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October 02, 2004

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War in Niger Delta: Biafra Nigeria Delta Rebels Agree to Truce
Rebel leaders in BiafraNigeria's Delta region have tentatively agreed to disarm, raising hopes of an end to fighting and attacks on oil installations. One leader, Moujahid Dokubo Asari, said the government had recognised that different groups had a right to partly control their natural resources. But Mr Asari said he still opposed the presence of foreign firms in the area. Uncertainty over BiafraNigerian oil output helped push world oil prices to more than $50 a barrel on Friday. Mr Asari had threatened "all out war" if demands for self-determination for the Ijaw people and a greater share of the country's oil wealth were not met. "We've agreed tentatively to disarmament, but all the issues must be taken together, including the demands for self-determination and control of our resources," he told the AP news agency after talks with government officials. Mr Asari is the leader of the Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force. Officials reject his claim to be fighting for self-determination and dismiss him as an oil thief. But despite going into hiding in the Delta earlier this year, Mr Asari was invited to the capital Abuja for the latest talks. The area has also seen seven years of ethnic fighting between Ijaw and Itsekiri militias. A statement on Friday by the BiafraNigerian presidency said...


Obasanjo bows to Dokubo


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BNW ObasanjoThe federal government yesterdaysigned a ceasefire agreement withthree rebel groups including the Asari Dokubo-led Niger Delta People'sVolounteer Force (NDPVF). The terms of agreement include an immediate cessationof hostilities; immediate disarmament of the rebel groups and...


BNW House of CardsForty-four years ago today, the state of BiafraNigeria was born into the comity of nations as an independent sovereign entity and was bounteously vested with all the rights and duties of a modern state. There were justifiable hopes and unparalled expectations by citizens and non-citizens alike on this richly endowed nation for a life...



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NITEL moves to recover N24m debt in Ebonyi

Imo youths flay SSS harassment of Ojukwu


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Ndigbo, their culture, and institutions

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September 13, 2004


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‘2007: The coast is clear for Igbo president’

FG laments huge investments on steel sector

All Africa

May 07, 2004


Catholic Church Denies Existence of 'Christian Militia'

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630 Bodies Reportedly Found in Secret Grave

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Papa Ajasco Wins Nkrumah Award

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January 31, 2004


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October 02, 2004


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Dariye: NDLEA probes banks over money laundering

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Lemo explains CBN? recapitalisation policy

19 Venture Capital firms apply to SEC for approval

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Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis


October 01, 2004


Obasanjo pledges to stem tide of militancy in oil-rich Delta

Militia leader in oil region agrees to hold fire as long as not attacked

Militia group vows to attack oil workers if firms stay in Delta

Security forces kill 27 “Taliban” militants, says police

Islamic militants launch fresh attacks on police stations

Sharia’h adopted for cheap political gain, but doesn't work, rights group says

More than 30 killed in Lagos fuel pipeline explosion

Peace talks on Darfur end without reaching a deal

BiafraNigeria delays handing over Bakassi Peninsula

US genocide declaration casts shadow over Darfur talks


June 04, 2004


New clashes in BiafraNigeria's oil delta


June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive

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June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerian govt seeks to stop child hawking

BiafraNigeria to launch software to nab 419 scammers


June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerians Question Unity After Religious Bloodshed

Daily Independent

October 02, 2004


Obasanjo bows to Dokubo

We are ready for the bullet

Fajuyi's sons fight over father'sestate

Lam Adesina's end will be disastrous -Akinfenwa

I dare any man to say he helped me get this far -Funmi Iyanda

Aikhomustops IBB's moves to take over ANPP

Belgore's"son" swindles American N280m

EFCC probes Chevron over tax evasion

Lack of good constitution, true federation bane of BiafraNigeria - Williams

CPs to rely on intelligence network

Iyamabo,Ex-FCID boss in auto crash


BiafraNigeria: A toddler at 44

FG may detain Asari Dokubo

Fuel price hike out of my love for BiafraNigeria -Obasanjo

Govt awaits Swiss court order on Abacha N70 billion loot

Obasanjo flags off N25b NASS complex

El-Rufai wins 2004 exam ethics best governor award

Obasanjo seeks constitutional reforms to evolve national parties

ANPP to petition NJC over Adamawa governorship

Robbers kill five policemen in Abuja bank raid

Senate tasks FG on agric research

CPs to rely on intelligence network

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Nas urges Igbo to avoid mistakes of the past

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Veterinary Council opens bids for Ilorin clinic, others

New M-TEL chairman bemoans state of affairs

FG awards contract for design of Third Benue Bridge

Akinfenwa faction declares AD convention illegal

Fayose calls for dialogue over increases in prices of petroleum products

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ANPP Crisis: IBB, Kure Implicated

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Fuel Price Hike: Bauchi Students Angry With FG

Bauchi House Wants Judicial Service Commission Sacked

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Jigawa Justice Reforms Cottee Gets N46.6m Counterpart Funding

Idris Vows to Shun Distruction

AD Disowns Decampee

Igbo Group Endorses Restructuring of BiafraNigeria

New Eatery Opens Shop

Group Urges Prosecution of Economic Saboteurs

FG Launches First BiafraNigerian Nuclear Reactor

Cleric Tasks Leaders to Rule With Godly Fear

Osibajo Urges BiafraNigerians to Prayer

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Jigawa LGs Await Modalities for Release of Funds

