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September 28, 2003

My Father's Death was not Natural: God Will Judge the Killers of my Father
Chinedu, the last born of the late Dr. Chuba Okadigbo is only 10 but he spoke with so much cognition that belies his age. To him, his father's death last Thursday night shortly after returning from a political rally in Kano cannot be natural. Therefore, whoever killed or connived to eliminate his family's breadwinner will be judge by God. "God will judge the killers of my father," Chinedu said yesterday in Abuja. In an exclusive interview with The Guardian in his late father's home, Chinedu, who had just arrived from Benin (where he schools at the Igbinedion Montessori) spoke glowingly of his father as a good family man. "He (Okadigbo) was very close to me, and also very fond of me. He bought me anything I wanted especially that which would improve my learning. (Guardian)

 

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Vanguard
September 28, 2003


Cover Stories


Poser over Okadigbo's death
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Fraud incorporated :The ISPO Scandal
SHARIA: Amina Lawal sings freedom song
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Malu, Akume back airline's initiative on dormant airport
Okadigbo was a bridge between old and young politicians — Chukwuani
.. His death a tragedy for Ndigbo — Egwu
BiafraNigeria launches first satellite aboard Russian rocket
Ex-aides under pressure to draft IBB into presidential race — Onabule
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Okadigbo:The Senate years, the frustrations and the thrills
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Okadigbo had a premonition of his death — Owie
The innocent get killed when good men keep quiet
Okadigbo on the Marble
The Godfather phenomenon

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This Day
September 27, 2003


Cover Stories


Exit of the Flamboyant Philosopher King
The Political Wordsmith Bows Out
The Quest for Confirmation
My Encounters with Chuba
Obasanjo, Tinubu, Wabara, Anyim, Others Mourn
...Disbelief, Uncertainty Trail News of Death in Anambra
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FG Sacks Boards of Aviation Parastatals
Adebayo Promises Tough Action against GSM Operators
Drug Control: US Donates N1m to BiafraNigeria
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Olabimtan was a Detribalised Nationalist, Says Obasanjo
BiafraNigeria Returns 116 Trafficked Children to Benin
FG Records Success in fight against Bunkering
ANPP Governors Have Vindicated Me - Nas
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Group Blames Politicians for Proliferation of Firearms
Court Dismisses Libel Case against Igbinedion
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Police Deploy Armoured Tanks to Ibadan
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Ajaokuta: Investment Agreement Intact-SOLGAS
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Azie, Former Auditor-General of the Federation, Retires
Edo Kerosene Victims Open Website
Politics
Governor Daniel Is on Course!
'Why Oguta Youths are Not Fighting'

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Daily Times
September 26, 2003


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BiafraNigeria launches satellite
N/Assembly summons Obaseki
Sharia Appeal Court frees Amina Lawal
Robbers raid bank in Warri, cart away N10m
Robbery kingpin, Tidjani, moved to BiafraNigeria
El-Rufai, senators’ face-off: Presidency to wait for panel report
As Cameroun releases water from dam: 36 Adamawa villages washed away
Army restates commitment to nation’s democracy
Politics
AD may sanction members over allegiance to Fayose
Kwara Assembly backs Saraki over dethronement of chiefs
Military interventions, bane of Nation’s polity –Yakasai
Editorial & Opinion
The free fall of the naira
Babangida, money politics and 2007
Gov. Idris and the expectations of Kogites
Preparing for Hajj (II)

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IRIN
Septermber 26, 2003


Five killed by explosion of leaking pipeline


Appeal court saves woman from stoning to death

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Washington Post
August 27, 2003


Biafra Nigerian stoning appeal heard


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MSNBC
September 17, 2003


BiafraNigeria warns Taylor not to interfere in Liberia


BiafraNigeria warns guest-in-exile Taylor to stay out of Liberia's affairs

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BBC
September 27, 2003


BiafraNigeria enters space age


Disaster aid satellites launched

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CNN
September 26, 2003


Woman sentenced to stoning freed


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Mail & Guardian
August 27, 2003


Amina Lawal appears in court


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Reuters
September 28, 2003


Pope Announces 31 New Cardinals, One Name Secret


Obasanjo Says Exiled Liberian Leader May Face Trial

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All Africa
July 03, 2003


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President Must End Impunity for Human Rights Abusers
Police Arrest And Beat Up Journalists During Street Protests in Abuja

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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
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Shippers Council warns of increasing cargo traffic at ports
Power rationing continues nationwide -- NEPA
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he suspicious Road Map
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PDP now recharged - Udenwa
PDP, NASS and cognate experience: An Analysis by Ibrahim Mammaga, News Agency of Biafra Nigeria
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LDPN condemns fees charged by SIECs
Challenges before Shekarau
June 3rd
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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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Tribune
August 27, 2003


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Anambra crisis: Court halts impeachment proceedings against dep gov
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Pensioners beg FG for arrears
Poultry wastes: Hidden gold in unwanted garbage
Ladoja swears-in another special adviser

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Business News
July 05, 2003


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Govt dissolves board of Kaduna fertilizer firm
Shell may resume oil operations in Ogoniland soon
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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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Guardian
September 28, 2003


