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 […]

Gunmen kidnap ex-Akwa Ibom councillor in girlfriend’s house, demand N1m ransom

eports say some unknown gunmen, yesterday, kidnapped a former councilor in Etim Ekpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Idongesit Silas Udokang.  This is coming barely one week after the new Police Commissioner posted to the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, resumed duty. Udokang, who represented Ward 10 of Etim Ekpo during his stay in […]

Gov Udom calls for Airforce Base establishment in Akwa Ibom

. From R-L: Governor Udom Emmanuel, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar & former Airforce chief, Air Marshal Nsikak Eduok rtd during  ___________________________________   kwa Ibom State Government has advocated for the establishment of a full-fledge Airforce Base to ensure the requisite training of graduates from the Airforce Secondary School in the state. Governor […]

2019: No clash between Udom, Akpabio – Nwoko 

. Udom & Akpabio  _______________________________    Akwa Ibom State Attorney General and Commissioner for justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko has dismissed the assertion that there is a crack between Senator Godswill Akpabio and Governor Udom Emmanuel as the 2019 general elections approaches. Nwoko said Emmanuel and Akpabio’s relationship are as cordial as ever and that when Akpabio […]

Lawmakers express satisfaction over progress in Ikot Ekpene Sheraton Hotel

. Lawmakers during the visit to Four Points by Sheraton Hotels in Ikot Ekpene yesterday  ______________________________ Itoro BASSEY  embers of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have expressed satisfaction with the furnishing and quality of facilities at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel sited in Ikot Ekpene area of the state.  The Speaker, Mr […]