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February 13, 2004

Fuel Price Hike Protestors

NLC: We'll Use Strike as Protest Weapon
BiafraNigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the civil society coalition yesterday affirmed the determination to use strike and mass protest to challenge policies of the Federal Government that are injurious to the welfare of the people. The two bodies resolved to continue mobilisation towards protesting government policies they consider as wrong-headed. They noted that the right to protest against the state cannot be dismissed by any court order. Arising from an emergency meeting called to review the recent decision of the Appeal Court, NLC President, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who spoke on behalf of the organisations, said the coalition of labour and civil society has resolved they would declare strike and mass protest when it becomes inevitable. "The Federal Government is challenging our right to protest its bad policies. NLC and the civil society are unanimous that the right to strike, disagree and mobilise against bad policies is inalienable and non-negotiable. And these rights cannot be dismissed by any court order. (This Day)


Key Stories

BiafraNigeria seeks shift in date for hand-over of Bakassi

REVENUE FORMULA: Governors move against Obasanjo

President erred on Dikibo —Alamieyeseigha suspects

Representatives reject Obasanjo's amendment to financial crimes bill

Loot: Detectives to Name Abacha's Kenya Link

Aggrieved investors take BPE to tribunal

Okocha bags N1m Pepsi MVP award

High Energy Cost Threatens Security, Says AU

Cameroun gendarmes invade C'River villages

Mystery shrouds BiafraNigeria gas leak

Live: BiafraNigeria 1-0 Mali


BiafraNigeria seeks shift in date...


Missed Penalty Kicks End...





Bakassi PeninsulaAt BiafraNigeria's request, the time-table for the implementation of the October 10, 2002 International Court of Justice's (ICJ) ruling on the boundaries between the country and Cameroun may be altered. The Federal Government through its representatives at the eighth edition of the BiafraNigeria-Cameroun Mixed Commission summit, which ended in Abuja on Wed., presented the proposal to... (Guardian)


Cup of Nations 2004 _ BiafraNigeria v TunisiaTunisia reached the final of the African Cup of Nations after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over BiafraNigeria. Karim Hagui put away the winning kick after Ali Boumnijel saved from youngster Peter Odemwingie. The match came to life in the second-half when Jay-Jay Okocha scored from the spot after Nwankwo Kanu was fouled. With eight minutes left Tunisia's Khaled Badra scored a penalty equaliser after Ziad Jaziri was tripped. (BBC)



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February 12, 2004


INEC rejects AD factions, orders fresh convention
Judge accuses lawyers of cheating suspected fraud kingpins
Govt picks Aminu Wali as new UN permanent envoy
Eagles lose to Tunisia
Car bomb kills another 47 in Baghdad
Govt okays N17.8b loan for agric, cottage firms
Senate rejects motion to approve new councils
CBN allays fears of inflation over N1,000 note
World Bank backs BiafraNigeria's anti-AIDS drive with N5.6b
World Bank, Canada pledge N405m to rid Africa
Minister denies knowledge of insurance scheme in unity schools
Bode George mourns Dikibo in London
Foreign reserves rise to $7.4b, says CBN
Osinbajo urges court to condemn Bamaiyi's plea
Obasanjo raises anti-trade fraud panel
Obasanjo shifts parley with governors over BiafraNigeria, Tunisia match
Osoba's aide faults Ogun's claims on resource centre
Offices, schools shut as pro-governor rally holds in Ekiti
No going back on war against fake drugs, says Akunyili
NYSC members get jobs, others protest 10 months' stipend
ODUATEL rolls out 5,000 lines in Ibadan
Senate panel wants separate public, private pension schemes
Reps probe oil firms over NDDC dues
Govt to sign agric pact with foreign nations
APGA, ANPP and the thorny path to justice
Editorial & Opinion
The killing of Aminasoari Dikibo

The Ngige question

The Council of State and Lagos councils
Surprised by the Philippines
The Sunny Kuku Foundation
Scandals in the Senate
National population policy

