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July 20, 2003


Cardinal Arinze

The BiafraNigerian who would be Pope: Cardinal Arinze Visits Nd’Igbo & Catholic Faithfuls in LA
For His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze, a major reason for the visit to Southern California is the Mass and dedication of the shrine of the Blessed Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi, the Igbo born and beatified Catholic monk and Venerable Servant of God who died on January 20, 1964. Pope John Paul II beatified Fada Tansi at Onicha in BiafraNigeria on March 22, 1998. Catholic clergy from all over Southern California descended on the parking lot of St. Cecilia to welcome His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Arinze. His Eminence, Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony, the Archbishop of Los Angeles Archdiocese sat by His Eminence, Cardinal Arinze, while St. Cecilia Catholic Church Servants distributed booklets and passed out placards which read:... (BNW)

 

Key Stories

Idi Amin in 'coma'

Ogbeh absolves Tafa Balogun

Uba's brother loses Senate seat

It's a lie, Finance Minister didn't resign—Ekaette, Gana, Oyo

Presidency, Justice Ministry Disagree On Status Of Anambra Crisis

Imodibie's Kinsmen Condemn Asylum Offer To Taylor

Imo Police To Curb Black Market Sale Of Petrol

Tribunal Upturns Senatorial Result In Anambra

The rise and fall of Daddy’s son

Ariaria Market To Produce N135b Shoes Annually

How Atiku, El-Ruai Averted Cabinet Trouble At Retreat

 

Idi Amin in 'coma'

 

Ogbeh absolves Tafa Balogun

 

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Former Ugandan leader Idi Amin - whose 1971 to 1979 regime was one of the bloodiest in African history - is reported to be in a coma. "They have told me he is in coma and on a life support machine. We are still waiting for more information from there," one of his wives Madina Amin told AFP news agency. Mr Amin, who converted to Islam, has lived in Saudi Arabia with his entourage for more than 10 years... (BBC)

 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun, has been cleared of complicity in the July 10 abduction of Gov. Chris Ngige of Anambra State spearheaded by former Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 9, Mr. Raphael Ige, going by the pronouncement weekend of the chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Audu Ogbeh. Ogbeh explained that the panel set up by the... (Vanguard)

 

 

Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

General Ojukwu Seeks Democracy

Isioma Daniel Speaks

"Fatwa" Animalism 1

"Fatwa" Animalism 2

 




 

NATIONAL ASEEMBLY AND OTHER 2003 ELECTION RESULTS


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2003 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS
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Guardian
July 20, 2003


News


Presidency, Justice Ministry Disagree On Status Of Anambra Crisis
How Atiku, El-Ruai Averted Cabinet Trouble At Retreat
Imodibie's Kinsmen Condemn Asylum Offer To Taylor
Ariaria Market To Produce N135b Shoes Annually
Imo Police To Curb Black Market Sale Of Petrol
Body Warns On Rising Prices Of Foodstuff
Tribunal Upturns Senatorial Result In Anambra
Zamfara Govt To Distribute Free Fertiliser
Haruna Hails Military For Keeping Out of Politics
Experts Recommend Vitamin D For Cancer Treatment
Group Warns On Imminent Strike By Maritime Workers
Ajaelu Buried
Okorocha Sympathises With ANPP Over Burnt Secretariat
Relief Underway For GSM Subscribers
Pharmacist Lists Conditions For Economic Growth
Rep Flays Proposed Amendments To ICPC Law
Ngige's Abduction Is PDP's Nemesis, Says Danzago
Crime Diary
Politics
'At 70, I Still Believe That BiafraNigeria Will Rule The World Someday'
Anambra: PDP's Action Challenges Govt To Act
Ngige ... Days Of Practice At National Theatre
Obasanjo Draws Africa's Map Without Madagascar
Past, Present Of The President's New Men
My Worry About The Polity - Jakande
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial - The Abuja Cabinet Retreat
Opinion - Ngige's Confessions
Scattered Thunderstorms
A Nation Endangered

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This Day
July 19, 2003


News


Ngige: AIG Ige Visits Synagogue
...My Hands Are Clean, Says Obasanjo
Obasanjo Swears in Adedoyin, Imoke, Others
'Obasanjo's Anti-Corruption Ammendment Bill Not Feasible'
...NAC Chairman Reacts to Expulsion of Uba, Udeh, Others
Appeal Court Dismisses Williams Suit Challenging Tinubu's Re-election
Bauchi Wants N.Assembly to Enact Anti-religious Laws
Health Officers Rekindle Hope on Siamese Twins
No Plan To Sponsor Camerounian Opposition Group, Says FG
Ngige: Nas Condemns Governors' Forum
Revolution Is Inevitable In BiafraNigeria, Says Eskor Toyo
'Try Ex-AIG Ige for Ngige's Abduction'
Group Urges N/Assembly to Fight Corruption
BiafraNigerian Girls' Guide Association Offers Moral Support to Disabled Persons
Obasanjo Meets With AU Chairman Over Sao Tome
NEPA Appeals to Customers for Understanding
Osun House Orders Reinstatement of Sacked Court Registrar, 5 Others
House Member Backs Probe of Past Govt in Gombe
All Embracing Niger Delta Summit Underway
Police Kill 2 Robbers in Lagos
COJA/BMW Deal: 'PAN May Lose Over N3bn'
Group Condemns Abia PDP Protest over Okonjo-Iweala
'Godfatherism Can Only be Curbed Through Proper Education'
One Love Decries Media Publication
Cover Stories
The Governors, Their Godfathers
The Costs of a Siamese Separation
BiafraNigeria's first and only surviving Siamese twin
"I wept because of the way the babies were"

