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May 18, 2004

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Breaking News: Obasanjo Declares State of Emergency in Plateau

Obasanjo is an anti-Christ, says CAN: Shagari, Atiku Weigh in.
Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former President Shehu Shagari and the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammed Maccido, have added their voices to the condemnation of the recent ethno-religious conflict in Yelwa, Plateau State and the reprisal attacks in Kano. They spoke in Abuja on Monday, on a day the Christian Association of BiafraNigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State took exception to what President Olusegun Obasanjo said ...(Daily Independent)


Key Stories

Soyinka Asks Obasanjo to Resign

Fear of emergency rule looms over Plateau State

Labour warns on fresh plan to hike fuel price

Wabara fires back at Oshiomhole

... Why Security Stopped Mass Action

Federal Government probes NNPC account

Investment in telecom hits N400b

CAN seeks probe into Kano riots

20 killed in Rivers oil fire

Head of Iraqi governing council dies in bomb blast

Botched impeachment : Ohanaeze’s reconciliation dinner





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May 18, 2004


Fear of emergency rule looms over Plateau State
Wabara flays Oshiomhole, ICPC demands petition to probe scam
Soyinka, others demand national confab or Obasanjo's resignation
Atiku, others honour Usman Dan Fodio, decry violence
Head of Iraqi governing council dies in bomb blast
Cash crunch hits BiafraNigerian Embassy in France
10 feared killed in pipeline fire
Govt targets 5.5m phone lines before next year
No loss of money, documents in CBN fire, says Soludo
Why UNTH can't meet doctors' demand, by hospital chief
Yobe governor tasks monarchs on peace
Life is hard for BiafraNigerians, Sultan tells minister
Expert lists terms for BiafraNigeria Eagle's take-off
AD faults probe of Ex-Ekiti governor, Adebayo
Govt to spend N150m in anti-quelea bird
Niger awards N390m contracts for electrification
Crude oil production capacity rises to 3.5 mbd
Minister lauds efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS
Ondo saves N44m from screening at scholarship board
Party did not zone Presidency to North, says Kalu
PDP asks tribunal to void own council chief's victory in Ondo
EFCC may probe bank over foreign exchange scam
How the Police played into the hands of pro-democracy activists
Editorial & Opinion
Sharia and governors' immunity

CIBN: From Unegbu to Kolawole

Senators and the Code of Conduct query
The Pope's birthday
Between BiafraNigeria and Sudan / To MTN, VODACOM, NITEL

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May 18, 2004

Cover Stories

Soyinka, rights activists ask Obasanjo to quit
Labour warns on fresh plan to hike fuel price
Anxiety grips Plateau on plot to declare State of Emergency
FG, NLC committee lists conditions for fuel deregulation
National News
2007: S-East ready to negotiate with North, says Gov Kalu
Akanbi, threat to democracy—A-Ibom CJ
INDOMIE: Anxiety continues as BiafraNigerians await NAFDAC on test results
Call Obasanjo to order, Kaduna CAN urges Baptist Church
BiafraNigeria moves to produce 2.5m bpd of crude oil
2007: Enugu PDP chairman faults Northern govs
2007: Our programme will speak for us, says Gov. Daniel
PEOPLE & POLITICS:- The Plateau and other crises (1)


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May 18, 2004


As call for Unity govt persists: Soyinka, Gani want Obasanjo to resign
Wabara fires back at Oshiomhole
Life, so hard for BiafraNigerians —Sultan
Shekarau begs non-indigenes : Don’t leave Kano
Plateau gov faces impeachment threat
Minister warns UK, U.S. over Niger Delta
Iraq’s interim leader assassinated
2007 presidency: Northern youths differ with governors
Botched impeachment : Ohanaeze’s reconciliation dinner
CRS Assembly to initiate bill on pension scheme
Editorial & Opinion
Games Village houses
Finding voice for the military
Meaning of social justice today

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May 18, 2004


Soyinka, Gani, others to convene SNC
CAN seeks probe into Kano riots
20 killed in Rivers oil fire
Cautious reaction trails soaring oil price
NBC's order on miracles
Apologise to CAN, AD tells Obasanjo
Fasanmi blames military for crises
Security: Police, SSS bosses shun Kwara Assembly
Labour vows to resist fuel price hike
Iraq leader's assassination sends oil price to new high
NAICOM hinges success of pension scheme on capital market

