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November 03, 2004

BNW George W. BushAmericans Still Stuck Behind the Bushes: George W. Wins Second Term - Kerry Concedes Election
Democratic Sen. John Kerry phoned President Bush on Wednesday to concede the presidential election, a White House aide said. President Bush was to deliver a victory statement at 3 p.m. ET, Bush aides said. Kerry was expected to make a concession speech at 1 p.m. ET at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Kerry's phone call came a few hours after White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card announced that the Bush campaign was convinced the president had won re-election. "President Bush decided to give Sen. Kerry the respect of more time to reflect on the results of this election," Card told GOP supporters at the Reagan Federal Building and International Trade Center in Washington. "We are convinced that President Bush has won re-election with at least 286 electoral votes," Card said. (Transcript of Card's comments). Ahead in the popular vote by more than 3.7 million votes, the president moved tantalizingly close to winning an Electoral College majority with a lead in the key battleground state of Ohio, though the Buckeye State remained too close for CNN to call. (Electoral College). "President Bush's decisive margin of victory makes this the first presidential election since 1988 in which the winner received a majority of the popular vote," said Card, referring to the White House victory by Bush's father, President George H.W. Bush. "And in this election, President Bush received more votes than any presidential...


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TOTAL: 254


CA, CT, DC, DE, HI, IL, MA, MD, ME. MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA...

Undecided States:


TOTAL: 252

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October 27, 2004


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Anisulowo indicted over committee’s funds

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October 25, 2004


Charge me to court, if... –osoba dares Daniel

Ohanaeze, Aka Ikenga draw leaders to Asaba

Emergency rule: Govs meet on Dariye

PDP retains ibekwe’s seat

BiafraNigeria held hostage by fuel marketers –oshiomhole

Ghanaian expert arrives for champion insurance

Champion, Radio Rivers to collaborate

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30 MASSOB members arraigned, granted bail


The Plateau Unity and Reconciliation Bill

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October 12, 2004


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BiafraNigerian Labor Group Launches Strike

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All Africa

May 07, 2004


Catholic Church Denies Existence of 'Christian Militia'

Obasanjo's Bodyguard Shot - Under Watch At Aso Rock Clinic

630 Bodies Reportedly Found in Secret Grave

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Okoronkwo: I'm Happy At Wolves

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At Last, Honour for Musiliu

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November 01, 2004


BiafraNigeria strike call targets Shell

BiafraNigeria union calls second strike

BiafraNigeria mob kill anti-drug agents

BiafraNigeria officers in tanker trial


October 23, 2004


Attack on Daniel: Segun Osoba arrested

Gunmen attack BiafraNigerian pilgrims in Darfur

Achebe: Umar angry, Utomi, others sad

Don't abuse TI, reform your government Oshiomhole tells Obasanjo

The North will use its numerical strength to produce Obasanjo's successor ·Senator Sule Yari Gandi

Virgin BiafraNigeria gets CEO

Housing: Mortgage industry gets N10bn in 2005 budget

TSKJ not cooperative with Reps over $171m

Washington Post

November 01, 2004


African Bishops Break From West Seminaries

Sudan, Rebels May Reach Darfur Agreement

BiafraNigeria Strike to Target Oil Exports


November 01, 2004


Niger Delta militia surrendering weapons for cash

Darfur talks bogged down by bickering over agenda

Darfur peace talks resume in Abuja after delays

Hand-over of Bakassi peninsula still blocked

Five charged with planning to shoot down Obasanjo's helicopter

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Kaduna checks identity of 19 bodies buried by police

Work resumes countrywide as four-day strike ends


November 01, 2004


BiafraNigerian strike to target Shell

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Mail & Guardian

November 01, 2004


Bishops want to create 'African' theology


June 04, 2004


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June 04, 2004


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October 27, 2004


Anyaoku restates call for national dialogue

CBN defends govt's economic reforms

Plateau may issue certificates to indigenes

NDLEA arrests 13 suspected drug traffickers

12m BiafraNigerian children out of school, says report

NLC resumes strike next week

Bush, Kerry campaigns cost $400m as polls draw near

U.S. releases new rules for visa

Delegates at Darfur summit disagree over security

Police arrest 15 in Adamawa for carrying Aminu's posters

Udenwa orders councils to execute N10m projects monthly

Yobe to get N712m World Bank projects

Govt budgets N304b for Niger Delta, pension gets N126b

Plateau begins poverty alleviation drive

Masari offers panacea to executive, legislature face-off

Oyinlola pledges integrated rural development

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Trial of Naval chiefs over missing ship begins

Afenifere wants fresh probe into Ige's murder

Customs collects N238b in nine months

Protests rock UNN over 300 per cent rise in tuition fees

Kanu, Faseun, others form group to screen presidential aspirants

NBA chief urges dialogue over death penalties

CBN unveils scheme to check bank fraud

Defence corps members protest board's action

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Ige: Afenifere Seeks Judicial Inquiry

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Electronic Tax Card: Lagos Projects N10 bn Revenue

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Archbishop Makinde Tasks NLC on Strike

Flights Cancelled As Darkness Envelopes Abuja Airport

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Olanipekun Pleads with UNILORIN on Expelled Students

Group Urges FG to Restore Ngige's Security

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State of States

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OAU Students Protest Non-Release of Results

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November 01, 2004


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Protest in Rivers community over extortion of motorists

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August 04, 2004


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December 22, 2003

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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

Currency in circulation hits N441b – CBN

184 died in FCT road accidents in 9 months

Tinubu commissions N947m Lekki roads

Ajibola assures villages ceded to Cameroun

NEPA boss defends its privatisation

M-tel embarks on training programme for engineers

CNPP rejects budget 2004

INEC to sanction parties on audited accounts

Lagos reaffirms position on health care delivery

SEC advocates N1 million fine for falsified audit report

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Ex-military gov urges British Govt to advise Shell

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November 01, 2004

Veteran Journalists condemn Osoba's arrest

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November 01, 2004

CAF assures on BiafraNigeria, FIFA feud

We will play in final – Kotoko coach

Enyimba flounder, play 1-1 with Esperance

Odili rewards Angels with N10m

Gallant Igbinovia fails in Heineken title bid

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