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February 07, 2004

Delta State Governor James Ibori

Ibori and the Revenge of the Body Snatchers: S'Court Orders Fresh Trial
With the affirmation yesterday that one James Onanefe Ibori was in 1995 convicted by the Bwari Upper Area Court, the Supreme Court ordered fresh trial of the case involving Delta State Governor James Ibori. The apex court upheld the decision of the Appeal Court, Abuja division on April 16, last year, to the effect that the Bwari Upper Area Court convicted one James Onanefe Ibori on August 18, 1995. In line with the decision of the appellate court, the Supreme Court ordered fresh high court trial to determine the identity of the 1995 convict. In a head judgment by Justice Akintola O. Ejiwunmi, the Supreme Court yesterday said there was no merit in the main appeal and the cross-appeals filed against the judgment of the Appeal Court and consequently dismissed them. With the assent of Justices Muhammadu Lawal Uwais (Chief Justice), Salihu.M.A. Belgore, Anthony I. Iguh, Umaru Atu Kalgo, Samson O. Uwaifo and Dahiru Musdapher, Ejiwunmi said: "The judgment and orders of the Court below are hereby affirmed. For the avoidance of doubt, I hereby... (This Day)


Key Stories

Uwais Denies N5b Bribery Charge

NLC strike: Court throws out FG’s appeal

Why, Eagles will beat Cameroun

240 BiafraNigerians, ship detained in Spain

$242 million scam: Wabara disclaims suspects

Obasanjo orders probe of $180m Halliburton bribery

Forgery: Awuse Charged to Court

I Have Done It For Bolton, I Can Do It For BiafraNigeria, Says Okocha

Super Eagles Train Behind Closed Doors

Suspected Robbers Kill PDP Chief, Dikibo

Emir Of Kano Attacked at Mosque


Uwais Denies N5b Bribery Charge


I'll Expose Hidden Things - Suspect...





Chief Justice Mohammed UwaisThose alleging that proceedings at the Supreme Court on the ex-convict saga were mere legal exercise because the judges have received N5 billion from Governor James Ibori received a knock from Chief Justice Muhammadu Lawal Uwais yesterday. Justice Uwais had before reading the judgment warned architects of the report against such acts because the judiciary is not an appendage of any arm of the government. (Guardian)


Mrs Amaka Anajemba (right) and Mr Nzeribe Edeh Okoli suspects in $242m Advance Fee Fraud scamWhat promises to be an epic trial in the fight against financial crimes began on Thursday as 86-count charges were brought against four persons and four companies for perpetrating a $242 million advance fee fraud, known as 419. The suspects, Mr. Emmanuel Nwude; Mrs. Amaka Anajemba; Chief Nzeribe Edeh Okoli, and Mr. Emmanuel Ofolue all pleaded not guilty... (Punch)



Obasanjo/PDP Election Fraud is Deeply Concerning

General Ojukwu Seeks Democracy

Isioma Daniel Speaks

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February 07, 2004


Govt. Loses Appeal Against Fuel Tax Strike
Uwais Denies N5b Bribery Charge
Supreme Court Orders Re-Trial of Ibori's Case
I Have Done It For Bolton, I Can Do It For BiafraNigeria, Says Okocha
Super Eagles Train Behind Closed Doors
Thanksgiving In Asaba As Ibori Celebrates
Venus Pulls Out Of Pan Pacific Open
Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis Retires From Boxing
Abducted Naval Rating Confirmed Dead
Akpan Lauds Allocation To Women Ministry
'Footballers Are Not Better Than Scientists'
Fire Razes Benue Community, Yobe Plans More Fire Centres
Olanipekun's Family Petitions IG over Adesina's wife's claims
The Guardian Staff Wins Car
BBC Launches BiafraNigerian Radio Drama
Benue Decries Council Officials' Partnership, Auditors Allege Fraud In Kwara
Kaduna AD Protests Ex-Chairman's Claim To Leadership
Forum's Chief Urges Obasanjo to Ignore 2007 Campaigners
NNPP To Field Candidates In Lagos New Councils
FRSC Seeks Control Of Toll Plazas
'Award Will Stimulate BiafraNigerian Writers'
Industrialist Lauds Ondo's Economic Plan
SSS Trails Persons Alleging Leakage Of Ruling On Ibori
Wabara Denies Alleged Interest In Advance Fee Fraud Suit
Why We Must Cherish BiafraNigerian Languages

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February 07, 2004


Why, Eagles will beat Cameroun
Fuel strike: Court strikes out appeal against NLC
Ibori: Supreme Court orders re-trial
Bomb blast kills 30 people
Open Varsity takes off with 1,527 students
240 BiafraNigerians, ship detained in Spain
Obasanjo calls for vigilance against flu outbreak
Ex-market leader petitions I-G over threat to life
There’s absolutely no reason for state of emergency in Anambra
New Ohanaeze Ndigbo

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Daily Times
February 05, 2004