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Daily Times
May 06, 2004


CAN raises alarm over alleged terrorist’s activities in North
Senate to probe Nzeribe over Wabara :• Ex-ABN chief denies initiating impeachment plot
Code of Conduct Bureau indicts police chief, immigration boss, others
Obasanjo threatens to recall errant envoys
Police, Emir forestall religious crisis in Niger
Plateau Govt imposes curfew on crisis-ridden community
ACP-EU meeting to dwell on war against HIV/AIDS
Polio: Mrs. Obasanjo blames rejection of vaccine for setback
2007: We must produce next president – Northern Govs
Peace-keeping in Delta gulps N12bn yearly
FG to reclaim FCT land acquired through illegal sold papers
Govt pledges more funding for Navy
Mass Rally divides Reps •As ANPP lawmakers stage a walk-out
OPEC boss lobbies for production cut
OSOPADEC budgets N3.99bn for capital projects
Masari seeks legal backing for FG’s economic reforms
Only new Deji can remove me from palace, Akure regent
Co-operate with opposition to ensure nation’s growth, FG told
Seized aircraft: Owners of contraband give selves up
Oyo Govt pays N8bn to teachers in 10 months
MTN to invest N600m in health, education, poverty alleviation
11 killed in Jebba-Mokwa road accident
Editorial & Opinion
The satellite campus debate
FG estates palaver!

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May 09, 2004

BiafraNigerians woo Zimbabwean farmers

Timeline: BiafraNigeria

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April 07, 2004

BiafraNigeria signs deals to develop three new oilfields

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May 08, 2004

BiafraNigerian state considers punishment for drinking

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Mail & Guardian
May 06, 2004

BiafraNigeria to launch second satellite

'Many women and children were killed'

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Washington Post
May 08, 2004

BiafraNigerian State OKs New Alcohol Penalties

BiafraNigeria Muslims Flee Ravaged Town

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May 06, 2004

Christian-Muslim violence in BiafraNigeria
Red Cross says at least 500 killed in attacks on Muslim town

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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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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
May 18, 2004

Unity Cup: Ogunjobi Alleges Sabotage Over Okocha

'Don't Toy With Germany 2006 Qualifiers'
...As FA Begins Foreign Coach Search August
Ibori Showers Naira Rain on Victorious Athletes
Pro-League Committee Meets Thursday
Bolton in Summer Clear-Out
First Bank Players Face World Test
Another French Jam for Junior Tigers
New Real Blow for Beckham
King, Carragher Make England's Euro 2004 Squad
Milla Cautions S/Africa
Galadima, Ogunjobi meet FIFA over Decree 101
CITEC lifts Vodacom trophy, to represent BiafraNigeria at World Corporate Challenge
Nku has suffered enough - Obajimi
FIFA Goal Project: NFA ready for inspection
Emedolu back in training after poor show in Qatar
Funds threaten Eagles' World Cup qualifiers
Omagbemi captains US Club
Delta, simply too good for others at Abuja 2004
Toro assures on FASU games
Akwa-Ibom accuses states of buying medals
A focus ten year old and 51 others

