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Buhari Asks Benue Leaders To Accommodate Their Countrymen ‘In The Name Of God’

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the government and people of Benue State to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities in the state. The President, who asked the people to accommodate their countrymen, also assured them that all the perpetrators of violence in Benue would be made to face the wrath of...

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Mark Seek Unity Against Violence

3 months ago /
Nation 

Former president of the Senate, David Mark and the catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan have called on Nigerians to unite against violence and senseless killings in the country especially the menace of rampaging herdsmen in Benue state, north central Nigeria. Mark and cardinal Onaiyekan spoke at the dedication of...

David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of trustees, is intensifying efforts to bring to a logical end, the recent internal wrangling after the December 9, 2017 national convention of the party. Chairman of the party’s bot, Walid Jibril revealed this when women of the door-to-door group of the party visited him in...

I Did Not Flout Any Law, Mark Replies EFCC

4 months ago /
Nation 

Former Senate President, David Mark has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he did not breach the law in acquiring his Abuja mansion. He stated this on Tuesday through his Media Assistant, Mr. Paul Mumeh. Mark, who was the Chairman of the National Assembly from 2007 to 2015, was...

Saraki, Ekweremadu, Others Mourn Ekwueme

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senate president Bukola Saraki has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected vice-president of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, lauded the dedication and service of ekwueme to the development of the country. He described Ekwueme...

PDP Convention: Dokpesi Takes Consultation To David Mark

5 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the December 9, 2017 elective convention of the peoples democratic party ( PDP), former president of the senate.  Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time warned against impunity and imposition of candidates. Senator mark implored party faithful to reflect on the issues that led to the fall of the...

Jonathan Tasks PDP Leaders On Rebuilding Party

9 months ago /
Nation 

Former Presiden, Goodluck Jonathan has urged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to focus on rebuilding the party. The former President made the appeal on Monday during the party’s expanded caucus meeting at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja. He asked the leaders to put behind the division which the...

Supreme Court Verdict: PDP Senators’ Reax

9 months ago /
Politics 

Lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the senate have welcomed Wednesday’s Supreme Court judgement, which sacked Ali Modu sheriff and confirmed Ahmed Makarfi as chairman of the party. The lawmakers said the decision of the court represents a victory for democracy and calls on sheriff...

 

Jonathan Was Too Small For The Presidency – Obasanjo

11 months ago /
Politics 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan from his first days as President showed he was too small for the office, saying he, Obasanjo, acted more as an opponent of Jonathan than a supporter of Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2015 presidential poll. Obasanjo, who said Jonathan...

2019: Sen. Mark Urges New Zonal Executives To Reclaim North Central States For PDP

1 year ago /
Politics 

The former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has urged the newly elected executives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the North-Central zone to reclaim the zone for the party in 2019. Mark gave them the task at the party's North Central zonal congress held on Saturday in Abuja. He...

Senate Swears in David Mark As Senator

2 years ago /
Politics 

The former Senate President has been sworn-in as distinguished Senator representing Benue South. David Mark is now sworn-in as a Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Benue South District for the 5th time following his recent victory at the State National Assembly re-run election.   Also sworn-in by the Senate was Senator Ahmed...

Different views trail Benue south election rerun

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

A coalition of civil society groups accredited to observe Saturday’s election in Benue south senatorial district say the election was free and fair as declared by the independent national electoral commission. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday, National Coordinator, Centre for Credible Leaders, Gabriel Nnamba said despite reports of election violence...

PDP congratulates David Mark on his re-election

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu-Sheriff, has congratulated the Senate President, David Mark, on his victory in Saturday’s Benue South Senatorial re-run election. This is contained in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, on Sunday in Abuja. Modu-Sheriff said that the development...

Police deploys 5,000 officers for Benue senatorial re-run

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Benue State Police Command, yesterday said it had mobilized and deployed no fewer than 5,000 police men to the Benue South zone, ahead of tomorrow ‘s senatorial rerun election between Senator David Mark of the Peoples Democratic Party and Daniel Onjeh, of the All Progressives Congress, APC. State Police Commissioner, Paul...

Any attempt to remove Mark will lead to political reverse Senator Mujitab

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

One of the friends of Idoma nation and a former lawmaker, Senator Mallam Mujitab, from Jigawa State has described the embattled former Senate President, Senator David Mark as the “number one politician in Idomaland, stating that any attempt by the Idomas to replace him with another person will amount to...

David Mark returns to Otukpo

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The nullification of the election of former Senate President, David Mark’s re-election into the eight Senate has become a test of political relevance for the Idoma people of Benue State. At the close of last week, David Mark returned to his country home in Otukpo, to a welcome that speaks of...

3 of David Mark's Witnesses Quit At Tribunal

2 years ago /
Nation 

Three of eight witnesses called by David Mark in defense of the petition against him by Daniel Onjeh of the APC at the National Assembly Elections Tribunal, did not testify as they were not seen when called. Counsel to David Mark, Kenneth Ikonne, on Monday told the tribunal that he had...

No Secrecy In NASS Procedures – Sen. Mark

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The immediate past Senate President, Sen. David Mark on Monday, stressed that there was no secrecy with regards to the affairs of the National Assembly. In a statement issued by his Media Assistant, Mr Paul Mumeh in Abuja, Mark insisted that parliamentary practices and procedures dictate that all issues were carried...

Senate Approves President Buhari's 15 Special Advisers

2 years ago /
Nation 

The senate Wednesday approved the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint 15 special advisers. President Buhari had sent the letter which was read on the floor of the upper chamber on Tuesday requesting the appointment of 15 special advisers. Acting on that, the senate gave its approval on Wednesday. The president had earlier appointed...

Senator Mark Bags Award

2 years ago /
Nation 

A third generation newspaper, the daily independent newspaper has honoured outgoing senate president David Mark with its 2014 man of the year award. The investiture was held in Abuja on Thursday....


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