Ben Murray Bruce and Sahara Reporters battle on Twitter

Nigerian Twitter users were some what entertained as Senator Ben Murray-Bruce and online news platform, Sahara Reporters had an interesting yet subtly-heated Twitter spat.

The tweet war of words resulted from the proposed bill by the Senate which passed the second reading a few days ago and has since met with strong resistance from Nigerians, who are opposed to the prospective law.

Perhaps, owing to his outspokenness on social media and his ‘common-man advocate’ persona, Sahara Reporters chose to call out Senator Bruce (PDP) on the bill, which was sponsored by Senator Ibn Na’Allah (APC).

The conversation thus began:

Alerted to the attacks, the Senator responded

So did Sahara Reporters

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