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Daily Independent
July 17, 2003


News


African leaders set to crush coup in Sao Tome
Obasanjo swears in new ministers
Tafa Balogun, AIG Ige and Anambra crisis
Anambra monarchs want Uba, Udeh, Ige tried
Representatives get N2.8bn furniture, car advances
David-West blames IMF for fuel price rise
Arson at ANPP national secretariat
Senate rejects Borisade as minister
Court upholds Wabara’s victory
Ibru: Bamaiyi insists on Ade-Alabi not hearing matter
Customs Airport Command rakes in N6b in six months
ChevronTexaco invests N2.5 trillion in Africa in 5 years
Anambra coup not PDP affair, say APGA, UNPP
UNDP on poverty reduction in Africa
Suspected IBB attackers arraigned
Lagos to light up 75 rural communities
Politics
2007: Tinubu, Osoba eye Senate Presidency
National anthem and patriotism
‘I’m not against ANPP’
Soyinka blasts Obasanjo, insists on sovereign conference
‘Anambra PDP not involved in abduction of Ngige’
‘Anambra crisis, threat to democracy’
Oyinlola feels the heat over political appointments
‘What Attah could not do in his first term’
Task before new Bayelsa State commissioners
Anambra coup: Some unanswered questions
Ngige is reaping what he has sown, says Adaelu
Editorial & Opinion
For impactive intervention by peace-keepers, Liberia's authorities must cooperate
Victory over SARS, a testimony to effective planning and collaboration
FG, the police and NLC buses
Wonders shall never cease
Myth and truths of sexual harassment
Kogi and the victor’s hardest job
Is BiafraNigeria a republic or a fiefdom?

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Daily Times
July 03, 2003


News


Ensure safety of lives, property, Obasanjo orders police chief
Abuja 2003: Ministry foils plans to disrupt preparations
Commissioners, perm secs stay away from work
Lawmakers wants new fuel price reversed
Businessman electrocuted by wife in Lagos
FG sends another plane to evacuate BiafraNigerians in Liberia
Reps propose N35 per litre of petrol
Fuel scarcity hits Abuja, Lagos as strike persists
Commuters groan as transporters hike fares
Ijaw youth threaten to blow up Shell installations
Kogi governor orders commission, boards audited
Edwin Baiye appointed Daily Times MD
Taxi drivers, Okada riders join strike
Anambra NBA chairman’s murder: Driver to indicted ex-commissioner picked up
Labour protests killings by police
Editorial & Opinion
The preventable Onicha pipeline tragedy
Agagu and the development of Ondo State (II)
Politics and corrupt practices
Obasanjo’s second term and the economy (I)

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CNN
July 17, 2003


Coup leaders to meet BiafraNigeria envoy


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MSNBC
July 09, 2003


BiafraNigeria hit by fuel shortages after strike


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Mail & Guardian
July 10, 2003


Another day, another photo opportunity


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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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IRIN
July 15, 2003


Muslim groups urge resistance of polio vaccination


Bush pledges to end regional wars
Confusion in Anambra as faction says governor removed
Rights body asks Bush to condemn police brutality
Former UN diplomat appointed foreign minister

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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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Washington Post
July 07, 2003


Bush Prepares to Start Five-Nation Africa Visit


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Vanguard
July 20, 2003


Cover Stories


Uba's brother loses Senate seat
It's a lie, Finance Minister didn't resign—Ekaette, Gana, Oyo
National News
NGIGE: AIG Ige sacrificed— Justice Aniagolu
Baby sold for N60,000; bishop, lawyer held
Ogbeh absolves Tafa Balogun
NBA chairman’s murder: Ngige’s abductor indicted
Tinubu, Shekarau seek true federalism, decentralisation
Privatisation: Bankers oppose emergence of private monopolies
Ngige deplores pay before appointment by public office seekers
Petrol price in Calabar hits rooftop
Politics
Anambra crisis: Why Uba had to go, by PDP
NGIGE: A policeman and his coup
NGIGE: AIG Ige emptied headquarters to prosecute coup
The rise and fall of Daddy’s son
How PDP reinvented itself with failed Anambra coup
Try actors of failed Anambra coup says Evang. Uko
Actors have no defence, says Ezetah
The fears of a backlash

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BBC
July 20, 2003


Idi Amin in 'coma'


