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PDP Behind Attacks On Jonathan in Katsina, Bauchi – APC Insists


The All Progressives Congress, APC, has pointedly accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of sponsoring the attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan in Katsina and Bauchi as part of its devilish plan to demonize the opposition and justify its call for a postponement of next month’s general elections. In a statement ... Read More »

We’ll Not Allow APC Rig Us Out Of Power – Mark


The Senate President, David Mark, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party will not fold its arms and watch the opposition, All Progressives Party, rig it out of power in the February general elections. He has therefore asked the party members to work hard in order to guarantee victory for ... Read More »

Outcome Of 2015 Polls Would Be Cheering To All – Mark

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Senate President, David Mark, on Friday assured that in spite of the apprehension surrounding the conduct of the February general elections, the exercise would be peaceful and the outcome ‘cheering’ to all Nigerians. A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Senate President, Paul Mumeh, said that Mark stated ... Read More »

2015: Despite Apprehension, Nigeria Won’t Break-Up – Mark


Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the nation will not disintegrate after the February general elections contrary to predictions that the continued existence of the country as one entity would be decided by the crucial poll. Mark, who stated this in his welcome address on resumption of ... Read More »

Mark Condoles Jonathan Over Sister’s Death


Senate President David Mark, on Monday expressed his condolence to President Goodluck Jonathan over the demise of his younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan- Olei in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state. The senate president, in the condolence message, which he personally signed, expressed sadness over the untimely death of Nancy. According to him, her death has ... Read More »

Mark Urges Nigerians To Unite Against Boko Haram


The Senate President, David Mark, has once again pleaded with Nigerians to remain united in order to collectively fight and defeat the Boko Haram insurgents, who he described as the common enemy of the nation. Mark noted that the activities of the terrorists clearly shows that they do not represent anything ... Read More »

Christmas: Mark Sues For Peace * Tambuwal Urges Prayers For Peaceful Polls, End Of Insurgency


Senate President David Mark has called on all Nigerians to emulate the virtues of love, peace and tolerance as a reflection of the holy season of Christmas. In his Christmas message yesterday to the nation, Mark said as Nigerians join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate the birth ... Read More »

Mark Tasks Security Agencies On The Need To Unmask Sponsors Of Terrorism


The Senate President, David Mark, on Monday challenged security operatives to display their intellectual and investigative prowess by unmasking those behind the insurgency in the country. He also implored community leaders and citizens alike to collaborate with the security agencies in order to expose the sponsors of the criminals forthwith. ... Read More »

Mark Assures Nigerians On LG Autonomy

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Senate President David Mark on Friday assured that adequate steps would be taken to guarantee financial autonomy of local governments in future. He gave the assurance when he received the resolutions of state Houses of Assembly on the constitution fourth alteration bill in Abuja. The senate president advised Nigerians not ... Read More »

National Identity Card Would’ve Helped Minimized Insecurity Threat – Mark

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Senate President David Mark has asked the National Identity Management Commission to fast track action on the issuance of the biometrics national identity card to Nigerians because it was the needed tool to curtail crimes in the country. According to a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Paul ... Read More »

Count Me Out Of Plot To Remove Senate President Mark – Saraki


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Monday, distanced himself from the alleged moves by some aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senators to impeach the Senate President, David Mark, saying the masterminds are on their own. Saraki, who is representing Kwara Central in the Senate, said ... Read More »

Alleged Plot To Impeach Mark ‘Unfounded And Misleading’ – Senate

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The Nigerian Senate has dismissed media reports that some aggrieved Senators of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are plotting to impeach Senate President David Mark. According to the reports, the aggrieved senators were those who lost out in the just concluded PDP senatorial primaries and their grouse with Mark stems ... Read More »

2015 Election: PDP Has Serious Opponents To Contend With – Mark


The Senate President, Mr. David Mark, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against complacency ahead of the 2015 general elections, saying the party has serious opponents to contend with at all levels. The senate president gave the warning at the Presidential Villa Abuja last night during the inauguration of ... Read More »

Mark Wins Senatorial Ticket Of Benue South Again


Senate President, David Mark, Saturday in Otukpo, emerged as the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the fifth time in the Benue South Senatorial district primaries. Mark scored 384 votes out of 389 to win nomination as his opponent Mike Onoja stepped down at the venue of ... Read More »

Mark Identifies Solution To Nigeria’s Security Challenges


Senate President, David Mark has identified the solution to Nigeria’s security, political and socio-economic challenges. Mark said “only if we turn to Him (God) to salvage the myriads of crisis facing the nation,” will God heal our land. “What the country is passing through at the moment is a test ... Read More »

Dimension Of Boko Haram Attacks On Damaturu Frightening – Mark

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The Senate President, David Mark, on Tuesday expressed fear at the magnitude of the attack carried out by the Boko Haram sect on Monday and their effrontery in trying to seize Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. Mark stated this while commenting on the motion brought by Senator Ahmed Lawan representing ... Read More »

Mark Calls For Smooth Transition In 2015, Condemns Senseless Kano Mosque Attack

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Senate President David Mark on Saturday called for a smooth electoral process that would make the 2015 general elections most credible and acceptable by all parties vying for positions. According to Mark, the electoral process should be based firmly on the rule of law and will of the people rather ... Read More »

I’ve Forgiven Rep Cheche For Assaulting Me – Mark

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Senate President, David Mark, on Friday said he had forgiven Hon. Abdulmalik Cheche (PDP/Niger State) who assaulted him on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday during the pandemonium that ensued following the blockade of the National Assembly by security agents. A statement by the Special Adviser on ... Read More »

Governor Aliyu Apologises To David Mark Over Notorious Behaviour Of Lawmaker Representing Niger


Niger State Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu has apologised to the Senate President, David Mark over the unruly behaviour of a lawmaker representing zone A of his state. The lawmaker was said to have attacked the Senate President during the rowdy session at the National Assembly on Thursday which led to ... Read More »

Yobe School Attack: Boko Haram Has Declared War On Nigeria And We Must Fight Back – Mark


Senate President David Mark on Wednesday condemned the killing of 48 students in a suicide bomb attack at government secondary school in Potiskum, Yobe State on Monday. In a speech, the senate president said Boko Haram has declared war on Nigeria and appealed to the insurgents to desist from attacking ... Read More »