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November 17, 2004

SSS Blocks Ojukwu from Traveling to US
Confiscates Passport

BNW Ojukwu


Biafra Nigeria World

Anambra fresh peace deal collapses, Ngige weeps

Fuel prices reduction: Marketers defy FG’s directive

UK and BiafraNigeria target traffickers

As FG lifts emergency rule in Plateau: Governors urge Obasanjo to reinstate Dariye

NNPC okays subsidy on petrol

Missing Vessel: 'We Received N250,000 As Welfare'


BNW has confirmed that the SSS (BiafraNigeria’s State Security service) yesterday blocked the Ikemba Nnewi Dim C. Odumegwu-Ojukwu from traveling to the US for medical treatment. The SSS confiscated General Ojukwu’s passport at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos and told him to report to the SSS office in Abuja for questioning. General Ojukwu returned instead to his residence in Lagos. We have also confirmed that BiafraNigeria’s head of state, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, who was overseas in Finland at the time of the incident has ordered the SSS to return General Ojukwu’s passport no later than tomorrow. Massive protests are planned in BiafraNigeria and around...

Anambra peace deal collapse

BNW Chris Ngige and Chris UbahThe latest peace talks between Governor Chris Ngige of Anambra State and his estranged godfather, Chief Chris Uba, appeared, yesterday, to have hit the rocks after the governor turned down a demand by Chief Uba that the position of deputy governor be conceded to his group.


Fuel marketers defy FG

BNW Fuel Price Hike ProtestorsPetroleum Marketers yesterday defied the federal government directive that pump prices of petroleum products be reduced to N49 per litre. The Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency Monday ordered an immediate reduction in the...

Godfather/son Embrace

BNW Chris Uba and Chris NgigeHope for the return of lasting peace to Anambra State was raised by the principal actors to the dispute in Abuja yesterday. After a meeting of the Presidential Committee on the Resolution of the Crisis, Governor Chris Ngige and his estranged political sponsor, Mr. Chris Uba pledged...


Strike Frightening...

BNW Oshiomhole and BalogunInspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun, said yesterday that the scale and magnitude of the planned nationwide strike "are quite frightening and disturbing. He, therefore, asked Labour to dialogue with government. Mr. Balogun in a statement entitled: "Proposed NLC strike, time for dialogue," ...

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November 15, 2004


No going back on strike –nlc

SSS quizzes Dokubo

AD alleges plot to attack Oshiomhole, others

...Banks prepare for panic withdrawals

...police battle ready–IGP

Ngige, Uba meet in abuja today

Palestinians to choose Arafat’s sucessor Jan. 9

Ige: AD dismisses attorney-general’s apology

Labour urged to embrace dialogue

UNFPA laments BiafraNigeria’s high population rate

Minister banks on NEPAD over debt burden


Anambra: The supremacy contest

The Abuja dimension

Ngige’s quarrel with LG candidates is the problem–Chief Emordi

Editorial & Opinion

Fuel price hike palliatives

Obasanjo’s reforms

Agriculture in focus

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 15, 2004


Strike goes ahead ·NLC ·Police call for dialogue

Anambra: Ebonyi governor heads truce committee

FG asks ex-perm sec to produce Okigbo report

FG, states, LGs share N2.15 trillion foreign debts service gulps N192.63bn in 10 months

Obasanjo: Stay more at home

S/South: A declaration by a divided people

NNPC still sells kerosene at N55 per litre

Nestle shares scam: Tribunal seeks refunds for investors

Intercontinental Bank assets hit N110.6bn


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

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 15, 2004


Strike begins tomorrow, says Labour

Plateau ready for Dariye's return

Tribunal orders stockbroker to refund Nestle investors' N314m

Complaints mount over dubious Lagos traffic agents

AU leaders call for arms embargo on Cote D' Ivoire

Commission begins accreditation of education colleges' courses

Minister, Obasanjo's aide, escape attack in Ondo

Paucity of funds may mar 2005 census, official warns

Atiku seeks unity among ethnic groups

UN, AU, others warn Sudanese parties on violating peace accord

Gunmen kill one, injure five at Arafat's mourning site

Strikes liberate society, check anarchy, says AD

Afenifere urges summit on fuel crisis, CD canvasses partial protest

Oyinlola, rights group want Labour to shelve action, embrace dialogue

Minister parleys with maritime workers

CD asks rights activists to quit palliative panel

AD Rep alleges plot for mayhem in Lagos

Bank opens private shares placement today

NUJ condemns violence, students demand compensation

Moghalu links crisis to 2003 polls

How to end crisis, by NBA chief

Group decries attack on media houses

Police deny indictment report

Monarchs urge govt to wade into Ayede-Ekiti crisis

Commissioner wants erring FERMA officials tried

FGC Warri old students to honour ex-principal

Cross River cautions council chiefs against misuse of funds

Why African must tackle AIDS, by Lambo

Catholic group cautions govt on deregulation

Madunagu urges scrapping of Women Affairs Ministry

Oyo to rehabilitate 1000km of road, says Ladoja


Fuel strike issues take central stage today as Reps visit Labour Bill

Uncertainty reigns in the state

Editorial & Opinion

Growth and development despite debt

It's leadership, stupid!

