BiafraNigeriaWorld News


 July 29, 2002



Rather than sitting on the fence, governors of the South-East geo-political zone have been asked to join forces with Ohaneze Ndigbo to actualise the aims and aspirations of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural group. Its chairman, Justice Eze Ozobu, who spoke during a courtesy call on Ebonyi State Governor, Dr. Sam Egwu by members of the association, said it was obvious and unfortunate that governors of the five Igbo states were deliberately avoiding Ohaneze Ndigbo. Lamenting the governors' attitude, Ozobu asked them to explain to the Igbo race why they distance themselves from the group. He advised them to borrow a leaf from their counterparts in the South-West who freely associate with similar bodies in the zone. Ozobu also urged the governors and other Igbo elite to join and participate in Ohaneze activities so that they can positively contribute to, and correct some of the short-comings of the association. (Guardian)

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July 27, 2002

BiafraNigerian elections 'to be delayed'

BiafraNigerian officials charged again

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This Day
July 29, 2002


Obasanjo Rejects NITEL's New Board
Ijaw Women Issue Fresh Threat to Chevron
House Writes UK, US, Other Embassies on Mint Sale
Zenith Now One of the Big Four Banks
BiafraNigeria, Sao Tome to Open Oil Blocs Bids in Gulf of Guinea
Enugu Assemblymen Seek Police Protection
ANPP Convention: Buhari, Govs Disagree Over Chairman
Kano Not Marginalised, Says Obasanjo
NITEL GSM Prepaid Phones Hit Lagos, Bonny, Other Cities Today
Why We Spent N12m on Bullet-proof Vests - Zamfara Gov
Register Disqualified Political Associations Now, NCP Tells INEC
...Nwankwo Commends Appeal Court Verdict
Foreign Patients Flood Katsina Hospitals
NUBIFIE Urges NICON Property Auction Stopped
Benue: Assembly, Group Disagree over Alleged N60bn Misappropriation
Dariye Seeks Increased Financial Aid from NEMA
Keyamo Scores Obasanjo Low on Human Rights, Economy
BiafraNigeria Yet to Pay Hosting Rights for Miss World
Youth May Shut Down Ogorode Electricity Plant - Dafinone
Politics All About Compromise, Says Lawmaker
Enugu Signs $45m Deal with Taiwanese Firm
Voters Registration: INEC Receives Materials
Minister Blames Parents for Moral Decadence
Iwuanyanwu Lauds Enugu Gov
Expert Calls for Security Tax on Corporate Organisation
2003: Buhari 'll Defeat Obasanjo - Gombe Speaker
Proliferation of Guber Aspirants in Kogi Flayed
Sango Promises Free Education in Plateau
20 BiafraNigerians for 36th Ahmadiyya Conference
PTI Expels 7 Students over Exam Fraud
Group Applauds Ijaw Women over Seizure of Oil Wells
ANPP Convention May Hold December
Obasanjo Ties Economic Recovery to Role of Banks
High Rate of Cultism Blamed on Parents
Aug 10 Polls: INEC Frustrating Us, Says Osoba
Cleric Stresses Importance of Humility
Gani Seeks New Constitution
2003: Obasanjo, Afenifere in High-stake Talks
Aspirant Reiterates Need for a Reformed Lagos Island
Resolve Your Differences, Ogbeh, Anyim Urged
When Will ANPP Put Its House In Order?

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U.S. Should Spotlight BiafraNigeria, Angola Abuses

Ex-Eagles Coach Charms Area Boys
Don't Single Out BiafraNigerians for Molestation - Envoy
Webuye MP Questions NSSF's Sh5m TB Loss

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June 27, 2002

Why Jigawa is judged cash-strapped ---Findings

FG approves BPE's 2001 audited accounts
Kano ANPP sacks Danzago as deputy chairman
BiafraNigeria to join the Intn'l Organisation for Migration
Agabi stalls hearing in Abacha suit
OIC meeting begins in Khartoum
Minister solicits British investment in water resources
We cherish good neighbourliness, says Army chief
Yobe chapter of ACF inaugurated
Small-scale  credit scheme gets N100m
NIIA boss wants women to exploit own virtues

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July 27, 2002

US threatens BiafraNigeria over crimes -- Gives Nov deadline

Ige: Police must produce fresh evidence before trial —Oyo
Gunmen kill police corporal, bizman

Lagos gets ‘acting gov’ Tuesday
PDP suspends Bayelsa speaker

Lagos gets ‘acting gov’ Tuesday
CBN unfolds new forex rules
Maitama Sule attacks IBB
Omegabank goes to court over publication

