Home Topics Ben Bruce

Ben Bruce

A governorship aspirant in the just-concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Bayelsa State, Mr Keniebi Okoko, has rallied support for the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Douye Diri, urging all party members to focus on the November 16 governorship election.

Former Bayelsa guber aspirant Keniebi Okoko dies in Lagos hospital

The entire Ijaw nation was thrown into mourning Wednesday, following the death of 42-year-old businessman, politician and philanthropist, Mr Keniebi Okoko, in a Lagos hospital after a failed surgery.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege condoles with Ben Bruce over wife’s demise

The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has condoled with the former lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over the death of his wife.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: APC has no structure to win in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has taunted the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) saying the party lacked required structures to win the November 2nd governorship election in the state.

Ooni to honour Udom Emmanuel as chief public servant

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, to honour Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel for his sterling performance as Chief Public Servant in a ceremony that is attracting the ‘Who is Who’ in the country

PDP leaders meet in Port Harcourt

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday at the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 General elections.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-2

Staff disrupt activities at National Assembly over unpaid salaries, allowances

National Assembly staff on Tuesday disrupted activities within the premises of the Senate and House of Representatives over claim of unpaid salaries and allowances by the management.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar unveils national competition on policy document

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled a national competition that will allow Nigerians to interrogate his policy document.

Group berates Atiku Abubakar over Dubai meeting

The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organisation, has berated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with over 400 members of his team in Dubai, UAE.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Atiku Abubakar better than Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday made a surprising reversal of his stance by endorsing the political ambition of his former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is certainly not a fan of Atiku Abubakar, his former vice-president, who is now the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.

2019: Atiku Abubakar meets Olusegun Obasanjo behind closed doors in Abeokuta

Nigeria’s former vice president, and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, few minutes ago, arrived at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, for a meeting with his former boss, former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

2019: How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

At the end of the count of the votes at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar polled 1,532 To bet 11 other contestants.
Rauf Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola: Bukola Saraki, PDP protest a charade

Governor Rauf Aregbesola has described as a charade, Senate President Bukola Saraki-led protest against the defeat of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun governorship election.

PDP protest: IGP alleges attack on police, orders investigation

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has directed immediate investigation into the alleged attack on personnel of the Nigeria Police Force by protesting members of the PDP in Abuja.
Dino Melaye

Police summon Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce over protest

Nigeria Police Force has summoned Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben bruce for leading protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: Edwin Clark’s house invasion, an attempt to intimidate Ijaw

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the police raid of the Abuja residence of Niger Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark, for arms, as an attempt to intimidate the Ijaw nation.

2019: Lawyer, ex-deputy speaker eye Ben Bruce’s Senate seat

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Biriyai Dambo, and the former Deputy Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Chief Ayebaesin Edoghotu-Omoh, have all purchased and submitted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination forms to replace Senator Ben Murray- Bruce in the Senate, in next year’s election

Senator Saraki: Nigeria should draw lessons of love, unity from Ojude Oba

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said Nigeria as a nation, should draw lessons of love and unity exemplified by the annual Ojude Oba Festival in order for the country to progress.

PDP BoT condemns call for Senator Saraki’s resignation

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jubrin, thursday condemned the call by the Miyetti Allah’s National Coordinator in Benue State, Alhaji Garus Gololo, that the President of Senate, Bukola Saraki, should resign his position immediately or be forced to do so.

Recent Stories

Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Togo coronavirus cases surpass 1,000

Togo’s tally of COVID-19 cases reached 1,001 on Wednesday with 13 new cases reported in the last day, according to the latest report from the Health and Public Hygiene Ministry.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army to build reference hospital in South-East

Nigerian Army says it has concluded plans to boost healthcare delivery in South-East by building a state-of-the-art Nigerian Army Reference Hospital in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia governor orders compulsory retirement for suspended ABSEMB executive secretary

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has ordered the immediate re­tirement of the suspended Executive Secretary of the state Secondary Education Management Board (SEMB) Executive Secretary, Law­rence Ogbonna.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC bans branded face masks at polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that political parties’ branded face masks/coverings would not be allowed at polling units on election days.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday renewed the Trump administration’s criticism of China’s early handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

US offers $10 million for information on election intruders

The United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections.