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September 24, 2004

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SSS "Invitation" Violates Law: Court Restrains FG from Arresting Ojukwu
An Enugu high court has issued an order restraining the Federal Government and its security agencies, including the police and the State Security Services (SSS) from arresting the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. The court order dated September 22, 2004 followed sustained pressure on Ojukwu to honour an invitation by the SSS, which wants him to explain his public statements in support of the activities of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). Justice E.C. Ahanonu made the order "after hearing the submissions of the learned counsel for the applicant and carefully reading through the said affidavit and statement." "It is herby ordered that leave be and is hereby granted to the applicant (Ojukwu) to apply by motion on notice for the enforcement of the fundamental rights as shown in the statement in support of this ex-parte application," the judge said. He also granted Ojukwu leave to file application "for the enforcement of his alleged rights forthwith and for service upon the respondents." Ojukwu had through his counsel, J.C. Okonkwo (SAN) applied for an ex-parte motion for leave to apply for the enforcement of his fundamental rights, supporting it with a 14-point affidavit and a statement showing the particulars of the reliefs he is seeking. The order emanated from suit No. E/366/2004, which Ojukwu filed against the Federal Government following his face-off with the SSS. Ioined along with the Federal Government as respondents in the suit are the Attorney General of the Federation and...(This Day)


Chaos as fuel price hits N53


Catalog of Torture: Sharia


BNW Fuel CrisisBiafraNigerians woke up yesterday to find a new price regime for petroleum products and a return of queues at filling stations. In Lagos and its environs, a litre of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) or petrol was sold for N52.50, while Automative Gas Oil (AGO) or diesel and household kerosene went for N62 and N60. (Guardian)


BNW Yerima and MuazuGovernors in BiafraNigeria introduced the criminal aspect of Islamic law as a political tool, according to the pressure group, Human Rights Watch. Governors in the north of BiafraNigeria are using Sharia, while at the same time condoning human rights abuses under the system, Human Rights Watch said. Twelve northern BiafraNigerian states have ... (BBC)



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September 13, 2004


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May 07, 2004


Catholic Church Denies Existence of 'Christian Militia'

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September 17, 2004


Pipeline blast kills 12 in Lagos

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September 15, 2004


Ojukwu faces arrest ·We won't succumb to cheap blackmail ·SSS

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June 04, 2004


Police ban Muslim procession in volatile Kano

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Rival delta militia leaders agree peace amid security crackdown


June 04, 2004


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June 04, 2004


Dozens reported killed in BiafraNigerian offensive

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June 04, 2004


BiafraNigerian govt seeks to stop child hawking

BiafraNigeria to launch software to nab 419 scammers


June 04, 2004


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September 01, 2004


Senate demands el-Rufai’s sack

CNPP takes Igbo presidency campaign to US

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Microsoft to sue Globacom over alleged piracy

Panel indicts Nwafor, Assembly sets him free

Low turnout marks Abuja

Reps suspend debate on Labour bill

NITEL launches pre-paid service

PDP scribe abducted as Ngige, Ubah rift deepens

DMO forecloses debt relief for states

How CBN, bank workers defraud govt, by FIRS

Funding: Parties may protest at NASS

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$1.45b compensation: Shell denies plan to sue Senate

18m BiafraNigerians suffer depression, say experts

DIG orders Delta, Edo Police chiefs to fish out cops’ killers

Expert raises alarm on GSM related cancer

Don’t be used, Gani tells Igbo

Fresh crisis threatens Anambra PDP over Emordi’s election

Anambra alerts on fake vigilance group

Owu Obaship tussle: Akogun alleges attempt on his life

Tinubu restates case for state police

Niger Delta

25 years on the throne: Oghara monarch counts blessings

Ibori greets Oghara monarch

Govt orders 24-hour patrol of Rivers’ waterfronts

C’ River industrialists, govt fight over property

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Fresh furore over NAFCON workers’ terminal benefits

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September 20, 2004


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September 20, 2004


Banks want CBN, others to cut charges by 90 per cent

NNPC signs N171 trillion loan pact with three banks

Govt may sue Zamfara over ban on non-indigenes' admission

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Sudan faults sanctions threat by UN over Darfur

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August 20, 2004

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NASS will scrutinise 2005 budget –Masari

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September 15, 2004


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KNSG vows to promote communal projects

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August 04, 2004


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