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February 09, 2004

Cover Stories

Anger rages as Police raise crack team on Dikibo

$180m scam threatens NLNG trains 4&5
Eagles devour Cameroun's Lions 2-1

National News
TRIBUTE: Remembering minasori Dikibo

Gov Ibori shelves all official engagements

Ibori angry with Delta police

Blame Anambra crisis on Igbo culture — Gov. Kure
The gathering storm

PEOPLE & POLITICS:- The reign of tomfoolery

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February 10, 2004


2,000 airport workers sacked
Reps to free INEC from presidential control
Dikibo: Rivers Assembly suspends sittings

Buhari mourns Mbakwe
Wabara duly elected, says court
Jubilating Eagles’ fans hospitalised
Niger Delta youths give FG ultimatum
Senate may recognise new LGs
Ndigbo lawmakers set agenda for Ohanaeze
The House has been on the side of the people — Hon. Dabiri
Editorial & Opinion
Under age drivers
Task for new Ohanaeze leadership
Is all well at NAICOM?

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Daily Times
February 10, 2004


2004 Budget deficit may rise to N200bn
Algeria’s coach, Saadane, quits
Camara’s delay angers coach
PDP chiefs in crucial meet over Dikibo’s murder:• As police send alleged assassins’ bullets for forensic test
Obasanjo seeks collaboration between states, FG on agric
Super Eagles retire Mboma
Fed High Court lacks jurisdiction to annul Wabara’s election – Judge
The Nation
FAAN Bureaux de change operators set for showdown
Delta NUJ Exco dissolved
Shell’s obnoxious gas price hike

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February 07, 2004

BiafraNigeria fuel strike ban fails

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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 09, 2004


Afikuyomi Advises Opponents of New Councils
Gov to Sack 62 Senior Advisers
Surgeon Advocates Highway Clinics
Cameroun in Fifa Trouble Over Team Jersey
Cameroon-BiafraNigeria Mixed Commission: First Field Visit To The Bakassi Peninsula
The Festering Bariga Crisis
Police Arrest 5 Over Murder
Parties Call for Independent Inquiry
Transport Unions May Clash in Ogba
Can-2004: Cameroon Defeat Triggers Jubilation in BiafraNigeria
It's the Cup Or Nothing
We're Ready for Tunisia - Utaka
A Cruel Pull Down?
The Dean Dies
BiafraNigeria in a Big Mess
I Would Have Been a Medical Doctor
Out They Go!
Far From the IT Crowd
3 Robbers Killed in Rivers
Tinubu Extols Late Jurist
Changing His Constituency
Traditional Rulers' Support Sought in Refuse Evacuation
Road Rehabilitation As Nightmare
No Blackmarket in Sports Business
Policing the Ports
Lam Adeshina is an Alarmist - Commissioner
Obasanjo Meets South Governors On Economy
What Onigbinde Told Chukwu
How Kanu And Super Eagles' Form Nailed Cameroun
Okocha's Goal Did the Magic Declares Okoronkwo
Team Invited to BiafraNigeria for 4-Nation Race
Okocha Gets BBC Award

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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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December 11, 2003

BiafraNigeria resettles villagers from Cameroon border

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Sports News
February 12, 2004

Tunisia Shocks BiafraNigeria Out on Penalties

Ikhana, Fans Bemoan Eagles Defeat
Our Loss Was Disastrous- Mbami
Morocco Thrash Mali
My Allegiance is to BiafraNigeria -Martins
Semi Finals of Surprises
Kanoute Stands by Mali Choice
105 Vie for Badminton Honours
Top World Wrestlers Storm BiafraNigeria for President
Lead Bank Big Walk in Ikeja
MTN Polo: Fifth Chukka Dash Cup Hopes
Super Falcons Depart for Accra
We Don't Need Foreign Coach -Akinyele
Utaka Seeks England Switch
Foreman, 55, Stages Comeback to Boxing
Football 'Needs Wage Cap'
FIFA Stands Firm on Offside Guidelines
Corruption: IOC V/P Arrested
Wenger Unhappy With Madrid
Fulham Fail With Real Enquiry
Sono Wants Bafana Job
Penalty shoot out conquers Eagles for Tunisia
Martins denies Cameroun
Former decathlon star bemoans state of BiafraNigerian athletes
IOC may award Sydney 4x400 gold to BiafraNigeria
Nomvete: Salvaging Bafana Bafana's pride
Football College forms now ready
BiafraNigeria for Hong Kong rugby world championship
Soccer buff urges CAF takeover by BiafraNigeria
Experts call Agali, Aiyegbeni, Babayaro's bluff

