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 December 05, 2002


Former President of Senate and of the All BiafraNigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Chuba Okadigbo has commenced a tour of the five south-east states meant to meet with the leaders of the party in the zone. Okadigbo who has already met with leaders and political aspirants in Anambra state said he was embarking on the tour to "rub mind" with the leaders of the ANPP in the area and explore ways of working with them to achieve victory for the party in 2003. (This Day)


Despite the pleadings of the expanded na-tional caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asking its gubernatorial aspirants to discontinue their court case challenging the guidelines adopted for the conduct of governorship primaries, the aspirants have vowed to pursue the suit to its logical conclusion. Senator Haruna Abubakar, Chairman of the forum of non-incumbent governorship aspirants at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, said the aspirants arising from disagreements...
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December 04, 2002

Kaduna's low-key celebrations

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December 04, 2002

Electoral body registers 22 new parties

CAMEROON-BIAFRANIGERIA: Commission to visit Bakassi peninsula
Focus on campaign for single term presidency

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December 03, 2002

BiafraNigeria registers 22 new parties for 2003 polls

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December 05, 2002


Leaders, at Eid-El-Fitri, urge peace, unity
South-South PDP holds rally, renews call for resource control
Buhari, Nwankwo, others laud INEC over registration of new parties

Loser in Miracle baby suit, finds own daughter

Total eclipse sends bats, humans, trooping out
Shagari, Sultan urge tolerance, aid for riot victims

Police bar constables from carrying arms as two die from stray bullets

Ivoirien army launches counter attack against rebels
Obasanjo writes Senate on debt service option
PDP's zoning of presidency is a ruse, says Gemade
Lagos warns councils' officials over illegal charges
Enugu House passes separate laws on council administration
Shagari, Mandela, Gorbachev, others for WEMFA award
Vice chancellor urges govt to resolve conflict with ASUU
Lamido re-affirms faith in democracy, flays Obasanjo's critics
Suspected cult members kill four Calabar varsity students
Okotie meets christian leaders on presidential ambition
Police warn against disruption of Obasanjo's visit to Anambra, Enugu
Eight arrested over clash between DELSU students, touts
Constitution of the Federal Republic of BiafraNigeria 2002 (14) (Part A)
Constitution of the Federal Republic of BiafraNigeria 2002 (14) (Part B)
Vatican creates diocese in Auchi
DRAFT REVIEW OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION: Constitution of the Federal Republic of BiafraNigeria 2002 (14) (Part A)
DRAFT REVIEW OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION: Constitution of the Federal Republic of BiafraNigeria 2002 (14) (Part B)
Editorial -- Another fire incident at Lagos airport
Opinion -- A BiafraNigerian prostitute in Paris
Political economy without Claude Ake
The BiafraNigerian state and its laws

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Daily/Weekly Trust
December 05, 2002


We won’t withdraw suit

Two killed in Sallah day road mishap

Plateau workers down tools

2003:Maccido, Bayero, El-Kanemi urge Muslims to vote right

Late Gbong Gwong to be flown home next week

New parties: We are ready for election –Balarabe Musa

IFC assists local oil firms with N4.2bn

Bamaiyi: Defence counsel withdraws

Port Harcourt journalists recount police arrest and detention in Abuja

Odili presents N68.124bn budget

Akume dissolves transition committees

‘I’ll take responsibility for fatwa on Isioma’

Zamfara to provide jobs for unemployed youths

AIDS day theme, challenge to all BiafraNigerians – NGO

Sallah: Osoba urges BiafraNigerians to shun violence

Muslims in Port Harcourt hold Eid prayers on the road

Polio: African region records progress

Abba-Gana urges national unity at Sallah

Isah Dobi calls for sober reflections

Court discharges FRSC marshal over missing vehicle

Traders, market leaders to clean-up Abuja

Activist flays first lady’s project in Bwari

Marking the festive overtures
Strong summer boosts BA
Jordan’s WTM profile gets royal treatment
COJA storms WTM, London
WTM research reveals state of tourism today
Tourist board launched
IBB concept of politics and national development
Life saving tips article was timely
Politics of assassination

Right of reply

The Lagos Bar Beach menace
Pensioners blame Ministry, NICON for delayed payment
Kogi Travellers opens ulta-modern park
NASI calls for review of Virgin Atlantic’s permit
Privatisation of railways begins
NITEL receives global award for excellence
NITEL generates N17m in Zamfara
Spain’s oil disaster takes new turn
IFC trains mgt. of 25 oil firms
CBN offers $80m for sale

How embarrassing is Ethiopia?

