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 […]

New Akwa Ibom police commissioner, Zubairu, resumes duty

Mr Mu’azu Zubairu, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ______________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY  New commissioner of police posted to Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Mu’azu Zubairu, moments ago, resumed duty at the command headquarters in Uyo. Mr Zubairu, who arrived Uyo on Monday, replaces Donald Awunah as the twenty-second police commissioner posted to state. In a brief […]

Violence continues in Ukanafun as gunmen kill youth leader, lawyer

Unidentified gunmen have killed a youth leader, identified as Paragi and Mfon Etukudo, a lawyer, in a renewed violence in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. Paragi, who hailed from Nkek Village, was said to have been shot dead on Saturday at about 6 p.m. at a barbing saloon at Nkek Urua Uko in Ukanafun. Mr. Etukudo, from […]

Ukanafun killing: Police deny reports indicating that Atakpa was murdered for opposing Udom’s amnesty

. Don Awunah, Akwa Ibom commissioner of police  ____________________________________________________________     By Itoro BASSEY Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Don Awunah, Friday, denied attributing the killing of the former Ukanafun council secretary, Ime Atakpa, to his opposition to an alleged amnesty deal for secret cult members in Ukanafun, a position said to have been […]