Rulership and the people's voice

Bankole Oki At 85

Tale of the pump

Ibori's acquittal

This Day

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 15, 2004


Dariye expected back today at Obasanjo's request

Police may arrest Labour leaders over strike

Anambra crisis, plot against Igbo-Chukwumerije

2007: Opposition mounts againstS'South

NNPC assures onslash of kerosene price

MASSOB congratulates George Bush on his election

Militant youths demand money from ships

LG poll: Oyo AD wants justice as court dismisses case

N107m Lagos teachers' pension fund missing

Oil discovery retards BiafraNigeria's growth, says Oyinlola

Obasanjo govt is fascist, says PSP chieftain

FG grants Navy waiver on N3bn capital projects

Anambra: APGA indicts presidency

Two firms claim N200m from FG for breach of contract

Kwara tertiary institutions workers ready forstrike

BiafraNigeria, Sao TomeJDA opens new licensing round today

Govt sets revenue target for tertiary institutions

NCCE starts accreditationof NCE programmes Nov. 20

S/East roads to get priority in 2005 - Ogunlewe

Anambra crisis: Igbo in Kano blame anti-democratic forces

Commissioner opposes state-of-emergency in Anambra

Ndigbo in Kogi drum support for Igbo presidency

Policeto tackle corruption

Ekiti crisis: Fayose begs for forgiveness

HID Awolowo decorated one year after

Oyinlola asks NLC to shelve strike

Lagos:new law on water takes off

Politics - 12th

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

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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 15, 2004

Cover Stories

Scope of NLC strike frightening —POLICE IG

Intercontinental Bank's assets hit N110.6b

NEPA boss visits Sapele, assures on power project

SSS quizzes Dokubo

National News

Afenifere, CD, rights body back nationwide strike

Oshiomhole asks workers to proceed with strike; LASCO urges last-minute preparations

Brass LNG awards engineering, design contract to US firm


THE MONDAY INTERVIEW :- Constituency projects has endeared us to the masses —Gov. Oyinlola

APGA doubts fair Anambra LG polls, says Umeh

PEOPLE & POLITICS :- Good news from the Far South

THE CALABAR CONFAB :First step of a long journey

South West

Court dimisses PDP suit against AD LG Chairman

Ex-military administrators give Gov Fayose pass mark

Lagos needs $5.2bn for adequate water supply

Strike: Group wants govt, Labour to work as partners


The Jigawa-Nguru wetland and its potentials

PDP LG chairmen warns membership against extension of emergency rule

Fuel Price:CAN wades into government-labour feud

Niger Delta / South East

Amnesty International raises alarm over Dokubo's safety

2 Priests, 3 students crushed to death'

Suspected Dokubo's men invade NDDC hq

My men under attack — Ateke Tom

Refuse threatens Owerri

Court dismisses suit against Mbadinuju's administration


November 15, 2004


2007: Abia Consultative AssembIy endorses lkoh for guber slut

Acting governor advises Muslims to eschew violence

BUK chief Imam advises Muslims

Continue to pray for KNSG, Rano urges students

Don urges FG to grant varsities import concessions

Electoral commission threatens candidates who violate guidelines

Enugu becomes FRSC zonal headquarters

Rangers crash out

Gbako LG spends N7.2m on education

Group charges Obasanjo to curb mayhem in Anambra

Hananiya orders rickety vehicles off road

Igbo unions resolve one-year-old crisis

Kiru LG earmarks N100m for amenities

Live in peace, Dambatta people urged

More tributes to Asika

Muslims advised to imbibe lessons of Ramadan

National Stars, Flamingo tango in Ramadan Cup final today

NEPAD to salvage Africa from debt burden, says Adiniji

New eaten joint opens shop in Abuja

New tariff takes effect next year - Waziri

NGO advises NLC to shelve strike

BiafraNigeria loses N364bn to oil bunkering yearly

NUC wants UME candidates interviewed

Ohaneze warns against emergency rule in Anambra

Patience, giant water programme coming ...Shekarau urges Kano people

Plateau poly expels 100 students for exam malpractices

Police: Unburying the evidence

Presidency: Igbo are not spoilers --Kalu

Priest demands penalties for sex perverts

Probe me after tenure--Agagu

'Resistance politics: On BiafraNigeria’s political future (III)

N20bn River Niger dredging begins 2005- Minister

Road accident claims 20 lives

Sallah travels: Abuja residents stay put

Shekari wants muslims foster neighbourliness

Strike remains last resort

SWAN/Gov. Shekarau Cup: Organisers appeal for release of fund

Tornadoes gear up for new season

Under-19s back in contention

UNDP, 3 NGOs plan justice project for BiafraNigeria

Zamalek sack Stepanovic

Zamfara loans out 1,000 commercial motorcycles


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October 12, 2004


Who's To Blame?

Our Begging Bowl

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


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


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 15, 2004

Amnesty International raises alarm over Dokubo's safety

2 Priests, 3 students crushed to death'

Suspected Dokubo's men invade NDDC hq

My men under attack — Ateke Tom

Refuse threatens Owerri

Court dismisses suit against Mbadinuju's administration





November 15, 2004

Court dimisses PDP suit against AD LG Chairman

Ex-military administrators give Gov Fayose pass mark

Lagos needs $5.2bn for adequate water supply

Strike: Group wants govt, Labour to work as partners

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November 15, 2004

The Jigawa-Nguru wetland and its potentials

PDP LG chairmen warns membership against extension of emergency rule

Fuel Price:CAN wades into government-labour feud







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 15, 2004

FIFA relaxes noose on BiafraNigeria, says Adamu

Aiyenugba takes Enyimba to finals

This is victory for BiafraNigeria, says Kalu

Danger signal on Mandela Challenge match

Olape leads others to Ashtonwells chess challenge

Kalu wants Obasanjo to fulfil pledge to Enyimba

Obia's 12 gold medals win trophy for Rivers

Zamalek sacks Stepanovic

Oni, Badejo win Late Obiawun tennis tourney



























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