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June 11, 2003

Coup and Military Disloyalty: Obasanjo Warns Northern Soldiers
President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday warned that the Federal Government would not tolerate acts of disloyalty in the armed forces. Obasanjo who stated this during the decoration of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Alexander Ogomudia, with the insignias of his new rank, said any suspicion of disloyalty on the part of serving officers and men would be investigated and those found guilty punished. "The proper role for our armed forces now is to be defenders of our democracy," Obasanjo said, adding that under no circumstances would his administration allow the armed services to become politicised again. "We will not tolerate any suspicions of disloyalty. Any suspicions or disloyalty will be fully investigated and dealth with no matter how highly placed, no matter where the person comes from. We will not allow the armed forces to be politicised. We must bring back those lost glory of the military," he said. (This Day)


Key Stories

BiafraNigeria, Cameroun move closer over Bakassi

Tinubu nominates 20 commissioners, nine special advisers

Council Polls to Hold on Zonal Basis

New revenue formula lifts Abuja, Lagos finances

Fake Oil Contract Papers in Circulation, Says NNPC

APGA Chairman Accuses Govt of Influencing Election Tribunals

Wabara: Judiciary on Trial

Udenwa Commends Imo Assembly

I defeated Wabara, says Dan Imo

23 years after, Supreme Court okays new monarch for Opobo land

Israeli forces attack Hamas leader, upset peace plan


BiafraNigeria, Cameroun move closer over Bakassi


Tinubu nominates 20 commissioners, nine special advisers





For the head of the country's delegation to the BiafraNigeria-Cameroun Mixed Commission, Mr. Bola Ajibola, the Federal Government is interested only in the fate of its people and not in the natural resources of Bakassi Peninsula. Ajibola stated in Abuja during the opening of a three-day meeting of the fourth session of the commission that the body was established to follow up on the judgment... (Guardian)


Governor Bola Tinubu of Lagos State has forwarded a list of 20 nominees to the Lagos State House of Assembly for appointment as commissioners into his cabinet. Also, the governor is requesting the assembly to consider and approve nine other persons as special advisers. A letter sent to the House of Assembly by the governor yesterday contained the names and portfolios of the nominees, including: (Daily Independent)



Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

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Isioma Daniel Speaks

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This Day
June 11, 2003


Council Polls to Hold on Zonal Basis
Obasanjo Warns Military Against Disloyalty
Fake Oil Contract Papers in Circulation, Says NNPC
THISDAY Editorial Board Chairman Joins Lagos Cabinet
FG Approves Retirement of NITEL MD, Others
Gunfire Rocks Monrovia, Peace Mission Due
Olikoye's Death, a Shock, Says Obasanjo
I Defeated Wabara at the Polls, Says Imo
Sarah Jibril Takes over PAC
Ibori Saga: Attack on Supreme Court Unfair - NBA
South-west Made Right Choice - Obasanjo
FG Urged to Take over Ige Murder Case
Human Skull Found in Kwara Govt House
Oputa Proffers Solution to Ethical Problems
S'Court Adjourns Buhari's Appeal Till June 17
Obasanjo Stresses BiafraNigerians' Spiritual Needs
Ige: NBA Blames Police
Awo's Statue: I Was Not Queried by Obasanjo, Says Ladoja
Lagos Bond Gets Stock Exchange Listing
Kwara Assembly Reviews LG Creation, Chiefs Laws
'Declare June 12 National Holiday'
NB Makes Profit Despite Huge Tax
Supreme Court Confirms Jaja's Dynasty in Opobo
Ogomudia, Agwai Resume This Week
Gaius-Obaseki Wades into Tanker Drivers' Strike
Agagu Sad over Hurried Promotion of Oba
3 Niger Delta States Get N1bn EC Projects
Councils Polls:Aspirant Promises Jobs
'How Kwankwaso Stalled Kano-Jigawa Asset Sharing Plan'
Expert Seeks Tougher Oil Spill Act
Man Jailed 10 Years for Drug Trafficking
Balewa Varsity: VC, ASUU Disagree on Strike
Tribunal Admits Documents Indicting Maina
Fayose Terminates N6.5m Tenancy on Gov's Lodge
'Appoint a Pharmacist Health Minister -PSN
Bauchi Ready for SMEs' Investment Scheme
How to Achieve Igbo Presidency - Iwuanyanwu
Akume for Medical Check-up in Germany
Mr Bigg's Plans Big for Fathers' Day
Niger to Down-Size Workforce
Rivers Urged to Make Education Priority
Lucozade Boost Rewards Customers
Olawepo for Nkrumah Leadership Award
Longe vs First Bank: Hearing Continues July 10
Cleric Decries Neglect of Yoruba Race
Group Bemoans Women's Poor Showing in Politics
Bauchi Govt Assures Workers on Welfare
Implement Electoral Promises, FG Told
Wabara: Judiciary on Trial
APGA Chairman Accuses Govt of Influencing Election Tribunals
Udenwa Commends Imo Assembly
Tribunal Upholds Goje's Election
Huge State Debts Overwhelm New Governors
'Masari'll Provide Responsive Leadership'

