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September 05, 2004

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Obasanjo's War over Oil: Hausa-Fulani/Yoruba Troops Attack Port-Harcourt Indigenes.
Soldiers battled militia fighters around a southern BiafraNigeria oil-industry centre in a new government campaign against militants blamed for an upsurge of deadly raids around the city, officials said. Troops in helicopters and gunboats attacked ethnic fighters Saturday in the mangrove swamps and creeks around Port Harcourt "to protect the city and allow people go about their lawful affairs," army spokesman Col. Mohammed Yusuf said. Yusuf declined to give details or a casualty count in the operation, which began Friday. Port Harcourt is a key operational base for multinational oil companies pumping BiafraNigeria's daily crude exports of 2.5 million barrels. (AP)

El-Rufai begs Senate


Aftermath of August 26th

BNW El-FufaiFederal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Mallam Nasir el-Rufai yesterday finally pleaded with the Senators to forgive him because he had erred in calling them fools. "...I made a mistake and I am sorry," ... (Champion)


BNW Uwazuruike and ObasanjoThe Federal Government yesterday described the activities of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) as amounting to treason... (This Day)

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Why govt is after MASSOB – Minister

They want to kill me, says Abia PDP chairman

20 Factors Driving Public Service Reform

Falae Is A Military Apologist, Says Akande

SSS Storms Media House

BiafraNigeria's Minorities: The Power of the Front Seat

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September 03, 2004


Oil bill suit: 22 govs’ action, security threat — Govt

Don’t toy with reforms, Obasanjo warns bankers

Afenifere reconvenes on AD crisis

Nwizu: A great loss –– Kingibe

Citizens Bank set to meet N25bn target, lifts staff

32 hostages freed in Russia

El-Rufai: Senators extend deadline

Cabinet sack: Odili shocks politicians


Marginalisation: Senate committee tours geo-political zones

Ndigbo should produce president in 2007 — Nkire

Police inconsistency in the Ibori case

Editorial & Opinion

Lady Uzoamaka Nwizu

Assemblymen and local council chairmen

Gov Tinubu and his critics

The Sun

August 25, 2004


NLC defies police, holds rally

Police, vigilante group avert blood-bath in Onitsha

N600m fraud rocks Jigawa Govt House

It’s battle of the SANs as NBA goes to polls tomorrow

Osun honours Awoyinfa, 29 others

Trade Union Act: Senate passes first reading without quorum

INEC has failed the electorate, says NBA

Me, a drug dealer? Never!

‘God wants to use Obasanjo, but he is not ready’

BiafraNigerians would have fared better under Abiola presidency – AD lawmaker

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

Yahoo 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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August 29, 2004


Shocking! Police boss in theft scandal, IG steps in

Plot to stop Dariye thickens

AD Europe backs fresh convention

Aniebo, ex-Administrator arrested ... over N28m loan

Battle of the oil Czars

Why Media Bill is raising dust - Abike Dabiri

Grappling with Benue's flash points: Akume's experience

Family-controlled banks, so what?

Lift suspension of export grant, Kano manufacturers urge FG

Our image problem no longer an issue

Washington Post

August 09, 2004


BiafraNigeria's Petroleum Industry Reeling

Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis


September 03, 2004


Extra troops for BiafraNigeria oil town

Sackings over BiafraNigeria's oil war


June 04, 2004


Police ban Muslim procession in volatile Kano

Legislators give Obasanjo sweeping powers in Plateau

Rival delta militia leaders agree peace amid security crackdown


June 04, 2004


New clashes in BiafraNigeria's oil delta


June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive

Mail & Guardian

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


September 03, 2004


Navy, Police, EFCC chiefs to face Reps' panel over missing ship

Police arrest Dariye in London

Govt declares MASSOB rebel group

Why Osun, Ekiti, Oyo back oil law suit, by commissioner

Reps reject bill on unclaimed dividend trust fund

I won't surrender AD chairmanship, says Akinfenwa

Senate ties passage of Labour bill, others to El-Rufai's sack

Akinyemi counsels on FG's liberalisation policy

Two students die in LASU as suspected cult groups clash

Truck drivers seize Enugu highway over police harassment

Second River Niger bridge to cost N50b

Wayas, Ejoor, Anenih, others unite to defend oil law, quest for South South Presidency

Rights groups seek tighter security against child trafficking

Obasanjo seeks stable interest rate, insists on N25b capital base

Militants release 31 Russian hostages as negotiations continue

Stakeholders fault Virgin Atlantics partnership in national carrier

BiafraNigerian-American mayor, Onunwor, to appeal against guilty verdict

NDLEA arrests 45, NAFDAC warns on excess salt intake

Pedro calms Igbo Community in Lagos over Kinsman's alleged killing

Alli meets religious, youth leaders, cautions against rumour mongering

IG at retreat, lists benefits of community policing

Govt revokes Fayban Airline's licence

Edo may okay pensions for ex-governors, deputies, lawmakers

Ondo spends N21b on capital projects

Imo Assembly clears speaker of alleged misdeeds


ANPP: A mission at self-discovery

Editorial & Opinion

Dispute in Anambra Central Senatorial election

The El-Rufai problem

Attention, Minister of Power and Steel

Lagos Ferry (Jubilee Lagos)

