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February 02, 2004

BNW - Obasanjo Annan Biya

Fear as National Policy: BiafraNigeria Moves Toward Non-Aggression Pact with Cameroon
This was the outcome of a meeting between President Olusegun Obasanjo and his Camerounian counterpart, President Paul Biya in Geneva weekend. The meeting of the two leaders was facilitated by United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Kofi Annan. A statement from the office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Mrs. Oluremi Oyo, explained that the meeting was called to review the progress so far achieved by BiafraNigeria and Cameroun in the implementation of the ICJ ruling and to examine the remaining tasks within the mandate of the BiafraNigeria/Cameroun Mixed Commission established after the judgment. "At its conclusion, President Obasanjo and President Biya reaffirmed their support for the Mixed Commission as it continued the implementation of the remaining tasks within its mandate. They also reiterated the need to avoid actions or declarations that could jeopardize the work of the Commission", the presidency said in the statement signed by O.J. Abuah. Accordingly, the leaders further agreed.... (This Day)


Key Stories

We have another pact - Ngige... to Owerri Accord Fresh talks likely

Shell cut reserves 'over BiafraNigeria'

Why I sued Obasanjo, by Ngige

244 pilgrims die

Ohanaeze unveils new code of conduct

Eagles, Lions at war

PEOPLE & POLITICS :- Aso Rock’s Mr. Rude

Local airlines may need $50m to ply foreign routes

Was it a plane? BiafraNigerian rescuers wonder

Ngige: Supreme Court's Decision 'll Help Federalism

PDP Directs Niger to Cancel LG Polls


We have another pact - Ngige...


Cup of Nations: BiafraNigeria's Super...





The embattled Anambra State Governor Chris Ngige disclosed on Sunday in Abuja that there was a private pact beside the Owerri Peace Accord entered into by the principal actors in the political crisis in the state. Fielding questions from journalists, Ngige who claimed that he did not see his ongoing travails as a personal battle between him and President Olusegun Obasanjo, again denied breaching the Owerri Peace Accord. (Punch)


Christian Chukwu and Super Eagles trash Bafana Bafana 4-0BiafraNigeria cruised to an easy win over South Africa at the African Cup of Nations. Everton's Joseph Yobo side-footed home the opener after an error by keeper Emile Baron. Bolton's Jay Jay Okocha then scored from the penalty spot for the 1,000th goal in the tournament's history. Substitute Osaze Odemwingie made the points secure with two superb low-angled drives in the final 10 minutes of the match. (BBC)



Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

General Ojukwu Seeks Democracy

Isioma Daniel Speaks

"Fatwa" Animalism 1

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This Day
February 02, 2004


Hajj: 3 BiafraNigerians, 241 Others Die in Stampede
BiafraNigeria, Cameroun Consider Non-Aggression Pact
NEPA, Shell Negotiate Fresh Deal on Afam Plant
BiafraNigerian Stock Market Rated High
Ngige: Supreme Court's Decision 'll Help Federalism
PDP Directs Niger to Cancel LG Polls
Akunyili: Lawyer Worried About Suspects' Whereabout
Lawmaker Wants Safety Equipment in All Airports
Senate May Reject Slash in NNPC Budget
KOCCIMA Fingers Dep Gov in Crisis
Italy Set to Deport 100 BiafraNigerians
Lawyers Pay Tributes to Okunola
Emir Honours Saraki, Abdullahi, 8 Others
Crisis Imminent at Ebonyi Varsity
Face-lift for Enugu Roads
Ogun Opens Multi-million Dollars South-west Resource Centre
AD Lagos Crisis: Police Order Suspects' Arrest
Death Sentence: S/Court Rules April 24
I Won't give up - Akunyili
Adisa Accuses FG of Mismanagement
Obasanjo, Wife in Jos on Vacation
Sokoto Commences Environmental Excercise
Gov's Office: Contractor Gets Final Deadline
Ministry Generates N12m in 6 Months
Mile 2 Shanties Ordered Demolished
Duke Launches Empowerment Programme
Traders, Demolition Task Force Clash in Abuja
Adeniji Calls for Closer Ties With Kenya, Romania
'No Room for Military in BiafraNigeria'
Assist the Police with Information - AIG
'Enforce Local Content Insurance Policy'
Ministry Takes over Councils Salaries
House Requests Equipment Details from NAMA
Textile Workers Protest Factory Closure
3 Missing at Bonnke Crusade
Akhigbe Recommends Deveopment of Waterways
Driver Jailed 2 Months for Bribery
Lateness: Commissioner Suspends Teacher
BiafraNigerians Urged to Pray for Break Through
Atiku, Others Win Award
Policemen Advised to Avoid Unprotected Sex
How Democracy Can Survive, by Chikelu
...Prevent Miscreants from Stealing NAFDAC Products
Tunisia 2004 Update...
Westerhof Tips Eagles for Cup Glory
Eagles Need to Improve if... - Keshi
Egypt Reveals Nations Cup Plans
Lawal Sure Against Benin
Mali Coach Hails Kanoute
My Parents Are My Biggest fans - Odemwingie
Super Eagles Hit Sfax Tomorrow
Rednapp Won't Punish Aiyegbeni