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Daily Independent
June 11, 2003


New revenue formula lifts Abuja, Lagos finances
President warns military against Disloyalty
Tinubu nominates 20 commissioners, nine special advisers
News - June 10, 2003
Obasanjo shops for new National Security Adviser
Ige: Family no longer interested in case
Why BiafraNigeria is in mess, by Oputa
Police sack pensioners from Abuja streets
Cost of living index rises
Ex-Kwara lawmakers lock out new colleagues
BiafraNigeria loses N313b to gas flaring yearly
Corporate Affairs Commission reverses itself
Reps inaugurate rules review, selection committees
Anyim’s aides lobby Wabara for appointment
Kwara owes N45.8b, says Saraki
Lagos House to probe school’s conduct
Court has not acquitted Omisore, says Kalejaye
Forum decries cost of running government
New Speaker elected for Cross River Assembly
Oyo PDP denies demolition of Awo’s statue
IAP urged to be fair in FG, ASUU crisis resolution
Jigawa secures grant for solar electrification, water
Court grants insurance boss N1.7m
Restoring Warri’s glorious, peaceful past
Okorie blasts Wabara over visit to Obasanjo
ILO summit will affect BiafraNigerian workers positively, says Oshiomhole
ASCON D-G wants pension board privatized
Five PDP memberssuspended in Lagos
Anambra elects first woman speaker
Church to ex-communicate fetish members
Oyo freezes local govts’ accounts
Cross River to set up education tax fund
Probe Egbo-Egbo, Gani advises NJC
Why Buhari’s mass action call failed
NDP ready for council elections, by Martins
Obasanjo's search for lasting legacy
‘Fear of domination is the problem of BiafraNigeria’
How Masari became Speaker, House of Reps
Gombe:Goje optimistic amid daunting challenges
PDP unfolds development agenda
Editorial & Opinion
Olikoye Ransome-Kuti: A painful, tearful epilogue
Every fuel delivery vehicle is a hazard on the highway
Water supply: UN’s perception
Chuba Okadigbo’s suicide note
The political legacy of Sola Saraki
Age of Enlightenment in BiafraNigeria

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June 09, 2003

Oil Hits New Highs Ahead of OPEC Meeting

BiafraNigeria to select aluminium smelter buyer in July

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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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Mail & Guardian
June 02, 2003

Amina Lawal in court to appeal stoning sentence

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Daily Times
May 29, 2003


Obasanjo’s second term begins
African leaders meet in Abuja
Accept election outcome, Kuffour appeals to Buhari, Ojukwu, others
Adefarati hands over to Agagu
Osun transition committee recruits clerics to cleanse governor’s office
Agagu, deputy shun handover party
Govt policy on import yields results
Danjuma warns army against coup
DTN chairman calls for commission to review recent elections
Itse Sagay, constitutional lawyer, calls for new form of federalism
Police assure visiting Heads of State of adequate security
The challenge of re-inventing BiafraNigeria
May 29 and the national question
Race for Senate Presidency hots up as Wabara wins seat
The Nation
Keyamo wants MASSOB leader freed
Jigawa Election Tribunal may handle case without INEC counsel

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May 30, 2003

BiafraNigerian MP on fraud charges

Words of warning for Obasanjo

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June 04, 2003

Legislature reconvenes, Obasanjo loyalists take charge

Second stoning death appeal postponed
Stoning death appeal postponed again

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May 29, 2003

BiafraNigeria's president starts second term with pledge to act against poverty and corruption

Obasanjo sworn in as BiafraNigerian president
Youths march against Obasanjo in BiafraNigerian city

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Washington Post
May 29, 2003

