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November 08, 2004

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Ibori: Court delivers judgment today

2007: I’m running for presidency –Orji Kalu

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

Missing ship: I’ve no hand in it — Afolayan, Naval boss

Odili writes off FERMA

Firms may face sanction over aviation fuel scarcity

Gowon, Danjuma, others want Dariye back as governor

Soludo insists on more banking reforms

Marring Kupolukuns celebration

Doctors begin nationwide strike today

NNPC indicted over multiple exchange rates

 

He is no doubt, one of he most respected political figures in Igboland, nay Nigeria. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, former Biafran leader, is widely regarded by Ndigbo, especially the youths as an embodiment of their collective pride and valour. Ojukwu who turned 71, November 4, is one of the few Nigerians who was born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth, but chose to align himself with the down-trodden masses. Philip Ojukwu, his father, was a wealthy merchant who desired the best for his son. This was why Ojukw left the shores of Nigeria as a young man for London where he read History at the prestigious Oxford University. On his return to Nigeria with a master's degree, most people thought..

Ibori: Ct delivers judgment

BNW Delta State Gov James IboriJudgment in the re-trial of the case brought against Delta State Governor James Onanefe Ibori will be delivered today by Justice Hussein Mukhtar of the Abuja High Court. It comes after four months of legal...

 

2007: I’m running – Orji Kalu

BNW Abia State Gov KaluGovernor Orji Uzor Kalu of Abia State on Friday confirmed his plan to run for the presidency in 2007. Kalu made his aspiration clear in Umuahia on Friday during a courtesy visit to him by the Secretary-General of...

Ogbeh Panel Submits Report

BNW Obasanjo and DariyePresident Olusegun Obasanjo has invited all the suspended members of the Plateau State House of Assembly for a meeting at the Aso Villa, Abuja, on Monday. The Guardian learnt that the invitation was to fine-tune the resolutions of the recent meeting between the...

 

Sharia Governors Confess

BNW Plateau State Gov Joshua DariyeClandestine pressure from powerful forces that led to the emergency rule in Plateau State has been unearthed, less than two weeks to the anticipated restoration of democracy and, hopefully, Governor Joshua Dariye to the saddle in the home of peace and tourism.

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November 08, 2004

News

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


Champion

November 08, 2004

News

Missing ship: I’ve no hand in it — Afolayan, Naval boss

Ex-convict saga: Court rules on Ibori today

Odili writes off FERMA

Asika for burial Nov. 20

CBN to stop importation of naira

Encomiums as ex-CJN Bello is buried

Vmobile slashes call rates

Govt urged to repair refineries

Atiku seeks closer ties between BiafraNigeria, Syria

Mobilisation rally: Police say no to NLC

YCE wants NLC to shelve strike plan

Politics

Governors' crack down council chairmen

Why Duke fired Akpabuyo LG boss

Editorial & Opinion

Endangered middle class

Gowon in Njikoka matrix

The case for Igbo presidency in 2007

Achebe on BiafraNigeria and Anambra


Yahoo Daily News

October 12, 2004

News

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

News

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

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November 06, 2004

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Darfur peace talks take new turn

BiafraNigeria fuel shortage hits planes

Bakassi troops pull-out 'legal'

Rally backs BiafraNigeria strike call

BiafraNigerian clubs demand cash

Okocha seeks progress


Punch

November 06, 2004

News

DARIYE MUST RETURN

Tension in Delta over Ibori

Obasanjo's daughter eyes Senate

Mohammed Bello for burial today

Success of NLC strike, an indication of mass discontent with Obasanjo

Group faults preferential prices for gas

FMBN gives out fresh N19.9m mortgage loan

NLC, allies hold rally in Abuja on Monday


Washington Post

November 01, 2004

News

African Bishops Break From West Seminaries

Sudan, Rebels May Reach Darfur Agreement

BiafraNigeria Strike to Target Oil Exports


IRIN

November 01, 2004

News

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

CNN

November 01, 2004

News

BiafraNigerian strike to target Shell

More BiafraNigerian troops for Darfur

Darfur negotiators lack urgency, U.N. envoy says


Mail & Guardian

November 01, 2004

News

Bishops want to create 'African' theology


Reuters

June 04, 2004

News

BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed


MSNBC

June 04, 2004

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Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive


