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Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday, ordered the destruction of 14 containers loaded with prescription drug, Tramadol, confiscated at Apapa Wharf, Lagos, by the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS).
The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), retired Col. Hameed Ali, has inaugurated a six-member investigative Committee to find out all those connected to the illegal importations of military wears.
Mr Aminu Dahiru, the Nigeria Customs Service Zone `A’ Coordinator, on Monday directed commands in the zone to release cargo-laden trucks seized from transporters.
The newly re-deployed Customs Commander in Seme border, on Friday advised smugglers to desist from illegal trade in the area or be made to pay for such illegality.
In the face of declining imports and reduced volume of trade, Nigeria Customs Service has collected above its 2017 target of N770,573,730,490 by N10 billion ahead of the year end.
The Federal Operations Unit (F.O.U.) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Ikeja, said on Wednesday in Lagos that the service was legally empowered to intercept any suspicious container or goods anywhere in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), are billed to travel to Turkey for a bilateral meeting with the authorities of Turkish Customs Service.
The Tin-Can Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey through profiling approach.
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday paid a condolence visit to Kasai village, in Batsari Local Government Area of the state, over killings by bandits in the area.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed that no fewer than 15,000 security operatives would be deployed to monitor Saturday’s national election in the State.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Mr. Wakili Mohammed has assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police for Kano State Command, vowing to deal with drug and substance abuse in the state.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.