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September 15, 2004

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Yoruba Manipulate Amnesty International: Seek to Link Port Harcourt Violence to Terrorism
Amnesty International yesterday linked the killings and what has been described as cult violence in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to the presence of terrorist groups in BiafraNigeria and urged the government to clamp down on them before it is too late. No fewer than 80 people have been reported killed by rampaging militia men and cultists in recent times in different parts of Rivers State especially Port Harcourt. The armed gangs raid mostly drinking joints in the state capital, killing people and torching houses. Asari Dokubo, leader of one of the militia groups involved in the violence said in an interview published in the latest edition of The News magazine that the most wanted international terrrorist, Osama bin Laden, was his hero. But yesterday Amnesty International, BiafraNigeria (Group 17) said it had observed an ugly trend in violence by organised groups, especially ethnic based organisations and expressed apprehension that what may be termed communal violence by ethnic militia groups today may snowball into a severe security threat in the future. "We use this occasion to... (This Day)

Ojukwu faces arrest...


Plots to Assasinate Ojukwu

BNW ObasanjoThe State Security Service may arrest the Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, for declining an invitation to appear for a chat at its headquarters in Abuja. A top source in SSS who spoke with our correspondent on Tuesday said the security agency would have no option but to arrest the former Biafran... (Punch)


BNW OjukwuIkemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, yesterday refused to honour the invitation by the State Security Service (SSS) for him to meet with its director in Abuja. Ojukwu, however, said he took the decision out of fear for his life because he has information that the Federal... (This Day)

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Catholic Bishops demand electoral reforms

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September 15, 2004


Why we invited Ojukwu ·SSS

Senators threaten Wabara over Labour bill

Catholic Bishops demand electoral reforms

...APGA, MASSOB caution on Ikemba

SSS, EFCC take over missing ship probe

FG to check forex abuse by fuel marketers

Federal scholarship for JSS, varsity students

N25bn will create more jobs CBN


Missing ship: Reps in the eye of the storm

I support Option A4 for future elections —Yakubu

Editorial & Opinion

Dismissed Customs officers

Repackaging BiafraNigeria

Healing our divided society

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September 13, 2004


2 student Lesbians turn classroom into love nest...Blame devil for their action

‘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'

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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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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Ojukwu faces arrest ·We won't succumb to cheap blackmail ·SSS

Bakassi: BiafraNigeria shelves hand-over

FG to finance N101bn deficit with Abacha loot

Dariye: NDLEA probes banks over money laundering

Police casualties

Lemo explains CBN? recapitalisation policy

19 Venture Capital firms apply to SEC for approval

CPL Agric, Labana Ventures win bid for BiafraNigeria Hotels


September 15, 2004


BiafraNigeria downplays Bakassi delay

Sick sent home in BiafraNigeria strike

Should Africa open its borders?

