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May 25, 2003

Buhari Takes Yoruba Thug to Court: Petition to Reject Obasanjo, Atiku
The grounds on which this petition relies are:

(a) That the election is invalid by reason of non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2002.

(b) That the election is invalid by reason of corrupt practices.

(c) That the 1st respondent was at the time of the election not qualified to contest the election.

In the Alternative:

That the respondent was not duly elected by a majority of lawful votes cast at the election and did not score one-quarter of the votes cast at the election in each of at least two-thirds of all the states in the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in accordance with the provisions of the constitution and the Electoral Act 2002.


Key Stories

Govt Spends N6 Trillion In Four Years

Don't Sit Beside Me, New Oba of Lagos Tells Erelu

In the Eye of History


Obasanjo not qualified to be president — Ojukwu

BAKASSI: Cameroun rules out violence against BiafraNigeria

Obasanjo rejects call for Interim Govt

Obasanjo threatens state of emergency if ...

May 29: Buhari, Ojukwu risk house arrest if ...

Challenges Ahead of Their Excellencies

Can Buhari Reposition ANPP?


Obasanjo not Qualified to be President


BAKASSI: Cameroun Rules out Violence





Ahead of the anticipated swearing in of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on May 29th 2003 for a second four-year term as the nation’s president, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, presidential candidate of the All Peoples’ Grand Alliance (APGA) in the elections of April 19th 2003, has said that Chief Obasanjo is not qualified to be president. In a guileless but sometimes dramatic discussion with the Weekly Trust, Dim Ojukwu also said, "…if Obasanjo was not so stubborn, he would have set up a national conference and let Nigerians decide what they want." (Weekly Trust)


The Camerounian government has ruled out any use of force against BiafraNigeria in the course of re-acquiring the Bakassi Peninsula. Disclosing the country’s posture towards the knotty issue, the Consul of Cameroun in Calabar, Cross River State, His Excellency, Foe-Atangana, said Nigeria and Cameroun have been "condemned by history and geography to live side-by-side as neighbours," as such, cannot fight. Foe-Atangana, who spoke during the Cameroun national day on May 20, recalled that the World Court judgement over Bakassi tested the national maturity.... (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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May 25, 2003


Govt Spends N6 Trillion In Four Years
Jakande, Ademowo, Others Decry Patriots' Call For Interim Govt.
Tinubu Endorses New Lagos Oba
Why Military Pensions Problem Persists, By Defence Ministry
Oil Firms Lose N85 Billion Daily To Bunkering
Presidency To Settle Lawal, Saraki Rift
NDP, PAC, BNPP Presidential Candidates Sue For Peace
Mbadinuju Not Under Any Restriction Says Lawyer
Why BiafraNigeria Needs N500m Sickle Cell Centre, By Akinyanju
Mbadinuju Returns To PDP
BiafraNigeria Ranks Lowest In Africa Copyright Abuse
Commissioner Faults ANPP's Complaints In Enugu
Crime Diary
SARS: Canada Haunted, Hong Kong Says No New Cases
Iraqi Workers Get First Wages Since the War
Morocco Host New Terror Threats, US Warns
Algerian Quake Toll Rises Near 2,000 As Hopes Fade
Rush To Abuja And The Party Last Time
Survival of Party System Over Ethnic Politics
I Am In Senate With Vision For Progress, Says Aminu
May 29: Melancholy, Anxiety Rule The House
The Politics of Severance Benefits
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial - Strengthening The Central Bank
Opinion - A U-Turn For ASUU
These Men Are Wanted

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May 25, 2003

Cover Stories

President’s assassination call: Buhari is testing FG's will, says Fani-Kayode
National News
‘Interim govt call exposes Patriots’ bias against Obasanjo’
PDP expels members over attack on Obasanjo, Ogbeh
Kwara govt’s revocation of land faulted
N/Assembly leadership: Law against new comers, an exercise in futility — Uba
Swearing-in: Threats to May 29 thicken
We can legitimise Obasanjo’s exit on May 29 —Balarabe
Igbinedion and his godfathers

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May 25, 2003


Obasanjo threatens state of emergency if ...
Pastor Tunde Bakare quits
Pastor Chris declared wanted
OBJ, Atiku in dilemma
Your advice, before things go wrong with me
May 29: Buhari, Ojukwu risk house arrest if ...
Practical Psychology
2007: North East wants Atikuas the president
Globacom signs Kanu, Yobo
Eagles ’re rugged

