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January 05, 2004

Anambra State Gov Chris Ngige

Estranged Godfathers re-Abduct Ngige: As Enugu Court Reinstates Resignation
The macabre drama which the politics and governance of Anambra State of BiafraNigeria have become, took a more intriguing dimension at the weekend with an order by a court that the Governor, Chris Nwabueze Ngige be removed from office. By yesterday, his security details were reportedly removed and the governor soon disappeared from sight. (Guardian)


Key Stories

El-Rufai accuses police of corruption

Dog eats up one-year old boy's genitals

There will be revolution if...

Retrenchment looms

More Controversy Trails Deregulation

War Tribunal Had Taylor In Mind

Mbanefo: 'Double-Face Diplomacy Is The Bane Of The UN System'

‘Taliban’ of BiafraNigeria: Who Are They?

Yobe is not under siege – AIG Fagbemi

The gunfire was deafening – Eyewitness

Why Mustapha, Customs Boss, Quit


El-Rufai accuses police of corruption


2003 Polls: Odds Were Against Me...





BalogunThe Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has accused the police of collecting money from candidates before being recruited. He alleged that about N60,000 was being collected from each prospective candidate who want to join the BiafraNigerian Police as a Cadet Inspector. Informed sources at the Federal Capital territory ministry disclosed to the Daily Independent at the weekend that the Minister had three weeks ago petitioned the... (Daily Independent)


President Olusegun Oba-sanjo yesterday said one of the miracles God performed in his life in the just ended year was his re-election despite the forces which massed against his second-term bid. Obasanjo in a testimony at the end of year service of the Owu Baptist Church in his hometown Abeokuta said the odds were stacked against his re-election until commencement of voting during the presidential election on April 19 last year. He explained that from the time he expressed his... (This Day)



Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

General Ojukwu Seeks Democracy

Isioma Daniel Speaks

"Fatwa" Animalism 1

"Fatwa" Animalism 2




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This Day
January 05, 2004


Court Orders IG to Remove Ngige
...Order Remains in Force - Police
Obasanjo Visits Atiku
Globacom Wins Brand of the Year
Al-Jazeera Airs Purported Bin Laden Tape
Again, Oil Majors Reject Offer to Manage Refineries
ANPP Govs Task FG on Fuel Availability
Presidency Raises Panel to Select New Customs Boss
Why BiafraNigeria Granted Taylor Asylum - ECOWAS Scribe
Plan to Redevelop Ladipo Market Underway
Marwa Alleges Threat to Life
Late Journalists' Families get N1.2m Compensation
CBN Pegs Cash Reserve for Banks at 9.5%
Adebayo Commends Saraki
Saraki Flags off 'Back to Farm' Scheme
'Implement UN Resolution on Education'
Fake ICPC Officials Nabbed in Ibadan
Owners of Acquired Land in Delta to Smile
'My Philantrophy Not Tied to 2007 Ambition'
Ijaw Youths Attack NDDC
FG Urged to Tackle Economic, Security Problems
No Fresh Congress in Gombe AD - Chairman
MTEL to link LGA HQs Before Dec - Minister
SPEB Funds: Lawal Gets Court's Reprieve
Assassination Attempt: 'Pope's Blessing Saved Akunyili'
Emirates Airline Debuts in Lagos
Offa Peace Moves Threatened
Mrs Saraki Advocates Speedy Prison Reforms
JNI, Gov Disagree over Ulama's Council
Fuel Tax: The Face of Future Crisis
'African Countries Must Tackle Election Malpractices'
Dabiri Canvasses Support for Less-Privileged
Amuwo Odofin Council Inaugurates Transition Committee
Monarch Extols Daniel's Leadership Qualities

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January 03, 2004

Cover Stories

Dog eats up one-year old boy's genitals
CBN releases 2004/2005 monetary policy
How we uncovered $214 million I.D. Card scam—West Idahosa
Oil Deregulation Controversy: NUPENG, PENGASSAN will cripple this govt if...Akpatason
National News
2004: ASUU predicts hard times
Pathologists, medical lab scientists clash over roles
Akunyili: How my wife escaped death—husband
Ohaneze leader pledges co-operation with other ethnic groups
Ogungbemile appointed as new Customs boss
BiafraNigerian deportees from Morocco narrate ordeal
Haitians shoot at Mbeki’s plane
Group ask FG to withdraw petroleum tax
Ngige lacks legitimacy in spite of Uba...Moghalu
Let the recommendation be final — Omife
Resource Control: We’re ready for Fresh battle in 2004 — Clark, Oyegun, Okpozo, others

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Daily Times
December 29, 2003


