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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.
No fewer than 1,226 inmates are presently occupying the Agodi Prisons, Ibadan. Originally, the facility was designed to accommodate 390 inmates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Tuesday that it had started distribution of seized smuggled rice and other items to orphanages in Lagos.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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 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.
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) 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.
A member of the House of Representatives contesting for the office of Speaker of the 9th Assembly, John Dyegh, says he is still in the race.
Three people have died after a rescue boat capsized as it searched for a fishing boat off the western coast of France.
The senator representing Ebonyi central, Obinna Ogba, has likened the leadership style of the outgoing Senate president, Bukola Saraki, to that of Nigeria’s late military dictator, Sani Abacha.
Mr Felix Oboagwina, media aide to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has denied reports that his principal had dumped the opposition party.
As Nigerian Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr, Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong, has said that the nation would be great if its citizens adhered to the teachings contained in the Holy books.