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May 21, 2018 7:01 AM APC parallel congresses: Ben Bruce attacks ruling party

Ben Murray-Bruce, the Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, has condemned the All Progressive Congress, APC, over its parallel congresses all over the country. Bruce said the parallel congresses by the ruling party showed it cannot lead the country even at local government level. The Bayelsa lawmaker made the remark in reference to the conduct 25

April 30, 2018 12:39 PM Dino Melaye: How Senator escaped being killed by police – Senator Bruce

Ben Bruce, Senator representing Bayelsa East, on Monday revealed why Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye actually jumped off a moving police van in Abuja. Melaye had last week jumped off a police van in Abuja while being transported to Kogi State to face criminal charges. Following the incident, the lawmaker sustained injuries and is currently at the intensive 28

April 14, 2018 10:20 AM Murder case: Shehu Sani framed-up like Dino Melaye – Ben Bruce

Ben Murray-Bruce, the senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, on Saturday said Senator Shehu Sani is innocent of murder allegations levelled against him. Similarly, Ben Bruce while reacting to the development on his Twitter page, declared that Shehu Sani was innocent of the murder case allegations. The Bayelsa lawmaker wrote “First @dino_melaye 30

March 28, 2018 1:22 PM Dapchi: Leah Sharibu has overpowered Boko Haram members – Senator Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP Bayelsa) has reacted to the continued captivity of Leah Sheribu, the Christian girl who refused to denounce her faith. Boko Haram insurgents have since released 104 of the schoolgirls kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, Yobe state, keeping Leah behind for refusing to denounce her faith. But the senator has now commended 30

March 12, 2018 8:33 PM Senators resisted me for advocating pay cut for lawmakers – Murray-Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Ben Murray-Bruce, has revealed how he was resisted when he advocated for lower wages. The federal lawmaker said: “From the first day I got to the Senate, I advocated for lower wages and allowances for public officials and a higher minimum wage for the Nigerian worker. I was resisted and made the personal 21

March 7, 2018 9:46 AM Ben Bruce mocks Buhari for promising to fight corruption in Ghana

Ben Murray Bruce, Senator representing Bayelsa East, has reacted to President Muhammad Buhari’s speech in Ghana. Speaking during the 61st independence celebration of Ghana on Tuesday, Buhari had promised to help to the West African country fight corruption. Reacting to Buhari’s declaration, Bruce said the president should first show example of fighting 28

February 22, 2018 7:41 AM Yobe school girls another Chibok saga – Ben Bruce

Ben Murray-Bruce senator representing Bayelsa has reacted to the reports on missing students of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School, Dapchi Yobe State. The lawmaker called on federal government to act fast in order not to have a repeated case of Chibok girls. The girls were abducted when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the school 29

February 15, 2018 6:10 AM BBNaija will not change Nigeria, get your PVC – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has called on Nigerians to get their Permanent Voter’s Card, PVC, and not be deceived by the on-going Big Brother Naija show. Senator Bruce said this while disclosing that 12 million Nigerian youths had lost their jobs since the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration assumed office 23

February 13, 2018 8:12 AM Ben Bruce questions IGP Idris over murder of kidnapped policeman in Benue

The senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly has queried the Inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris over gruesome killing of kidnapped policemen in Benue. Reacting to the new development, Ben Bruce condemned the killing, questioning the IGP Idris’s stand that killings in Benue was a communal clash. He tweeted “I condemn the abduction 23

February 11, 2018 8:43 AM Nigeria may end up like Venezuela if we don’t change leadership – Ben Bruce

The senator representing Bayelsa East in the National Assembly, Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce has issued warning over steady decline in the nation’s economy since the All Progressives Congress (APC) came to power. The lawmaker said, if left unchecked, Nigeria would become like Venezuela presently a major oil exporter in the world but currently going through 24