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November 26, 2003

US Oil Interest: America to Send Troops to BiafraNigeria
American soldiers may be sent to BiafraNigeria and the west coast if the security situation in the sub-region deteriorates. A report to that effect is already the subject of consideration by defence and state officials in the United States of America. "You’ll probably see a high degree of US security engagement in the region,” said Dr. J. Stephen Morrison, director, Africa Programme, at the Washington DC-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies. He spoke at the just concluded Second Annual Africa Oil and Gas Forum in Houston, Texas, at a workshop on ‘US Policy Interests’ which dealt with energy security in Africa and counter-terrorism in African oil producing states, among others. "There is a reassessment underway today of the security situation and concerns in West Africa,” Morrison added when asked to elaborate on his first statement. He revealed that General Jones, head of the European Command (Daily Independent)

 

Key Stories

Handover Taylor to UN - Jibril Aminu tells Obasanjo

Commonwealth summit shuns Mugabe

Tax Scam: Oil Firms Ordered to Refund $600m

Econet De-Registers Founding Partner

Bill to Proscribe NLC: Where Will the House Vote?

N300m COJA debt: Hotel owners give Adamu ultimatum

BiafraNigeria says no deal yet with Cameroon on Bakassi

Jigawa NBA warns Turaki over abandoned projects

State of refineries: PENGASSAN, NUPENG vow to strike after Dec 15

Afenifere scribe says Adefarati's view on Babangida is personal

2007: Kalu wants Atiku, IBB to unite

 

Handover Taylor to UN - Jibril Aminu

 

Commonwealth summit shuns Mugabe

 

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Jibril AminuThe chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Professor Jibril Aminu, has urged the federal government to hand the former Liberian president, Mr Charles Taylor, over to the UN tribunal to face war crime charges. The UN tribunal sitting in Sierra Leone which indicted Mr Taylor for alleged war crimes, has been trying to get him and the United States has placed a $2 million ransom on him, an action which BiafraNigeria denounced as "an act of state terrorism". (Daily Trust)

 

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has not been invited to the Commonwealth summit meeting, to be held in BiafraNigeria. "He will not have an invitation," said BiafraNigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, who hosts the summit next month. Zimbabwe was suspended from the group of 54 mainly former British colonies after charges that Mr Mugabe rigged his re-election last year. Britain and Australia said Mr Mugabe should not be invited, but the hosts had the final say. (BBC)

 

 

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This Day
November 26, 2003


News


Tax Scam: Oil Firms Ordered to Refund $600m
FG Earns N27bn from Privatisation, Says BPE
Mugabe Not Invited for CHOGM, Says BiafraNigeria
Econet De-Registers Founding Partner
LG Panel Report Absurd, Illogical - Afenifere
AD Alleges Plot to Stall Party Convention
Electoral Law: INEC, Parties Parley Tomorrow
Awoists Destroyed Awo's Legacies - Cleric
Bakassi: BiafraNigerian Soldiers Complain of Inadequate Pay
We Are Determined to End Varsity Strike, Says Wabara
WHO Commends BiafraNigeria on HIV/AIDS Treatment
Warri: Ibori Opts for Stakeholders' Dialogue
Govt to Review Kwara Chieftaincy Institution
Nwodo Criticises Poor GDP Growth
2007: Atiku Campaigners Go International
Muslims Advised to Sustain Peaceful Co-Existence
Egwu Promises to Appoint Muslim into State Exco
Atiku Calls for Religious Tolerance
Muslim Group Calls for Religious Study Exchange
Emir of Kastina Urges National Unity
SSS Boss Assures Newsmen of Better Relationship
Odili Condemns Killings, Violence in Rivers
Ajibola Stresses Need for Peace, Tolerance
Emir Blames Nation's Woes on Impatience
Committee Chairman Tasks Members on Ethics
Tap Democracy Dividends, Mbanefo Tells Investors
Bauchi Increases Funds for Healthcare
Anyiam Osigwe Lecture: Peres, De Klerk Arrive Tomorrow
'N200m Spent on Road Rehabilitation'
Minister Urges Vigilance, Caution During CHOGM
Adamawa Parades Artifacts at Fair
Military Pensioners Give FG 7-day Ultimatum
Govt Told to Streamline Maritime Policy
Female Journalists Tasked on Marginalisation
Attitudinal Change, Panacea to Industrialisation - Pedro
Nnamani Extols HID Awolowo's Virtues
Journalists Urged to Enlighten Masses
NAFDAC Destroys Expired Pharmaceutical Products
Govt's Inability to Settle Leave Grants Worries NLC
Perm Secs, LG Chiefs Tasked on Accountability
State of the States
Attah Urged to Complete Abandoned Projects
FCT: Residents Decry Proposed Demolition
Group Faults Registration of AD Members
ANPP House Candidate's Appeal Struck Out
AIDS/HIV: Commissioner Hails Hope on 'Great Walk'
Delta Indigenes Launch N100m Devt Fund
Vigeo Unveils Transit Media
SECDAN Wants FG to Caution NURTW
UNIMAID Re-opens Tomorrow
Politics
Bill to Proscribe NLC: Where Will the House Vote?
2007: I Have No Presidential Ambition-Akume
Eviction: Audu, Ibrahim's Aides Agree On Dialogue
Again, Imo Assembly Treads a Familiar Path