Guardian

November 08, 2004

News

Firms may face sanction over aviation fuel scarcity

Gowon, Danjuma, others want Dariye back as governor

Soludo insists on more banking reforms

Onaiyekan seeks end to demolition in Abuja

NITEL probes alleged forgery by officials

Arafat suffers liver failure, say officials

National Conference, not 2007 Presidency, is priority, says Oyofo

Atiku's group backs Marwa for president

Reps probes firms' expatriate quota abuse

Ghana arrests suspected mutineers

Doctors begin warning strike over pay

NEPA assures of steady power supply by 2007

Cocoa body to raise production, earnings

Edo council raises panel on Oba Market fire

Marwa to lecture church heads on leadership

Afenifere remembers Saro-Wiwa, seeks confab

Nnamani urges students to embrace dialogue

Imo assures non-indigenes of peace

Katsina mourns Bello

Why Afenifere crisis persists, by Oyinlola

Choice of new VC splits Delta varsity council

NUJ decries sack of members

Police intercept tanker with Indian hemp

Navy clears Afolayan over missing ship

Tinubu not funding NLC strike, says Pedro

BiafraNigeria, China move to boost trade relations

Rights group decries rise of fake doctors in Kaduna

Aikhomu, Etiebet disagree on ANPP exco meeting

Politics

Why strikes remain the only option, by Labour leaders

There is breakdown in communication, says Momoh

Dialogue is preferable, says Babatope

The alternative to dialogue is rebellion

Editorial & Opinion

NCAA and noise pollution

Slapping saga: Jar of life

Slaps and more slaps

Feminists: Men haters or frustrated singles?

Any hope of democracy dividends?

Festering crisis in the health sector

Please, don't kill Gani

This Day

November 06, 2004

News

Fuel Crisis Grounds Airlines

BPE Halts NITEL's N14bn Loan

Plateau: Tension Mounts over Dariye's Fate

Row Brews over Arafat's Burial Site, Successor

Abacha Loot: Kaduna Judge Lambasts FG

How We Are Repositioning-NIPOST

'HIV/AIDS, Threat to Food Security'

Students Join NAFDAC's Iodine Campaign

Governors Don't Back Promises with Action -Atiku

FG to Encourage Private School Investors

Why FG Banned Cocoa Powder-D/Gov.

Suicide Cases Worry Benue Assembly

News - Nov. 01, 2004

NLC Begins Indefinite Strike Nov 16

Ige: Afenifere Seeks Judicial Inquiry

Bankers' Committee Cautions Against Hasty Mergers

Senate Querries JV Funding

BiafraNigeria, Eritrea Sign Technical Manpower Pact

Plateau: Aides Raise Alarm for Dariye

NDDC Gets N100bn In 4 Years

$242m Scam: Anajemba Appeals Forfeiture of Properties

 

$242m Scam: Anajemba Appeals Forfeiture of Properties

MTN Stopped from Charging N100 for PSB Migration

Court Okays Ojora's Action Against Unipetrol, AP Merger

17m Enrolled for UBE Programme

Campaigners Dump IBB for Marwa

Varsities Have Not Increased Fees - VC

Electronic Tax Card: Lagos Projects N10 bn Revenue

Plateau Citizens Warned Against Incitement

FG Inaugurates Committee on Distance Learning

Archbishop Makinde Tasks NLC on Strike

Flights Cancelled As Darkness Envelopes Abuja Airport

Lake Chad Commission Raises Alarm over Funds

JDA Offers 4 Oil Blocks for Bids

Darfur: WFP Buys $880,000 Grains from FG

Dep Gov Clarifies Statement on Money Siphoning

 

Dep Gov Clarifies Statement on Money Siphoning

Ibori: 'Gani's Submission on Successor Faulty'