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Daily Times
May 23, 2003


Obasanjo to pay rent on State House quarters
36 governors-elect get INEC certificates
Benue UNPP alleges plan by PDP to arrest its members
Give peace a chance, prepare for 2007
UN lifts sanctions on Iraq after 13 yrs
Federal Cabinet dissolved
Buhari back at tribunal, seeks to stop Obasanjo’s swearing in
Editorial & Opinion
National Assembly: What manner of leaders?
Godfather phenomenon in politics
Environment, biodiversity and economic development (II)
AU, political indemnity and war victims
The Patriots alleges fraud in polls, calls for interim govt
The Patriots’ stand on general elections
The Nation
Earthquake kills 770, injures 4,700 in Algeria
Akande raises alarm over activities of thugs in Osun
ADB-assisted hospital projects in Ogun completed

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May 23, 2003

BiafraNigeria invites bids for offshore oil

BiafraNigerian bank fraud up 40%
Eagles cancel Jamaica game
BiafraNigeria's money palaver

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May 23, 2003

Two gorillas repatriated to Cameroon

Obasanjo dissolves government, plans leaner cabinet

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Washington Post
May 23, 2003

Endangered Gorillas Returned to Cameroon

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May 23, 2003

BiafraNigeria returns endangered gorillas to Cameroon habitat

BiafraNigerian opposition to hold protests next week

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All Africa
May 24, 2003

Pammy Rakes in the Cash

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May 17, 2003

BiafraNigerian unions, Transocean fail to reach accord

CORRECTED: Rising Oil Theft Adds New Threat to BiafraNigerian Crude
Senate Passes Sweeping Global AIDS Bill

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Mail & Guardian
May 04, 2003

US congratulates BiafraNigeria on 'largely peaceful' elections

Oil rig hostages are freed as mercenaries fly out
Oil rig hostages are freed as mercenaries fly out
Obasanjo orders probe into vote rigging
BiafraNigeria sends warships to oil rigs
Shell warns of plot to sabotage BiafraNigeria's oil

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April 09, 2003

Buhari storms Kano today

Buhari will win without money-Danzago
Election 2003: Police vows to deal with trouble makers
PDP assures LG aspirants fairness
Private sector vaccine distribution begins in 12 states

Hayatu thumbs-up Kwankwaso over schools renovation
Obasanjo appoints NEPC'S director

Past political leaders, pillars of genuine democracy- Shazali
KTSG reiterates commitment to Sharia implementation
Old boys must help develop education in the North -Gumel

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

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Sports News
May 25, 2003

"Premiership": Eagles Confront Jamaica In Kingston

Williams Sisters On Collision Course
Pius "The Virus" Ikedia: LG Cup 97 Revelation
Anyasi Assures On Enyimba, Calls For Support
Student Athletes Get Mobil's Scholarship Awards
Onigbinde, Okoya-Thomas Extol Balogun's Virtues
'There is Nothing Magical In My Game'
'I Have Memories Of Sagamu Course'
Swaziland, Egypt Cracker Opens U-17 Tourney
Teams Arrive on Wednesday
Rangers Target Tornadoes in Enugu
French Open: Sisters on Collision Course
Bakare Elects Ondo Basketball Boss
WC 2006: Berlin to Host Opening Game
Junior Tigers Begin Camping in Zaria
AFN Factors Mobil School Sports Results

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This Day
May 25, 2003

Cover Stories

In the Eye of History
Poverty Alleviation
Health agenda for 2003-2007
Securing Our Lives
Taming Corruption
Who is Afraid of Reconciliation?
Leadership: Obasanjo and the Crisis of Style
Education: Agenda for Mr. President
Time for a People's Constitution
Keeping Hope Alive
Don't Sit Beside Me, New Oba of Lagos Tells Erelu
Interim Govt: S/West PDP, Egwu Condemn The Patriots
N/Assembly Leadership: PDP Leaders Endorse Masari, Mantu, Others
BiafraNigeria, Ghana, Others Sign Pact on Regional Gas Pipeline
'Why Ebonyi Must Produce Senate President'
Dock Worker Petitions Labour, Police over Neglect
Africa Day: AU Scribe Charges Africans on Faith, Determination
Goje Unfolds Programme, Assures Electorates
Mbadinuju Pledges Loyalty to Ngige
We Can't Stop Governor's Inauguration, Says Tribunal
Police Gun Down Armed Robber, Parade Corpse
PDP Will Manage Anambra Prudently - Scribe
'Peace, Pancea for National Development'
LUTH Boss Changes Paediatricians on Healthcare
No Governor Shunned Certificate Presentation - INEC
Group Canvasses Ministerial Slot for Ahmed
Journalists Advised on Insurance
May 29: Politician Urges Caution with Opposition
Prepare for New Challenges, Subscriber Tells NITEL
Youths Hail NDDC
AD Chieftain Decries Violence In Mushin
Lagos Flags Off Inauguration Activities
Election Tribunal: Adede Softpedals, Concedes Defeat to Opponent
Lagos PDP Alleges Move to Discredit Leadership
Econet Crisis Centre Commended For Rescuing AIT Staffers
AREF, Stakeholders Meet on Peace Education
7-Up Kicks-off Mirinda Sales Promotion
Challenges Ahead of Their Excellencies
Can Buhari Reposition ANPP?
Again, No to Interim Government -Sunday Comment
Why Obasanjo Should Be Sworn In
Why Chukwumerije Should be Senate President