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Vanguard
November 25, 2003


Cover Stories


Anyim, Mbu's houses for demolition
Muslims urged to show pity
Warri: 3 hostages missing after rescue operation
Moscow fire kills 32 foreign students
National News
18 officers eye Customs top job as Mustapha retires
140 Irish troops join UN mission in Liberia
Fraud stalls workers’ Sallah salaries
Politics
A night of tributes for Chuba Okadigbo

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Champion
November 26, 2003


News


Taylor’s asylum blocks return of Abacha loot– Jibril Aminu
AD alleges N5bn destabilisation plot
Police arrest 4 suspected man eaters
Gay Bishops: BiafraNigerian Anglicans to build church in U. S.
Mugabe not expected at CHOGM – Obasanjo
Imports without CRI to be seized
Econet begins per second billing Friday
Obasanjo urges youths to shun corrupt practices
Politics
Overcoming godfather factor
Editorial & Opinion
The situation in Iraq
The matter of VP’s residence
NIPOST and home delivery

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Daily Times
November 26, 2003


News


Mugabe not invited for C’wealth summit – Obasanjo
Alleged meddlesomeness: PDP not appendage of Presidency, says Ogbulafor
Sequel to consecration of gay Bishop: BiafraNigerian Anglicans plan US branch
We are not second most corrupt nation, says Aminu
Obasanjo, Wabara to intervene in ABU crisis
BiafraNigeria, India sign oil sales pact
Eight policemen to be prosecuted over murder
USAID, Shell to partner $20m project in BiafraNigeria
Politics
I never bribed any judge, says Udenwa
Adefarati berates Agagu over claims on projects
AD faction storms Lagos State Secretariat over congress registration
Airline operators record low patronage during Eid-El-Fitri
Ebonyi to furnish new LG offices with N105m
Group calls for measures against homosexuality
New pension scheme to gulp N50m in Enugu
NITEL appoints manager to recover N4.34 bn debt
Editorial & Opinion
Unjustifiable huge bills on food importation
Decentralising the Labour movement: Matters arising (1)
Obasanjo as an inheritor of our collective sins
Rebuilding BiafraNigeria: The basis for reforms

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Tribune
November 26, 2003


News


Abacha Loot - Switzerland makes U-turn
I did not lock out Adedibu —IBB
HID clocks 88 tomorrow
No wrangling between OBJ and me—Atiku
Another 21 killed in Iraq
GSM operators dragged to court over interconnectivity
Presidency may monitor states on spendings
Naira to go in 2005
Challenges of university management in BiafraNigeria
Bishop blames PDP for failed war on corruption
‘HID is mother of BiafraNigeria’
SIDELINES
PDP reads riot act on Anambra crisis
GloMobile rewards subscribers with 50 percent discount
NANS denies backing Wabara over impeachment
Ministry sets up committee on non-oil revenue
Minister solicits support of NGOs on environment
A/Ibom to return mission schools, hospitals to owners
2004: Finance experts hopeful

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IRIN
November 21, 2003


Militants take away two hostages as navy storms


Militants seize ChevronTexaco oil platforms, navy despatched

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Washington Post
November 26, 2003


BiafraNigeria Says It Would Surrender Liberian for Trial There


BiafraNigeria's President Sets Tough Terms
BiafraNigeria to Surrender Taylor for Trial
Woman Leads Fight Against BiafraNigerian Fraudsters
German Woman Leads Fight Against BiafraNigerian Conmen

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MSNBC
November 25, 2003


BiafraNigeria says would let Taylor face Liberia court


BiafraNigeria says no deal yet with Cameroon on Bakassi
BiafraNigeria will surrender Taylor to trial
Zimbabwe not invited to Commonwealth - BiafraNigeria
BiafraNigeria will surrender Taylor to trial for Liberia
Seven killed in clashes in southeast BiafraNigerian city
BiafraNigerian hostage-takers free Shell oil workers