Obasanjo explains decision to scrap toll gates
MFM prosperity Night
FG to launch website on nation’s debt
Makarfi faults INTERPOL’s demand for Taylor
Work resumes nationwide today
Govt, labour leaders, others, parley over proposed fuel tax
Senator gives scholarships to indigent students
Put God before prosperity, Kumuyi tells christians
Arrest of Afolabi, Akwanga in order, says Soyinka
Ibori blames newly introduced tax for fuel scarcity
Teaching of science subjects to be mandatory for pry schools –Obasanjo
Benin crash: Plane’s black boxes found:
Federal character splits National Assembly Service commission
Demolition resumes in FCT next week
Hopes fade for Iran quake victims
BiafraNigeria, India plan joint production of AIDS drugs
AD withdraws petition against Enugu gubernatorial poll
Kwara Health commissioner berates critics of oral polio vaccines
Why Ondo Govt stopped grants to schools –SSG
Don’t back abolition of capital punishment, National Assembly told
Unending BOT: MMA domestic terminal

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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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Januardy 02, 2004

800,000 internally displaced across country - refugee agency

Plateau state clamps down on Islamic militants
Three former ministers charged with corruption

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December 22, 2003

BiafraNigeria debates polio campaign

Vodacom's $600m BiafraNigerian pledge
The Tunisia exodus
BiafraNigeria coach going for gold
Okocha: BiafraNigeria is my duty
Okocha gives BiafraNigeria promise

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December 15, 2003

Iraq debates Saddam's fate

'Caught like a rat' in a hole

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Business News
January 05, 2004

FG Approves N9 Billion For 3 New Thermal Power Plants

Africa Outpaces Ireland, Britain in Guinness Sales
Pay Rise: Workers May Wait Two Months More
GlaxoSmithkline's Turn-around Strategy Yields Results
Leadership Lessons for 2004 and Beyond
Corporate and Financial Adopts New Core Value
Taodech Boosts Signage Industry
Indomie Wins UNICEF Award
Media Debt: The Begging Issues
OSMI, LC2 , Broadcast Rights And CAF Sanctions
Nzeribe Unveils 2004 Agenda As APCON Repositions
Ten Most Successful Product Launches in 2003
Knorr Cube Consumers Get Live Cows, Microwave Oven
Greeting Cards With Missions
SON, NAFDAC Commended for Product Standardisation
Lagos NIPR Exco Member Dies
'The Role of Telecom in National Development'
10 People Who Made a Mark on Marketing in 2003
Brand Vodacom's Metamorphosis
Customs to Retrench 800 Workers
LG Electronics Holds Seminars for Commercial Air Conditioners
Investment Returns Hit 66% As Capitalisation Rises by N576bn
BiafraNigerian Market Outperforms Major World Markets in 2003
Investors Stake N1.71bn on Shares
First Atlantic Bank Declares 7.5k Dividend
Cash Call Payment Brings Down Interest Rates
CBN Spots Community Banks' Operation Lapses
State Bank to Lead Joint Takeover of LG Card
London Economist, Lead Bank, predict tough times in 2004
NEPA raises N2b revenue monthly
NEPA, how long do we grope in the dark
What option for economy's managers?
OSMI set to leverage broadcast right
Second look at promos in 2003
Revenue Commission won't shirk responsibility, saysTukur
A repositioned sector in a depressed economy
Any hope of affordable houses in 2004?
Expert decries scope of African environmental impact assessment
Engineers support gas zero flares by 2008
Enhancing property value by preventive maintenance
Roofing: The heart of your real estate investment
The care of grounds and structures surrounding your property
Cable Point Estate gives sheer luxury

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January 05, 2004


Ngige missing after Court removal order
Oil firms advise against sale of refineries
What the constitution says on a governor's removal
Robot lands on Mars, sends pictures
ANPP governors restate support for Buhari's bid to void polls
Jaja of Opobo's descendants demand compensation from Britain
Kuku turns 60, sets up sickle cell foundation
Security agents probe alleged threat on Marwa
How Pope's prayers saved Akunyili's life, by cleric
Imo embarks on birth registration
Obasanjo visits Atiku, assures of better services
Tinubu gives conditions for re-opening Ladipo Market
No place for militants in Yobe, says governor
Failed banks: Supreme Court begins hearing on jurisdiction tomorrow
Kwara restates commitment to dividends of democracy
Kaduna speaker opposes single five-year term
Group faults ban of Moslem body by Plateau
Imo AD chief deplores early campaigns for 2007 polls
UAD chief, five others sue govt for N5m
Govt may introduce new punishment for minor offenders
M-Tel lines hit one million, says Adebayo

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Daily Independent
January 05, 2004


