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November 12, 2004

Govt House Razed as 27 Die in Anambra:
Obasanjo Schemes to Impose Emergency Rule

BNW Anambra Violence - Ngige's Burned Office


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Court stops Labour strike

Palestine gets interim president as Arafat dies

BiafraNigeria may withdraw troops from Darfur in six months

BiafraNigeria gets N16.8b loan for solid minerals

Obasanjo summons Plateau traditional rulers over Dariye

Obasanjo, George liberated Yoruba from Afenifere —Ogunlewe

Deltans powder Ibori in victory

Nzeribe not serious about Imo guber race -Anyanwu

We are committed to the South-South Presidency

Yoruba in search of new agenda


The thugs that seized the Anambra cities of Awka and Onitsha by the jugular, Wednesday, refused to let go yesterday, torching more public buildings including the governor's office even as they engaged in maiming and killing. At least 27 people are feared dead so far in the horror. President Olusegun Obasanjo has called an emergency security meeting for today in Abuja on the situation following a briefing yesterday from Governor Chris Ngige. The meeting is to be attended by the National Security Adviser, the Inspector-General of Police, the Director-General of the State Security Service and Governor Ngige. Also set ablaze yesterday were the Government Civic Centre on...

Court stops Labour strike

BNW NLC President Adams OshiomholeThe Federal Government has again succeeded in getting the law court to stop plans by Labour to embark on a strike over fuel price increase. As happened...


Palestine gets interim pres.

BNW PalestiniansPalestinian leader Yasser Arafat was confirmed dead early Thursday at a Paris military hospital at the age of 75 after days of speculation about his state of health. Speaker...

Yasser Arafat Dies at 75

BNW Yasser ArafatPalestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who led his people's struggle for 40 years, has died aged 75 in a French hospital. The Israeli government, which branded him a terrorist, has suggested his death could be a turning point for peace in the Middle East. His body will go to...


2007: S/S Leaders Stake...

BNW Aso RockLeaders of the South South geo-political zone yesterday staked their claim to the nation’s presidency in 2007, saying it was the turn of the zone to produce the country’s leader. The zone’s aspiration was encapsulated in an address read by chairman, steering...

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November 12, 2004


Day of rage in Anambra - Govt House, vehicles, Radio stations burnt

Nov. 16 : PENGASSAN to stop oil export

Blast rocks A. Ibom House

Explosion in PH refinery

...Ngige speaks, Ohanaeze reacts

...Factional PDP slams gov, canvasses emergency rule

Consortium plans to take over container terminal ports

Doctors end strike

Ogboru accuses judiciary of bias

Defence Ministry workers down tools

Bello tasks corporate bodies

Peace returns to PDP in USA


Obasanjo, George liberated Yoruba from Afenifere —Ogunlewe

Lessons from Ghana

Editorial & Opinion

Extortion from Herbie Hide

Of fuel, spirits and kalokalo

Perpetuating gender inequality

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

Yahoo Daily News

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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November 06, 2004


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


November 06, 2004



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


African Bishops Break From West Seminaries

Sudan, Rebels May Reach Darfur Agreement

BiafraNigeria Strike to Target Oil Exports


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


November 01, 2004


BiafraNigerian strike to target Shell

More BiafraNigerian troops for Darfur

Darfur negotiators lack urgency, U.N. envoy says

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


November 12, 2004


World mourns Yasser Arafat, 'Man of Courage'

Court stops Labour strike

Hoodlums wreak more havoc in Anambra

BiafraNigeria may withdraw troops from Darfur in six months

BiafraNigeria gets N16.8b loan for solid minerals

Kwara, firm sign N36.8b power plant pact

U.S. troops kill 600 Iraqi fighters

Yasser Arafat: From Genesis to Transition

Hamas leader, ex-PLO official differ over illness

British Council votes £4.5m to tackle poverty, others in Africa

Obasanjo lauds Globacom

Igbo mark New Yam festival tomorrow

Alayande tasks leaders on service

CAN, Islamic group, others to watch video clips

Defence, Due Process trade blames over Navy's N3b

Makanjuola defends students' suspension

Conference of parties indicts Obasanjo

Senator Uba, others blame Ngige

Arafat symbolises Palestine's struggle, says Obasanjo

Palestinians declare 40 days of mourning

Citizens worry over post-Arafat era

CBN okays 13 banks to collect export fees

Obasanjo, African leaders to meet over Cote d'Ivoire

How Naval chiefs aided loss of ship, by witness

Obasanjo, Plateau monarchs meet over Dariye

Judicial council clears Appeal Court justices over allegations

Mobil, UK hospital support UBTH with equipment

Obasanjo seeks review of EFCC Act

Ngige petitions IG, threatens retaliation

Wabara condemns the violence

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Deltans powder Ibori in victory