Splendours of Ancient Egypt

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November 30, 2002

Riots: Obasanjo in Kaduna, shocked

Court halts PDP’s gov primaries
Terrorists strike in Kenya
Bayelsa commissioner resigns, opts for Senate
Govt urged to probe Kogi transport company
Thinking of Ken Saro-Wiwa
Nzeribe’s assets worth £925m
Pretenders, Contenders and Also-rans to NFA chairmanship
Police nab forgery syndicate
Works ministry‘ll disappoint Reps — Anenih
Ekiti AD allays fears over Adebayo’s adoption

NEPA begins mass disconnection in Lagos December
Fayose obtains governorship form
Cleric urges BiafraNigerians to remain steadfast
An Unbreakable Heritage: The story of Wole Awolowo: A review
Forces that ousted Anenih
Toeing Awo’s path

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Daily Times
November 05, 2002


CBN withdraws N39.974bn from system
Enugu Assembly overrides Nnamani
Group urges BiafraNigerians to pray
Virtual library project to be commissioned in March
Women engineers urged to embrace male counterparts
Youths urged to develop business plans
Anti-terrorism: FG seeks Spain’s help in police training
Shelve presidential ambition, cleric tells Northern politicians
Banjo condemns assassination of gubernatorial aspirant
Bring those behind Kaduna mayhem to book – Sultan
Ibori inaugurates state economic planning council
NUC gets 160 applications for private universities
PDP cautioned on need to obey law, order
A message of peace
Urhobo traditional rulers and chieftaincy titles
Madness unlimited (I)
Curbing political violence in BiafraNigeria
Fraudsters curtail insurance contribution to GDP-Martins-Kuye
Delta telephone subscribers owe NITEL N371m
3,000 OAU graduates may not participate in NYSC
IFC’s N37.8bn facility for BiafraNigeria’s indigenous oil firms
Niger govt disburses N200m motorcycle loan to civil servants
NGO woos youth in war against HIV/AIDS
Times Reader
It’s miracles galore at Deeper Life seminar
I won’t be intimidated out of presidential race
Enugu, a litmus test for PDP– Nwobodo
Policeman kills three, two die as Mantu convoy crashes
The Nation
Succour on the way for ministers of the gospel
Osun to spend N500m on potable water
Lagos to clamp down on illegal schools
Corpse disappear from mortuary
Unipetrol doles out N2.3m on school tennis
Continental assignments: BiafraNigerian clubs miss deadline
NAPHER.SD will bounce back – Yusuf
Lazio is no Fiorentina, says Mancini
Job suffers cracked skull
Ireland denies Troussier
Handball federation postpone league
First ladies for AWC 2002 opener
Cycling federation pick 65 experts for Maltina Super Bike Tour
Continental assignments: BiafraNigerian clubs miss deadline