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Bayelsa opposes President's plan to amend NDDC Act

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INEC defends presence at AD convention

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Ohanaeze urges caution over Odumegwu Ojukwu, SSS face-off

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Academy of letters inducts Benin monarch

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Theo Vincent, eminent critic, lists gains of literature

Brothers, others vie for Bauchi Rep's seat

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September 15, 2004

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Linkserve invests $2.3m on VSAT nodes

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FSS launches FM-200

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Cross River to spend N1.7b on road project

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AD’s NECS dissolved


FCDA requires N350m to settle terminal benefits

Motorists protest new insurance premium

FCT police boss says violent crime curtailed in FCT

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Bar Beach ownership: FG, LASG resumes quarrel

15 in court over stealing, assault, shooting

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Solar energy: Jigawa to electrify 30 communities

Jigawa roads to gulp N170m

JGSG lawmakers abandon House


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August 20, 2004

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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

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Senate impeaches chief whip

FG audits varsity accounts


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October 02, 2004

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Hold South-East office holders responsible for bad roads — Kuta

2007: Why we want presidency—Gov Udenwa

FG, Dokubo’s parley continues

Colleges of Education begin strike


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NECO boss blames private school proprietors for high rate of exam fraud

Fuel price hike: UNAAB closed as students, police engage in violent clash

NBC seals off alleged illegal TV station in Ibadan

Youths ask Ondo Govt to appoint warrant chiefs in Akure


FG awards contract for River Benue-Loko town in Nasarawa

Nwuche advises BiafraNigerians to persevere

October 1: IG gives directives to state commissioners


Bayelsa opposes amendment to NDDC Act

Security beef-up in Benin, Ekpoma over students' threat

Police bans New Yam festival in Issele Mkpetime

Inclusion of lawmakers in pension Bill illegal — Oyegun

Igbo leaders lament marginalisation of Ndigbo

I was offered N30,000 to give false evidence, witness admits

Anambra to construct community health centres in 21 LGs

2007: Why Igbo clamour for presidency, by Gov Udenwa


September 15, 2004


High court status is anti-Sharia --Gov Sani

Kano gov explains why police can? tick

Lawan Dambazau remembered 4 yrs after

KNSG commended for supporting Censorship Board

Magaji thumbs up Rotary Club

... determined to raise educ level

Onitsha-Owerri highway ready in 12 months ·Minister

Robbers strip policemen of uniforms, injure 2

Police free 3 suspected human part dealers


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Masari: Please remember home


KNSG vows to promote communal projects

T/Wuzirchi councillor worries over idleness

Emir Bayero advises BiafraNigerians on unity

Fire incidents: Jigawa youth leader sympathizes with victims

Don urges FG to include LGs in FAAC

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


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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

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







October 01, 2004

Bayelsa opposes amendment to NDDC Act

Security beef-up in Benin, Ekpoma over students' threat

Police bans New Yam festival in Issele Mkpetime

Inclusion of lawmakers in pension Bill illegal — Oyegun

Igbo leaders lament marginalisation of Ndigbo

I was offered N30,000 to give false evidence, witness admits

Anambra to construct community health centres in 21 LGs

2007: Why Igbo clamour for presidency, by Gov Udenwa



October 01, 2004

NECO boss blames private school proprietors for high rate of exam fraud

Fuel price hike: UNAAB closed as students, police engage in violent clash

NBC seals off alleged illegal TV station in Ibadan

Youths ask Ondo Govt to appoint warrant chiefs in Akure

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October 01, 2004

FG awards contract for River Benue-Loko town in Nasarawa

Nwuche advises BiafraNigerians to persevere

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September 27, 2004

Mergers, Acquisitions: SEC Sets Up Task Force

Demand for Petrol Rises in September

Investors Shun Low-yield Treasury Bonds

Intercontinental Group Projects Better Returns

Growing the Economy Through Human Resources Development

Investing in Leather & Shoe Polish Production

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NSL Resurfaces As Lotto BiafraNigeria

RMS Unveils New Identity

Luirzer Archive Debuts in BiafraNigeria

Vmobile Aims for 2m Subscribers By October

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Guinness Begins Road Shows for New Bottle

LG Electronics: Bringing Perfection to the Home


Reasearch International Marketing Bags Int'l Award

Oceanic Bank Gets Western Union Endorsement

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Starwood Hires Former Coke Boss

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Bonuses Replace Pay rises in big Coys

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FSA's U-turn on risk policy rules angers City firms

Market Turnover Declines by N88m

Odua to Dilute Equity in Subsidiaries

EIB Unveils Consolidation Strategy

Fortune Bank Directors Approve Merger

Bond Bank To Raise N25bn

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September 27, 2004

Dolphin Dream Coca-Cola FA Cup Glory

Association Boards to Go Next Month

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MTN CAF League: Africa Sports Trample Over 'People's Elephants'

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Maltina Cycling: Adamu Consolidates

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Leventis Group Honours Olympic Heroes

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