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Daily/Weekly Trust
May 24, 2003

Top Stories

Count Down To...May 29
Obasanjo not qualified to be president — Ojukwu
Who heads the Interim National Government?
Interim Govt is for military era – Abdullahi Ibrahim (SAN)
Pending court cases can’t stop hand-over – A.B. Mahmoud
‘Everybody is afraid’ – Dr Garba Ibrahim
FRSC arrests 1,613 over seat belt-offences
NDE trains 650 in Niger
Car theft worries Rivers Police Command
Redeemed Church holds special prayers today
Kogi NLC suspends strike
Residents complain of intense heat
NASS commended over HYPADEC bill
Religious bodies urged to declare war on AIDS
We didn’t disrupt exams – Unilorin lecturers
Sheikh Ali cautions Islamic scholars over materialism
Weekly Trust staff loses mother
National Roundup
No more heroes, only bullies
In defence of Aliero
Governor Aleiro is not a sycophant
Well done! BB, keep up the good work
The true Amir
Listening bloopers
Acting is in my blood - Baban Muluka
Yoweri Museveni’s free market and unfree politics
Before May 29th
Alas, legacies for our children to self destruct!
Special Report
Would you try acupuncture?
SARS in Kano: The true story
SARS: How ignorant are BiafraNigerians?
The facts about SARS - Cudjoe
A political miscarriage
As ‘National Day of Action,’ approaches: ‘What is NANS up to?’
Trapped in Wartime America (1)
PTF: Challenging works minister’s outbursts
2003: An alternative to chaos
Of sanctions and weapons of mass destruction
Let’s consolidate democracy - Gov Makarfi
Telescoping an Al-Qaida fingerprint
Kansas Senate prayer

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Daily Independent
May 23, 2003


No official houses, cars from July, says Obasanjo
May 29: Patriots call for Interim National Govt
Let Atiku succeed you, Adamawa, Taraba indigenes urge President
Governors-elect receive certificates
Rivers set to retain deputy speaker post
Senators rate selves low at valedictory session
Reps pay N4.8m ‘bribe’ money into treasury
Govt set to review Abuja master plan
APGA dissolves Rivers, C’River states’ excos
Police kill robbery suspects, recover arms
Govt blamed for macroeconomic policy failure
Head of service advises against uniformity in service condition
ChevronTexaco oil platform in Bayelsa looted
Tension in Oyo over new Asipa
Tribunal asked to stop Nnamani’s swearing-in
Ladoja may appoint 14 commissioners
Striking workers warned against loitering
Police arrest WASC syndicate
Rector laments cost of technical education
NLC hasn’t run out of steam, says union leader
Army’s bold step for survival
Senate presidency race gets dirty
Cancel Imo elections, Anumudu urges
House of Reps-elect lists priorities
The minor parties: A long walk into the future
‘Military option can’t work in Niger Delta’
My quitting politics has nothing to do with ICPC, says Anyim
Osoba co-operating with transition committee, says Soleye
‘Enemies after my life’
Inside Politics: Obasanjo’s new cabinet at a glance
I’ll run an open door policy, says LG aspirant
Beyond the re-election of Mr. President
Blame Obasanjo’s aide for Anambra crisis, says Emordi
Editorial & Opinion
Govt should sift through proposals by MAN, BPE and NNPC, for solution to fuel crisis
Congo air accident, a tragedy most bizarre
Let industrial estates be
Freedom, sweet but fragile
Among the Itshekiri, Ijaw, Urhobo
Fundamentals for a stable BiafraNigeria

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May 20, 2003

BiafraNigeria wants Zimbabwe Commonwealth ban lifted

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Last Updated October 22, 2002. Click here for more.

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Business News
May 25, 2003

'We Must Put Computer At Center Of Our Aspirations'

External Reserve Rises
Money Flies to Safety...

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