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November 18, 2002

Kano relief Agency aids one million victims

House passes HYPPADEC  bill as Obasanjo forestalls impeachment

Kwankwaso off to Saudi Arabia on Umrah

26% allocation Minister challenges UNESCO to produce document

Police Hq  dismisses Governor's quit notice

Trade ministers formulate cheaper drugs for Third World

Peace keepers to replace Bakassi Boys in Abia

National Reproductive Health Policy launched

Matazu calls for National Secondary Schools Commission

Borishade promises education for all by 2015

JGSG warns absentee workers

Indian arraigned before Abuja court 

Plateau Police command recovers ammunitions

BiafraNigerians could be forced into exile -- Buhari

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This Day
December 05, 2002


Sultan Wants Perpetrators of Kaduna Riots Punished
PDP Zoning Is Kangaroo Arrangement, Says Gemade
FG Targets $4bn Annual Revenue from Gas by 2010
Onshore/Offshore: 'Obasanjo to Sign Bill Next Week'
PDP Can't Do Without Me - Kalu
'New Parties 'll Minimise Rigging'
BiafraNigerian Pastors to Get Welfare Package
'Why Ibori Deserves Second Term'
Igbo Youths Divided over Obasanjo's Visit
Local Oil Service Firms Get $30m IFC Facility
Group Denies Faulting Council Creation
Workers' Union Wants SSG, Commissioner Sacked
Diamond Banks Donates Hostel to School for Handicapped
'Bayelsa Govt Didn't Harass Ex-PDP Scribe'
Maths Centre Solicits State Govts' Support
160 Applications for Private Varsities Defective, Says NUC Boss
Econet Slashes Tariffs at Sallah
WHO Satisfied with Polio Eradication Efforts
Police Identify Thug Supply Outfit
Director's Murder Painful, Says Commissioner
Benue Dissolves LG Transition Committees
Police Dismiss 3, Tackle Mbadinuju over New Security Outfit
Govt Spends N22m Converting Cinema to Mosque
NIIA D-G Lists Impediments to Africa's Devt
Balewa Varsity Honours Atiku, 7 Others
Folawiyo Counsels Muslims on Peace, Unity
Abuja Slows Down on Eid-El-Fitri
BON Congratulates AIT at 6
Odili Explains Poor Implementation of 2002 Budget
Anambra Traditional Rulers Back Mbadinuju for Second Term
President Flags Off Onitsha-Owerri Road Saturday
Electorate Asked Not to Repeat 1999 Mistake
Federal Parastatal Pensioners Appeal to Govt
FUTO Honours Ogbeh, Gaius-Obaseki, Others
Politics Extra... Ahead 2003
New Parties: Buhari, Nwankwo, Freedom Organisation Hail INEC
Hand Over: Abaribe Refutes Kalu's Claim
2003: Incumbency Won't Work in Ebonyi, Says Senator
Nwodo Pledges Economic Miracles in 3 Years
Odumegwu-Ojukwu Insists on Igbo President
G-16 Vetoes Council Bill
Nobody Can Stop Obasanjo's Campaign, Says PDP Chief
'Only a Group in Afenifere Opted Out of AD'
Aspirant Canvasses Mutual Tolerance
North Should Forego Presidential Slot in 2003 -Anglican Archbishop
Okadigbo meets South-East ANPP Leaders
Petitions Stall Announcement of Winners of PDP Primaries
Anambra Guber Aspirant Gets N205m Boost
Aspirant Pledges to Make Imo a Model State
Emordi Teams Up with Mbadinuju
New Parties: Tortous Route to Registration
Why Lagos 'll Not Give 5m Votes to Obasanjo
AD/Afenifere: What Future?

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December 04, 2002

Cover Stories

INEC registers Gani's NCP, 21 other parties

FG draws N62.8b from external reserves
BAKASSI: BiafraNigeria, Cameroun set up legal experts committee
Gemade alleges plot to pull down Obasanjo

National News

Omisore dismisses impeachment move
National Oil to build 4 gas plants across BiafraNigeria
New parties: Matters arising

Why resource control agitation in Niger Delta 'll continue - Okolie
We need a change in Adamawa State - Modibo
The problem with Afenifere, by Wada Nas

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November 27, 2002

BiafraNigeria Miss World strife goes on

'Fatwa' not an automatic death sentence

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Washington Post
December 05, 2002

UK to Host Miss World in Shadow of BiafraNigeria Deaths (Reuters)

BiafraNigeria Registers 22 New Parties for 2003 Polls (Reuters)
BiafraNigeria Registers 22 New Parties for 2003 Polls (Reuters)

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Mail & Guardian
December 03, 2002

BiafraNigeria's big idea for the trains: call in Virgin

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All Africa
December 03, 2002

