David Mark

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Apr 1st, 2014
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By: Ezejide Charles Onyeka With nostalgia I remember my primary school days when we sang: “Parents listen to your children….” Our parents did listen to us, they tried their best to see us through school as we continually saunter the threshold of higher education in the midst of the great difficulties...
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Eleven Senators in Nigeria, elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). A formal letter to this effect has been delivered to the Senate President, David Mark, on Wednesday and it is expected to be read on the floor of the Senate. The ...
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Aug 25th, 2013
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By Denrele Animasaun Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.—Doug Larson Nice job if you can get it. No wonder the Nigerian Lawmaker fights tooth and nail to stay on the gravy train. It is a known fact that Nigerian Lawmakers are the highest [&hell...
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Jul 24th, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Abuja –  Senate Might Get rid of Section 29 (4b) From Constitution. There are hints that the Senate might remove the controversial portion of the constitution which several Nigerians believed legalizes under age marriage. Nigeria Senate President, David Mark drop t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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Embassy telephone lines commercialised, call and pay “We should have our missions well-funded. We say we are the giant of Africa but if you can’t fund missions, you are not.” Senate President, David Mark According to the information displayed on the Nigerian Embassy website in Vienna, with the headli...
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Mar 16th, 2013
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By Reuben Abati State House Press Release – President Goodluck Jonathan has approved that Nigeria be represented by a Federal Government delegation headed by the Senate President, Senator David Mark at the formal installation of Pope Francis on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Other members of the dele...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 21st, 2013
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By Olusegun Adeniyi Dr. Goke Adegoroye, a retired federal permanent secretary and pioneer Director General of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, published a long article in The Guardian newspaper on January 10 this year. Among other things in that article, he wrote: “perhaps no other issue in the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2013
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By Uzoma Ahamefule What is peace? The Macmillan English Dictionary states that peace means “a situation in which there is no war between countries or groups: A situation in which you are not annoyed by noise or other people: A state when you are calm and have no worries.” And since peace and security...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 8th, 2013
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THE pressure is both surreptitious and overt. It is all aimed at scuttling at birth a law banning same-sex marriage in the country. The international community and human rights activists are at the campaign for Nigeria to reconsider any plan to enact the law. But Senate President David Mark has stirr...
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Dec 12th, 2012
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PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has requested for the approval of a N161.6 billion supplementary budget from the National Assembly to offset accumulated fuel subsidy arrears owed to oil marketers. In separate letters to the leaderships of the Senate and House of Representatives read in both chambers on T...