Ogun Pledges Support for NPC

Akwa Ibom Police Arrest 7 Robbery Suspects

Olanipekun Pleads with UNILORIN on Expelled Students

Group Urges FG to Restore Ngige's Security

Kwara to Hold Economic Summit

NCC Enlists Stakeholders in Anti-piracy War

State of States

Govt Loans for Local Farmers
Kwara

FG, UN Partner on Low-Cost Transportation
Lagos

'Glo Mobile Now in 57 Cities'
FCT

'Why We Demolished Lawmaker's House'
Delta

Traditional Rulers Get 14 Jeeps
Gombe

National Bank's MD Not Removed - Oyinlola
Osun

OAU Students Protest Non-Release of Results
Osun

Group Condemns Osoba's Arrest
Lagos

Muslim Group Prays for Good Leadership in US
Lagos

JORA, JASS Fuse, to Hold Seminar
Lagos

'Labour, Others Vital to Pensions Scheme'
Bayelsa

Gov Commends LG Chief's Performance
Gombe

Bank Donates Computers to Varsity
Gombe

NEPA Chief Reaffirms FG's Resolve to Stem Corruption
Osun

2007 Presidency: 'No Basis for BiafraNigeria's Existence If...'
Imo

Don't Politicise Agboola's Murder - Kwara Govt
Lagos

Benue Works Ministry Happy With Rural Roads Construction
Benue

PDP Warns Against Violence
Ogun

America Woos Religious Bodies for Global Peace
Kwara

NAU Suspends 2 Lecturers, Sacks 200 Students
Anambra

Lawmaker Raises Alarm over Blackmail
Imo


Daily Independent

November 08, 2004

News

Marring Kupolukuns celebration

Doctors begin nationwide strike today

Reinstate Dariye, Northern Christians urge Aso Rock

NNPC indicted over multiple exchange rates

Access Bank extends public offer

Ibori: Court delivers judgment today

Non-indigenes to pay N75,000 yearly in Zamfara schools

Navy defends Afolayan, chides Duke over missing vessel

FG to offer 40 oil blocs to investors in 2005

Association canvasses Solid Minerals Development Bank

Afenifere lists how to immortalise Saro-Wiwa, eight others

Strike: PENGASSAN faults SPDC’s claim on court action

PDP prepares to receive Turaki, Obanikoro

Sacked lecturers to sue NDA over termination of appointments

Group accuses police of shielding rapist officers

Imo govt pledges support for community projects

60 jostle for post of commissioner in Anambra

Poltics

Northern governors’ threat on Dariye

Obasanjo gets 2005 budget priorities wrong–Abba Aji

Poll reveals BiafraNigerians against handing over Bakassi to Cameroun

Will PPPPA stop vandalisation and illegal bunkering?

Taming deadly anger among House members

Nass, let the beat continue (2)

Traditional Rulers Get 14 Jeeps
Gombe

National Bank's MD Not Removed - Oyinlola
Osun

OAU Students Protest Non-Release of Results
Osun

Group Condemns Osoba's Arrest
Lagos

Muslim Group Prays for Good Leadership in US
Lagos

JORA, JASS Fuse, to Hold Seminar
Lagos

'Labour, Others Vital to Pensions Scheme'
Bayelsa

Gov Commends LG Chief's Performance
Gombe

Editorial & Opinion

BiafraNigeria and TI rating

Tony Anenih and the verdict of history

Oil exploitation and the imperative of fiscal accountability (2)

Obasanjo and power to crush rebellions (3)

Minimising the pains of fuel hike

Human predators in BiafraNigeria


 


Daily Trust

November 08, 2004

Top Stories

Fuel price hike: NLC holds pre-strike rally today

Justice Mohammad Bello laid to rest

Naval chief denies involvement in bunkering

How police saved me –VC recounts ordeal

BiafraNigeria records $185bn trade with China

Abacha loot: Court rejects FG’s application

Ayu absolves immigration over border crime

Cleric tasks Muslims on Islamic values

Kano Trust

The challenges of Ramadan free feeding in Kano

Eko Trust

Tinubu’s staff transfer directive pitches HOS, SSG

Deputy gov leads crusade against waste

LASEPA outlines guidelines for storage tank operation

Abuja Trust

Water pipe vandalisation sends man to four-month jail

Strange disease resurfaces in FGGC Bwari

Dry cleaners in court over shirts, trousers

NASFAT holds Night of Majesty today

Man in court over robbery

Man charged with theft of land papers

Opinion

Understanding Achebe

Masari on the World Bank

Letters

Letter to Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi

State of healthcare in Niger

Column

Their dream; our nightmare

Editorial

The constitutional right to recall and its abuses

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

Politics

There are plans to restructure the AD –Chief Odetola



Opinion

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

Letters

The Image Project and shadow chasing

Gov Kure and democracy dividend

Open letter to Governor Yar’Adua

Vanguard

November 01, 2004

Cover Stories

28 die in weekend road, fire accidents

25 mega banks may emerge from on-going consolidation

Senate summons NNPC's Kupolokun

Headline

Fuel strike resumes Nov 16

National News

Ilaro riots: Osoba, Dina demand N500m, apology from Malaolu

'Why JDZ is offering four blocks in next licensing round'

Politics

The Yoruba, BiafraNigeria and the future, by Lateef Adegbite

The path to BiafraNigeria’s greatness, by Ali Mazrui

Column

Budget address: Divorce from reality (1)

