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The Oyo/Osun Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has stepped up operational surveillance, as the Command just uncovered a new hideout in its area of coverage, where economic saboteurs use in bringing in prohibited items illegally.
The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on relevant agencies of the government to check rice smuggling to enhance Nigerian economic development.
There are 2,201 petrol stations in Nigeria’s porous border towns and coastal frontiers, with a combined fuel tank capacity of 144.9 million litres.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appointed three Pre-Shipment Inspection Agencies (PIAs) for the non-oil export with a view to further enhancing the nation’s export trade.
The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja of the Nigerian Customs Service has said it intercepted 18 cars worth N303 million coming through unapproved routes in February.
The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariffs, on Tuesday decried what it described as “gross abuse of government’s fiscal policies” by some companies involved in importation.
The Nigerian Customs Service has said that the porous nature of the country’s borders is a major obstacle to their efforts to stem the influx of smuggled items.
Over 12,000 police officers and other paramilitary personnel are expected to provide security during Saturday’s local government election in Kano.
The Federal Government has approved N1.12bn for the purchase of 50 operational “anti-rice smuggling” vehicles to check the persistent smuggling of rice into the country, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has disclosed.
A Borno-based humanitarian activist, Mr Zanna Mustapha, said on Sunday that he was sponsoring the education of 300 orphans as part of his contribution to the development of education in the state.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has said he is ecstatic after his Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda recorded their first win of the season by beating Tianjin Quanjian 3-2 on Sunday.
Some candidates who wrote the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have expressed mixed feelings as the examination ended in some centres.
Some Lagos residents have concluded plans to block the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos on Monday in a bid to show their displeasure with the recently increased land use charges by the state government.
Akwa United were luckier than Al Itiihad of Libya in the lottery of the penalty shootout and that was why they progressed to the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs according to the undisputed hero of the Nigerian club, goalkeeper Olorunleke Ojo.
Nigeria senior national team media officer Toyin Ibitoye has dismissed speculations over the availability of Joel Obi for the upcoming friendlies against Poland and Serbia.
The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Bayelsa Mobility Command, has organised a workshop to enhance professional performance of its personnel in Bayelsa.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Osun has blacklisted Osogbo High School after some corps members were attacked by students believed to be cult members.
The federal government yesterday said the Zungeru Hydro Power Plant currently under construction by the Chinese company EEC/SinoHydro was 45 per cent complete.
The Chairman, Imo Chapter of Nigerian Association of the blind, Mr Christopher Kalu, has urged Gov. Rochas Okorocha to fulfil the promises he made to visually impaired persons in the state.