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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 18

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 22

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 26

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 23

August 7, 2018 2:41 PM BREAKING: DSS Lifts Siege On National Assembly

The lift came barely an hour after the announcement of the sack of the Director General of the State Security Service (SSS), Lawal Daura. It also came some minutes after some senators left the National Assembly premises. The mask-wearing officers, mainly of the SSS, who blocked entrance to the National Assembly from early hours of Tuesday, left the assembly 18

July 31, 2018 5:57 PM Ben Bruce reacts as Saraki dumps APC, welcomes him to PDP

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce has reacted to the defection of Senate President, Bukola Saraki from the All Progressives Congress (APC) Saraki said “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” Reacting through his Twitter 18

July 26, 2018 1:53 PM Melaye’s abduction: We're not aware

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, said it was not aware of the abduction of Sen. Dino Melaye. Melaye, was reportedly abducted, on Thursday morning, by unknown gunmen in Abuja, on his way to Kogi State. Sen. Ben Murray Bruce, who disclosed this on his twitter handle – @benmurraybruce said – “I have just been informed by Moses Melaye 35

July 19, 2018 2:35 PM 2019: Ben Bruce recommends new pattern of voting

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the Senate, Ben Murray-Bruce, has recommended a new pattern of voting ahead of the 2019 general elections. The lawmaker wondered why Nigerians cannot vote by text since there are over 100 million phone lines in the country. Tweeting on Thursday afternoon, he suggested that to end vote buying as was widely reported 21

July 12, 2018 6:43 PM Abuja Light Rail: The ‘lie’ Buhari told – Ben Bruce

The lawmaker dismissed President Buhari’s comment that his government started and completed the project. Bruce argued that the project was initiated and came to a near completion by the previous administrations of Obasanjo, Yar’adua and Jonathan respectively. Ben Bruce wrote, “NOTICE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. The Abuja Light Railway project today commissioned 22

July 8, 2018 7:35 AM Why Nigerian government must apologize to Fela – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Bruce, has called on the Federal Government to apologize to Music legend, Fela Kuti, for sending him to jail. Describing Fela as the “greatest leader to come out of Africa and a tourist attraction, the Senator on Twitter said it took a president of a former white colonial master to recognize 29