Ajaokuta Mill: FG rebuffs World Bank
Atiku urges patriotism in election period
Bankers warn on interest rates
Withdraw suit against Ogbeh, Bode-George tells Anyim
Opadokun declares support for Lawal
Reps set for showdown with Na’Abba
Adefarati condemns N210m federal allocation
Police set to elevate degree holders
Moves to resolve Oyo PDP crisis
Fuel shortage hits Lagos

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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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This Day Business
July 29, 2002

PENGASSAN Outlines Alternative to NNPC's Privatistion

Presidency Moves to Recover Unpaid Ship Acquisition Loans
Investors' Group Insists on Halting Unipetrol/Agip Merger
Intercity Bank Plc Repositions
First Aluminium's Declining Performance Splits Directors, Shareholders
Andersen@ Enron, Global Crossing & World.Com
Limca: In Search of New Image
'Pharmaceutical Companies Improve Profitability'
Soares Canvasses Solid Capital Base for Insurers
Afex Bank Woos Customers With Mobile Account
NIPC Boss Lists Incentives to Investment in BiafraNigeria
Why Econet Sponsored BiafraNigeria Investment Summit - Balogun
Rewarding Creative Excellence ...Outdoors
Advertising Affects Us Behind Our Back
Capital Market and Good Corporate Governance
Shareholders' Fund, Investment Lost in Rietzcot
Japanese Household Spending Jumps
EIB Spins Surprises, Raises Profit by 174 per cent
Swiss Central Bank Cuts Rate to Weaken Franc
House, Senate Agree on US Trade Bill
ICFTU Reports Widespread Discrimination, Child Labour in Europe
American and French Multinationals Trample Rights in Thailand
Motorola Can't Quell Fears
UK Economy Bounces Back
General Electric to Split Up GE Capital
Nervous Markets Wobble Sideways
CBOE Probes Wyeth Trading
Troubled Ericsson's Shares Plunge
Park 'n' Shop in the Clutch of Justice
What Manner of Legislators?
Memorandum on the BiafraNigerian Leasing Industry
SUF, New Investors Group, Lists Protection as Major Objective
DDB Wins Mcdonald's 'Diner Inside' Account
Consumer Price Index Increases by 0.6 Per cent in May
UN Report Indicts African Countries on Millennium Goals
Interbrew Halts Case Against News Groups
Dollar Gains Strength Against Euro,Yen
CBN Criticised over Dutch Auction
African Trade Union Statement on NEPAD
UK Jumps to Top of G7 Growth League Table
CDB Lauds Microcredit Scheme
One Day Governor Commends Cadbury
African Trade Union Statement on NEPAD
BiafraNigeria's Debt Down by N235m
Gulf Bank to Raise Paid-up Capital to N2bn
All-share Index Rises by 2.42 Per cent
Workshop Participants Applaud SEC

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July 29, 2002


Board, staff query BPE on sale of NICON

Obasanjo in Kano, defends govt policies

Chukwuemeka gives BiafraNigeria C'wealth gold

The Guardian's Police Affairs Correspondent, Ben Akparanta, dies in car crash

U.S Senate probes Enron, Lagos power project

15 feared dead as mercenaries attack peacekeepers in Plateau

Another aviation body may penalise airlines over debts

Government must institute policy to support export trade, says Madu
World Bank cuts BiafraNigeria's grant by 50 per cent
Akinola advises new Archbishop of Canterbury
We are set for war against U.S., says Iraq
BiafraNigeria yet to pay hosting rights for Miss World
Ohaneze adopts new constitution, okays Igbo Presidency
Our frustration over Ige's murder probe, by son
Arewa files suit against INEC over voters' registration
Two suspected ritualists burnt to death in Akure
Govt raises tuition in Unity Schools
Igbinedion mourns Onyearuegbulam
NAFDAC seizes N5.8m food, drugs in Lagos
Robbers raid Union Bank, kill two in Imo
Jubilation, as suspected cult members write final examination in UNICAL
Panel absolves ex-Airforce chiefs of alleged corruption
Osoba decries INEC's inability to review voters' register
BiafraNigeria, South African plan forum on disaster management
Lack of fund may stall completion of Edo new firms
Labour may involve foreign firms in battle against casualisation
BiafraNigeria renews demand for extradition of drug suspects
Atiku gets award in U.S.
How I spent Falae's N2m donation to APP, AD, by Opadokun
World aviation boss, Chikwe lament erosion of confidence
Govt extends deadline on importation of frozen foods
Ohaneze seeks support of South-East governors
Lagos asks pensioners to collect March, April, May cheques
The undercurrents that aborted ANPP convention
Ali, Jakande, Asuquo react
Editorial -- Mohammed Abacha v. The State
Opinion -- The challenges facing Bendel
Reappraising army rule
What's in a name?