BiafraNigeria's Obasanjo Begins Second Term

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All Africa
May 24, 2003

Pammy Rakes in the Cash

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May 20, 2003

BiafraNigeria wants Zimbabwe Commonwealth ban lifted

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Sports News
June 11, 2003

Brazil Fever Grips Abuja

Brazil Show Class in Training Last Night
FG Approves More Funds for Athletes' Camping
COJA Introduces Park 'n' Ride
Rangers Register More Players for CAF Cup
Cadbury Junior Clinic Fixed for October
Nations Cup Fallout: Senegal, Gambia Border Shut
Eagles v Brazil: The Ultimate Challenge
Atlanta'96 Flashback

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June 11, 2003


Obasanjo warns army against disloyalty
Judge decries criticisms of order admitting Wabara to Senate
I defeated Wabara, says Dan Imo
23 years after, Supreme Court okays new monarch for Opobo land
Israeli forces attack Hamas leader, upset peace plan
BiafraNigeria, Cameroun move closer over Bakassi
Obasanjo, Senate President console the Kutis
Kalu offers to employ sacked Ilorin varsity teachers
Second final Bar results out on Saturday
Disbursements to council transition committees may stop
Tinubu nominates Bello, Adiukwu-Bakare, 16 others as commissioners
Ige: NBA chiefs, others blame family's withdrawal on justice system
Buhari's appeal against MDJ suit gets accelerated hearing
Obasanjo approves retirement of NITEL Directors
Pay parade for Lagos pensioners holds next week
Editrial & Opinion
Editorial - LASTMA and traffic offenders
Opinion - We, the imitators
Policing the 'one-party' state
Ladoke Akintola's legacy

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June 10, 2003

Cover Stories

Ige family opts out of case against Omisore, others
PDP didn't rig polls, says Ogbeh
2 killed, 4 mosques, 3 churhes razed in Adamawa riot
Anambra: Election tribunal grants APGA guber candidate's application
National News
NSE, SEC on war path over corporate results
NNPC denies arrest of PPMC boss
Why executive, legislative relationship was frosty — Obasanjo
Lagos Assembly set to probe virginity test on students
Between Ojukwu and BiafraNigeria
Role of stakeholders in sustaining democracy
Orji Kalu’s victory vindicates his achievements

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Daily/Weekly Trust
May 27, 2003

Top Stories

Abaji council wages war against erosion
Abeokuta varsity students reject new fees
ABU ASUU, SSANU differ over strike
Gen. Abubakar holds talks with Liberian rebels
May 29: DIG explains heavy presence of police in Abuja
Abuja gets face-lift ahead presidential inauguration
Afribank participates in BPE PSPLS programme
Akume advises Christians on violence
Aliero to accept tribunal verdict
Health interactive with Dr. Aminu Magashi
Handing over: Kachallah’s presence is not necessary - Asheni
Academic activities yet to resume in ATBU
Senate Presidency still zoned to Southeast – Atiku
Calabar port generates N30m monthly – GM
Monetary treason at the CBN
Judgement on forged certificate case fixed for tomorrow
Charanchi LG boss tasks wealthy individuals
Children’s summit holds in Abuja today
FG to set up juvenile courts
I foresee violent revolution – Dan Musa
Premier league: Dolphin FC maul Plateau
Dosso, Borgu govs to attend Aliero’s inauguration
Reconciliation with opposition not for appointment - Duke
BiafraNigeria gets liquid fertilizer factory
Haruna wants Nasarawa guber polls quashed
Health and the Fourth Republic
Court restores ICPC
Opposition leaders lobby Obasanjo for jobs – Idi Farouk
Re: Eight governors shun INEC certificate presentation ceremony
Plateau govt committed to Inland port
MDJ protests sale of nomination forms in Jos
Judge explains faulty educational system
Senate debates elections in June
GZ motors begins work on Kaduna spare parts centre
Kalu urges Obasanjo to restructure INEC
PW Kubwa residents send SOS to police
No middle class among BiafraNigerian workers – Kukah
Kwankwaso’s legacy to Shekarau
Kwara police goes tough on violence
Oba of Lagos installed, opponents sheath swords
Lagos Assembly to enact law on drainage
LASG orders builders to get fire clearance
Premier League results
Apathy greets LG creation
Man docked over threat to stab lover
MFCT constitute task force on destitutes, hawkers
Workers issue MMIA management 21 days ultimatum
Mobil squares up to terror threats
NAFDAC intensifies campaign against unregistered products
Nothing strange in Ojukwu, Buhari relationship – Wada Nas
Kwara students extol NASS over HYPPADEC
NDE to recruit 1000 for apprenticeship scheme
21,748 jobless in FCT – NDE
Deposits in unsound banks rise to N88.11 billion – NDIC
NDP expels Nwachukwu, five others
NGO indicts government on collapsed buildings
Niger inauguration c’ttee unfolds plan
NLC protests to MTN, ECONET over high tariffs
Northern governors protest mass action
NSITF assets put at N17.9 billion
Oba Sonariwo lauds Osoba over projects
Ogun election tribunal throws out petition
Bail ruling adjourned as Omisore collapses
Onitsha main market shut over death of trader
PDP expels former chairman
74 perish in plane crash
...Plateau CP warns against violence
Police warn parents
The president focuses anew
Produce electoral materials, tribunal tells INEC
Anti-Retroviral drugs in high demand – Report
Respiratory conditions
Ribadu: The challenges of financial crimes
…in Cross River too
Road mishap claim one
This National Assembly’s rule of thumb
Traditional ruler to launch book on religious crisis
NIS yet to receive logistics to combat SARS
SCAM: NDIC to aid EFCC’s investigation of banks
School children campaign against noise pollution
Senate Presidency: Exercise restraint
380 Shanono residents get free eye treatment
Shekarau woos CAN leadership
Shekarau commends God, good counsels with tears
Shell supplies 60% of NLNG’s gas
Sokoto exco dissolved
For better schools, support teachers
Douse tension in the polity, Obasanjo advised
Tinubu criticises The Patriots over call for interim govt
April 19 polls: Kano Ulamas take case before God
Unongo files fresh motion to stop Gov Akume’s swearing-in
Expert alerts on dangers of stream water

