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 […]

NYSC condemns killing of corps member in Akwa Ibom 

. Serving Corps members on parade  ________________________________________     oordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Julius Amusan, Tuesday, condemned the murder of a corps member in Eket on Sunday. Amusan also urged security agencies in the state to unravel the motive behind the incident and apprehend the culprits. […]

Police confirm killing of serving NYSC member in Akwa Ibom 

. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ____________________________________________ kwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Eket local government area.  A statement issued yesterday by the police in the state confirmed that the Corps member was shot on Sunday in Eket by […]

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, […]

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 […]