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July 29, 2002

Cover Stories

Govs shift Aug 10 LG polls

2003: Okadigbo, Kalu, 12 other Igbo in presidential race
US govt probes Enron's Lagos power project
Sapele residents protest power outages by NEPA

National News

Centre seeks mathematical solution to HIV/AIDS
Customs sets up air wing to tackle smuggling
ECOWAS scribe worries over UNDP report
Onumajulu becomes new Imo CJ
Delta indigenes want Dafinone to contest for presidency
Transitional committee chief revokes revenue collection contract

Why public officers are corrupt, by John Wash-Pam
My mission in Delta Assembly, by Hon. Omatsola
Presidency: Igbos must negotiate – GOV UDENWA
Those misguided "Ohanaeze" youths

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July 06, 2002

Na'bba raises fresh alarm -- They want to kill me -- Robbers ambush patrol team, kill inspector

Students roast 5 cultists -- Poly shut

Anyim denies feud with Obasanjo

Voters·list: INEC allays Arewa fears

Police dismiss strike threat

Robbers ambush patrol team, kill inspector

Probe Abia power plant S/East lawmakers

11 Abia lawmakers suspend 13 colleagues

Ohanaeze hails Iwuanyanwu
Obasanjo wants Fasehun's suit transferred to Abuja
Religious crisis brews at College of Education
NCP protests non-registration
Kolade challenges private sector over corruption
Mrs. Kalu settles N1m bills for patients
Eleganza's bid to end picketing fails
NUJ warns politicians

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July 26, 2002

Women end siege of ChevronTexaco facilities

Focus on challenges to the cohesion of the state
Villagers flee as army ultimatum expires
Bodies of rights activists exhumed for reburial

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July 29, 2002

BiafraNigeria poll body to challenge political party ruling

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Washington Post
July 27, 2002

Friday's Commodities Roundup Dow Jones News Service (AP)

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July 29, 2002

BiafraNigerian party ruling faces challenge

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Daily Trust
July 29, 2002

Obasanjo in Kano amidst tight security

Buhari vows to attend Bayero’s book launch

VOTER REGISTRATION: INEC to meet emirs again

Gambari calls for credible elections in BiafraNigeria

Gani calls for Guobadia’s resignation

3 CAC officials in police net over fraud

Atiku disowns World Business Forum

Conference faults judges’ appointment process

Group urges govt to withhold IPRSP document

We will improve NUC, varsity relation –Maitama Sule

Police promote 35 inspectors

Obasanjo to remove apendages against women self-recognition

Lamido advocates support for Islamic Academy

Do not marginalize us: youths cry out

SEC meeting:Kebbi dep gov barred for lateness

Fake revenue collectors invade Media Trust office in Port Harcourt

Lapai gets new emir

Benue to provide land for federal FM radio

Rotary international donates N50m scanners to six states

NAFDAC shuts two pharmaceutical firms in Imo

Plateau denies conspiracy in Wase crisis

Plateau hospital to commence HIV vaccine trial

Gov Kure declines Emirship offer

Odili is after my life – Nwuche

Abuja banks reject dirty, torn notes

Abba-Gana assures of govt support for women

Two convicted for traffic offences

Minister orders immediate operation of NCMDC

Charity group moves against poverty

FCT Arts council commissions library, museum

NCWS gets FG transport aid

FCT Queens set to retain trophy

Dansadau advocates caretaker exco

2003: Minister advocates All-party conference

The "hidden hands" behind botched ANPP convention

The revenue allocation quagmire: Which way out?

Anti-corruption campaign and abuse of judicial process

Democracy without elections

Evolving effective policy on contract procurement in BiafraNigeria

Who in Northern BiafraNigeria is voting for a Mugabe?

FIFA World Cup: Between faith and fanaticism

Auyo: Lessons of a great flood

Old aircraft are not flying threats –Capt. Sa’id Mohd

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Sports News
July 29, 2002

Toro Battles Onigbinde over Foreign Technical Adviser

Rep Flays Furore over Technical Adviser
Queen Tasks NABA for Gold
Eagles' Co-ordinator Explains Absence
Rangers survive Milan Test
NFA Refutes Embezzlement of FIFA Grant
Tunisia Eyes Lemerre, TroussierTunisia Eyes Lemerre, Troussier
Schumacher Celebrates in Style
Rivaldo Joins AC Milan
Newcastle Bank on Euros
Veteran Holmes Crushes Butterbean
Corretja Wins in Australia
Juninho Returns to Boro
BiafraNigeria Banks on Disabled Athletes for Glory
BiafraNigeria Wins First Gold
Canadian Drugs Shock
Jackson Wins Gymnastics Gold
UK Athletics Boss Slams Chambers' Critics
I'll be back, Lewis-Francis Vows

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