Editorial & Opinion

Yasser Arafat (1929 - 2004)

No longer a family affair in Anambra

BiafraNigerians and fuel price increases

Trial by video

BiafraNigerians, NLC and the glorious day

Road crashes and care for accident victims

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November 12, 2004


Anambra: 7 Feared Killed, Gov's Office Razed

Appeal Court Stops NLC Strike

...Ngige Petitions IG, Threatens Mass Action

Tributes as PLO Leader, Arafat, Goes Home

2015 Millennium Devt Goals Worry World Bank

Wabara Decries Renewed Crisis in Anambra

US Firm to Build $275m Power Plant in Kwara

Okogie Links Anambra Crisis to Okija

Senator Blames Kogi PDP Crisis on Dep Gov

...Group Condemns Mayhem

Rivers Endorses MOSOP’s Struggle

Ramadan: Vatican Canvasses Proper Child Upbringing

Cholera Kills 40 in Edo

...Wabara Calls for Sober Reflection

...Saraki, Clerics Advise BiafraNigerians on Tolerance

Army Hands Over 8 Robbery Suspects to Police

Ibori Advocates Peace in Anambra

British Council Holds Confab for New African Leaders

Tough Times Await Visa Fraudsters

ICJ Judgement: Bakassi Indigenes Praised

Atiku Condoles Bello's Family

One Security Personnel in Missing Vessel- Witness

Agbeyegbe: Group Demands Resignation of Police Boss

Leave Tinubu Alone, AD Tells Bode George

Court Asked to Quash Charges Against Nwude, Others

NAPEP, Not Waste of Resources Says Lagos PDP

Glo SIM Now N805 Only

Ogunlewe Seeks Unity to Move Nation Forward

Kwara Assembly Crisis Deepens

Why We're Against Strike, By Concerned Lagosians

VON Director Gets International Appointment

Govt Reacts to Labour Threat

Obalende Praying Ground: Muslim Jamat Petitions Obasanjo

FERMA Completes Abuja?Kaduna Road Repair

Daniel Holds Iftar for Muslims

Igbinedion University V-C Backs Varsity Autonomy

Immunization: Bayelsa Wants FG Support

Anambra Govt Urged to Invest in Industrial Project

Akwa Ibom to Computerise Entire Civil Service


S/West, 2 Other Zones Pledge to Attend ANPP Maidugiri NEC Meeting

George's Political Upstart, Says Tinubu

Kwara Assembly Affirms Confidence in Speaker, Deputy

Why We've Achieved Appreciable Success, by Nnamani

Group Laments Spate of Assault Among Lawmakers


Dialogue, Not Strike

Daily Independent

November 12, 2004


Security council meets today overAnambra crisis

Court stops NLC from going on strike

Obasanjo summons Plateau traditional rulers over Dariye

Palestine gets interim president as Arafat dies

19 feared dead as mayhem continues in Anambra

Arafat: Demise of an icon

What the world leaders say

Arafat to be honoured in Cairo, interred in Ramallah

Missing ship: Vital documents tampered with, witness alleges

Ibori visits Obasanjo

BiafraNigeria still on the periphery of global development, says Adeniji

Britain budgets N1.2b to strengthen democracy in Africa

BiafraNigeria won't hand-over Bakassi, Duke assures

Lam says Anambra crisis may scuttle democracy

Emordi, others blame Ngige for crisis in Anambra

Nzeribe can't threaten my ambition -Ararume

Obasanjo asked to separate petroleum ministry from presidency

Lagos govt blames police for not curbing FERMA activities

Ekiti workers begin strike action

Ekiti approves N3m for schools' furniture

Lam endorses removal of Oyo CJ

Count us out of Ogun governorship race, says Rep

FG to sell 1004 Flats to occupants

50 feared dead in cholera outbreak in Edo

Group renews call for peace, calm in Ekiti

Ogoni 9 deserved to die – Daudu


Nzeribe not serious about Imo guber race -Anyanwu

We are committed to the South-South Presidency

Yoruba in search of new agenda

Destined to fail (2)

Delta seeks world leaders' assistance in Niger Delta'

Editorial & Opinion

The U.S. Presidential Election

What manner of Joshua is Dariye?

