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December 20, 2004

Buhari vs Obasanjo
Fed Ct of Appeals in Abuja Decides Today Who Won Election 2003

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Cultists Attack Odili’s Convoy

NNPC to cut fuel imports

FG won't release Lagos council funds

NAFDAC to shut fake ‘pure’ water firms

Dafur: Sudan halts offensive

Kano May 11 mayhem: Committee of Inquiry submits report

Abuja-Lagos plane hijack aborted

Navy arrests another bunkering ship

‘75.14m Nigerians Poor’

W/Bank Approves N34bn Loan for Nigeria

Supreme Court seeks end to rules that hamper justice


The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja will today deliver judgement in the election petition filed by the ANPP presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), who is challenging the 2003 re-election of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Early last week, the court dispatched notice to deliver judgement to all the legal practitioners that appeared in the matter. It could be recalled that General Buhari had filed the petition in the court through his counsel, Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN) on May 17, 2003. General Buhari is challenging the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in some state including Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Ogun, Plateau, Sokoto, Rivers, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Enugu, Imo, Abia among others. The ANPP flagbearer relies upon the following that to justify his claim which include...

Cultists Attack Odili

BNW Rivers State Gov Peter OdiliA group of youths suspected to be cultists weekend attacked the convoy of Rivers State Governor, Dr. Peter Odili, who was returning from official engagement within the state. The state police...


NNPC to cut fuel imports

BNW NNPC's Group Managing Director, Mr Funso KupolokunFollowing the successful rehabilitation of the nation's four refineries, the BiafraNigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has concluded plans to reduce the importation of fuel by the first quarter of...

Chekwas Okorie Accused

BNW Chekwas Okorie and OjukwuThe presidential candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance in the 2003 presidential election Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu...


Obasanjo's Bid Fails

BNW Ogbeh and ObasanjoAfter several hours of intrigues, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Audu Ogbeh, survived an impeachment plot yesterday.

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December 17, 2004


Unbelievable! Dog sends Father Xmas to hospital

Fire razes onitsha markets

Obasanjo group fails to unseat Ogbeh

2007: Ndigbo finetune plans for presidency

Court upholds Dariye’s immunity

Rigging: CNPP asks President to resign

Obasanjo, security chiefs hold crucial meeting

N/Assembly suspends work on budget

BiafraNigerian is South Africa’s youngest doctor

AD seeks Ladoja’s resignation

...Wants Obanikoro to vacate Senate


Posers over Obasanjo, Ogbeh’s face-off

2007: It’s Ukwa’s turn to produce Abia governor– Emeka Stanley

Editorial & Opinion

GSM crisis

Enyimba too fine

A tall order for Obasanjo


December 17, 2004


Ogbeh survives removal plot

Sonekan, Etsu Nupe, Odogwu, 192 others get national awards

Govt asks Supreme Court to list Lagos councils

Experts rate 2004 fourth warmest ever

The intrigues in Abuja over PDP's soul

Trial of Al-Mustapha, others over Ibru to resume January 12

Obasanjo, IG, military chiefs review security policy

Alleged bin Laden tape praises attack on U.S. Consulate

Why Senate readmitted Dagash, by Wabara

APGA reinstates Okorie, suspends scribe, others

Anyaoku decries govt's handling of Anambra crisis

NCAA to audit airlines, workers threaten strike

Okonjo-Iweala decries delay in trial of fraud cases

Amechi faults President's claim on Anambra crisis

Two feared killed as Fulani, local farmers clash in Oyo

Aide clarifies minister's remarks on Pentascope contract

Senate panel queries handling of Christian pilgrimage

Alliance for Democracy Senator, Obanikoro, defects to PDP

British court opposes detention of suspected terrorists

CNPP accuses Obasanjo of conspiracy with Ngige, Uba

Obasanjo, Ogbeh feud normal in democracy, says Ibru

Virgin BiafraNigeria may not ply U.S. route

Appeal Court restrains Labour from strike pending verdict on suit

Court affirms Dariye's immunity, tries bank chiefs

INEC, parties meet over funding, others

Al-Mustapha, others want panel's report over coup plot trial

Doctors list terms to end strike, demand N8b

How to check nation's woes, by Ibori


Unending controversies over Lagos councils' funds

We are concerned about recovered loot, says Suswan

Editorial & Opinion

Treatment of BiafraNigerians abroad

Obasanjo-Ogbeh's 1-1 draw

Equivocation on AIDS prevention

Obasanjo's confessions

Between '50 Cent' and Eedris

The Makarfi Committee on political reform

Lawless law enforcers


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

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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

