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Dickson Storms Benue To Support David Mark’s Campaigns

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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State Tuesday, drummed up support for the immediate past Senate president, David Mark, in the February 19 rerun for the Benue South Senatorial District seat. The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi last year annulled Mr. Mark’s victory in the March 28 senatorial election and …

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I’ll Triumph At Benue South Election Rerurn – David Mark

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The immediate-past Senate President, David Mark, has declared that he would emerge victorious in the February 20 rerun election for the Benue South Senatorial District on the strength of the support of his constituents and God. He stated this when two groups – Idoma Dreams and Idoma Young Professionals – …

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Benue South Re-run: Campaign Of Calumny Against David Mark Will Fail – Moro

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The immediate past Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, has urged politicians in Benue State to focus on issues that will affect people positively instead of dissipating their energy on campaign of calumny. Moro specifically warned those attacking former Senate President David Mark ahead of the rerun election in Benue …

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Its Too Early To Write Off Buhari Govt’s Efforts To Reposition Nigeria, Mark Tells Nigerians

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The immediate past Senate President, David Mark, has pleaded with Nigerians not to write off the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government in repositioning the country in spite of the security and socio-economic challenges. Mr. Mark’s call is contained in a statement signed by his Media Assistant, Paul …

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Mark Urges Constituents To See Benue South Re-Run Poll As Challenge For Their Emancipation

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Immediate past Senate President, David Mark, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state, Dr. Emmanuel Agbor, ex-Minister of Interior, Abba Moro and scores of political leaders in the state yesterday urged the people of Benue South Senatorial District to see the forthcoming rerun election as a necessary challenge to …

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“No Room For APC” In Benue South District – Mark Says As PDP Senators Pay Solidarity Visit

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The immediate past President of the Senate, David Mark, has assured that Benue South Senatorial zone will remain fortress against the opposition All Progressive Congress, APC, in the forthcoming re-run election. The former Senate president based his conviction on the overwhelming solidarity and support “by my people who are solidly …

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APC Prepared For Benue South Senatorial District Rerun Poll, Says Chairman

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) says it is ready to participate in the Benue South Senatorial District rerun election between former Senate President David Mark of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Daniel Onjeh of APC. It would be recalled that the Federal Court of Appeal, Makurdi Division, had in …

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Benue South Re-Run: Idoma People Mustn’t Betray Mark’s Benevolence – Tsav

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A former Commissioner of Police for Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav yesterday advised Idoma people of Benue south senatorial district not to betray former Senate President David Mark’s benevolence for them. Mr. Tsav was reacting to the Appeal Court ruling that nullified Mark’s election and ordered a re-run within 90 …

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Re-Run Election: David Mark An ‘Asset’ To Nigeria – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday said the party and the people of Benue South are solidly behind the former Senate President, David Mark, to repeat his electoral victory in the rerun election ordered by the Court of Appeal. Mark’s election as Senator for Benue South constituency was on …

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Why Benue Gov’s Denial Of ‘Influencing’ Appeal Court Ruling Is Suspicious – Mark

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Immediate past Senate President, David Mark, Sunday denied laying the blame for the Appeal Court judgment that nullified his election as the senator representing Benue South District at the doorstep of the Benue State Government. He, however, noted that he found it curious that the state governor, Samuel Ortom, promptly …

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If Election’s Conducted 100 Times, I’ll Still Win Convincingly, Says Mark

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Former Senate President David Mark yesterday reacted to the Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling, which nullified his election as the senator representing Benue South District and ordered a re-run election within 90 days, pleading with his supporters to remain calm and refuse to be discouraged. Mark in a statement issued …

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Mark Reaffirms Faith In Judiciary As ‘Last Defender’ Of The Rights Of The Oppressed

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Former Senate President David Mark, yesterday reaffirmed his faith in the judiciary and the rule of law. Reacting to the National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi, Benue State, which upheld his March 28 election victory as a senator representing Benue South, Mark, in a statement by his …

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Why Nigeria’s Unity Can’t Be Compromised – David Mark

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Former Senate President, David Mark, Thursday said that for the country to experience peace and development, Nigerians must continue to demonstrate strong sense of commitment to the unity of the country. He stated this when he addressed members of the 3rd Regular Course of the Nigeria Defence Academy Alumni Association …

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Mark Declined Entering Witness Box At Tribunal, APC Candidate, Onjeh Insists

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Benue South, Comrade Daniel Onjeh, has faulted Senator David Mark’s claim that he was never invited to testify from the witness box. Mark, whose declaration as winner of the March 28 National Assembly election is currently being challenged by Onjeh at the …

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Election Tribunal: David Mark Denies Refusing To Enter Witness Box

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The immediate past Senate President, David Mark, has denied reports that he refused to enter the witness box when he appeared before the Benue State Election Petition Tribunal where he is currently defending his victory in the March 28 national assembly elections. The election of Mr. Mark, who represents Benue …

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3 Of David Mark’s Witnesses Abscond From Tribunal

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Three of eight witnesses called by David Mark in defence of the petition against him by Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress at the National Assembly Elections Tribunal, did not testify as they were not seen when called. The Counsel to David Mark, Kenneth Ikonne, on Monday told the …

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Mark Canvasses More Improved Funding For Education

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Former Senate President, David Mark has called for improved funding for the education sector in the country in order to save the upcoming generation from oppression and manipulation. “Education for all is my passion; my prayer is that we improve the sector through improved funding so that every Nigerian of …

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NASS Budget Not A Secret – David Mark

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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 …

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NASS Election: Stop Whining And Accept The Will Of The People – PDP Tells APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated the newly elected Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, as well as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, in a statement on Tuesday, described the development in both chambers of the …

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PDP Hails Mark, Ekweremadu, Other NASS Principal Officers For Successful Stewardship

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the immediate past Senate President, David Mark and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for the mature leadership they provided for the last National Assembly. The party also commended the immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives now Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal …

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