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FRSC to tackle smugglers through number registration

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that effective collaboration among federal agencies, including the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), have made vehicle smuggling a less lucrative business.
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Comptroller: 1,226 against 390 occupies Agodi prisons

No fewer than 1,226 inmates are presently occupying the Agodi Prisons, Ibadan. Originally, the facility was designed to accommodate 390 inmates.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs seizes contrabands worth N42m in 3 months

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone D command, Bauchi, has seized contrabands worth N42.12million in various operations and locations over a period of three months.

Customs seizes contraband worth N42 million in two months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone D, Bauchi, says it seized contraband valued at over N42 million in the last two months.
Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.

Interpol rescues dozens of child slaves from markets in West Africa

Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.

Federal government distributes relief materials to orphanage homes, IDPs in Kwara

The Federal Government on Tuesday distributed relief materials and food items to inmates of orphanage homes and the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kwara state.

NIS issues 6,097 passports in Edo

The Edo Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) said it issued 6,097 international passports to applicants in the first quarter of 2019.

Customs seizes N442 million smuggled vehicles, rice

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ have seized several contraband goods in the South-South and South-East geopolitical zone worth N449 billion.

Customs arrests Nigerien with N30 million worth tramadol

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ Kaduna has arrested a Nigerien, Sahabi Adamu, in Kano with three bags of ‘Ghana Must Go’ sacks filled up with Tramadol tablets worth street value of N30, 000,000.

Customs intercepts 69 parcels of Tramadol, 10 parcels of Cannabis, others

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme-Badagry command, said it intercepted 68 parcels of tramadol which smugglers attempted to bring into the country through the border area. The value of the regulated drug was put at N918,000.

Customs arrest fake NYSC member allegedly smuggling cars into Nigeria

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Border Area Command, says it has arrested a fake corps member suspected to specialise in smuggling banned vehicles into Nigeria through Seme border post.

Customs distributes relief materials to orphanages in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Tuesday that it had started distribution of seized smuggled rice and other items to orphanages in Lagos.

NIS issues 38,752 passports in Edo

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Edo State, said 38,752 passports were issued by the command in 2018.

Customs impounds N100 million foreign rice in Kano, Jigawa

The Kano/Jigawa Customs Command on Saturday in Kano impounded over 3,000n bags of foreign rice and some assorted contraband, valued at over N100 million.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki, others bag 2018 award of excellence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, and Managing Director of Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL), Ismail Yusuf, among others have received the 2018 awards of excellent leadership.

Customs seizes N3.06 billion Tramadol, other drugs at Onne port

Barely a week after it seized 50 containers of controlled drugs in Lagos, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of another nine 40ft containers of Tramadol and other controlled pain-killer drugs with a duty paid value of N3,060,000,000 at the Onne Port, Rivers State.
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NANS threaten to occupy Customs if IDPs food not released

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down Customs Command in Ikeja, Lagos if food stuffs meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are not released.

Insurgency: Nigerian Army constructs holding facility in Borno

The Nigerian Army says it has embarked on the construction of a holding facility in Borno to improve detainee management of insurgents during investigations.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Rochas Okorocha: CSO writes police on planned protest over issuance of certificate by INEC

Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER) has written to the Nigeria Police on its planned protest over alleged INEC’s refusal to issue a Certificate of Return to Rochas Okorocha.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Sudan ‘civil disobedience’ campaign enters day two

A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

June 12: FRSC calls for safe road culture

The Federal Road Safety Corps has urged Nigerians to imbibe positive road behaviour and adhere to all traffic rules to ensure a free flow of traffic and the safety of lives of road users, during the forthcoming June 12 Democracy Day celebration.
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NSCDC uncovers tunnel used in stealing PMS, arrests one

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command has uncovered a tunnel in Ogali community, Eleme Local Government Area of the state used by oil thieves to siphon premium motor spirit (petrol).
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF jets bomb terrorists’ command post in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said its Air Task Force (ATF), engaged in the ongoing terrorism war, has destroyed a command post belonging to the Boko Haram group and killed scores of terrorists operating within the Sambisa Forest in Borno State.