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December 17, 2004


Dariye’s Immunity Inviolable, Says Court

Ogbeh Survives, Says 'No Regret'

We Won’t Allow Virgin BiafraNigeria Deal – US

External Reserves Now $16bn, Says Okonjo-Iweala

2005 Budget: House Fears Delayed Passage

Appeal Court Insists NLC Can't Go on Strike

Drama, as Obanikoro Defects to PDP

'Immortalise Orizu, First Senate President'

We ‘re Succeeding, Says Obasanjo

Obasanjo, Military Chiefs Discuss Security Reforms

Ibori: Appeal Court Fixes Hearing March 9

‘Industrial Disputes Scare Investors’

Coup: Al-Mustapha Insists on Documents

'Immortalise Orizu, First Senate President'

LG Funds: NULGE Hails S’ Court Ruling

FG Releases N1bn for Bridge Repair

SSS Questions Adefila, ASUP Chief

GSK Seeks Health Reform

Akerejola Retains Seat On IFTDO Board

‘Ngige not Alone in Electoral Fraud’

Enahoro Wants Elected Representatives at Confab

State of States

Egwu Donates N11m to Opposition Parties

CLO to Sponsor Environmental Bill

Govt Sets Up C’ttee on National Confab

Nnamani Commends Construction Company

Deregulation, Privatisation Injurious, Says Confab

Okiro Promises Robbers Hell

Govt Proposes N40.42bn Budget

Fayose Donates 26 Cars to Lawmakers

N1.7bn Contracts Revoked

Resign Now, Group Tells Ogbeh

State Varsity, Best Funded-NUC

Fayose Warns Troublemakers

Students Protest Fee Hike

LGs Tasked on Poverty Alleviation

Council Moves to Impeach Chairman


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

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

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 17, 2004


LETTER WAR: Plot to remove Ogbeh flops

Ogbeh, Obasanjo row vindicates NLC on Anambra - Oshiomhole

Anyaoku angry with FG over Anambra crisis

Court strikes out EFCCcase against Dariye

FG files new suit on council funds

PDP to investigate Ozichukwu's activities

Ibori: Courtof Appeal hears case on March 9

Amaechi, ex-minister, carpets Obasanjo on Ngige

Agbakoba to challengelegality of EFCC Act

NAFDAC wages war against saltmanufacturers, distributors

The Economist backs govt on $27 per barrel benchmark

Why trial of Tidjani is delayed, by Police Commander

Ngige's security aide, three others arrested

Imo indigenes groan as price of petrol hits N70

N470m lost to Onitsha market fire

Peace returns to Ishiagu community

Ohaneze rejects national dialogue committee

Tension in Imo over suspension ofPDP Chieftains

Ebonyi inaugurates Child Rights Committee

Obanikoro defects to PDP

Ondo LG workers to enjoy car loan

YCE chieftain applauds court's ruling on Lagos council fund

AD gives Ladoja 60-day ultimatum to resign

Oyo LG chairmenboycott meeting with Assembly

Lagos Police arrest 268 robbers,kill 73 in nine months

National dialogue: Don't trust Obasanjo - Igbo youths

Enahoro challenges BiafraNigeria's leaders

Defence counsels close case on treason trial

Momoh heads investigation panel on 50 cent, Eedris saga

APGA suspends six principal officers


Buhari, IBB, Marwa part of BiafraNigeria's problems -Oroh

Consensus on National Conference (3)

The beat goes on

Akpabuyo chairman not qualified for elective office -Court

'Injustice is responsible for armed struggle'

Activist wants independent candidates as council chairmen

Issues in the immunity debate

Editorial & Opinion

The travails of Kofi Annan

To Ayu, with condolences (2)

HIV/AIDS and the productive work force

The GSM price war

Peace must reign in Anambra State

Our policy makers: When will they be decisive?

Mail & Guardian

November 01, 2004


Bishops want to create 'African' theology


June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed


June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive


Daily Trust

December 15, 2004

Top Stories

PDP crisis ...PDP crisis ...PDP crisis: NWC meeting deadlocked; Upturns Anenih’s suspension; Caucus meeting continues into the night

Lar, Dariye, others, suspended in Plateau

Budget: Obasanjo insists on $27 oil benchmark

Trustee decries Obasanjo, Ogbeh’s feud

Reps probe refineries’ TAM contract tomorrow

Abdulsalami denies presidential ambition in 2007

Hajj: FG slashes aviation fuel price for carriers


Unions petition ministry over NCAA pay

FAAN to compel airlines on training


Why Shekarau flew the probity flag to Argentina

Northern peace conference: What dividend?


