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, […]

Akwa Ibom LG election: Police announce restriction of movements, to deploy 15,000 officers

By Itoro BASSEY    kwa Ibom State Police Command has announced restriction of persons and vehicular movement on Saturday December 2, in view of the local government elections scheduled to hold in the state. Also, fifteen thousand policemen are to be deployed to all the polling units, collation centers and flash points in the state […]

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 […]