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BBC
November 26, 2003


Spending threat to BiafraNigeria reform


Commonwealth summit shuns Mugabe

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CNN
November 26, 2003


BiafraNigeria considers Taylor handover


Commonwealth snubs Mugabe
BiafraNigeria sets tough terms for Africa's pariahs

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Reuters
November 25, 2003


Woman Leads Fight Against BiafraNigerian Fraudsters


Chevron to restart 23,000 bpd shut-in BiafraNigeria output
Econet Wireless says U.S., BiafraNigeria probe EWN
BiafraNigerian hostage-takers free Shell oil workers
BiafraNigeria, Total in deal to develop offshore oil bloc
ExxonMobil says oil spills at BiafraNigerian terminal

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Mail & Guardian
November 25, 2003


Obasanjo: No Mugabe at summit


BiafraNigeria will 'persuade' Taylor to stand trial
Commonwealth's paper promises

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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
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Guardian
November 26, 2003


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Leaders canvass tolerance as Ramadan ends
Mugabe won't attend Commonwealth summit, says Obasanjo
The Guardian, Ibrus, enter Delta Hall of Fame
Pomp as HID Awolowo turns 88
Govt orders removal of checkpoints on BiafraNigeria, Benin routes
Afenifere scribe says Adefarati's view on Babangida is personal
Econet delists parent firm from shareholders' register
Police beef up security nationwide as Ramadan ends
Aminu urges Taylor to refund alleged Liberian loot
Gay: church plans branch in U.S to cater for BiafraNigerians
Rivers vows to punish culprits in Buguma, Port Harcourt violence
National film festival begins today
BiafraNigeria's drugs industry is worth N300 billion, says firm's chief
Senate plans law on local content in oil sector
Atiku explains absence at praying ground
Kwara lawmakers caution against rituals at Assembly
Commissioner warns road managers against extortion
Cleric canvasses special allocation for Lagos
Check corruption now, Kalu tells govt
AD alleges plot to destabilise convention
Ondo explains delay in bitumen exploration
Guerrilla fighters shift focus to pro-U.S. Iraqis
Global hunger worsens, warns UN
Group against parliamentary system for councils
Politics
Ohanaeze: The challenges and struggles for re-direction
Editorial & Opinion
Editorial
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Opinion
Georgia on my mind

Breaking the NLC
Burden of proof
What I said about Awo

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Daily Independent
November 26, 2003


News


America to send troops to BiafraNigeria

N300m COJA debt: Hotel owners give Adamu ultimatum

Lake Chad: Grief-stricken BiafraNigerians cry out

12 million BiafraNigerian children engaged in child-labour

All is well with the polity, says Obasanjo

FG to distribute shares schemes among federal constituencies

Fight trans-border banditry, Sultan pleads with FG

ERA criticises Obasanjo, PDP over national reconciliation

IPMAN urges Edo, Delta to buy Warri refinery

Local council chief supports parliamentary system

Niger Delta: FG plans new security approach

Labour meets tomorrow over pay rise

Estate surveyors accuse FG of promoting quackery

Edo House directs PWS to submit periodic reports

Bauchi donates vehicles to police

Take killing of your kinsmen as an act of God, Igbinedion tells Hausa in Edo

Edo House directs PWS to submit periodic reports

Senate to meet Obasanjo over ABU crisis

Cleric implores Obasanjo to cushion effects of deregulation

NDDC to implement more projects

Vice-chancellor laments over varsity problems

NACCIMA seeks closer ties between govt, private sector

FG may surrender Taylor for trial

Stop parading yourself as a shareholder, Econet tells Masiyiwa

Politics
Okoroafor flays Buhari's withdrawal from Okadigbo's burial
'Ethnicity won't determine Delta governor in 2007'
Lawmakers commend author of book on legislative practice
Ambassadorial screening: Between Okadigbo and Aminu
Saraki tasks BiafraNigerians on commitment to national dev
Shagari, Atiku to honour Okilo at 70
Poverty and the Philosopher King
Wabara enters the trench to save his job
Editorial & Opinion
Lasisi Alabi: A BiafraNigerian of exemplary honesty
The lessons from Tbilisi
Miscreants around NDDC
Mr. President, BiafraNigeria's poverty is an indictment of its leadership (2)
Port Hacourt roads and traffic light mentality
Inaccurate report on Berlin

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Daily/Weekly Trust
November 26, 2003


