November 1, 2002.
-Hans Gremlin pays for Abuja Sheraton Hotel.
-40 PDP presidential aspirants pick forms.
*primaries begin in December.
-Airways debts: US firm threatens to seize FG’s property.
-US, UK offers to work with Nigeria.
… Nothern aspirants are jokers-Kuta.
-Fresh leadership crisis brews in AD.
November 2, 2002
-Pain killers increase high blood pressure risk in women.
-National Conference: Gowon’s stance divides Arewa.
-Single term for president, governors: Speakers oppose National Assembly.
*If you want to make an amendment, let’s look at all that and not the single-term.
-Impeachment: Shagari, Gowon finally break truce.
… Betweeen Obasanjo, National Assembly.
November 3, 2002.
-Bakassi: Options left for Nigeria –Afe Babalola
-How Senators, Reps rip off aides
-No North, no Nigeria –Atiku
-Four die, as car plunges into Majidun, Lagos river.
-impeachment: Obas go tough with S’West lawmakers.
November 4, 2002
-CBN moves to check distress in banks
-NICON Hilton: NCP, IBTC consortium open talks.
-N22bn loss: Slump by 18%
-Biya absent as Obasanjo hosts NEPAD meeting
November 5, 2002
-ACF, Ohanaeze ask Obasanjo to seek re-election
-26 banks report N4bn fraud in two months
-NNPC cuts expenses to settle cash call arrears
-Voters registration: Fraudsters used palm kernels to thumbprint -INEC
*Register ready in December, presidential holds in April
-Nwankwo Kanu, 213 others for national honours.
-Bakassi: FG summons British envoy.
November 6, 2002
-Fire guts Kaduna refinery
-FG makes N130bn
-Five-year tenure: Senate seeks govs, state legislators, parties’input.
-Let’s forget the past
*Obasanjo tells N’Assembly, reaches out to Na’Abba
-Obasanjo, Biya meet on Nov.15
*South Africa likely venue.
November 7, 2002
-Obasanjo confirms meeting with Biya.
-Breast cancer rises among Nigerian women
*34,800 cases expected in 2003, up 25% from 1999.
-Why we suspended $120m grant to Nigerian varsities
-Report blames Ikeja blast on neglect of military, armoury.
November 8, 2002
-Cote d’Ivoire: Nigeria declines part in peacekeeping
-Revenue formula: S’Court rules on 36 states’ suit on Jan.31
-NICON: Hilton: IBTC offers below reserve price
-Anyim took N60m bribe –Nzeribe
*it’ untrue –Zwingina
*Nzeribe offered me N5m bribe –Mantu
-Onshore/offshore bill: National Assembly adopts harmonised report
November 9, 2002
-2003: Buhari, IBB must be stopped –Balarabe
-Party registration: Supreme Court backs Gani, others
-INEC: NCP, others must meet our conditions for registration
-Gani: INEC must obey the highest court in the land.
-Implication of the court judgement on the policy.
-Bucknor-Akerele declares for NDP
November 10, 2002
-Na’Abba, others face fresh corruption allegations
-2003: Resign Dec 5, PDP tells Rimi, Okadigbo, others
-Afenifere hits Ohanaeze, Arewa
*its gang-up against S’West
November 11, 2002
-Appeal Court judges may rise to 70
-FG probe contractors
*Nigeria loses E500m to bad roads –British agency
-Reps ask Na’Abba to account for N2.5bn
– Infant, maternal mortality high in Nigeria
-FG may re-advertise NICON Hilton Hotel
November 12, 2002
-NAFDAC plans fresh test on safety of MSG
-CBN to conduct random checks on banks.
-2003 budget: Senate queries Ciroma.
-Senate bribe scandal: Anyim, Mantu were involved, Nzeribe insists.
*Transcript of audio recording released.
-2003: I foresee danger – Adesanya.
-Party registration: INEC seeks interpretation of S’Court ruling.
November 13, 2002
-75 NBC Plc staff test positive for HIV/AIDS.
-Party registration Agabi backs INEC.
*Gani set for fresh offensive .
-PDP calls for registration of NCP, others.
-Oputa, Olikoye, Ogunshola, others bag national honours.
-17 Osun lawmakers initiate move to impeach Omisore.
November 14, 2002
-Ige suspects’ trial shifted to Nov.27.
-17 Omisore legislators got N85m bribe –Colleagues.
-INEC to import 60m ballot papers.
-Release new voters register –NDP
-Interest rate: FG limits ministries, parastatals to 22.5%.
-investors shun AP shares as capitalisation drops by N1.5bn.
-PDP guber aspirants reject party guidelines
November 15, 2002
-PDP Govs may get automatic tickets.
-Party registration: S’Court detects errors in ruling.
…Invites INEC, Gani, others for meeting.
-FEC okays 2003 budget.
-FG threatens oil firms over radioactive materials.
