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July 27, 2003

Justice Wilson Egbo-Egbo

Biafra Nigerian Journalists at War with Minority Judge: Want Egbo-Egbo Arrested
President of the Nigerian Soceity of Photojournalists and Contributing Editor, THISDAY newspaper, Mr Summi Smart-Cole has strongly condenmed the attack on Sunday Aghaeze of THISDAY by the Police orderly of Justice Wilson Egbo-Egbo. The seasoned photojournalist who stated that the incidence of physical assault on photojournalists in the course of carrying out their duties is reaching alarming proportions said: "As of late Justice Wilson Egbo-Egbo has been making headline news. The man has suddenly become a newsmaker, therefore a news figure. Sunday Aghaeze saw him arrive in court on Friday and quite rightly set about doing his job, taking photographs. As president of the Soceity of Photojournalists, I am calling on the law enforcement agents to arrest Justice Egbo-Egbo for denying Sunday his rights and for assault and.... (This Day)


Key Stories

Inside Agodi Prison with Omisore and Fryo

Ngige lied!

BiafraNigeria Tops World's Typhoid Cases Chart

Anambra Crisis: Obasanjo Seeks Political Settlement

Taylor is a Murderer, Says Rimi

My Fear About COJA, By Soyinka

Stakeholders May Halt Sale Of Aladja Steel Firm

Chiefs linked to Effurun Crisis

Military, Police Exempted Under Monetisation Policy

Senators, House members lose battle over aides pay

Conjoined twins: US-based medical team allays fears of complicated separation


Inside Agodi Prison with Omisore...


Ngige lied!





Not surprisingly, there were many visitors who had come to see him and the rule was that only two could enter at a time. By the time I arrived at some minutes after 11am, there were already two people inside so I had to wait to take my turn but it was not for long before I was allowed to go inside and was directed to the first floor. All this happened yesterday... when I went to Agodi Prison... (This Day)


Chief Chris Uba’s claim that the National Vice Chairman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), South-East, Nze Fidelis Chukwu Ozichukwu, was privy to the alleged agreement between him (Uba) and Gov. Chris Ngige of Anambra State that the governor would quit after spending only 28 days in office may not be correct afterall, as Ozichukwu said he knew nothing about such a pact. (Vanguard)



Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

General Ojukwu Seeks Democracy

Isioma Daniel Speaks

"Fatwa" Animalism 1

"Fatwa" Animalism 2




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This Day
July 27, 2003

Cover Stories

Omisore:The Drama and Intrigues...
Inside Agodi Prison with Omisore and Fryo
Anambra Crisis: Obasanjo Seeks Political Settlement
Taylor is a Murderer, Says Rimi
Smart-Cole Wants Egbo-Egbo Arrested Over Attack on Journalist
FG Orders Investigation of Story on IG
Constitutional Amendment 'll Favour Royal Fathers, Says Obasanjo
Edo Citizens Chastise FG over Deregulation, LG Reforms
Lawmaker Lists Priority, Pledges Quality Representation
Dismiss Petition Against My Election, Rep Urges Tribunal
Ezeife Raises Body to Check FCT Property Speculators
Bizman Canvasses Speedy Resolution of Anambra Crisis
JAMB Form: Kwankwaso's Better, Students Tell Shekarau
Phillipines to Court Martial Coup Plotters
Cleric Defends African Culture
ECA to Launch 2003 Economic Report on Africa
Group Seeks Uniformity in Drug Control
Motor Accident Claims Lives
Overland, New Airline, Debuts August
Dutse Emirate Issues 4-Day Ultimatum to Turaki over Devt
Plateau Assembly Wants Soldiers Back on Street
US. Ambassador Opens Centre, Awards Scholaship
7 Feared Dead in Boat Mishap
UNICEF Boss Visits Edo, Seeks Action Against Prostitution
Group Offers to Assist Ebonyi on Education
Tackling The Niger-Delta Conundrum...
Settling Down to Business

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Daily Independent
July 24, 2003


Front Page Comment: The Abuja High Court and the Anambra political saga
Ngige: FG protests verdict
Don’t sack contract staff, Ibori cautions oil firms
The mafia in the senate
NAFDAC arrests 35 in Akwa Ibom
Sweden eyes investment opportunities in Akwa Ibom
Okada , Kabo, other airlines back in the air
Ayenitaju, one-day governor, bags scholarship award
Oyibo, ex-NNPC boss, supports fuel price hike
Oshiomhole warns against fresh fuel price hike
Ngige: Saraki cautions judiciary
House set to review NDDC Act
Massari, RMAFC raise alarm over NNPC
JAMB cancels 116, 900 results
Wabara apprehensive over court order in Anambra crisis
New reforms begin in Delta public service
NCAA processes 60 airline licenses in two years
50 indigent students get American scholarships
Clark chides PDP for playing politics with Anambra coup
Tribunal bars INEC from giving evidence in Nnamani’s case
Five killed in Cross River flood
Ogun Communities crave recognition for new LGs
Oil spillage: Shell's sabotage claim angers lawmakers
Strike: Protesters died through accident
‘Corruption, poor leadership, bane of BiafraNigeria’
Jakande warns Obasanjo on Ngige
Receding shadows of godfatherism
Abdulkadir survives expulsion motion
George identifies bane of BiafraNigeria’s greatness
PDP has not failed, says chieftain
Expectations from Kalu in Abia State
Tracing the genesis of Anambra crisis
‘BiafraNigerians are getting what they voted for’
‘Government yet to show BiafraNigerians good direction’
The polity and an opposition in limbo
Horizon brightens in Abia after polls
Editorial & Opinion
Retreat for government officials must not be a seasonal perfunctory ritual
May the Armed Forces never have cause to return to the streets of Jos
On the relocation of TotalFinaELF
The Anambra drama
Parks: The example of Tanzania
Coping with sexual harassment
On BiafraNigerian-American relations