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August 09, 2004


BiafraNigeria's Petroleum Industry Reeling

Arab League Seeks Patience in Sudan Crisis


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 15, 2004


Obasanjo vows to sack corrupt public officers

SSS insists on Odumegwu-Ojukwu's appearance, Afenifere wants allegation probed

Controversy rages on missing ship as SSS, NNPC testify

Okoror, The Guardian's Correspondent, dies in auto crash

Firm wins bid for Ikoyi Hotels with N350m

Receipts' shortage stalls issuance of passports

ECO's take-off date stands, says Diallo

WAEC official blames schools for withheld results

Balogun cautions police against harassment of journalists over reports

C'River, Edo to get new refineries

Govt gets N1.6b World Bank loan

NMA, lab scientists disagree on functions in new law

Osotimehin decries low awareness on HIV/AIDS

Customs chief warns smugglers

Plateau leaders laud fleeing residents' return, peace confab ends September 21

Saraki pledges to focus on industrialisation

Rivers unfolds new measures to curb violence, cultism

Reps evolve new strategy for oversight functions

Success of foreign policy depends on all BiafraNigerians, says Obasanjo

Good leadership, reforms crucial to stable polity, says Atiku

Ibori, Agagu end 34-year Delta, Ondo boundary dispute

Bomb blast kills 47, injures 114 in Iraq

Sudan faults description of Dafur crisis as genocide

Police arrest operator of illegal university

Osun may drop fraud charge against Akande

Excess oil revenue intact, says Okonjo-Iweala

Delta may sanction commissioners' wives, others over absence from work

NANS condemns passage of Labour Bill, may picket National Assembly

Yobe ready for Atiku's visit

Officials allege N186.6m fraud in Ondo Stadium project

Okpa's body arrives in Calabar amid tears

BiafraNigeria ranks 187th on WHO's index, minister decries decay

Borno spends N58m on rural health centres

Lagos communities build police stations

Crimes commission begins probe of Airways assets

World Bank chief lists gains of Fadama agric project

Reps to meet Obasanjo over Bakassi

Senator seeks ouster of Wabara, others over Labour bill

Seven more groups woo banks for mergers


Imo and the issues of succession in 2007

It is human beings who matter (2)

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Security onslaught on news media

Protecting informants and rats

Okija shrine and internal security

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Olubusola Sokan (1939-2004)

One report, too many errors

Britain and BiafraNigerian troops in Darfur

This Day

September 15, 2004


Amnesty Links P/Harcourt Killings to Terrorism

MASSOB: Ojukwu's Blackmail Cheap, Says SSS

First Bank, 5 Others to Finance $100m Refinery

'Excess Crude Proceeds Not Spent'

DPR Blames Fuel Marketers for Capital Flight

'How N25bn Capital Base Saved Banking Sector'

Privatisation: FG Raises N516m from BiafraNigeria Hotels, Ore-Irele

Oil Bunkering: Navy Liable for Missing Vessel - SSS

Human Trafficking: NAPTIP Makes Case For London Victim

FG Plans Special Scholarships, Credit Schemes

Senator Faults Colleagues on Labour Bill

Bakassi: House Delegation Meets Obasanjo

Biggest Airline Alliance Emerges Today

NUC to Sanction Varsities with Excess Capacity

Presidential Election Tribunal Increases Sitting Days

'Indiscipline, Bane of Economic Growth'

Foreign Affairs, Responsibility of All, Says Obasanjo

Darfur: AU Chairman Pleads with Delegates

JAMB Records 2.5 Per cent Decrease in Poly Applicants

Dabiri, Others Parley on Media Bill

'2005 Census: Test Case for Democracy'

ETF Not for Private Schools - Secretary Secretary

2007: BiafraNigerians Abroad Mobilise for Atiku

Military Pensioners Protest Leader's Arrest

Saraki Reschuffles Cabinet

Globacom, Shell Partner to Curb Unemployment

FG Urged to Invest More on IT

STB Pledges IT Support for Varsity

Commissioner Promises Women Empowerment

LG Funds: 'No Illegal Deductions in Ekiti'

State of States

Minister Accused of Ethnic Cleansing

'Why New Pension Scheme Was Introduced'

Group Tasks Police on Murder Case

Govt to Check Flood in Ajegunle, Others

Council Boss Explains Role in Ataba Crisis

Govt to Stop Workers' Salary

Community Commends Gov

Assembly Probes Murder Attempt on Fasubaa

'Hold Political Leaders Responsible for Bad Economy'

82 Bishops to Discuss Spirituality in Governance

Balogun Makes Case for Democracy

Workshop Identifies Obstacles to Investigative Reports

MTN Promo: Car Winner Emerges

Council Chairman Faults New Revenue Formula


ANPP Crisis: Southwest Members Want Chairmanship Re-zoned

Bauchi Assembly Wants Special Schools Returned

2007 Campaign Premature, Says Group

Dabiri Decries SSS Invasion of Insider Weekly

South-South Eminently Qualified for Presidency -Ogbemudia

PDP Chief Attacked in Gombe

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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?