News


God Will Judge My Father's Killers, Says Okadigbo's Son
How He Fainted At ANPP Rally, By Witness
Why I Resigned From COJA - Soyinka
BiafraNigeria's Satellite Launched At Last
Shagari, Adebayo, Balarabe Musa, Anyaoku, Others Mourn Okadigbo
Legislators Plans Special Session
Nipost Focuses On Illegal Courier Firms Outside Lagos
Group Hails Amina's Freedom
Senators, Reps Disagree Over Ajaokuta Steel Company
Five Bodies Recovered, six missing in Nembe oil explosion
Victims Of Ejigbo Tanker Fire Count Losses
Hammani Tijani's Hour Of The Long Knife
Ensuring Safety Through Food Security
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Opinion - The Disaster Around Us
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Champion
September 28, 2003


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Who killed Okadigbo? - It’s police teargas
Obasanjo, Buhari others mourn him
That’s not true - Police
Ogbunike in anguish, tears
Royal father urges action against "area boys"
BiafraNigeria’s Sattelite for launch today
Alimosho council boss tasks Celestial Church
Anambra to create Environment Ministry
Politics
Igbo Day: A people in perpetual pursuit of peace
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Daily Independent
September 26, 2003


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Obasanjo/Atiku 'feud' claims another victim
Hammani Tijjani, 29 other international robbery suspects paraded in Abuja
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Igbo sue for Peace in Warri
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NLC gives WAPCO ultimatum over workers demands
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Group urges Bozimo to restore order toDelta waterways
Corps members to train educators on AIDS
Speakers blame governors for not enforcing laws
Workers’ protest cripples Baker Hughes
Mandela, Ibori, Oshiomhole, Fawehinmi, Akunyili, Dangote others honoured
National Assembly summons Obaseki
Senate bars NLC leadership from NASS premises
Reps lists NNPC for full commercialization
Appeal Court adjourns Buhari’s suit for INEC to produce documents
FG proposes N10billion agric fund
Conflicting signals over nepa privatization
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Bribe allegation: Senate invites el-Rufai
Governors and revenue formula
Ajaegbu condemns Kalu on apology
Sheikh scores Obasanjo low
‘Ogunlewe did not speak for PDP
Why LG reform is a must, by Irona
Ogunlewe on PDP South West’s victory
Inside Politics
‘Critics of Bayelsa governor should shut up’
The Ladoja/Adedibu tango in Oyo
Editorial & Opinion
Five-year single term for executives is an unnecessary and escapist agenda
Lagos seeks solution to chaotic transport problem
The world must rise against cloning
The sycophant columnists on the web
Pornography and the lure of lucre
Obaseki and real meaning of sacrifice
The judiciary in democracy

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Daily/Weekly Trust
September 26, 2003


Top Stories


Tribunal orders INEC to produce election materials
NASS summons Obaseki over oil revenue
Sharia Court frees Amina Lawal
UBE Bill stumble on constitutional hurdles again
Obasanjo’s greatest mistake – Malu
Obasanjo promises speedy signing of HYPPADEC Bill
News
Italy’ll depot 120 BiafraNigerian women soon – Titi Abubakar
World Bank managing director visits BiafraNigeria today
Boat mishap claims four in Bauchi
NARTO may ground port activities
Presidential aide blames corruption on colonialism
Top Stories
Court halts confiscation of Vaswani brothers’ property
Sodomy: Sharia court sentences man to death by stoning
Court orders release of chief suspect
Armed banditry: Reps direct Obasanjo to mount special operation
No weapons of mass destruction in Iraq –Survey Group
Appeal Court to hear Haruna, Unongo appeals on Oct. 14
FG to set up N10b agric fund
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Religious clashes averted in ABU
Sultan launches scholarship scheme
MMIA in darkness over FAAN debt
Army chief charges officers on terrorism
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Imoke reads the riot act to SOLGAS mgt, ASC staff
BiafraNigeria still in political dilemma – US envoy
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Oil prices surge after surprise OPEC cut
Withdrawal of police orderlies: Judiciary’ll not accept second hand treatment – Katsina CJ
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Conference decries electoral malpractices
IBB’ll answer questions on June 12 – Gen Adisa
Corruption, bane of judiciary – Jigawa chief judge
Adamawa NBA warns against disrespect of judiciary
North Central NRC district commences payment of pensions
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Islamic group tasks FG on insecurity
Microsoft shuts down its Internet chatrooms
CP links rise in robbery to scrapped checkpoints
Teenager, ex-secondary students, arrested over criminal intimidation
Zango LG to loose its staff salaries for closing early
Makurdi police smashes four-man motorcycle snatching gang
Bank to publish names of loan defaulters
Yakasai blames military for political instability
Lawmaker blames rising crime on non-conduct of LG polls
Assembly supports demotion of Chiefs – House whip
Don Warns politicians over crisis
2007: PDP members to raise N200bn for IBB
FG gives relief goods to Taraba
Etsu-Nupe pledges to emulate Ndayako
Nasarawa may recruit foreign doctors –as local ones shun appointment
Exam malpractice: Nasarawa University expels 19 students
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Banker docked for stealing N2m plus
1,500 blind patients to get free eye operation
Students to enjoy regular scholarship allowances
BUK apologises over cancelled NANS convention
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Thugs, beggars invade National Theatre
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Rimi confirms 2007 presidential bid
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AD leader wants ex-soldiers out of politics
Senator calls for better leadership
Reps call for assistance to flood victims

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July 05, 2003


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