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Daily Times
July 24, 2003


Ngige heads for court, wants order discharged
Govt won’t hike fuel prices for now – NNPC
Police have licence to kill – Arebamen
30 feared dead as oil tanker, truck collide
Ngige: FG, PDP shocked, set to challenge Egbo-Egbo’s directive
Ngige fires state Accountant-General
For refusing to submit briefs: Edo Assembly threatens to arrest four LG chiefs
AD sacks national chairman
Lagos Chamber of Commerce calls for strategy on regular fuel supply
Informat gets $30m for disclosing Saddam’s sons’ hideout
Suit challenging shift in LG polls adjourned
Pro-fuel price hike group, fake market traders–Mogaji
ECOWAS to deploy troops as Taylor names resgination date
PDP maps out agenda for governors
Boni Haruna appoints advisers, swears in SSG
Ex- legislators and new members tango over corrupt charges
IBB better than Atiku, by Adisa
Masari denies pact with ANPP
Editorial & Opinion
Try the Awka coupists
Introduction of higher denominations of Nairae
Is PDP crumbling under own weight?
The BiafraNigeria Police and the Ngige saga (II)
The Okpe nation and Ibori’s second term (II)

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Washington Post
July 24, 2003

Fighting in Liberia as Peacekeepers Poised

Fighting in Liberia as Peacekeepers Poised
Fighting in Liberia as Peacekeepers Poised

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July 17, 2003

Coup leaders to meet BiafraNigeria envoy

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July 23, 2003

BiafraNigerian force could move into Liberia within days

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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, 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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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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July 27, 2003


Govt Won't Take Impulsive Action On Anambra Crisis
BiafraNigeria Tops World's Typhoid Cases Chart
My Fear About COJA, By Soyinka
Stakeholders May Halt Sale Of Aladja Steel Firm
Chiefs linked to Effurun Crisis
Military, Police Exempted Under Monetisation Policy
Atiku Commissions Abuja Model City
Why We Went To Court Over Taylor, By NUJ
Assembly Decried Withdrawal Of Soldiers From Jos Streets
PhotoJournalists Condemn Judge's Treatment of Member
BiafraNigerians Seldom Benefit From Test Tube Technology, Say Experts
Enugu Govt May Establish Office Of Public Defender
GSM Providers Reduce Customer Benefits
Cancer Centre For Lagos
We Won't Give Up On The Senatorial Election Case, Says Akpamgbo
The Anambra Cowboys In Abuja
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial - Lack Of Funds And 2004 Census
Opinion - What's Going To Happen?
20 Years Of The Guardian
Lamentation Of Soyinka

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July 27, 2003

Cover Stories

Ngige lied!
Conjoined twins: US-based medical team allays fears of complicated separation
National News
Gains of foreign investment initiatives unfolding — Mbadiwe
Senators, House members lose battle over aides pay
AD chief criticises govt attitude to Delta crisis
Anambra crisis: We want governance, not crises — Anambra people cry out
Quest for peace
It’s not Federal Attorney-General’s business to arraign Uba & Co — Falana
Uba/Ngige pact: The whole truth, by South-East PDP Leader
We’ll cooperate with Uba's group to nail Ngige —APGA chairman
Abuja is to blame for Anambra crisis

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July 24, 2003

Ousted President de Menezes is back in Sao Tome

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Daily/Weekly Trust
July 24, 2003

Top Stories

FG, Ngige want court order quashed
...Wabara, govs condemn court order
Victims died from motor accident, not bullets – CP
Senate probes N10bn poverty fund
NEPA begins load shedding nationwide
BiafraNigerian troops arrive next week
EFCC declares two wanted
Monetisation: Yayale assures workers on medical benefits
Day old child missing as nurses face police
BPE re-advertises Sofitel Hotel for sale
UN, C’wealth team canvass autonomy for INEC
Over 700bn wasted by LG’s in four years – NULGE scribe
JAMB releases 2003 admission results
Marginalisation exists in federal appointment - FCC
5 die in Cross River flood
Panel proposes autonomous tax system
N188m traced to private account - Probe panel
Goje approves allowance for health workers
Rivers spends N10m on water supply
Principal faces court over N1m fraud
Intending pilgrims warned to shun fraudsters
Minister poised to maintain federal roads
Taraba NUJ mounts boycott on police
CLO wants killing of representative investigated
Opposition last hope for BiafraNigerians – APGA Chairman
Fraud: Kano PDP defends Kwankwaso
Mrs Atiku canvases women participation in politics
Jigawa Assembly amends LG laws
AD begs for FG appointments
2007: Kalu, Mu'azu deny presidential ambition
Ngige's abduction criminal, says students
Reduce legal fees, Dariye urges lawyers
Oyinlola urges media to promote political culture
PDP scribe advocates technology skills
Gombe Assembly holds workshop

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July 26, 2003

More Than 20 Dead in Niger Delta Clashes

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June 27, 2003


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

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July 24, 2003


Injunction on Ngige - NBA meets on Egbo-Egbo
Dismiss AIG Ige – Police Commission
JAMB cancels 116,990 results
...FG, PDP move against court order
Siamese twins leave for overseas soon
Bisi Akande now AD chairman
Reps to amend NDDC Act
Anambra: How Reps confronted coup plotters
We are not in disarray- Chief Tony Ezeagwu
Editorial & Opinion
Human trafficking law
New political structure for BiafraNigeria
Which way BiafraNigeria

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July 22, 2003

Rights group says government condoning impunity

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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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