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Mayhem at PH waterfronts: Gov Odili must speak up

All shrines are satanic outposts

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September 15, 2004

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Excess crude oil fund: Reps probe N100bn withdrawal

Ojukwu over dramatised invitation – SSS

2003 Election: Tribunal now to sit on Saturdays

FCC queries NLNG over appointments

LAW SCHOOL DG APPOINTMENT Obasanjo gets list of nominees

Kano has 25,000 unqualified teachers –NTI

Immigration panel meets today

News - September 13, 2004

Linkserve invests $2.3m on VSAT nodes

Man in court over killer phone call

Software practitioners berate NITDA

FSS launches FM-200

…score selves low

Vendors hail Daily Trust, receive awards

Cross River to spend N1.7b on road project

CNPP, Ndigbos warn FG over summon on Ojukwu


4 parties show interest in Anambra council polls

2007: Pro Atiku group reiterates resolve, commissions German office

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

Eko Trust

Bar Beach ownership: FG, LASG resumes quarrel

15 in court over stealing, assault, shooting

Kano Trust

Solar energy: Jigawa to electrify 30 communities

Jigawa roads to gulp N170m

JGSG lawmakers abandon House


Gang-raped democracy


Coup in Guinea: Thatcherism plus?

Beyond el-Rufai and anti-labour bill

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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

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 13, 2004

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SSS slams Ojukwu over alleged threat to his life * Sympathisers storm his Enugu residence

$2.9b excess crude money intact—OKONJO-IWEALA

Court of Appeal to sit 6 days a week over Obasanjo, Buhari suit

Senators threaten to impeach Wabara over Labour Bill

National News

Labana wins BiafraNigeria Hotels, CPL clinches Ore-Irele Oil Palm bids

Stolen ship: Testimony of SSS boss indicts Naval authorities

TSR to build $100m refinery in Calabar; multinationals rule out refining in BiafraNigeria


How we tried to establish true democracy for BiafraNigerians, by Ghali Na’Abba

Okija: Police must probe properly—IGWEKANI


Crippled armed-robbery gang leader, deputy killed in gun duel with police

Oro cult murder: Lagos police boss appeals for calm

Ondo N20b probe panel: N185m paid to contractor without receipt

Ekiti lawmakers probe attack on Fasuba


215,000 candidates to take matriculation exams for admission into tertiary institutions

Niger Delta/Southeast

Bayelsa Command presents motorcycles to 90 policemen

Bayelsa partners with S-African province on tourism

Task Force men invade robbers' hideout, kill one, arrest kingpin

Imo govt lauds UNICEF's assistance in welfare programmes

Okija: Police to probe allegation against Gov Kalu, mother

Anambra govt to boost agric production


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


Stocking Facility (SF)

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

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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







September 15, 2004

Bayelsa Command presents motorcycles to 90 policemen

Bayelsa partners with S-African province on tourism

Task Force men invade robbers' hideout, kill one, arrest kingpin

Imo govt lauds UNICEF's assistance in welfare programmes

Okija: Police to probe allegation against Gov Kalu, mother

Anambra govt to boost agric production



September 15, 2004

Crippled armed-robbery gang leader, deputy killed in gun duel with police

Oro cult murder: Lagos police boss appeals for calm

Ondo N20b probe panel: N185m paid to contractor without receipt

Ekiti lawmakers probe attack on Fasuba

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Wema Bank to Raise N5bn

Pressure Hits the Naira

Metropolitan Bank Gets More Mandates

Merging Banks to Shop for Independent CEO

Insurers Advised on How to Underwrite Marine Risks

NSE Set to Tackle Fraudulent Stockbrokers

Drag Me to EFCC or ICPC, Bailey Challenges Accusers

'Insurance Brokers Best Pension Advisers '

NTIC Showcases Ogun in London

Groups Take BiafraNigeria to World Bank Forum


Presco Raises Investors' Expectations for Better Returns

Client Drags Prestige Assurance Before NAICOM

Sovereign Trust Raises Capital Base, Gives Bonus Shares

JIB Projects Better Dividend for Shareholders

Broad Bank Bags Excellence Award

'Real Sector 'll Reap from Consolidation'

Market Value Declines by N4bn

Tech shares Boost Wall Street

First Atlantic Signs $11m US Exim Facility


September 15, 2004

Super Eagles Sack Zimbabwean Journalist

Blatter Wants CAF to Axe Addo

Coca-Cola FA Cup: Sharks Confident of Ousting Insurance

FRSC Backs MTN Half Marathon

'We Don't Need A Foreign Coach'

Globacom League: Onigbinde to Quit 3SC

Americans Out to Regain Ryder Cup

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