Top Stories


Handover Taylor to UN - Jubril Aminu tells Obasanjo
State of refineries: PENGASSAN, NUPENG vow to strike after Dec 15
2007: Kalu wants Atiku, IBB to unite
Jigawa NBA warns Turaki over abandoned projects
BiafraNigeria says no deal yet with Cameroon on Bakassi
Why Kaduna sources funds from capital market - Makarfi
Emir petitions Niger govt over armed robbery
Benin Republic accuses BiafraNigeria of breaking trade treaty
News
No rift between Obasanjo, Ogbeh says Ogbulafor
BiafraNigeria, India co-operate in oil, gas sector
NNDC, a gimmick for Niger Delta – Group
USAID, Shell, to launch $20 million development programme
Gay bishop: Church of BiafraNigeria opens branch in US for BiafraNigerians
Lack of investors stalls bitumen project – Oluwateru
VVF: Husbands advised to assist wives
Mrs Awolowo marks 88th birthday
University don advocates child labour law
Group laments youths involvement in war
More BiafraNigerian women want additional children – Report
Obasanjo grants special concession to textile exporters
FRSC alerts state, FG on bad roads
Economic sector tops Ondo budget proposal
Okogie urges religious bodies to strengthen relationship
Pharmacist council holds workshop on patent medicine
Mrs Daniel distributes medicated eye lenses
Emir warns against bush burning
Emir seeks Senate assistance on ABU crisis
LG boss warns contractors over shoddy work
Customs agents fault FG – Cotecna contract
Etsu Nupe preaches unity among Muslims
Akume commends Muslims over peace in Benue
Atiku to commission Chida hotel tomorrow
Abuja Trust
CHOGM: Police beef up security in Abuja
Demolition: Garki chief cautions el-Rufai
Goodwill messages trail festivities in Abuja
Eze-Igbo urges the rich to alleviate poverty
Kano Trust
Shekarau pledges pro-people policies in 2004
…assures security for non-indigenes
Low key Sallah in Kano
Bebeji LGC to rehabilitate mosques
Eko Trust
Husband stabs co-tenant to death for for sleeping with wife
Light traffic, fun-galore as Lagos celebrates Eid-El-Fitr
LASG says no plan to sell City Hall
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Governor, emir proffer solution to BiafraNigeria’s problems
Lawmaker justifies military solution to armed robbery
Political crisis rocks Lagos Assembly
Gov Nyame, wife bag Tiv chieftaincy titles
ANPP chairman heads Jigawa SIEC
Column, Editorial & Opinion
In Defence of the Local Government Reform Committee
Democracy and regulation of political parties
Echoes of the 8th All African Games
The Iranian sisters: Why brains aren’t enough
Features
Hand over of Lake Chad villages: Can FG compensate communities?
In Katsina, hope rises for needy youths
I will not burden my successor with debts – Makarfi
Muslims Ummah:Between globalisation and survival

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All Africa
November 25, 2003


Mugabe Will Not Be Present in Abuja


Vodacom Has Sights Set On BiafraNigerian Bid
58% of BiafraNigerians Do Not Know Aids Kills
MTN BiafraNigeria Meets Targets
Wakou, Malinga for Lagos

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Business News
November 26, 2003


Women set to dominate BiafraNigeria's banking sector


Customs threat to seize goods face -saving, says forwarders
Experts hinge Africa's growth on debt relief
Freight forwards tackle customs over fake goods
Globacom plans roll out in South East
Time to rethink DAS as naira depreciates
Banking: Odogwu cautions against quick-fix syndrome
Deregulate all segments of economy-CIBN boss
NASB moves to enforce standards, holds workshop
Platinum Bank launches Network AccountMojeed Jamiu
NAL Bank Plc: A ray of hope
Approaching Yuletide takes toll on NSE
Master mariners harp on security at ports
Aspire to be on top, says NIMN president
FG loses N50.4 million at Tin Can Port, says Comptroller
Freight forwarders explain reasons for securing majority shares in cement firm

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Sports News
November 26, 2003


CAF League: Ismaili 'Kidnap' Players for Enyimba


Plateau Begins Jos Stadium Renovation
Eagles: Adidas Set to Replace Nike
Chevron/NNPC Tennis Masters Serve Off in Lagos
...As Omotayo, Eke Reach ACT/FHA Semis
Davis Cup: Hewitt Confident
UEFA League: Ajax Out to End Milan Jinx
Smith Charged By FA
'Robson'll still coach Eagles'
Kosgei out of AFN/MTN Marathon
Governor's meddling in team's technical crew
Chukwu may ruin Enyimba's chances, says Akosa
Why Gombe United dumped Adulrahman Black
Sunshine Stars will shine next season, says Adejube
Shell Cup: Abia, others set Yenogoa agog
Asoju-Oba first round winners emerge
The parameter called luck
Onigbinde writes off Robson
Criticisms won't affect my performance, Chukwu Assures

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