Fight Boko Haram, not press, Murray-Bruce tells Nigeria Army
Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, on Monday told Nigeria Army to stop invading media houses in the country, instead, it should concentrate on fighting Boko Haram insurgency group and other terrorists. Personnel of the army had on Saturday, January 5 invaded Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri, Abuja and Lagos. The troops arrested the regional editor,…
N45 million form donated to Buhari is illegal, says Murray-Bruce
Nigerian lawmaker, senator Ben Murray-Bruce Wednesday said the donation of expression of interest and nomination forms to president Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election is illegal and should be rejected. A group known as Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN) purchased N40 million nomination and N5 million expression of interest forms for Buhari on September 5. Murray-Bruce,…
"Fela More Popular Than Any Nigerian President"
Nigeria Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti has been adjudged to be more popular than any President in Nigeria’s history. This is according to Senator Ben Murray-Bruce who described Fela as “the greatest leader to come out of Africa” through his music. The senator representing Bayelsa east said this in a chat with newsmen during French…
Why I'm sitting among PDP senators - Melaye
Shortly after resuming to the National Assembly on Wednesday, Senator Dino Melaye, has referred to his colleagues in the All Progressives' Congress (APC) as dangerous animals.
The problem with linear thinking
Recently, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce posted a message from his Twitter account that said “In the last 3 years, some of us leaders built new houses for ourselves, yet we haven’t built new housing estates for the people. We‘ve bought new private jets yet Nigeria still does not have a national airline.
Luxury vehicles: NASS makes U-turn, accuses officials of patronising foreign vehicles
Chairman, Senate Committee on Privatisation, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has accused government officials of patronising foreign made vehicles, describing the officials as unpatriotic Nigerians.
Senate urges caution on review of privatised firms
The Senate has advised the Federal Government to exercise caution in the review of privatised enterprises by the past governments so as not to scare away foreign investors from the country.
Gone To America, first on Silverbird group’s plate
The company founded by renowned businessman and senator, Ben Murray Bruce, has delved into film-making with the production of its very first feature film, Gone To America, in collaboration with The Atuma Brothers International Company (TABIC).
Bayelsa youths want abandoned projects completed, defaulters prosecuted
This woeful performance, perhaps, prompted Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, who represents Bayelsa East Senatorial District, to recently decry the spate of abandoned projects in the Akassa area, in Brass Local Council.