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Customs read riot act to FTZs over smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has raised concerns over the increasing smuggling activities allegedly taking place at some Free Trade Zones (FTZs) in the country.

Customs discovers 18 suspected smuggled exotic vehicles in Abuja

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, said the compliance team of the service discovered 18 suspected smuggled exotic vehicles displayed for sale at a shop in Abuja.

Many Free Trade Zones now smuggling routes –Ali

The Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali, (retd.) has sounded a note of warning to those engaged in activities going in the Export Processing Zones in the country, saying that the zones have become routes for smugglers.

Biafra: Kanu is talking nonsense – Clark

Elder statesman Edwin Clark has condemned the Biafra agitation led by Nnamdi Kanu whom he described as talking “nonsense’’.

What has Buhari done?

The administration paid N600b inherited fuel subsidy bill. Paid N60b inherited fertilizer subsidy bill. Paid inherited salaries and pension arrears of Federal workers. Started paying contractors that have not been paid since 2013 on Federal projects especially road construction across the country.

Smugglers of imported snakes disappear from custody

The two suspects that were arrested in connection with the smuggling of consignments containing 140 different species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services in Cross River State.

APC’s achievements fantastic but under reported – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said that the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had recorded tremendous achievements in agriculture.

Senators out to wreck corruption war – Umar

A former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, has asked Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to rein in his colleagues as they are out to sabotage government’s anti-graft war.

Tin-Can Port revenue up in spite of low cargo traffic – controller

Comptroller Yusuf Bashar, the Area Controller in Tin-Can Island Customs Command, said on Thursday that training and re-training of Customs personnel had resulted to high revenue in spite of low volume of cargo traffic.

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