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Cross River: Police AIG Orders Detention Of Officers For Allegedly Extorting N3M From Victim

By Patrick Obia The Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police, Zone 6 Headquarters, Calabar, has frowned at the “unprofessional conduct” of some police officers who allegedly kidnapped and fraudulently extorted the sum of three million (3,000,000) from a victim. The AIG gave the directive in a press release made available by the Zone’s Public Relations Officer,

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Cross River State Police Command Arrests One Suspected Kidnapper, Rescue Abducted Victim

By Patrick Obia  The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious kidnapping gang leader known as “Tallest” and rescues one abducted victim Kingsley Eyo Andem. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Irene Ugbo, said the arrest was executed by a team of policemen drafted from the Anti-Cultism and Kidnapping Squad (ACKS)

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NUC, UNICAL, Others Face Legal Battle As GADA Pushes For Stricter University Laws

By Godwin Otang The Nigerian University Commission (NUC), the University of Calabar (UNICAL), its Vice Chancellor, Professor Florence Obi, and the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Cyril Osim Ndifon, are currently embroiled in a challenging legal battle at the Federal High Court in Calabar.  The case has been brought forward by Gender

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VIDEO: Police Busts Gun Manufacturing Hideout, Arrest Armourer In Cross River

By Patrick Obia  The Police in Cross River has busted gun manufacturing hideout in Ebom Village, Abi Local Government Area of the State, The operation which lasted for hours on June 11, 2024 was led by the State Security Adviser to Governor Bassey Otu, General Obono Eno (Rtd). During the operation, an unspecified number of

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Police To Raid Drinking Joints Operating Without License In Cross River 

By Patrick Obia  The Police in Cross River State says there will be impromptu raids of all drinking joints and bars across the State. The State Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Irene Ugbo, disclosed this to CrossRiverWatch in a press release signed and made available on Friday, June 7, 2024 in Calabar. SP

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Police Command To Probe Operation Akpakwu Commander Accused Of Financial Misconduct

By Patrick Obia  The Cross River State Police Command of the Nigeria Police Force, says embattled Commander of Operation Akpakwu, SP Erem, accused of financial misconduct will be investigated. SaharaReporters had accused SP Eremi, in a report of “pocketing allowances and committing other infractions” meant for personnel. In a press release signed and made available

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Insecurity: Police Partners Youth Council, Recruit 446 Community Police Personnel In Cross River

By Godwin Otang The Nigerian Police, Cross River State Command, Ikom Division, in collaboration with the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Cross River State chapter, has initiated a community policing strategy to address security threats and assist in protecting local communities from crime. The NYCN Ikom Chapter identified Nde, Nta/Nsele, and Alesi in Ofutop-2

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ICYMI: NAS Jokaina Deck Advocates Improved Police – Civilian Relationship

By Godwin Otang The Jokaina Deck of the National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity in Calabar has called on the civilian population to support the Nigerian Police Force to ensure a more secure Cross River State. This was the focus of the now concluded week of advocacy by the Deck which featured a radio tour,

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