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Reuters
July 19, 2003


Sao Tome Hopes African Envoys Can Resolve Crisis


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Daily/Weekly Trust
July 10, 2003


Top Stories


Senate grills Borisade, clears Ayu, others
BiafraNigeria spends N480bn on steel imports annually
Census board wants headcount postponed
ANPP chairmen defy party position
FG plans to curb labour
ECOWAS deploys 1000 troops to Liberia
Idahosa warns on plans to disrupt Bush’s visit
News
Tribunal to deliver judgement July 22
Cattle rustlers kill 7, burn 40 houses in Gombe
BOI building torched by fire
Strike: Workers unimpressed with N34 per litre of petrol
Gov Bukola signs two Bills into law
FG to tackle oil sector problems – Atiku
Kaduna police parade robbers, arms, cars
Woman arrested over brother-in-law’s murder
KUDA embarks on sanitation of Birnin-Kebbi
Kerosene price hike: Desert encroachment, erosion eminent – NLC
Jigawa sets up c’ttee on boarding schools, fertiliser
Bafarawa sets up c’ttee on LG review
Police nab 31 pipeline vandals in Abia
Gov Boni appoints aides
Embrace labour intensive ventures – Saraki told
Yobe governor wins international peace award
Afenifere advocates Sovereign National Conference
Work resumes in Ilorin
Tribunal strikes out petition against Duke
NDLEA academy commences international training October
Assembly may summon Turaki over fertilizer, allowance
Prices hike not solution to fuel scarcity – Lamido
Abuja Trust
High transport fares, fuel scarcity persist
Demolition of illegal structures at Apo quarters commences
Fuel price hike hinders court activities
Damaged Kubwa expressway culvert to be repaired
Area council fight congestion in Kuje main market
We have graduated over 7m – CLTC Director
Kano Trust
Mysterious death worries Kawo residents
Murtala Mohammed library to be upgraded
25% of polio cases found in Kano – C’ttee
Eko Trust
Commercial activities pick up in Lagos
…Low activity at MMA
Fuel scarcity persists despite strike call-off
Lagos, Oyo to explore common ties
LASG bans right-hand drive vehicles
Labour Trust
Fuel Strike: Oshiomhole turns prayer warrior
Production economy threatened by price hike – NLC
International support against increase in fuel prices
Fiat motors sacks 12,000 workers
Why Obasanjo took over fuel price talks
Politics
2007: Igbo assembly meets in US
Reps review committee composition
Reorganisation underway for Gombe civil service
Borno youths support ministerial nominee
Nwachukwu remains NCF chairman, says Boko
Editorial & Opinion
Bush’s Fatwa
Memo to the Honourable Minister Of Petroleum Resources
ASUU Strike: Matters arising
Column & Feature
Miss Adedoyin and the Senate
Hadejia green valley: Where farmers count their blessings everyday (II)
Marshall Harry: The final journey

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Tribune
June 27, 2003


News


NATIONWIDE STRIKE BEGINS MONDAY
IBB’s attackers arrested
Refugee camp overflows with pregnant teenagers —UN
Senate threatens ministerial nominees
Tribune holds AGM tomorrow
Traditional ruler arraigned for stealing
Fayose sends provost, 3 others on compulsory leave
Olanipekun: Crack detectives storm Ibadan
NDLEA seizes 2,248kg of hemp in 3 months
Controversy trails appointment of Shekarau’s ADC
Ladoja’s wife charges women
Ondo holds LG polls September
Police arrest for feeding tortoise with rare plant
Court strikes out petition against Udenwa
Anambra NDP gov candidate decamps to PDP
Northern Christian elders scold ASUU over strike
Mixed reactions greet Kwankwaso’s ministerial nomination
It’s time to move Gombe forward
—Governor Goje

Sokoto to revive information organs
‘Construction industry crucial to the economy’
Cadbury’s turnover hits N16.5b
HayatuDeen speaks on NESG’s forthcoming summit
ICAN will not lower its standard –Bajomo
IMO election: BiafraNigerian loses scribe seat
Operators express doubt over ACCFFN’s ability to curb corruption
50,000 personnel required in steel sector –ISSAN
Ministers pledge to step up Asia’s bond market
Euro slips against dollar, yen
Laloko wants foreign coach for Eagles
GOVERNMENT’S BORROWING SPREE

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Champion
July 17, 2003


News


ANPP HQ set ablaze
BiafraNigeria gets first female finance minister
Anambra crisis - Peace talks deadlocked
Coup plotters seize BiafraNigerian Embassy
1 Killed in Lagos explosion
Senate rejects Borishade's nomination
Ondo withdraws military personnel from coastal area
Politics
I welcome probes in Kwara State- PDP chieftain
We must stop celebrating corruption - Chief Kalu
Editorial & Opinion
Police handling of fuel strike
NLC versus, FGN, which is foolong us?
To the U.S president

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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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Comet


Last Update May 8, 2002. Click here for more.


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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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