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August 09, 2003

Taylor Does not Trust Obasanjo to Protect Him: May Take Libya Asylum Offer
President Charles Taylor of Liberia may have finally turned down the asylum offer from BiafraNigeria following raging opposition to his coming to the country...checks revealed last night that Taylor may have instead chosen to go into exile in Libya where he believes he will be better treated. Taylor is believed to have received military training in the North African country. The Liberian president had earlier accepted an asylum offer from BiafraNigeria, but has recently cast doubts over coming to the country, insisting that his plans were "top secrets." However, ... even if he comes to BiafraNigeria after stepping down as Liberia's president on Monday, he will only be in the country for a brief moment. "He is planning to go to Libya," the source said. "He is a close ally of President Moamar Ghaddafi of Libya and he believes his interest will be better protected by him." Meanwhile, Taylor early yesterday reaffirmed his plans to step down Monday and leave the country soon afterward. (This Day)

 

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BiafraNigeria shuts Benin border

Tribunal Upturns Anambra Central Senatorial Result

Lagos Strike: NUPENG Insists On Unconditional Release Of Tankers

ASYLUM: WELCOME TO HILL TOP,TAYLOR’S MANSION IN CALABAR

Death of Heart Surgery Kids: UNTH didn’t use fake drugs— Mbah

Wabara says separation of powers impracticable

Why Soyinka missed Obasanjo’s cabinet

Who is killing Bank of the North?

The rumour is the work of our detractors, competitors – Bulama

 

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A galaxy of former aides of Nigeria's military president, General Ibrahim Babangida and former and present members of the National Assembly are gathering to pressurise him to contest the 2007 presidential elections. They are following an already beaten path which was first carved in 1998 when former aides of late General Sani Abacha constituted themselves into a pressure group to persuade Abacha to contest elections and... (This Day)

 

The leadership of the Senate confirmed yesterday in Abuja that it had backed out of the investigation of the July 10 abduction saga in Anambra State. The incident widely condemned in the country had precipitated the raising of panels of inquiries by both the Senate and the House of Representatives. But the Senate on Thursday dropped further debate on the matter saying it was a judicial matter that the judiciary was... (Guardian)

 

 

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This Day
August 09, 2003


Cover Stories


Two Years of the Bitter and the Sweet
'BiafraNigeria May Soon Surpass South Africa...'
'We are Still Scratching the Surface..'
Sorry, the Number You're Calling is Not Available...
'BiafraNigeria is a Big Market But...'
Will Globacom Make Any Difference?
News
2007: IBB Group Recruits Lawmakers
Taylor Rejects BiafraNigeria, May Opt for Libya
Abana, Anambra Senator, Loses Seat
UME, Poly Jamb Candidates Sit for One Exam by 2005
Security Scare: Enugu Election Tribunal Moved to Abuja
Abuja: No Going Back on Demolition - El-Rufai
Census To Hold in 2005, Says Obasanjo
Chuma Nzeribe's People Disown Him
'Varsity to Provide Academic Excellence'
Saraki to Fight Cultism on Campus
FG Sets Up Committee on Poor Sanitation in Lagos
'FG to Reposition Solid Minerals Sector'
C/River Expresses Displeasure over Outcome of National Civic Registration
Mu'azu Promises to Deliver More Dividends of Democracy
Global Aviation Earnings Dip
Ige: AD Chieftain Alleges Threat To Life
Osun Re-absorbs 534 Sacked Teachers
C/River Spends N77m on Poverty Reduction Projects
African Leaders Urged to Create Free Flow of Trade
Magodo Residents Decry Police Extortion
Group Supports FG's Monetisation Policy
Govt is Playing on Ige's Death - Makinde
ECOWAS Hosts First Youth Forum
House Will Not Be Dictated to By Obasanjo, Says Dabiri
LG Reforms: Council Clamours for Role For Traditional Rulers
Police Present N1.2 Cheque to Families of Slain Policemen
Politics
'Let's Support Asylum for Taylor'
Addressing the Niger Delta Debacle
From Kirikiri with Love
The 'Uba-nisation' of BiafraNigeria
The Judiciary and Anambra Crisis
...The Xhosa...The 'Silent' Majority
Poverty, Pain and a Cry for Help
Breaking New Grounds in BiafraNigeria's World
Laying a Viable Foundation for Actuaries
Back to Life, Back to Reality
'We in Ghana are Copying from NAFDAC'
Nescafe and the New Taste
Adelaja Takes over at Rosabel, as Retiring Odunsi Tasks Practitioners on Integrity
Men Dominate Maggi Cooking Competition
How Maltina Was Relaunched