-N500m scam: Anti-graft panel seeks arrest of commissioner
-AD wants Kofo, Omisore impeached.
November 16, 2002
-INEC registers new parties December 5
*Demands fresh application from associations
-N2.28bn sugar impounded in Lagos ports.
-Obasanjo, Biya reach accord on Bakassi.
-Single term: Governors lobby N’Assembly.
November 17, 2002
-Anti-graft panel probe Anyim
*There’s merit in Nzeribe’s petitions’
-Five feared killed in Lagos PDP primaries
November 18, 2002
-Pregnancy rates from IVF still low.
-Domestic debt: DMO faults CBN.
-Banks now to register with NAICOM.
-NITEL management contract: BPE picks five groups.
*Evaluation of proposals opens
-No more photos on voters’ cards
-Fresh guidelines: Gani indicts Agabi, INEC.
November 19, 2002
-Miss World: 3,000 security men to guard beauty queens
-Airlines raise fares.
-FG targets $4bn revenue from gas sales.
-Senators bribery scandal: Anyim risks suspension.
*Senators move to recall Nzeribe
-Nzeribe bribed anti-graft panel –Anyim
-Automatic ticket: Obasanjo queries Anenih.
November 20, 2002
-2003 elections: 10 Obasanjo aides to resign
-Naira value worries CBN
-NITEL gets licence on Wednesday
-Bribery scandal: Senate moves to scrap anti-graft commission.
*Anyim cant stop probe –Akanbi
-Reps to probe Works Ministry over N320bn road contracts.
-S’Court ruling: INEC to alter ballot papers
November 21, 2002
-Obasanjo presents N765bn budget
*Reps pass N89bn extra budget.
-Adesanya alleges plot to destablise South-West
-AP probe: Tribunal summons el-Rufai, Okereke-Onyiuke, Okocha.
-Electricity: FG awards N141bn contracts
-2003: Agagu, two other ministers resign.
November 22, 2002
-Party registration: Gani, Uwais in war of words.
-Five feared killed in Kaduna protest
*Curfew imposed, FG appeals for calm
*Kano deploys 10,000 policemen
-Fire razes airways subsidiary
-Reps shun 2003 budget debate
-Obasanjo promises Lagos more funds
November 23, 2002
-Kaduna protest: Death toll now 100 as riot spreads to Abuja
*Thisday editor, writer arrested
*We wont cancel the beauty contest –Organisers
*Contestants insured for N2b
*Obasanjo sues for peace, orders investigation
November 24, 2002
-Kaduna protest latest: Fighting rages, death toll hits 200.
*Rioters use AK 47 rifles
*It’s tragic –Miss world organizers
*Riot sponsored –Makarfi
-I have fear for this democracy –Gov Adebayo
November 25, 2002
Igwe’s killing: NBA report to Obasanjo
Miss World crisis: Police quiz 1,000
*Violence in Aba
*Contestants arrive London
…..67 pupils, four teachers escape death
-Sheraton: Hans Gremlin awaits NCP’s confirmation
-BPE fixe October 2003 for NEPA’s sale
-BPE targets N20bn from NITEL’S IPO
November 26, 2002
-Anyim: Court stops anti-graft panel’s probe
-AP: Ex-management destroyed vital documents, MD tells probe panel
-CBN seeks review of BOFID, other laws
-Miss World pageant: Organisers face fresh crisis in London
-Kaduna riots: 30,000 people displaced
*Victims get mass burial
*100 arraigned in Abuja.
-Party registration:INEC gets 25 fresh application
November 27, 2002
-Italian city offers to host Miss World pageant
-Obasanjo drops Anenih, Afolabi
-Bank of Industry recovers N500m debt
-FG moves to redeem $2bn debts
-Senate passes N89bn extra budget
-CBN indicts 26 banks over N14bn loan to AP
November 28, 2002
-I’m worth N55bn Nzeribe tells Conduct Bureau
-MOFI queries NICON’s debt, expenses.
-AP:Auditors deny knowledge of debt
-Kaduna, Abuja riot: We wont tolerate more killings –CAN
-Ige: Court rules on accused request Dec. 19.
-Obasanjo reshuffles cabinet
*Picks form for 2003 polls
November 29, 2002
-MTN to cut tariff in 2003.
-Concealed debt: Ex-AP auditor indicts Abba Gana.
-Senate, speakers disagree on constitution review.
-Fatwa: US, Rushdie, JNI oppose Zamfara
-Court stops PDP guber primaries.
-Kaduna riots: Fish out culprits, Obasanjo tells Makarfi
*Afenifere, CAN flay perpetrators
November 30, 2002
-N’Assembly can’t fix election date for INEC –Court
-Moslem group in UK threatens Miss World
*Our police are up to the task –UK Spokesman
-4 die as trailer crushes bus in Lagos.
-Customs seize arms consignment in Lagos.