Gunmen kidnap ex-Akwa Ibom councillor in girlfriend’s house, demand N1m ransom

eports say some unknown gunmen, yesterday, kidnapped a former councilor in Etim Ekpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Idongesit Silas Udokang.  This is coming barely one week after the new Police Commissioner posted to the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, resumed duty. Udokang, who represented Ward 10 of Etim Ekpo during his stay in […]

Police intensify war on cultists, arrest 67 suspects in Akwa Ibom

. Some Suspects & recovered items in Police custody  ___________________________________________ olice in Akwa Ibom State say its operatives have intensified its war on cultism with the arrest of 67 suspects all in one month, and recovering various arms and ammunition in the process. This is contained in a press release issued by the command’s spokesman, […]

Gunmen kill commissioner’s brother, 2 others in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen yesterday attacked the residents of Mr Udo Ekpenyong, the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, and another prominent politician,  Aniekan Akpan, who is immediate past commissioner for Education at Ikot Okusung, Ukanafun local government area of the state.  It was gathered that  the hoodlums attacked  their residents destroying valuables while […]

How Police arrested notorious bank robbers in Akwa Ibom

The police while parading the suspects: Hycent Loveday Bright, Menford Austin John & John Usam Chibueze (seated on the ground) before journalist yesterday  __________________________________________     Itoro BASSEY, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Police Command, last Friday, arrested three notorious armed robbery suspects, whose stock in trade is robbing bank customers of their hard earned money and […]