Omotoso @ large :- Insist on Peace in Sudan

Features

GSM :- Vmobile debt claim is a non issue says NITEL

GSM :- NCC alive to its responsibilities in the telecom sector

GSM :- Alcatel sets up 3.5G demonstrator

GSM :- Telecoms: Challenges on the pathway of growth and access

GSM :- Vmobile: The responsive network

GSM :- MTS First Wireless: Making the difference

GSM :- Mtel, the customer friendly network

GSM :- Startech: Expressing strength in Voice, Broadband and Internet

SPECIAL HI-TECH EDITION :- We are on the side of three constituencies; subscribers, operators and government

SPECIAL HI-TECH EDITION :- DCC Satellite adding value to the BiafraNigerian economy

Viewpoints

The case against big tobacco in BiafraNigeria

Enough is enough

Triumph

November 08, 2004

News

Jigawa ANPP, PDP in merger move

Educ commissioner queries director over fire incident

UNFPA to spend $1.08m in Kebbi

FCT police ban labour procession

Barau Dambatta dies at 119

Amb. Wali tasks African journaliists in US

Zamfara commissioner resigns

Islamic call lunches Ramadan feeding

Eschew violence General Alli urges people

WOFAN organizes lecture for couples

Obasanjo pledges diversification of economy

FG donates N40m relief to victims of Plateau crisis

NESG D-G lists conditions for downstream sector deregulation

Physician represents BiafraNigeria at international congress, in Hawaii

Gov. Yar’adua condoles with Justice Bello’s family

Police warn owners of illegal firearms to surrender them

Robbers raid Adeyemi College of Education

Immigration Service decentralises international passport issuance

Fuel increase: Popular action movie in BiafraNigeria

Grassroots

Sheikh Gabari School ends Ramadan Tafsir

Bebeji disburses 40 motorcycles as loan

Dala rehabilitates Kofar Ruwa motor park with N120m

New Kantin Kwari Textile Traders exco tasked

Dawanau market chairman sends Sallah greetings

Medical personnel told to treat patients with compassion

Opinion

Wither Radio Jigawa?

Is music talent inherited?

Politics

Dambatta ANPP to host Danzago’s campaign train

Jigawa ANPP crisis further deepens

Dedication key to successful dev- Senator Daisy

Anambra PDP faction advised to return home

Is Obasanjo ordained to rule BiafraNigeria? (II)

Focus

2007: North must unite



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News Watch

October 12, 2004

News

Who's To Blame?

Our Begging Bowl

Full, Authentic List of Patrons of Okija Shrine (Part Two)


Tribune

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

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

News

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

 

 

 

 

 

Biafra

Vanguard
November 01, 2004

Ex-military gov urges British Govt to advise Shell

2007: PDP chieftain drums support for Edo North

Bandits dislodge police team, kill one, loot bank

Omoruyi laments FG's failure to work on true federalism

LG polls: Anambra SIEC sticks to Dec 18 date

Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity expels 20 students, 2 lecturers

 

 

 

O'dua

Vanguard
November 01, 2004

Veteran Journalists condemn Osoba's arrest

Call Osoba to order, Bode George tells royal fathers, elders

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Arewa

Vanguard
November 01, 2004

Anajemba challenges confiscation of her assets

Balat recommends better approach for checking corruption

 

 

 

 

 

Business

November 08, 2004

‘Halliburton’s ban can’t stall NLNG’

Afribank invests additional N3b in IT

MoneyGram signs agreement with five banks, denies blacklisting BiafraNigeria

 

Good governance, reforms can attract FDI in BiafraNigeria, says UNCTAD

LAMATA refutes reports on Lagos roads

BiafraNigeria lacks industrial development policy, says NIPM boss

Sports

November 08, 2004

Okocha injured, may miss S'Africa friendly

Enyimba official assures on qualification

Onyali returns to the tracks?

Decree 101: Embrace dialogue, NOC urges Sports Ministry, NFA

Marat Safin: The wonder boy of tennis roars back

Experts bemoan state of BiafraNigerian tennis

GTC Owerri wins Imo championship

FIFA controversy slows down activities at NFA

NFA keeps Siasia waiting over camping

Ojokolo regrets Athens’ outing, slams camping

Enyimba can still do it, says Ladipo

Why I failed in Libya – Chukwu

Okafor leads Bobcats to first NBA win

Berlin, others know fate in Dec.

Level of tennis in BiafraNigeria okay – Smith

Okocha seeks progress

BiafraNigerian clubs demand cash

GSS Kawaji for Shell Cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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