread

Proposed JUSAN strike aborted in FCT


Dambatta commissions five schools

Chairman traders assoc. hails Shekarau’s accountability

ANPP stalwart advises Nigerians to elect credible leaders

Lack of water worries municipal councillor

YODASOJ to establish vocational training centre in Kano

Kano Assembly condoles with Madigawa family

Makoda subsidizes tractors, fertilizers to farmers


An open letter to conveners of Northern Peace Conference


One-term presidency, revisited

Anambra a testing ground of Nigeria ’s failed democracy


For North to succeed (II)

Aliero rejects bill on new emirates

Reps to compel coys to go public

Dariye must be probed - PPMS

CNPP cautions Dariye against sycophancy


NFA begs for Fund

Pillars, BON, Buffalo may not play in Kano

Inter-Local Government Soccer Tourney: Kano FA calls for registration

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December 22, 2003

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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

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

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Minister vows to revoke bitumen exploration contracts

Alleged illegal bunkering: Vessel charterer arrested, docked







December 08, 2004

FG's pension liability exceeds N1trn

Ibori renews appeal to FG on East-West road dualisation

$100m claim: Senate threatens Shell officials with arrest

Nigerian engineers ask FG to stop awarding oil contracts to foreigners

Enugu traders partner with Ministry to tackle HIV/AIDS

NPC rules out upward review of ad-hoc staff pay

Anambra Assembly members differ on suspension of colleagues

Imo poultry gets 5,000 chicken ready for public by March next year





December 08, 2004

Nigeria needs constitutional conference - Osipitan

Naval chief asks court to stop court-martial

Refineries: FG plans new measures

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December 08, 2004

Cleric condemns gay Marriage, advocates family affairs ministry

Independent Petroleum Marketers Association on strike in Kano

Crisis looms over Makanjuola's lost title

BON condemns vandalisation of Anambra Broadcasting Service







December 08, 2004

Consolidation: Merging banks to surrender licences, says CBN

Oil prices rise on production cut-back fear, unrest in Nigeria

Govt set to privatise NACFA, says Sekibo

New instrument imminent in the capital market

Trade Bank gets new MD


No BiafraNigerian bank is very sound - EImala


December 08, 2004

Nigeria gets Sydney Olympics gold

Udeh may replace Okonkwo in Enyimba's midfield

Foreign pros are stars to watch

... As Globacom makes grand entry

3SC signs new players

Delta Queens, Pelican Stars, others set for Super League challenge

Okoya-Thomas restates support for Asoju-Oba table tennis

Deportivo seeks to extend Monaco's Spanish misery

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