Senate President

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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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Jan 13th, 2014
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by Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba The Sun Newspaper recently reported as follows: The Deputy Senate President and Chairman, Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Ike Ekweremadu, recently proffered a controversial panacea to the country’s seemingly intractable political succession crisis. He suggested tha...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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BY DAPO AKINREFON, GBENGA OKE & LEVINUS NWABUGHIOGU LAGOS—PRESIDENT  Goodluck Jonathan yesterday vehemently denied signing a one-term agreement either officially or unofficially with any individual or group in 2011 as has been widely speculated. Jonathan, who spoke during his periodic media chat ...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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CHANGES that took place in the political history of Akwa Ibom State on Monday, July 29 and Tuesday, July 30, 2013 would continue to attract comments. This is so because they were unexpected. First was the news, which later turned out to be false, that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. ...
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Sep 5th, 2013
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•Mark warns against another civil war By Habib Aruna (Lagos) and Chinwendu Nnadozie (Minna)   Leaders of the factional group in the troubled ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seem to be consolidating their hold on the party with moves for possible impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan i...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 25th, 2013
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The Nigerian Senate has recently decided that young girls who are actually developed, even if they’re under 10, can be married as long as their parents and potential husbands are fine with the child being married. It’s being reported that Nigeria’s upper chamber had reached a resolution to alter Sect...
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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...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Nigerians are not happy. They are furious, enraged and mad at those representing them at the upper chamber of the nation’s sacred shrine. Ask an average indigene and he tells you ‘my eyes are very red, all in protest against underage marriage. The senate had reached a resolution to alter Section 29 (...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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Feb 24th, 2013
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Joseph Wayas Second Republic Senate President, Chief Joseph Wayas, has said that since. The Nigerian does not provide for any president to rule for more than eight years, President Goodluck Jonathan is automatically disqualified from the 2015 presidential race. Senator Wayas, who spoke on Liberty Rad...