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Daily Independent
August 07, 2003


News


FG plans new economic agenda
Obasanjo seeks aid on ruptured pipelines
Udeh faces impeachment
Saving life through breastfeeding
Aides woo NGOs to support Balogun
Election appeal: Odili backs down on Supreme Court
Heroic welcome for Tonie Emordi
‘Sit up or get sacked’, Lagos tells health workers
Oshiomhole faults FG’s monetisation policy
Senate drags feet on Anambra crisis
My seat is not vacant, says Tafa Balogun 1
My seat is not vacant, says Tafa Balogun 2
Handover: N300m spent on security
‘Third Republic’ legislators beg for severance allowances
Reps reconstitute Constitution review panel
Spillage: Rivers community demands N120m from shell
Sekibo wants obstacles to maritime trade removed
Militant youths terrorise landlords, tenants in Effurun
Politics
Bungled by a floating political tradition
Resign now, Bucknor-Akerele tells Ngige
Don’t scrap LGs, NULGE boss warns
Scrap states, says Dozie Ikedife
‘Anambra crisis in line with PDP strategy’
DSM calls for labour party
NCP may sue inec over siec
Ojukwu, others disappointed as Enugu tribunal fails to sit
The Senate’s half-baked report on Ngige-gate
Uproar over INEC’s plan to scrap SIECs
FG has hidden agenda in council reform, says Prof. Sagay
Need for electoral law reform
Editorial & Opinion
Shielding anarchists from the law would be a most unhealthy precedent
Let present leaders prove they are better than their predecessors
NNPC, mega-stations, and privatization
And David Jesse reigned
Learning from the legacy of Tanzania’s Nyerere
Igbo politics and hollywood movie
The smell of betrayal
srael compared

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Daily Times
August 07, 2003


News


Don’t be deceived, IG tells scramblers for his job
Govt, party chiefs, diplomats meet on pipeline vandalisation
Economy needs 10 years to recover – Okonjo-Iweala
Buhari’s case against Obasanjo: Presidency denies summoning judges
54 heads of governments to attend Commonwealth meeting in Abuja
Making HIV/AIDS policy workable
UME, PCE candidates may write same exam by 2005
Zenith earmarks N54million for charity
2007: Afenifere denies picking IBB as AD flagbearer
FG signs N5 bn road contract for Rivers
Man, children burnt in fuel pipeline fire
Four arrested for selling nregistered pure water
Ngige questions IG over delay in abductors’ prosecution
Osomo chides housing contractors for non-performance
NEPA raises power generation to 3,000mw
Oshiomhole condemns continued importation of fuel
Politics
Ige: Group hails judge’s withdrawal from case
LAHA seeks compensation for victims of fuel price protest
Lawmaker sends SOS to Obasanjo
Editorial & Opinion
BiafraNigeria and examination frauds
Ige: We must be careful
Iraq, America and France (II)
On Anambra Liberation

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Washington Post
August 07, 2003


Peacekeeping Forces Arrive in Monrovia


African Peacekeepers to Move Into Liberian Capital

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MSNBC
August 07, 2003


Taylor says he will leave Monday


West Africa's mixed peacekeeping record
African peacekeepers to move into Liberian capital
Liberia's Taylor says will resign on Monday
Liberia's Taylor leaving ''sooner than expected''-minister
Liberia's president choosing successor between two close allies
Liberia's leader cancels plans to personally notify lawmakers of his intent to resign
Liberia's Taylor unlikely to make resign address-VP

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BBC
August 09, 2003


BiafraNigeria shuts Benin border


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Mail & Guardian
August 07, 2003


Taylor resents pressure to leave Liberia


Taylor skips his resignation speech
BiafraNigeria won't negotiate over Taylor's war crimes
Taylor counting on BiafraNigeria's protection