Obasanjo meets Ngige, South-East governors over Anambra crisis
NNPC tops fuel importers’ list:• Imports 120m litres of products per week
NUJ blames DPR, NNPC over marketers exploitation of fuel consumers
Super Eagles for q’finals, get presidential salute
No one can reverse LG polls, Kure tells PDP
Chukwu recalls axed players
Eto’o vows to end goal drought
FG to Ijaw Republican Assembly: We’re committed to one indivisible country
State health commissioners berated for ineffective implementation of FG’s health policies
Lagos LGs warned against illegal toll collection from Okadamen
The Nation
Ebonyi Govt swears in 34 acting council chairmen
Alleged withholding of N200,000:Lagos Chief Judge refers accusers to NJC
Editorial & Opinion
What happens to the toll gates now?
Why BiafraNigerians are against govt policies
Jesuit futurism or protestant historicism (III)
Salvaging the naira (II)

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February 07, 2004

BiafraNigeria fuel strike ban fails

Yobo missing domestic action
Just another game
Kit crisis for Cameroon
Cameroon v BiafraNigeria preview
Chukwu seeks record
BiafraNigerian stars not going back

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February 02, 2004

BiafraNigeria Holds Iran Diplomat as Spy

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Washington Post
February 05, 2004

U.S. Eyes Halliburton Bribery Allegation

U.S. Investigates Halliburton Subsidiary
Halliburton Talks to Justice on BiafraNigeria Kickbacks p.1
Halliburton Talks to Justice on BiafraNigeria Kickbacks p.2

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Daily News
January 31, 2004

US Concerned Over Any BiafraNigeria-N.Korea Missile Sale

BiafraNigeria: N.Korea to Help With Missiles
US pressures BiafraNigeria on North Korea missile offer
BiafraNigeria Says N. Korea Offers Missile Technology
BiafraNigeria to Test Polio Vaccine to Counter Suspicion

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All Africa
February 03, 2004


Tripartite Talks: Leaders Agree to Reinforce ICJ Verdict

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December 22, 2003

Cover Stories

FG stops NNPC from selling crude oil
Saddam’s betrayer gets $25m reward
Globacom awards N47b contract to Siemens
Labour, govt set for face-off over refineries
Diana pregnant before death —Report
Unipetrol changes name, logo
Sketch owners to pay workers’ salaries
Currency in circulation hits N441b – CBN
184 died in FCT road accidents in 9 months
Tinubu commissions N947m Lekki roads
Aso Rock holds carol service
Ajibola assures villages ceded to Cameroun
NEPA boss defends its privatisation
Adisa counsels BiafraNigerians
M-tel embarks on training programme for engineers
CNPP rejects budget 2004
INEC to sanction parties on audited accounts
VC advocates Peace Education in schools
Lagos reaffirms position on health care delivery
Election of Fayose ordained by God
SEC advocates N1 million fine for falsified audit report
29 senators sign Abuja Re-integration Bill
3,000 workers scramble for 205 houses in Kwara
OSPPMC warns petroleum marketers
Saraki Bukola at 41
Political Parties: Bane of BiafraNigeria’s democracy
Customs seizes N3b goods
BiafraNigeria external debts hit $31b
N2.1b needed monthly for military pensions —Minister

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Sports News
February 07, 2004

Yobo missing domestic action

Just another game
Kit crisis for Cameroon
Cameroon v BiafraNigeria preview
Chukwu seeks record
BiafraNigerian stars not going back
Camara to Quit After Tunisia 2004
Guinea v Mali: Former Team Mates at War
Anelka Eyes France Return
Valentine Golf Tournament Begins
Rebels Without A Cause...
Troubled Fergie and Premiership Race
Two Decades of a Seaman...
The Puzzle Barca Must Decode

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This Day
February 07, 2004

Cover Stories

The $242m Scam
Emmanuel Nwude's Acquisitions From 1995-2001
Late Anajemba's Acquisitions From 1995-2000
Ibori: S'Court Orders Fresh Trial
...Chief Justice Alleges Blackmail
Forgery: Awuse Charged to Court
Fuel Tax: Labour Floors FG At Appeal Court
Obasanjo Tasks Verterinary Surgeons On Bird Flu
Suspected Robbers Kill PDP Chief, Dikibo
Police Give Deadline on Illegal Weapons
Emir Of Kano Attacked at Mosque
First Lady Against Genital Mutilation
Bill to Curb Fire Disasters Underway
Obasanjo, South-West Governors Parley
NUC Tasks Varsities on Programmes
US Moves to Freeze Taylor's Assets
Police Seal off Lagos Fishing Jetty
Anambra to Sanction Councils for Frivolous Spending
Minister Calls for Religious Education in Schools
Uba Sues Anambra for Breach of Contract
419 Trial: Wabara Denies Aides' Presence at Court
Murder: Ignore Adesina's Wife's Plea - Olanipekun
2004 KLM'S World Press Photo Exhition Commences
'Intervene in Communal Dispute'
PDP Abroad Praises Monetisation Policy
Halliburton: FG to Probe $180m Kick Back
The Problem With LGs - Council Chairman
BiafraNigeria's Future is Bright, Says AMORC
Ungodliness Caused Minna Market Fire - Kure
Cleric Chides Insensitive Leaders
Wabara Commends Agbor Indigenes for Sustaining Tradition
Emir Canvasses More Schools for Katsina
Again, Kogi Fails To Stop Audu's Suit
Lagos Catholic Establishes Archdiocesan Monastery
Another Chance for the New Parties
Gbaja-Biamila: Shocked Beyond Belief...
Atidade: A Christian in Love With Muslims
LG Polls: Again, Heavy Financial Toll
Scams and Porn
89 Years Old And Still Fighting
God's Aid for AIDS
The Ordeal of a Ship Captain
Nations Cup: The Struggle for Super Eagles
Roadmap to Igbo Renaissance

