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 […]

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 […]

Akwa Ibom police command gets new spokesman

. DSP Elkana (Left) taking over duty from DSP Chukwu in a brief ceremony held yesterday at the Police headquarters in Uyo ___________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY A new spokesman for the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been appointed. He is Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police. Elkana takes over from DSP Chukwu Ikechukwu who […]

Uyo Bus/ambulance accident didn’t kill anyone: Police, eyewitnesses deny death toll story

. The two vehicles involved in the accident  ______________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY There are indications that the accident which occurred after an inter-state transport bus hit an ambulance conveying a corpse along Ekom Iman Junction in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, on Saturday morning, did not kill anyone as earlier reported by an […]