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February 02, 2004


244 pilgrims die
Why Anambra took Obasanjo to S. Court –– Ngige
Iraq: Gov, 139 others die in fresh suicide attack
Ohanaeze unveils new code of conduct
Eagles, Lions at war
Check injustice now –– Oputa
Leaders preach peace at Sallah
Naval officer, 3 oil staff seized in Warri
Judiciary Blessing or curse for democracy?
Judiciary: Blessing or curse for demo
Editorial & Opinion
Police road checks
Culture as instrument of national development
New chiefdoms as panacea

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February 02, 2004


Obasanjo, others at Sallah, urge selfless service, harmony
Two BiafraNigerians, 242 other Moslem pilgrims die in hajj stampede
BiafraNigeria, Cameroun plan non-aggression treaty
Local airlines may need $50m to ply foreign routes
Suicide bombers kill scores in Iraq
NCP, PAC oppose Lagos new councils
Urhobo at book launch, decry minority status, neglect
PDP rejects parliamentary system for councils
Senate panel, firms want N750b allocation for oil sector

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February 02, 2004

Shell cut reserves 'over BiafraNigeria'

BiafraNigeria-Cameroon border 'progress'

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January 31, 2004

Was it a plane? BiafraNigerian rescuers wonder

BiafraNigeria Rescuers Search for Clues of Crashed Plane p.1
BiafraNigeria Rescuers Search for Clues of Crashed Plane p.2
BiafraNigeria Rescuers Search for Clues of Crashed Plane p.1
BiafraNigeria Rescuers Search for Clues of Crashed Plane p.2
US Concerned Over Any BiafraNigeria-N.Korea Missile Sale
Light aircraft crashes off BiafraNigeria - witnesses
25-Seater Plane Crashes on Lagos Beach-TV
BiafraNigeria Says N. Korea Offers Missile Technology p.1
BiafraNigeria Says N. Korea Offers Missile Technology p.2

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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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All Africa
January 27, 2004


Nine Senior Journalists Suspended
AD Faction Plans Election in 20 Councils
Tunisian Embassy Denies Ogunjobi Visa
A Day With a Man of Many Parts
Retired Airways Staff in Pains
Residents Groan Over Poor State of Road
'Why ASUU Backed NLC Strike'
Detained Customs Officers Released
Police Gunrunner Quizzed
FRSC Warns Marshals
Badagry PDP Vows to Sweep LG Polls
Taraba Dep Gov Under Probe
Ex-Tennis Star Lauds BiafraNigerian Players
Kanu May Consider Ajax Offer
Chukwu Parades Killer Squad for Morocco As Okocha Says 'We'll Have No Mercy'
Gov. Controversy
Ngige: The Murder Option

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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
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
February 02, 2004