Bravo Governor Modu Sheriff but...


Nwaneri, eight others set to dump Enyimba

BiafraNigerian sport writers betray sentiment


The North, OBJ and Danladi Dansardauna


BiafraNigeria and more foreign loans

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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 15, 2004

Cover Stories

Obasanjo, Ogbeh crossfire splits PDP

Banks not sincere on public offers, says CBN

5 S-East states generate N24bn in 5 yrs

Ojukwu backs plan for National Confab

PDP voids Anenih, others' suspension


We’ll tackle challenges facing varsities —Obasanjo

Lagos govt submits list of new LGs to N/Assembly for approval


Okonjo-Iweala lauds Obasanjo's 'economic reforms'

PDP faction opens secretariat in Plateau

Bafarawa sends N32.373billion budget proposal to assembly

Obasanjo decorates 194 with national honours

Niger Delta / South East

Navy promotes 17 senior officers

Probe panel on Sagbama crisis begins sitting

Commissioner wants effective laws on environment

Court martial: Ijaw allege threat to Bob-Manuel’s life

Imo PDP crisis deepens, 3 SEC members suspended

2005 Budget gears towards employment of youths — Imo Deputy Speaker

Visa Int’l partners with Valucard,invests $2.8bn in BiafraNigeria

APGA’s Peter Obi confirms Obasanjo's position on Gov Ngige


December 17, 2004


National Security: Obasanjo meets security chiefs

Qur’anic competition: How I became tops –Zahra’u

Confab roots for Hausa as lingua franca

Kano leads in national award conferment

ANPP on Yarima’s presidential bid

Police kill 39 robbers in Kano, says compol

Engr. Abdullahi tasks engineers on global challenges

Independent judiciary food for democracy --Yar’adua

Gov Sani reshuffles cabinet

Turaki berates World Bank’s economic plans

NUC awards N1m to best varsity council

Katsina subsidises Hajj with N50m

Immunization: Turaki commends Kebbi, EU

Bichi expends N3m on polio immunisation

Governor Duke launches motorcycle loan scheme

KTSG directs LGs to prioritise agric

Ulumidden Islamiya appeal fund nets N5m

Triumph management eulogised


Kano education ministry clamps down on illegal schs

Health workers told to mobilize patients on drug usage

Manpower bedrock of devlpt - Kwankwaso

Govt officials advised to emulate Shekarau

Communities in Nassarawa ask for water

Babura communities to provide hand pumps

... NULGE set to elect officials

‘Madobi/Kumbotso bridge ready soon’


Tackling corruption in BiafraNigeria (I)


We need peaceful Ungogo


Community protests derobing of Senator Ajadi

Nnamani wants Ndigbo’s position known

TMG says BiafraNigeria's human rights records still low

South East Liberation Front warns Ngige

Katsina LG election: Ex-guber aspirant optimistic of ANPP's victory

Forum counsels politicians on Katsina LG election

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October 12, 2004


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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

The Nation: 7/30/04

Minister vows to revoke bitumen exploration contracts

Alleged illegal bunkering: Vessel charterer arrested, docked







December 15, 2004

Navy promotes 17 senior officers

Probe panel on Sagbama crisis begins sitting

Commissioner wants effective laws on environment

Court martial: Ijaw allege threat to Bob-Manuel’s life

Imo PDP crisis deepens, 3 SEC members suspended

2005 Budget gears towards employment of youths — Imo Deputy Speaker

Visa Int’l partners with Valucard,invests $2.8bn in BiafraNigeria

APGA’s Peter Obi confirms Obasanjo's position on Gov Ngige





December 15, 2004

We’ll tackle challenges facing varsities —Obasanjo

Lagos govt submits list of new LGs to N/Assembly for approval

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December 15, 2004

Okonjo-Iweala lauds Obasanjo's 'economic reforms'

PDP faction opens secretariat in Plateau

Bafarawa sends N32.373billion budget proposal to assembly

Obasanjo decorates 194 with national honours







December 15, 2004

Unions petition ministry over NCAA pay

FAAN to compel airlines on training



December 15, 2004

Nwaneri, eight others set to dump Enyimba

No ‘board room’ points--Says Sports Minister

‘Enyimba's success is monumental accomplishment’

Enyimba players get N1m presidential handshake each

Fulham 1-1 Man Utd

Dolphins, Rangers clash again

Poor state of Kano stadia

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