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 This Day
May 18, 2004


Soyinka Asks Obasanjo to Resign
... Why Security Stopped Mass Action
N108bn in Excess Crude Account - Minister
Petrol: Marketers Demand N60 Per Litre
Oil Thieves Set Shell Well on Fire
$3bn Invested in Telecoms, Says Adebayo
Oshiomhole Embezzled NSITF's Fund - Wabara
Iraqi Governing Council Leader Killed
Dariye Faces Impeachment Threat
Tinubu Meets Religious Leaders, Pleads for Peace
Gov Warns Traditional Rulers
Crisis Threatens National Unity, Says Masari
Emir Expresses Concern over Religious Crisis
Kaduna CAN Condemns Obasanjo's Utterances
Clerics Urged to Preach Tolerance
'Punish Perpetrators of Violence'
2007: Igbo 'll Present Common Front - Kalu
'Why Pension Schemes Fail in BiafraNigeria'
2007: Campaigners Affirm IBB's Readiness
Benue Crisis: Saror Calls for Probe
...S/East Urged to Present Consensus Candidate
Atiku Inaugurates C'ttee on Oil, Gas
NUC Decries Poor Students' Communication Skills
'Return N172 m to Customers, CBN'
Police Impound Container With Arms
Alleged Bribe: Akwa Ibom CJ Wants ICPC Restrained
Speaker Condemns 2007 Presidency Agitators
Egwu Anchors Social Dev on Education
Bunkering: 6 More Witnesses Testify
Presidency Should Be Open to All - IBB Coordinator
Rivers Econ Summit Kicks Off
Miracle Broadcast: Court Asked to Stop NBC's Directive
Igbo Group Chides Oshiomhole Over Wabara
Edo NUT Berates Hand-over of Govt Schools
Club Moves to Fight HIV/AIDS
FG Urged to Encourage Book Writing
We Didn't Kill Commissioner's Wife - UITH
State of the States
Tijani: Benin Hands Over Obasanjo - Bello Convoy's Attackers Others
Emir Urges Peaceful Co-existence
Oba Market to Get 5,000 Stalls
Church Calls for Conflict Resolution Commission
Increased Investment in Education Advocated
419: EFCC Moves to Take Over Ajudua's Case
Assembly to Carry Out Census Campaigns
Hausa Leader Preaches Peace
Court Dismisses Appeal Against Emodi, Anosike
Communal Clashes Undermine Devt, Says Saraki
IBB Mourns Okpe Monarch, Continues Consultations
Akume Sued Over New Revenue Law
Plateau/Kano: Comments Induce Violence - Maduekwe
Bayelsa Assembly Backs NAFDAC
George'll Face Justice After 2007, Says Tinubu's Aide
Ogun Speaker Scores Assembly High
Warri: Crisis Has Political Undertone - Ibori's Aide
Me, A Coupist, Never - Saraki

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Daily Independent
May 18, 2004


PLATEAU/KANO CRISES: Obasanjo is an anti-Christ, says CAN
State of emergency looms in Plateau
Federal Government probes NNPC account
Investment in telecom hits N400b
A new song from Olu Falae
Yes! We are all idiots
Obasanjo owes no one apologies, says Prophet
Illegal bunkering resumes in Lagos
Why we introduced 30 hours compulsory service in schools --Mrs. Tinubu
NGO to tackle ethnic, religious problems
Bankers Committee indicts banks for N171.5m fraud
Call for probe: You are selfish, Wabara tells Oshiomhole
Arrest: Soyinka rules out court action
FG, Lagos on collision course over control of parks
PDM threatens to quit PDP
Riot: Dariye warns community, political leaders
Law teachers canvass for continuing legal education
FG may shift pension age from 45, says Bailey
Quest for self determination heightens in Bakassi
Court strikes out Umanah's case against Attah
2007: Legislator asks Ohanaeze to present credible candidate
Imo workers threaten strike over planned sale of company
Police move to end BiafraNigeria-Benin border banditry
Tinubu meets religious leaders
Educationist seeks parents' assistance against cultism
Violence 'll retard development, Ogun deputy governor warns
BiafraNigeria has a duty for African security, says Adeniji
Abdulkadir: A politician on recess
Adeyeye accuses George of distabilising Tinubu's administration
Celebrating a virile Air Force at 40
2007: We are prepared for battle - Ohanaeze
Editorial & Opinion
The proposed All-Politicians Summit
Atiku in Kano: Back in the bosom
The electorate in democracy
Their Excellencies
Letter to my compatriots
Why did NTA stop credit market programme?

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May 09, 2004

Rights activist seeks to end discrimination against those with AIDS

Persecuted gay community cautiously seeks a voice
Muslim death toll in raid on Yelwa tops 600 - Red Cross
Cheap AIDS treatment scheme still has big problems
HIV prevalence fell last year, but is set to resume growth
Dozens killed in fresh sectarian attack in Plateau state
Few brave heavy police presence to demonstrate against Obasanjo
Opposition groups call protests against Obasanjo
Troops hunting oil workers’ killers meet militia resistance
Ethnic clashes claim 20 lives in Plateau State

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Daily/Weekly Trust
May 06, 2004