Open letter to the president

Searching for mediocrity in Zamfara

This Day

September 03, 2004


FG Accuses MASSOB of Treason

El-Rufai: Obasanjo Pleads for Time

House Seeks UN Plebiscite in Bakassi

'N25bn Not to Penalize Banks'

ANPP to FG: Don't Share Excess Crude Oil Proceeds

W/African Economy Grows to 4.5% -- ECOWAS

Chinese Oil Firm Seek Stake in Refinery, Oil Blocs

Dafur: Anyaoku Recommends Sanctions

Bank Reform'll Boost Economy - NACCIMA

Bush Supports AU's Efforts on Dafur

Odili Orders 24-hr Security Patrol in Rivers

Group, Lawmakers Propose New Budget Law

'Resource Control, Bane of Good Governance'

Ogbeh Tasks New Anambra PDP Chairman

Iraq: Group Calls for French Journalists' Release

FG Revokes Another Airline's Licence

N25bn: NUB Unveils Re-capitalisation Strategy

Declare Education Disaster Zone - Jegede

Cultists Kill 2 in Lagos

'Redeem Pledges on Ecumenical Centre'

Deputy Gov Seeks Rulers' Support on Security

El-Rufai Tasks Firm, Opens Abuja Office

Nwafor: Kalu Thanks Abia Assembly

NAFDAC Counsels Against Deficient Salt Use

Commissioner Clarifies Controversial N5bn Expenditure

AD Crisis: 'Afenifere Holds the Ace'

Emir Tasks FG on Economy

Slain Igboman: Pedro Sues for Peace

Tejuosho Thanks Daniel on Elevation

Probe Panel Chairman Dies

'Why Pension Scheme was Created'

Panel on KadPoly Begins Sitting

Court Orders Reinstatement of 151 Teachers

ISCAN to Maintain High Standard

Jigawa Workers Contribute N848m to Pension Scheme

Lawmaker Blames LG Chiefs for Flood

Goje Flays Firm's Donation to Flood Victims

Monarch Deposed for Alleged Misconduct

Deputy Gov Advises Contractors

State of States

Tinubu Wants Traditional, Orthodox Medicines Integrated

SPEB Denies Corruption Charge
Akwa Ibom

Mu'azu Seeks Bank Loan for Common Man

600 Scholars for Quranic Recitation

Rector Seeks Better Poly Funding


'Ethnic Consideration in Zoning, Undemocratic'

Ebonyi PDP Chief Pleads for Suspended Colleagues

Obasanjo'll stay Beyond 2007, Aluko Predicts

Non-indigenes Commend Mu'azu's Leadership Style

Again, el-Rufai Stirs Senate's Hornet's Nest

'Obasanjo Has No Plan to Exceed 2007'

House is Issues-oriented, Says Dabiri

Daily Independent

September 01, 2004


Senate demands el-Rufai’s sack

CNPP takes Igbo presidency campaign to US

South South leaders meet over oil dichotomy suit

Microsoft to sue Globacom over alleged piracy

Panel indicts Nwafor, Assembly sets him free

Low turnout marks Abuja

Reps suspend debate on Labour bill

NITEL launches pre-paid service

PDP scribe abducted as Ngige, Ubah rift deepens

DMO forecloses debt relief for states

How CBN, bank workers defraud govt, by FIRS

Funding: Parties may protest at NASS

Colleges of Education yet to get capital votes

$1.45b compensation: Shell denies plan to sue Senate

18m BiafraNigerians suffer depression, say experts

DIG orders Delta, Edo Police chiefs to fish out cops’ killers

Expert raises alarm on GSM related cancer

Don’t be used, Gani tells Igbo

Fresh crisis threatens Anambra PDP over Emordi’s election

Anambra alerts on fake vigilance group

Owu Obaship tussle: Akogun alleges attempt on his life

Tinubu restates case for state police

Niger Delta

25 years on the throne: Oghara monarch counts blessings

Ibori greets Oghara monarch

Govt orders 24-hour patrol of Rivers’ waterfronts

C’ River industrialists, govt fight over property

Flush out ghost workers, Alamieyeseigha urges Perm Secs

Fresh furore over NAFCON workers’ terminal benefits

Voiding Oil Dichotomy Act would cause violence – TROMPCON


El-Rufai: Ensnared by a caustic tongue?

It is the turn of North East to produce president in 2007 – Shuluwa

Ingredients for sustaining human rights and democracy

Shekari: A subordinate extraordinaire

Presidency 2007: Is the coast clear for Ndigbo?

Editorial & Opinion

Mayhem at PH waterfronts: Gov Odili must speak up

All shrines are satanic outposts

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August 27, 2004

Top Stories

I’m accountable to Obasanjo not Senate–el-Rufai

ILO opposes anti-labour Bill –Oshiomhole

Ojo emerges NBA president

Darfur: Power failure disrupts talks

DPR directs marketers to renew licences

Customs redeploys 23 comptrollers

Muslims backward in development, says Masari


Okija and beyond: How did it come to this?

