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November 11, 2018 6:59 PM Ben Bruce speaks on harassment of Atiku upon return from Dubai

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East, has condemned the alleged harassment of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar by security agents. Atiku, who just returned to Nigeria after his stay in Dubai, on Sunday hinted that he was intimated by security operatives. He urged President Muhammadu 18

October 21, 2018 9:41 AM 2019: How APC deceived Shehu Sani – Ben Bruce

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East District has revealed how the All Progressives Congress, APC, deceived Senator Shehu Sani without offering him automatic senatorial ticket. Bruce in a post on Sunday via his Twitter page said the ‘deceptive’ offer of automatic ticket by APC leadership was to keep Sani from defecting from the ruling 26

October 12, 2018 6:16 PM 2019 presidency: How Ben Bruce reacted as Atiku picks Peter Obi as running mate

Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray Bruce has congratulated former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi over his selection as running mate to Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate. Reacting to the development, Bruce said the partnership was one which will lift Nigeria. In a tweet, the business mogul wrote: “Congrats 27

October 11, 2018 1:20 PM BREAKING: Bishop Oyedepo arrives Obasanjo’s residence as meeting with Atiku continues

The General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has arrived the residence of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital. DAILY POST reports that the meeting is being held at the residence of the ex-president within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. The former VP was accompanied 23

October 3, 2018 5:44 AM Ben Bruce reacts as Hon. Izagara emerges PDP candidate for Bayelsa East

Ben Murray Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency has congratulated Hon. Blessing Ipigansi Izagara, who has won the senatorial primaries on the platform of the People Democratic Party (PDP). In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Ben Bruce admitted that he wants Izagara to replace him in the Senate and insisted there was no bad blood. “My hearty 24

October 2, 2018 4:23 PM PDP speaks on Ben Bruce’s withdrawal from senatorial race

Chairman of the PDP in Bayelsa, Chief Moses Cleopas, while accepting the senator’s letter of withdrawal from the race, said his action was in adherence to a 20-year subsisting unwritten power rotation arrangement in the district. He described the action as exemplary and worth emulating by other leaders. He told journalists in Yenagoa on Tuesday, that the action 27

August 16, 2018 7:26 AM Buhari only in office not in power – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Ben Murray Bruce has stated that President Muhammdu Buhari is only in office and not in power. Bruce said that being in power meant that a leader empowers his people, while being in office is just a title. The lawmaker tweeted, “What President @MBuhari fails to understand is that being in office 20

August 13, 2018 6:58 AM Impeachment: We are not fighting for Saraki – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa east at the National Assembly, Ben Muray Bruce, has revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers are not fighting for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki but for democracy. He said this via his Twitter handle, adding that there was nothing wrong impeaching Saraki legally. He added that any attempt to remove 25

August 11, 2018 3:39 PM Impeachment plot: Ben Bruce denies fighting for Saraki

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East District in the National Assembly, has clarified the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers, who seem to be standing against an alleged impeachment attempt targeted at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. He also called on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government 31

August 8, 2018 6:37 PM Senators accusing me of NASS siege on ‘Tramadol’ – Akpabio

Akpabio made the statement while speaking at an APC rally organised in Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, while officially announcing his defection from the APC to the PDP. The former senate minority leader making reference to Senator Ben Bruce, who alleged that he was behind the alleged plot to impeach the Senate President, wondered why the lawmakers would 26