Kidnappers of Akwa Ibom INEC official reduce ransom to N.5 million

Suspected kidnappers of an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) worker in Akwa Ibom State, Otobong Sylvester Ukpong, have reduced their ransom to N500,000. Ukpong was reportedly abducted last week by armed bandits at Uruk Ata 2 on the Ekparakwa-Azumini Road on his way to work at the Ukanafun Local Government Area office of the commission. […]

Police kill deadly robbery kingpin, Stainless, in Ukanafun

Remains of the late Stainless on Thursday  ________________________________ * As soldiers kill another kidnap suspect   Itoro BASSEY — Police in Akwa Ibom State have announced the killing of Stainless, a robbery kingpin who goes by the name Stainless and widely known for acts of killing, maiming, raping, kidnapping, issuing of threat letters and burning […]

Victim of police brutality in Akwa Ibom seeks compensation, culprit’s dismissal 

. The victim hospitalised  ______________________________   victim of police brutality in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ogbonna Issofia, has written a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, against a policeman, identified as Shedrack, who shot him in the stomach. Southern City News learnt that Shedrack who was in a vehicle inscribed with […]

New Akwa Ibom CP resumes duty, says tough time awaits criminal elements

. Adeyemi Samuel Ogunjemilusi, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ________________________________   William EFFIONG he newly appointed Police Commissioner of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Adeyemi Samuel Ogunjemilusi, has assumed duty. Ogunjemilusi who was formerly Commissioner of Police, Welfare Department of the Force Headquarters in Abuja, is the 23rd commissioner of police in the state. He replaces Mu’azu […]

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, […]