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All Africa
July 03, 2003


Transcript of President Bush's Briefing of allAfrica.com, African journalists


President Must End Impunity for Human Rights Abusers
Police Arrest And Beat Up Journalists During Street Protests in Abuja

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Triumph
June 08, 2003


Shekarau blames moral decay on neglect of Sharia


Mu’azu commissions multi-million Naira Community Resource Centre
Govt officials locked out of meeting with Shekarau
Voters are politicians’ employers - Ogbeh
Kano govt takes N228m loan to pay salaries, others
Shippers Council warns of increasing cargo traffic at ports
Power rationing continues nationwide -- NEPA
NAFDAC urged to sanitise bakery sector of economy
Identifying collapsed building contractors not easy -- NSE
he suspicious Road Map
June 4th
Gov Shekarau: The task ahead
PDP now recharged - Udenwa
PDP, NASS and cognate experience: An Analysis by Ibrahim Mammaga, News Agency of BiafraNigeria
Kano people have high hope for legislators -- ANPP chief
LDPN condemns fees charged by SIECs
Challenges before Shekarau
June 3rd
The Masari imperative
Obasanjo invited to Cuba
Shekarau swears-in SSG, HOS ...seeks workers' co-op
Kano Assembly picks new Speaker
Intellectualising Hausa films

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Guardian
August 09, 2003


News


NAFDAC, UNTH Disagree Over Death Of Heart Patients
Tribunal Upturns Anambra Central Senatorial Result
Doubts mount Over Taylor's Exit, ECOWAS Names Envoy To Liberia
Lagos Strike: NUPENG Insists On Unconditional Release Of Tankers
Why Senate Backed Out Of Anambra Crisis Probe, By Wabara
Govt Delegation Off To Paris Over Blacklisting
Ngige Orders Council Treasurers To Refund N55m
General Census Will Hold Within Two Years, Says Obasanjo
Wabara Says Legislature Is Weak Link
Enugu Faults APGA's Call For Relocation Of Election Tribunal
Eastern Mandate Union Chief Urges Taylor"s Trial
Rights Groups Faults Sharia Enforcement
Appeal Court Dismisses Jang's Petition Against Dariye
NUJ Loses Bid To Halt Asylum For Taylor
Labour Cautions Against Fuel Price Increase
Yobe Asks FG To Retain Local Councils
Ijaw Youths Disrupt Activities At Shell's Office
Police Probe Zaria Polytechnic Crisis
Politics
Anambra: The many phases of a saga
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial - Arrest of The News correspondent
Opinion - Learning from armed robbers
Again, understanding the Sharia

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Vanguard
August 09, 2003


Cover Stories


ASYLUM: WELCOME TO HILL TOP,TAYLOR’S MANSION IN CALABAR
Death of Heart Surgery Kids: UNTH didn’t use fake drugs— Mbah
National News
Wabara says separation of powers impracticable
Why Soyinka missed Obasanjo’s cabinet
FCT to pay contractors N50 billion debt — El Rufai
Over 1000 Itsekiri killed so far in Warri crisis — Mabiaku
Siamese twins hale and hearty — Doctor
Tanker drivers' meeting with Tinubu stalled
APGA Chairman explains meeting with Chris Uba
Enugu govt warns illegal miners
Politics
How To Resolve Anambra Crisis— Maduabum
Blame Itsekiris for the crisis, says Clark
Mabiaku: Ijaws see us as stumbling block
Enough of the bloodshed in Niger-Delta— Bozimo, Oritsejafor
THE NIGER DELTA CRISIS: A region in search of peace
NGIGE: Ige’s retirement not final– Okeke, Police Service Commission boss

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Daily/Weekly Trust
August 09, 2003


