Updated: Police ban motorcycles in Ukanafun, Etim/Ekpo LGAs

. Zubairu Mu’azu, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ______________________________________ * Say law prohibiting use of vehicles without tinted permit still in force. Akwa Ibom State Police Command has banned the use of motorcycles in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas until further notice.  Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, explained in a […]

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 […]

Police deploy special squad to Etim Ekpo, arrest 4 kidnap, cultism suspects

. Mu’azu Zubairu, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ________________________________________________   By William EFFIONG  Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Mu’azu Zubairu, has ordered the movement of the operational headquarters of special anti-kidnapping squad to Etim Ekpo local government area in order to stop the menace of kidnapping and cultism there. This is contained in a press […]

Police declare man wanted for series of kidnapping in Ukanafun, Akwa Ibom

. The wanted Akaninyene Jimbo Uko _______________________   Itoro BASSEY, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Police Command has declared one Akaninyene Jimbo Uko a.k.a “Isoakpaefit” of Ikot Ibekwe Ukanafun Local government area wanted. Commissioner of Police, Mu’azu Zubairu, through the command’s spokesman, Bala Elkana, said in a press release, yesterday, that Jimbo is wanted by the […]

Police nab 16 kidnap suspects in Akwa Ibom

. Zubairu Mu’azu, Akwa Ibom Police Commissioner  _________________________________________________________   Sixteen suspected members of a kidnap syndicate said to be responsible for killings and kidnapping in Ukanafun Local Government of Akwa Ibom State are now cooling their heels in the cell, Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu has said. Speaking at the weekend, he said the arrest of […]