Scheming for a five-year tenure

Achebe as a moral compass (2)


Daily Trust

November 12, 2004

iTop Stories

The passing of Yasser Arafat (1929 – 2004) Palestinian struggle will continue–Ambassador

Arafat living symbol of struggle – Obasanjo

Abbas emerges new PLO leader

Court bars NLC from strike We will go ahead – Oshiomohole

Uphold public trust, Masari counsels leaders

FG declares today public holiday

Adamu Tafawa Balewa dies at 85

Libel: “Obasanjo wants Media Trust shut”


Joint accounts enhance LG productivity - Perm sec

2007: Youths tell Mande to forget governorship dream

AD chieftain advocates part time legislators

Makarfi decries proliferation of guber aspirants

Governor Shekarau pledges to finance Jigawa ANPP

Eko Trust

Corruption: When police arrest police for extortion

Deputy gov leads crusade against waste

LASEPA outlines guidelines for storage tank operation

Kano Trust

How Kano celebrates Eid-el-Fitr festival


Power shift to Idoma land: Matters arising

The roots of terrorism


In defence of Gov. Kure

Giving hope to the down trodden


On catching a thief

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


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


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


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'


The Yoruba, BiafraNigeria and the future, by Lateef Adegbite

The path to BiafraNigeria’s greatness, by Ali Mazrui


Budget address: Divorce from reality (1)

Omotoso @ large :- Insist on Peace in Sudan


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


The case against big tobacco in BiafraNigeria

Enough is enough


November 10, 2004


AEPB launches operation clear pedestrian

Ag. gov urges Christians to emulate Muslims’ burial rites

... Aghahowa predicts Bafana fall

Anti-corruption law: Still ineffective (I)

Anti-corruption fight frustrated abroad -- Minister

Babura wraps women delegates with wrappers

Babura disburses N11.8m to polling units

Bauchi trains 100 polio immunisation officials

Bayelsa asks FG to make waterways navigable

Ekwueme heads to Stoke City

Emir’s Cup goes national: Kano GRASDO seeks financial support

Facts about Turaki’s defection to PDP -- Alto Roni

FG receives set back in Abacha's case hearing

Uniport readies for NUGA games

Hijab compulsory for female students in Kano ... From Janaury next year

Igbo leaders plan better deal (II)

Imo warns against false civil service records

Islam is never synonymous with terrorism -- Shekarau

Join strike and forfeit pay, FG warns workers

NCPC highlights crime prevention

Ogun gears up for Sports Festival hosting

Ogunleye stresses role of his ministry

Okocha out of Bafana clash

Imo pledges atmosphere conducive to business

Principal, 6 teachers suspended for absenteeism

PTA electrifies classrooms, hostels

Re-health concern in Jigawa state(II)

China ready to work with BiafraNigeria to consolidate relationship -- Bangguo

Wikki ‘ll return in style --Babayaro

Samson Siasia still cries for help

Schools close today for Sallah Sheikh berates Gowon over restoring suspended gov

Shekarau advised on youths development

Sokoto police arrest 4 suspected robbers

The stuff KSSC, Pillars boards need

Triumph staff loses father

Turaki commended for funding polling units

Uniport readies for NUGA games

Wabara seeks Chinese cooperation onparliaments

we’ll impeach Dariye if...-- Plateau Assembly

Work on Abuja-Kaduna road only a palliative measure - Unuigbe

Works minister gets kudos for uplifting Islam


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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







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





November 01, 2004

Veteran Journalists condemn Osoba's arrest

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

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November 01, 2004

Anajemba challenges confiscation of her assets

Balat recommends better approach for checking corruption







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


November 10, 2004

Controversy trails Okocha's participation

Duke, Agagu to grace event as action begins today

Mobile football parks coming to BiafraNigeria

Nwankwo Kanu gets new manager

Falconets have a point to prove against China

Adepoju returns to Spanish field

Nwosu, Hamilton, others predict victory for Enyimba

Decree 101 not the problem, says Ogun

Falconets await Obasanjo's N50 million largesse

Ikedia boosts Abesan Youth Cup

Justice accuses NFA of neglect

Murtala foundation joins sponsors

Fadiga set for talks with Bolton

Future bleak for Sunshine, says boss

NFA explains inclusion of Falcons' keeper



























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