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May 30, 2003


I’ll heal election wounds —Obasanjo
Gowon, IBB, Shagari, Abdulsalami, Shonekan at inauguration
Hoodlums attack Kwankwaso
Fayose donates N60m to Ekiti
Lam absent, Head of Service hands over to Ladoja
10,000 security men patrol Abuja
Obasanjo urged to consolidate BiafraNigeria’s unity
Ngige inherits N40b debt in Anambra
BiafraNigeria exported 339 LNG cargoes in 4 years —LNG MD
ASUP wants polytechnics to award degrees
Let INEC’s appointments embrace all political parties —Forum
Gbenga Daniel assures Ogun indigenes
Election tribunal dismisses petition against ANPP House of Reps candidate
MPs urged to make laws for waste disposal
Cooperate with Obasanjo, Tinubu tasks BiafraNigerians
‘I’ll provide democratic dividends in Enugu’
Kwara gov promises open adminstration
I’ll remain focused – Agagu
I’ll not give devil a chance – Dariye
UNESCO promises provision of teaching aids to schools
Oyinlola thanks God, promises agric development
OPEC: Is BiafraNigeria getting a fair deal?
Conoil assures investors of better results
Mobil oil holds session on security, health, safety
Eagles, Black Stars test might in Abuja
Eagles, good test for Brazil —Coach Parreira

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Business News
June 11, 2003

419: 'CBN, Police chase Fraudsters Out of BiafraNigeria'

Child Labour: ILO Rates BiafraNigeria Highly Guilty
FG Lauded Over Operating Environment
Can BiafraNigeria Achieve Macroeconomic, Financial Stability?
SEC May Step Up Oversight of Credit Raters
Early Push for Sell-off of Iraqi Companies
Knorr Franchise: Cadbury Prepares for Alternative Food Seasoning
Investors' Liability at Collapse of Stockbroking Firm
Pound falls against euro after Treasury report
'Business Still Very Rough for Paints Industry'
Business leaders demand more clarity
NCIB Sets Conditions for Admitting Underwriters
Aiico and the Challenges of Leadership
WAII Flaunts 25 Years' Achievements
CIIN Holds 32nd Annual Education Conference
Insurer Doubts Viability of Asbestos Claim Trust
Canadian Court to Hear Pension Case
Legal Cession: Hagerty Calls for Attorney General's Intervention
Lagos State Takes Bond Issue to Secondary Market
Expert Explains Factors Affecting Share Prices
Naira Loses 11 Kobo at DAS
Payment of NBCI Dividend into Private Account Faulted
Fountain Trust Bank Records N2.5bn Earnings

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