From Twitterville, we present the epic fight between Senator Bruce and Sahara Reporters

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce and online news platform, Sahara Reporters had an interesting, subtly-heated twitter spat, a few hours ago.

The war of words was as a result of the proposed bill by the Senate to punish social media offenders with a 2-year jail term and a N4million fine.

Perhaps, owing to his outspokenness on twitter and his persona of ‘common-man advocate’, Sahara Reporters chose to attack Senator Bruce over the bill, which was sponsored by Senator Ibn Na’Allah, and which has passed second reading.

It began thus:

Alerted to the attacks against his person, Ben Bruce scrambled to tweet:

And Sahara Reporters responded:

Ben Bruce, vexed, by the changing of ‘goal-post’, tweeted in response, and then, the back and forth ensued:

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