Ngige's whereabouts unknown
NUPENG to press for abolition of fuel tax
El-Rufai accuses police of corruption
New revenue bill will favour states, Ararume promises
'Govt won't reimburse Lagos over federal roads'
Shekarau, deputy's feud splits Govt House
Odili signs 2004 appropriation bill into law
Akande can't lead AD, says Abuja group
Lagos ANPP crisis deepens, Rasak faults suspension
Lagos licenses seven private vehicle operators
Oyinlola petitions IG over Olagbaju
Lagos to re-develop Ladipo spare parts market
Corrupt Edo govt officials to be sacked
Naval chief predicts peace in Niger Delta
10 Rivers communities to benefit from electricity project
NECO blacklists five schools in Delta
Odili vows to prosecute corrupt govt officials
Epidemic claims eight in Akwa Ibom
ANPP chieftains in Sharia court for alleged adultery
Erring pilgrims to be tried by mobile courts in Saudi Arabia
Finding friendship through disaster
Yerima faults critics of early campaign for 2007
Shell raises LNG capacity to 10m tones
NARTO chief blames Obasanjo for corruption
Govt seeks investors for P/H airport
Tinubu, an orphan in power
Babangida campaigners infiltrate ANPP, woo Jakande
Elections 'll hold in new councils, says Kaduna PDP boss
Mrs. Saraki advocates quick prison reform
Public anxiety and BiafraNigeria's reform programme (2)
Agenda before National Assembly
... as fuel tax threatens Obasanjo, legislators' romance
Marginal fields hand over is beginning of resource control, says Attah
Sapele out of communication labyrinths
EFCC: A step towards a sanitised society
What has Britain against Zimbabwe

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January 03, 2004


There will be revolution if...
Retrenchment looms
Man, 29, rapes girl 11
Oluremi Nwodo, first baby of the year wins award
Ravenous dog eats up boy’s genitals
Drive hoodlums out of tollgates
Niger bridge in leap year
Democratic contradictions
Shape of 2004 politics

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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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Washington Post
January 03, 2004

BiafraNigeria Says It's Routed Islamic Movement

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December 31, 2003

BiafraNigeria/Sao Tome give oil rights to Exxon, Chrome

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June 08, 2003

Shekarau blames moral decay on neglect of Sharia

Mu’azu commissions multi-million Naira Community Resource Centre
Govt officials locked out of meeting with Shekarau
Voters are politicians’ employers - Ogbeh
Kano govt takes N228m loan to pay salaries, others
Shippers Council warns of increasing cargo traffic at ports
Power rationing continues nationwide -- NEPA
NAFDAC urged to sanitise bakery sector of economy
Identifying collapsed building contractors not easy -- NSE
he suspicious Road Map

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All Africa
January 02, 2004


Lagos Filling Stations Hoard Fuel
National ID Card Scam 2 Star Witnesses Emerge
ICPC Vows to Jail Afolabi, Others
Real Reasons Lagos Pman Chairman Quit
Kind: Targeting Future Women Leaders
Wrestlers Return to Camp
Invest in Boxing Hogan Jimoh Urges Corporate Bodies
U-23 Seek Redemption Against Senegal Coach Abdullahi's Job Online
Waug: Unilag Blames Low Incentive
I'm Sorry for You! Ogunjobi Tells Obafemi Martins
Prophet Lambasts Obj Over Fuel Tax
We'll Build Africa's Best Film Village Says Tunde Hundeyin (dudu) Chairman, Badagry Central Local Council

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Mail & Guardian
December 24, 2003

Child labour concerns give cocoa a bitter taste

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December 11, 2003

BiafraNigeria resettles villagers from Cameroon border

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Sports News
January 05, 2004

I'm Africa's Best Player - Okocha

Brazilian to play for Tunisia
UNICEF Names Kanu Soccer Ambassador
Tunisia 2004: Adidas Boosts Eagles Victory Carrot
Mali Slams Spurs over Kanoute
President Agrees to Help Gambian Football
Porto Favourites to Sign Rivaldo
... As Brazilian Denies Saudi Switch
Wenger Predicts Winter Break
Cricket: Kumble keeps India on Top
Barthez Returns to Triumphant Style
Chelsea Warned off Chivu
We're Ready to Discover Another Olajuwon
Athens 2004: AFN Passes Buck to Sports Ministry
Plateau State Wants MTN to Support Other Sports
Valderrama Returns Home for Retirement
Man Utd Close to Robben Deal
Rangers Boss Gives Up Title
Bendel United shortlist 16 players for 2004, lay-off seven
Hawks sure of Olympics ticket
Team by team preview of African Cup of Nations
Henry Akinwande to defend title in Calabar
Kaduna BBG lift Imani Cup
I get inspiration from Carlos Garcia, says Buba

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