Akwa Ibom Govt releases 10 Libyan returnees to reunite with families

* Moses Ekpo, Deputy Governor, Akwa Ibom State  ______________________________     en Libyan returnees of Akwa Ibom origin have been released by the state government to reunite with their relations at the community level. The state government advised them that they should quickly settle into meaningful living, integrate themselves into the society and also find […]

Army kills suspected cultist who allegedly murdered two police officers, others in Akwa Ibom 

he 2 Brigade Nigeria Army says its troops raided cultists hideout, killing its leader, Akaninyene Jumbo, on January 15, after trailing him to the border between Akwa Ibom and Abia. The army said this in a statement issued to journalists in Uyo on Tuesday by the Brigade Assistant Director of Information, Umar Shuaib. “The gallant […]

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 […]

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 […]