Army kills suspected cultist who allegedly murdered two police officers, others in Akwa Ibom 

he 2 Brigade Nigeria Army says its troops raided cultists hideout, killing its leader, Akaninyene Jumbo, on January 15, after trailing him to the border between Akwa Ibom and Abia. The army said this in a statement issued to journalists in Uyo on Tuesday by the Brigade Assistant Director of Information, Umar Shuaib. “The gallant […]

Gov Udom presents N651.5 billion budget for 2018

. Governor Udom Emmanuel (L) presenting the 2018 budget estimates to the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke. Photo: Assembly Press Corps  ____________________________________________     By Itoro BASSEY   overnor Udom Emmanuel, Friday, presented N651.500 billion 2018 budget estimates to the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. The 2018 budget […]

Soldiers begin Operation Crocodile Smile ll in Akwa Ibom

. Brig Gen A.I. Hassan, Commander, 2 Brigade Nigeria Army  ________________________________________________________   Troops of 2 Brigade of the Nigeria Army, Saturday, has started this year’s military exercise codenamed Operation Crocodile Smile ll in Uyo. The exercise is to be conducted from 7 – 28 October 2017 within the 2 brigade area of responsibility. A release […]