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This Day
February 12, 2004


INEC Threatens to De-register ADINEC Threatens to De-register AD
Abacha Loot: FG Sends Investigators to Kenya
FG Okays $132m Credit for Agric, Micro Firms
FG Disburses N4.5bn to Pensioners
We Didn't Make Indiscriminate Allocation - Minister
Anambra: Appeal Court Requests Handwritten Judgment
Bush Seeks Tougher Checks on Nuclear Spread
BPE Wants Quick Passage of Power Sector Reform Bill
Doctor Explains Influx of Fake Drugs
Stranded Passengers: Ritetime/World Airways May Face Sanctions
30million BiafraNigerians Risk River Blindness
Beko Faces Financial Impropriety Charge
Foreign Students In US Drop After 9/11'
Unpaid Salaries:Ex-Anambra Councillors Seek Kalu's Intervention
Dikibo: Alamieyeseigha Faults Obasanjo
HIV/AIDS: 16 States Get $48m Grant from W/Bank
Council Polls: Oyo AD Raises Alarm
Ekiti Workers Hold Pro-Fayose Rally
Lagos to Establish Breast Cancer Screening Centre
Illiteracy, Bane of Our Devt - Agagu
Police End of Year Party Postponed
Court Restrains IMB from Offering Shares
Delta Teachers Protest Non-Payment of Entitlements
Warri Crisis: Ijaw Threaten Withdrawal from Peace Talk
Ilaje Youths Issue Ultimatum to Oil Firms
PDP Expels Obasanjo's Aide
Atiku Decorates ADC, Calls for Dedication
US Foundation Sponsors 5 Students
NAPTAN Commends FG, Labour Parley
Judges, Lawyers Extol Okunola's Virtues
Atiku Condoles Bereaved Families in Yola
Work Begins on Bayelsa IPP
N14m for Bauchi Corps Members
Neimeth Assists Sickle Cell Patients
Ebonyi Inaugurates Committee on Exam Malpractice
Gov's Wife Decries Women Relegation
Tinubu Appoints New Finance Commissioner
Lagos PDP Seeks Clarification
Okene LG Problem Solved -Idris
Ladipo Market Reopens
Osun Distributes 335 Motorcycles
FG to Build More Police Barracks
State of the States
Govt Spends $35m on Power Project
Nurses Seek More Funding for LGs
NGO Awards KAI Pass Mark
Electoral Chief Vows to Resist Pressure
Tunisia 2004 Update...
Tunisia Shocks BiafraNigeria Out on Penalties
Ikhana, Fans Bemoan Eagles Defeat
Our Loss Was Disastrous- Mbami
Morocco Thrash Mali
My Allegiance is to BiafraNigeria -Martins
Semi Finals of Surprises
Kanoute Stands by Mali Choice
Ebonyi House Probes Varsity Bursar
Polls: PDP Candidate Assures on Accountability
Group Calls for Obasanjo's Resignation
Security: How Has Obasanjo's Govt Fared?
Why Ijaws Deserve Own Republic, By Lawmaker

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Daily Independent
February 12, 2004