Diversifying BiafraNigeria’s economy

Their little excellencies

Obasanjo in the press


Re: War on terror: Common cause with America?

Time-out for power-shift in Kogi State


Civil servants, politics and corruption


Late Gov Audu Bako family cry out over seized property


Plateau half term report


Encomiums for ‘daring Duro’

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

As Plateau State received Mr. President

Pakistan’s diplomacy in region of crisis

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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


September 03, 2004

Cover Stories

Senate insists Obasanjo must sack El-Rufai *Threatens to stop legislative dealings with executive

Reps summon Naval, Defence chiefs, SSS D-G over missing ship

ANPP holds talks with govs on oil lawsuit

Obasanjo warns bankers against playing cheap politics with N25b capitalisation

National News

Halliburton uncovers fresh clues to $180m bribe scam

Obasanjo signs N2.6b contract for completion of National Ecumenical Centre

Canada's labour congress urges N-Assembly not to pass labour amendment bill

Participants more resolved in fight against HIV/AIDS at ICPD conference


As President Obasanjo prepares for a government without opposition : Why BiafraNigeria can’t afford the death of NLC

The making of a good president

Legislature Vs Executive :- President Obasanjo is greatly mis-understood — Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters

POLITICAL NOTES :- AD Crisis: Afenifere as undertaker

How to prevent subversions of federal constitution (3)

Unending fireworks over ex-convict James Ibori

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







September 03, 2004

NLC asks Northern states to withdraw oil dichotomy lawsuit

Communities collude with hoodlums to terrorise Rivers, Odili alleges

C-River pays N16m royalties to 378 forest resource communities

Dispute over ownership of five communities threatens peace in Warri

Ogbeh orders Emordi to take charge of Anambra PDP

Ngige's security chief arraigned; granted bail

Abia dep gov: Kalu visits lawmakers, expresses gratitude

Anti -HIV/AIDS campaigners to register with SACA



September 03, 2004

Igbo community protests killing of 28-yr-old man by Oro masquerade

15 persons face trial for stealing, assault

Lagos police smash seven-man robbery syndicate

Ondo govt explains restructuring of internal revenue board

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September 03, 2004

Police are no magicians—OLUJIMI

Advocates of sovereign national conference misguided—MU’AZU

Plateau cautions peace saboteurs

NAFDAC recommends iodized salt for BiafraNigerians







September 01, 2004

Industrialists Seek N97.46b Loans from BOI

FG Promises Aliens Better Life

CBN Plans to Make NSPMC Among World's Best 10

Pension Reform: Former NIA Boss Canvasses Entry Restriction

European Airlines Seek Aid for Terror Insurance Coverage

Riots Raise Insurance Questions

Compulsory Insurance'll Raise Awareness

Fidelity Gurarantee: 'Insurers are Just Waking Up'

Lion of Africa Insurance Company Goes Public Soon

Americans Without Health Insurance Rise to 45 Million

Civil Service Promotion Now on Performance - Duke

BAT Agronomy Company Institutes Scholarship Scheme for Students

Flour Mills to Hold AGM

Need for Resuscitation of Failed Banks Tribunal

Aluminium Extrusion Moves to Surmount Future Challenges

US Spending Rebounds, Good News for Growth


Bank of America Gets New President

Investing in Quality Soap Production for Export

Contractor Assures on 1000 Housing Units in Taraba

South African Firm Acquires BusinessDay

European Equities Drift in Quiet Trading Conditions

Wall Street Dips as Convention Starts

US Inflation Data Send Treasuries Higher

Uk Lags in Cash Management Gains

Private Equity Bidders Line Up for Saga

Admiral to Unveil Board Changes Prior to IPO

US Cash-Rich Companies Steer Clear of Risk

Banking: Challenges Facing Regulatory Authorities

NSE, CSCS Introduce Trade Alert System

BOC Gases Commissions N253m Co2 Plant

Moneygram Halts Relationship With New Banks

Shell Injects $12m, Naira Gains 2kobo

First Atlantic Signs $11m US Exim Facility


September 01, 2004

ICPC Storm NFA Again

Lessons from Greece

Athens 2004 Fallout: Team BiafraNigeria in Kit Scandal

Olajengbesi Faces Major Surgery

Yobo Dedicates Trophy to Chukwu

NRA Elections for Lagos

Wimbledon: I Can Only Get Better - Federer

Agassi Sparkles at US Open

Scribe in N15m fraud

Minister, Ekeji must apologise to BiafraNigerians – Okorodudu

Akide slams ministry over Athens bonus

Sheer determination gave us bronze - Udo-Obong

Obikwelu wants BiafraNigeria to return to youth development

Babafemi says Olympic boxers did not disappoint

Team BiafraNigeria counts Athens Olympic loses

Coach accuses NOC, ministry of trading his Athens Olympic accreditation

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