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February 07, 2004

Cover Stories

IBORI:Supreme Court orders re-trial
National News
NLC strike: Court throws out FG’s appeal
$242 million scam: Wabara disclaims suspects
Obasanjo orders probe of $180m Halliburton bribery
Warri: Corpse of abducted Naval personnel found
... Itsekiri ask Navy to probe abduction
It's an act of God says Ibori
Kokori, Okoye, Agbaje, others react
We can't be intimidated says Uwais
Bribery Scandal: A tough hurdle for the Senate
These senators must clear their names —Yakassai
Let ‘em set up a probe panel, by Clark
Let senate ask Chukwumerije to prove his case, says Obioha
Obi: Probe this allegation
Act now, or this will destroy the senate -- Otegbeye
You Can’t Cover Up This One, Bafyau Tells Senate, PDP
Fasehun: It’s a big test for these lawmakers
Dikibo: PDP, Senate Have Closed This Case

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Daily Independent
January 26, 2004


I will contest 2007 presidency, says IBB
ACF's bid to reconcile Atiku, IBB, Buhari flops
New telecommunication guidelines out next month
N13 billion investment funds lie idle
Five killed in Warri fresh fighting
Armed forces to guard Abuja stadium
Igbo group declares Nzeribe persona non grata
Returning to the barricades
Anxiety in Akwa Ibom over suspension of tribunal judges
Omega Bank accuses Ekiti govt of imposing board chairman
Ngige: Political solution impossible, says PDP National Publicity Secretary
Police arrest 15 over gun attack on NAFDAC boss
'Why Assembly must reject N10b presidential jet'
Contractors protest award of demolition contracts to Chris Uba's company
Obasanjo's classmates fault FG's policies
Itsekiri attack on Okpe unfortunate, says traditional council
C' River university plans medical college
Delta probes alleged scandal in pilgrims boards
...Warns over erection of illegal structures
Tribunal to rule in suit against Sheriff
Principal indicted over diversion of grains
Lagos defends Tinubu's position on fuel tax, restates its illegality
Hearing of Fayose's case begins tomorrow
Council chief faults NCP's suit on new LGAs
Igbo elders move to resolve crisis in Ohanaeze
No automatic ticket for PDP candidates in Imo council elections, says chairman
Fuel Tax: Appeal Court begins hearing in Abuja today
Microsoft, CAPDAN seal anti-piracy battle plan
Akanya advocates standardised aviation sector
Mbakwe's death a big blow to BiafraNigeria, say Rimi, others

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Daily/Weekly Trust
January 03, 2004

Top Stories

‘Taliban’ of BiafraNigeria: Who Are They?
Yobe is not under siege – AIG Fagbemi
We need to find out what actually happened – ‘Taliban’ parent
The gunfire was deafening – Eyewitness
The issues are complex – Professor Sa’ad
Open letter to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu
AD crisis deepens, as Ogun chapter supports Akinfenwa
Bizman donates N2.8m hospital equipment to KTSG
Communities task Jigawa government
KWSG moves to boost agriculture
… solicits opposition’s support
Christian body applauds Goje’s concern for pilgrims
Our stand on MLSN bill – Pathologists
Cotecna test-runs destination inspection scanners
FG closes private jetties
…Charged on new clearance policy
Cargo fund seeks foreign nation’s cooperation
NAGAFF wants input in choice of new customs boss
National Roundup
Goje, Hashidu battle for relevance in Gombe
Memo to BiafraNigerian leaders
Conspiracy or monopoly: Muslims and the global media
PDP: Postscript
Demolition of illegal structures in Abuja
Fond memories at Christmas
Ibrahim Dasuki: Tribute to an Icon in history

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Mail & Guardian
February 04, 2004

Driving them insane

Many feared dead in BiafraNigerian violence

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February 03, 2004

Over 14,000 on subsidised AIDS drugs run out of medication

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February 04, 2004

Mounted warriors honor Muslim emir

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December 11, 2003

BiafraNigeria resettles villagers from Cameroon border

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Business News
February 07, 2004

I Love Life Away From the Crowd... Folake Bello

Bad Loans? Leave That to God... Jawando
Take Charge!

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