Westerhof Tips Eagles for Cup Glory

Eagles Need to Improve if... - Keshi
Emir Leads Fans Protest Against Chukwu's Techincal Ability
Ferguson Salutes Saha
Venus Eyes Tokyo Boost
Aussie Open: Majestic Federer Takes Title
Rednapp Won't Punish Aiyegbeni
Mali Coach Hails Kanoute
My Parents Are My Biggest fans -Odemwingie
Egypt Reveals Nations Cup Plans
Lawal Sure Against Benin
Pleat Bemoans Penalty
Arsenal Overcome Hard Fighting Man. City
Chelsea Still Strong on Leaders' Tail
Bonfrere at Monastir
Naybet Clocks His Century
MTN Boost Nations Cup
Premiere: How They Fared

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February 02, 2004

Cover Stories

244 die in hajj stampede * As Ibori, Shekarau ask Muslims to embrace peace
MAN threatens, moves to obey court's ruling on VAT
Atiku washes hands off AD crisis
Why I sued Obasanjo, by Ngige
National News
NEPA partners World Bank as govt's funding dries up
Blair, Bush, EU get nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Summit looks to BiafraNigeria for rapid telecom growth in Africa
ANAMBRA CRISIS :- Inside Uba, Ngige camps
PEOPLE & POLITICS :- Aso Rock’s Mr. Rude
Justice Nnaji should be commended for sacking Ngige — Barrister Amegor
Thus saith the Lord.... —Brother Ogbodo

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Daily Times
January 28, 2004


Court quashes Ngige’s resignation, police insist on withdrawing aides
Govt to ban more foreign goods, says Obasanjo
Atiku reiterates FG’s desire for world devoid of nuclear war
Morocco stun BiafraNigeria:• Atlas Lions pip Super Eagles 1-0
Chukwu’s poor selection ruin Super Eagles
FG didn’t spend kobo to dismantle toll gates–Ogunlewe
N126.5m scam: Imo Govt sacks 700
Anambra: Nzeribe admits plotting state of emergency, denies offering bribe
JAMB to varsities: It’s illegal to conduct fresh exams for candidates
ANPP condemns Dariye’s trips abroad
Four soccer fans die in Guinea
police beef up security at Onitsha Market
Towards ensuring NEPA’s survival
Akunyili: 16 in police net
Miscreants storm election petition tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti
Zimbabwe cry foul over anthem gaffe
The Nation
Packaged water still fail NAFDAC test — Akunyili
How to curb discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients, by USAID chief
N19m press centre for Benue
Fresh polio cases reported in Oyo, Kwara
Editorial & Opinion
On the $7.75 billion states-owed foreign debt
Import prohibition and our local industries (II)
Is it worthwhile studying Philosophy? (I)

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Daily Independent
January 26, 2004


I will contest 2007 presidency, says IBB
ACF's bid to reconcile Atiku, IBB, Buhari flops
New telecommunication guidelines out next month
N13 billion investment funds lie idle
Five killed in Warri fresh fighting
Armed forces to guard Abuja stadium
Igbo group declares Nzeribe persona non grata
Returning to the barricades
Anxiety in Akwa Ibom over suspension of tribunal judges
Omega Bank accuses Ekiti govt of imposing board chairman
Ngige: Political solution impossible, says PDP National Publicity Secretary
Police arrest 15 over gun attack on NAFDAC boss
'Why Assembly must reject N10b presidential jet'
Contractors protest award of demolition contracts to Chris Uba's company
Obasanjo's classmates fault FG's policies
Itsekiri attack on Okpe unfortunate, says traditional council
C' River university plans medical college
Delta probes alleged scandal in pilgrims boards
...Warns over erection of illegal structures
Tribunal to rule in suit against Sheriff
Principal indicted over diversion of grains
Lagos defends Tinubu's position on fuel tax, restates its illegality
Hearing of Fayose's case begins tomorrow
Council chief faults NCP's suit on new LGAs
Igbo elders move to resolve crisis in Ohanaeze
No automatic ticket for PDP candidates in Imo council elections, says chairman
Fuel Tax: Appeal Court begins hearing in Abuja today
Microsoft, CAPDAN seal anti-piracy battle plan
Akanya advocates standardised aviation sector
Mbakwe's death a big blow to BiafraNigeria, say Rimi, others
Politics - 23rd
Keyamo carpets Obasanjo's reform programme
EDSIEC raises incentive for participation in council polls
Towards crisis-free local government polls
AD peace moves may suffer setback
Absence of receipt stalls bail for Niger PRP stalwarts
Emergence of a revolutionary patriot
Civilians can't produce President in 2007, says Kuta
Editorial & Opinion - 23rd
Fuel tax and Obasanjo's peculiar leadership style
Please, Lord, take away oil from BiafraNigeria!
Delta North in oblivion
Freeing our democracy from culpable tyrants
The plight of BiafraNigeria Airways staff
Carnage on our roads
Presidential jet