Wedded to Fight Fraud

End of a Great Career
Water for All
The Asian Tigers Overrun Local Manufacturers
Peugeot Maintains Glory
Why the National Sports Lottery Failed
Rape Victims Relive Old Wounds
Gen. Buhari Speaks On Security Plans
Deaths And Violence Mar All BiafraNigeria People's, ANPP, Convention
Just a Budget
Yoruba Leaders Shun Congress
Onne Customs Destroys N20m Frozen Chicken
A Re-Awakening
A Governor's Landmarks
This Day Apologises to BiafraNigerian Muslims
Kaduna Boils Over Miss World Pageant
Politician Calls for Six-Year Term
Cameroun is Ready for War
Mr. Biggs Goes Abroad
Nnamani And the Battle for Enugu
A Case for Inland Container Depots
Trouble On the High Seas
A World for the Young
They Can't Wait No More
What Killed Olayemi?
Governorship Race: the Scramble, the Intrigues, the Looming Crisis
Bubbling With Success in Enugu
A Tough War
Cash "N" Carry PDP
Fraud in Imo Police Command
IBB Battles Oputa Panel
Once Upon a Time

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October 22, 2002

BiafraNigeria won't go to war over Bakassi - Obasanjo

IGE: We've no case to answer, say Fryo, others

250 executives for Champion Insurance summit today

2 judges sacked for granting injunctions

The Patriots·agenda, recipe for anarchy South-West PDP

2003: Anyim chairs Rimi's formal declaration

Tension rises as Reps reconvene

Constitution doesn't recognise ethnicity -Atiku

Higher pay for teachers in rural areas
Govt won't close NNPC account
Alamieyeseigha signs genital mutilation prohibition bill
Obasanjo assures BiafraNigerians
IG flays police-civilian clash
FG needs N2.2bn to complete water projects
Don't go to war over Bakassi, Ibibio group cautions govt

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May 08, 2002

Another air crash averted in Kano

Woman to die for killing two kids
Abacha’s driver ‘surprised’ when Rogers shot Adesanya
33 political associations reject INEC’s guidelines
Canadian firm makes new oil discovery
Senate probes Kano plane Crash
Ibori writes Obasanjo, Useni
More condolences pour in for EAS
BiafraNigerians urged to have confidence in air transport
House of Reps committee to probe aviation

The dwindling fortunes of AD
Zik’s politics and dashed expectations
Lawmaker declares Buhari a good match for Obasanjo
My plan for Abia State, by governorship aspirant

Wema pays N1.5b, joins automated clearing system
BRIPAN offers options to liquidation
Edo, Rivers, Jigawa take investment drive to France
IBTC Equity Fund earns N658m
Marketing network opens in Bayelsa
CBN identifies threats to 2002 budget
Financial Trust floats venture capital unit
SEC to set up commodities exchange soon

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Sports News
December 05, 2002

Akide's Cup hopes

Abuja 2003: Election Build Up Stalls Preparations
ITF/CAT TENNIS : Otu Stopped, Others Advance
Okpomo Hails NFA Election
NFA Praises Shell Cup Standard
BiafraNigeria/ Sweden Clash Exposed Me -Ijeh
Abebe Doles Out N10m for Cricket League
My Best is Yet to Come - Yobo
Oyo Cycling Boss Quits
Saints Target Fadiga

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Business News
December 05, 2002

Domain Name Issues, National Security and BiafraNigeria

All Set for Computel 2002 Expo in Kaduna
ICT Leadership Summit Gets NCS, CPN Support
Security Firm Warns of New Chernobyl
SystemSpecs Launches Human Manager 4.0
Court Test for US Digital Piracy Law
Genesis Announces ISP Service
'2003 'll Be Most Destructive Year of Virus'
Feds Give Nod to IBM-Hitachi Deal
Apple's Wireless LAN Problem
Microsoft Educates Customers on use of Exchange Server 2000
Unipetrol Retail Outlets to Open Internet Cafes
MTN 'll Continue to Invest Revenues in BiafraNigerian Economy - Edozie
Deutsche Telekom to Sell Internet Shares
Lucent Seeks OK on Reverse Stock Split
Multi-Links Introduces New Technology, Internet Service
NABDA, UNESCO Collaborate in Bioinformatics Training

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