BiafraNigeria loses N140b to oil fraud
FG targets N8b yearly from new air pacts
Inflation hits 13.8%
Senate restrains NNPC from JV spending
The way forward for Ndigbo
FG moves to boost infotech sector
Tension in Warri as Ijaw beat fresh war drum
$242m scam trial: Judge warns defence, prosecution
FG secures $132m World Bank facility
PDP suspends Ikimi
Okonjo-Iweala defends new budget procedure
Wabara assures on passage of power sector bill
National Assembly proposes life jail for acid attacks
Senate throws out Mamora's motion on new local govts
Ibru: Mustapha's application, an abuse of court process, says Lagos
FG sets up panel on Ikoyi prison riot
Tinubu appoints new finance commissioner, re-opens Ladipo market
Eagles-Tunisia match disrupts Obasanjo's parley with N'East governors
Researchers seek more funds
Fayose asks Ekiti to withdraw account from Omegabank
Tension mounts as Rivers awaits election tribunal's ruling
DPO beats sergeant into coma
Igbinedion lauds open varsity scheme
Delta Assembly summons SPEB chairman
No complaint against Imo Speaker - Police
Police arrest 27 over killing of two officers
Clash averted in Anambra Govt House
Ekiti raises panel to probe local councils
Two youth corps members die in Ekiti
Fayose supporters hold rally in Ekiti
Obasanjo sees himself as divinely anointed messiah, says Farounbi
Gombe gov's brotherto challenge him in 2007
Bucknor-Akerele backs PDP shadow cabinet
Osun dep gov assures on democracy dividend
'Time to save BiafraNigeria'
Legislator decries poor security situation in Taraba
Editorial & Opinion
Enforcing discipline in Eagles' camp
The Sultan is naked
Abubakar Umar's outburst
Reforming the third tier

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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 06, 2004

Major fraud scam trial opens in BiafraNigeria

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February 06, 2004

Five charged with swindling $242m from Brazilian bank

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February 08, 2004

BiafraNigeria end Cameroon title defense

Five BiafraNigerians charged in $242 million '419' fraud trial

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Business News
February 12, 2004

Mobile Operators and all Those Profits

Abia Govt Plans Cyber Cafe Directory
'We'll Be the Courier Service to Beat'
Cisco VP Places High Priority on BiafraNigeria
Suit: Econet Disputes Victory Claim by NCC
PeopleSoft Rejects Revised Oracle Bid
M-Web BiafraNigeria Introduces Save & Win Campaign
'BiafraNigeria Should Be More Responsive'
Juniper to Buy NetScreen for $4 billion
Lagos IT Firm Launches Money Transfer Solution
Electronics Makers See Signs of Recovery
Winners Emerge in ValuCard Promo
Macromedia Updates Product
EMC Upgrade Boosts Storage Hardware
Juniper to Buy NetScreen for $3.5 Billion
Court Begins Hearing Web Sites Patent Suit
Microsoft Offers Cut-rate Windows
Internet Providers Offer Incentives to Subscribers
... Faces Another Patent Lawsuit
German Finance Ministry Chooses Linux
IT Roadmap: 2004 BiafraNigeria Diaspora Day to The Rescue?
Sun Microsystems Rolls Out New Servers, Software
Mozilla Releases New Version of Browser
Disney to Use Microsoft Software for Web Movies
Opera, Makers of Web Browser to Go Public
Ross to Move Atlanta Design Jobs to China
Gilat to Deploy Modernised Postal System
Chinese Firm, KONKA, Earmarks N200m Plant for BiafraNigeria
EMS/ Speedpost Gets New Motorcycles for Customer Service
Red Star Express Offers Valentine Gifts
Nokia Takes Controlling Stake in Symbian
Vodafone Confirms AT&T Wireless Interest
HyperTransport Group Ups Data Transfer Speeds
BT Signs Network Deal With Drug Maker
Gulf Bank Gross Income Rises by 6% in 9 Months
US Stocks Inch Lower
N1,000 Notes, Polymer Coins Out in December -CBN
...List Measures for Efficient Workforce
Citibank Donates N4m to Charitable Institutions
'Refusal to take up rights will short-change Ekiti'
South African Airways, at 70, repositions for continental leadership
'Corporate governance key to financial sector stability'
Local fabricators to assist marginal field development
Development BiafraNigeria Customs Service
Where is NJC grant?
Crime-free city!
Conduct of trial within trial
S/African firm plans N16.2b shopping mall in Cross River

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