1 killed, 2 wounded while scrambling for loot left behind by robbers in Akwa Ibom

The bullet-ridden car ___________________________________________   By Our Reporter A man was feared killed yesterday following a daylight robbery by suspected armed robbers along Wellington Bassey Way in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. An eyewitness said the robbers had trailed a Toyota Camry car with Akwa Ibom State plate number AK705 C01, whom they suspected […]

Outrage as militants abuse, film market women naked in Akwa Ibom

. Udom Emmanuel, Governor, Akwa Ibom State  _______________________________________________________   Suspected militants and pirates, last week, in Akwa Ibom State, abducted several market women, whisked them to their hideouts in the creeks, where they forced them at gunpoint to take their clothes off, defiled and took several pictures of their womanhood with their phones, Vanguard reports.  It was […]

Police deny Uyo robbery attack

. Zubairu Mu’azu Halilu, CP, Akwa Ibom State  _______________________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY Two commercial banks, Diamond Bank and UBA, along Abak Road in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, were reported to have been besieged by armed robbers on Tuesday afternoon, shortly after new commissioner of police, Zubairu Mu’azu Halilu, resumed duty. Different sources who claimed […]

Police arrest 23 in fresh crackdown of criminal gangs in Ukanafun

. Don Awunah, Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner __________________________________   Akwa Ibom State Police Command say its special operation unit in a dawn sting operation in Ukanafun and its adjoining local government areas arrested 23 suspected members of criminal gangs and cultist who have in recent weeks caused mayhem.  This was made known in a release signed […]