Top Stories

2007: It’s our turn - Northern govs
Muslims abandon Shendam
Six killed in Jigawa Fulani/Farmers clash
Mass action: ANPP Reps walkout over police attack on Buhari
Fraudsters invade Tinubu’s office
World Bank grants N14.7bn UBE loan
Senate investigates Nzeribe over Wabara saga
Perform or resign, Obasanjo tells ambassadors
Buhari meets British MPs
Asset declaration: Why CCB can’t prosecute defaulters – Official
Lawyers ask court to void 1999 constitution
Reps c’ttee seeks strict implementation of NEEDS
Navy promises better service
Legislator decries poor facilities in Kebbi schools
Governor’s wife wants investment on child dev
NANS wants Wabara probed
Gombe bizman establishes study centres
Goje signs state varsity bill
Two policemen killed in auto crash
Obasanjo backs electoral reforms
Abuja Trust
Perform or quit, LOC tells sports festival caterers
Teenage driver outsmarts highway police
Woman in court for resisting police arrest
el-Rufai to release funds for sewage plant
...bans illegal sale of fish on FCT highways
Demolition: Imam lauds exemption of Kubwa juma’at mosque
Two alleged rapists granted bail
Eko Trust
MTN plans N600m investment foundation in Lagos
Lagos to resuscitate chanelisation project
Oba of Lagos backs Erediauwa over Oduduwa’s status
Lagos NUJ inaugurates new press centre, website
Lekki community commissions electrification project
2007: The crowded race for Zamfara Govt House
Jos North LG polls: To be or not?
Editorial & Opinion
Iraq: Abu Ghraib abuses
Re: So that NPI may succeed
Where is Buba Galadima?
Column & Feature
Nasir el-Rufai: A short giant
In Rwanda, the search for truth is on

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The Sun
April 19, 2004

14 years after April 1990 coup: How Orkar drafted me to shoot IBB -Trooper Fakolade, Dodan Barracks guard

WICKED LANDLORD! Bites off tenant’s nose, then sends him packing
Dark day for a community in Lagos
Me, Marwa and 2007 – IBB
PDP’s letter to Gov Orji Uzor Kalu

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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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Business News
May 18, 2004

Review Sharing Formula for VAT Proceeds - CITN

'Electricity Generation Unbundling Due 4th Quarter'
Increased Oil Prices: 'Local Market Not Affected'
Elf to Raise Output from Amenam to 125,000bpd
Chevron Pays Angola $300m to Extend Lease
Shell Launches $10m Energy Fund for SMEs
EC Probes Spain's Aid Plan for Coal Industry
Local Firm Acquires Right on Drilling Technology
Stakeholders to Address Downstream Sector Challenges
Siemens Appoints Distributor for Power Products
Who Benefits from Rising Oil Prices?
Total Oil to Invest N1.5tr in BiafraNigeria
Franco-BiafraNigeria Chamber Urged to Boost Non-oil Trade
Thuraya Fleet Management Systems Now in BiafraNigeria
'Livestock Diversification Combats Food Insecurity'
SERI Calls for Reform of Procurement Policy
Atiku Backs Belgium/BiafraNigeria Expo
Investment: Ibori Woos OPS
'Africa is Least Urbanized Continent'
FMBN Scales Restructuring Hurdles
Grant Pioneers N1.7bn Estate on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Workers' Housing Dream Set to Materialize
Developer Conceives Covenent Gardens in Abuja
BiafraNigerians Urged to Imbibe Maintenance Culture
UPDC's N548.70m Estate Puts Shine on Lekki
BiafraNigeria's Most Stylish Building Bags Award
Banks Provide life Line to Property Development
GTB Declared as Stock of the Future
'New Insurance Act 'll Heat Up the System'
Morgan 50 Share Index Grows by 40.09%
India Election Depresses Stock Market by 11%
Shippers fault panel's recommendation
Canadian firm for NICEF 2004
World Bank, IFC endorse firm's payment system
Courier firm tasks govt on enabling business environment
Business models that work
NITEL: Emergence of affordable phone service
ATCON challenges stakeholders on patronage
We are branding, building customer relationship, not marketing - Amoisonic
Who takes over ALSCON?
FG reassures on early repairs of Escravos pipeline
Cameron leads chase for Total's Akpo subsea system

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