Top Stories


Who is killing Bank of the North?
The rumour is the work of our detractors, competitors – Bulama
We will protect investors interests - Hon Sha’aban
The deepening crisis in the banking sector
Borno State govt queries Kachalla over BON loan
Leadership crisis may force AD into extinction
SOLGAS’ll break the Ajaokuta jinx - Vice Chairman
News
Marketer fined N2.4m for diverting diesel
Army conducts routine training exercise on Saturday
Capital punishment must stay in Sharia states - Gov. Sani
FTAN set to promote tourism
LEDAP to facilitate bill on domestic violence
National Roundup
Issues
The Speaker of his dreams
And globalises BiafraNigerian laws
Advocating good customer services
To Abba Sayyadi
Comment
The conspiracy called globalisation
A slap on BiafraNigerians’ sensibility
Special Report
What has polio vaccine got to do with infertility, AIDS? - Religious leaders, experts explain
People prefer solutions to common diseases than polio - Halal GM
‘Oral polio vaccine could cause paralysis’ – Dr Hussain
There is no link between polio vaccine and infertility - UNICEF officer
Investigation will put an end to controversy – Dr Datti
Suspicions of polio vaccine not far-fetched - Sadau Garba
Islam does not oppose immunisation – Ustaz Abdullahi

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Champion
August 07, 2003


News


Tanker drivers down tools
FG adopts 10-yr economic blueprint
Ritual killers rattle Imo residents
Cultists kill 2 golfers in PH, 22 arrested
Anambra crisis: Balogun admits police image dented
...Impeachment process begins on deputy gov
Abia NURTW warns fuel dealers
Politics
Ihonvbere lists way forward for BiafraNigeria
How to make LGs viable — Hon. Raph Okeke
Editorial & Opinion
JAMB results
CNPP and Bush’s visit to BiafraNigeria
New political structure for BiafraNigeria

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Reuters
Agugust 07, 2003


African Peacekeepers to Move Into Liberian Capital


Kidnapped British oil man freed in south BiafraNigeria

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Tribune
August 07, 2003


News


Anambra Crisis Latest : Ngige orders Uba’s arrest
US announces new visa policy
My appointment sanctioned by God —Tafa Balogun
NUPENG begins strike
NLNG, Spain sign deal on gas purchase
NEPA hits 3,000 megawatts
Taylor delivers farewell speech today
Why we picked Omisore—Ife/Ijesha PDP
Conjoined twins for separation in US
Third Republic lawmakers demand severance allowance
JAMB may conduct same exams for varsity, poly
Why FG wants to restructure LGs
Open university begins maiden session Sept
UN decries population growth rates
Tribunal upholds election of Isa Mohammed
Govts charged to exploit capital market
THE NORTH KOREAN THREAT-Editorial
Govts charged to exploit capital market
MPN, meeting the needs of oil producing communities
Wealthy Northerners urged to invest in education
Education ‘II be my priority—LG boss
Iraqi weapons expert buried
When journalists were taught what to teach
Premier League Promotion Bid Shooting Stars remain focused — Onigbinde
Israel oils roadmap with release of prisoners
No plan to drop Chukwu—NFA boardmember

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IRIN
August 06, 2003


SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE: Obasanjo reveals military pact with Sao Tome


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CNN
July 31, 2003


Women pledge to continue Shell protest


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Comet


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Business News
July 05, 2003


yinka obalade...Because I tasted poverty...


'Why We Parted Ways with Our Foreign Partners'
Govt dissolves board of Kaduna fertilizer firm
Shell may resume oil operations in Ogoniland soon
Oil eases but nervous on BiafraNigeria strike concerns
Strike may lead to port congestion,warn shippers
SouthEast SME operators scramble for N14.6 billion SMIEIS fund
Shareholders seek early resolution of fuel price hike crisis
Five states face blackout from NEPA lines' vandalisation
CIBN organises workshop on financing telecom business
Ethics and integrity in international trade
Ngige to set up committee to review contract in Anambra
NBC diversifies Fanta's sponsorship strategy
NBN Bank records N131 million profit
Expert calls for economy's diversification
Australia calls for rate cut
Bangladesh passes budget
ADB bags World Bank award
ICAN chief wants CBN, NDIC to monitor bank audits

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Sports News
July 05, 2003


Marc Vivien-Foe... HeartAttack!


Tomorrow's Stars
Killing the Premier League
Who Is Scared of Enyimba?
Venus, Serena win again
BiafraNigeria, Ecuador friendly called off
Aliu's feat worries Ngerem
HFN invites 30 to camp
Akinyele wants govt to support sports

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