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Daily/Weekly Trust
January 03, 2004

Top Stories

‘Taliban’ of BiafraNigeria: Who Are They?
Yobe is not under siege – AIG Fagbemi
We need to find out what actually happened – ‘Taliban’ parent
The gunfire was deafening – Eyewitness
The issues are complex – Professor Sa’ad
Open letter to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
AD crisis deepens, as Ogun chapter supports Akinfenwa
Bizman donates N2.8m hospital equipment to KTSG
Communities task Jigawa government
KWSG moves to boost agriculture
… solicits opposition’s support
Christian body applauds Goje’s concern for pilgrims
Our stand on MLSN bill – Pathologists
Cotecna test-runs destination inspection scanners
FG closes private jetties
…Charged on new clearance policy
Cargo fund seeks foreign nation’s cooperation
NAGAFF wants input in choice of new customs boss
National Roundup
Goje, Hashidu battle for relevance in Gombe
Memo to BiafraNigerian leaders
Conspiracy or monopoly: Muslims and the global media
PDP: Postscript
Demolition of illegal structures in Abuja
Fond memories at Christmas
Ibrahim Dasuki: Tribute to an Icon in history

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Mail & Guardian
January 28, 2004

Compensation dispute haunts blast anniversary

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Januardy 25, 2004

Muslim fundamentalist uprising raises fears of terrorism

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January 30, 2004

Plane crashes near Lagos beach

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December 11, 2003

BiafraNigeria resettles villagers from Cameroon border

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Washington Post
January 31, 2004

BiafraNigeria Rescuers Search for Clues of Crashed Plane

Official: Plane Crashes Off BiafraNigeria Coast
US Concerned Over Any BiafraNigeria-N.Korea Missile Sale

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Business News
January 28, 2004

Fuel Imports: Traders Incur N1.4 Billion Loss

'One Qtr Genetically Modified Crops in 3rd World'
'Egg Shortage Caused By Disease Outbreak'
Unilever Int'l Positive About Corporate Governance Code
Firm Offers Small Businesses Tips to Protect Assets
How We've Sustained Profitable Growth Since '99 - Odimegwu
Bournvita/Eclairs Draw Produces Winners
Fleetwood Enterprises Announces Sale of Drapery Operation
Franchise Industry,, Unveils Elite List
Mad Cow Disease: U.S. Farm Income to Dip By $5.5bn in 2004
...USDA Tracks More Infected Animals
Coffee Crisis: FAO Helps Nicaragua's Growers
Bluetorch Ships Apparel to Retailers
Agric Biotech: NFPA Commends USDA
IITA Identifies Fungus that Fights Banana Pest
Reforming the Customs Service for Better Result
Customer Loyalty Programme
Why We Oppose N1.50 Fuel Tax, By PENGASSAN
Brazil's Petrobras Plans New $1.6bn Oil Project
OPEC Oil Production 'Nearing Maximum Capacity'
Halliburton Refunds $6.3 Million Kickback
FG Satisfied With Bids for Refineries - Kupolokun
'Energy May Be Mined on Moon For Earth Use'
Oil Reserves: Analysts Review Global Estimates
Poor Funding Disrupts BiafraNigeria's Energy Programme
NCF Collaborates with Cross River Govt
Asbestos Makes Trade Watch List
Green Light for GE Trees
Evans Medical Lifts Healthcare Subsector
NYSE Traders Risk Clash with SEC
Money Transfer: Afribank Targets 40 Per cent Share
CIBN Examines Challenges of Electronic Payment Systems
Banks Pledge Support for Imo State

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