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Malaysian authorities on Friday said they had seized nearly 3.7 tonnes of ketamine and cocaine worth about USD 161 million in the country’s biggest drugs haul to date.
A joint border security exercise involving the military, paramilitary and intelligence agencies is underway as part of government’s strategic, multi-sectoral effort aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders.
The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.
The Presidency yesterday said that the Federal Government has neither banned nor restricted importation of food items into the country.
The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested five suspects and seized 370 bags of smuggled rice from them.
Following appeal by the Association of Retired Customs Officers, ARCO, to the Customs management to pay the pension arrears owed its members, stakeholders in the maritime industry have called on the Presidency to intervene in the matter before it is too late.
Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing `bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens soon, caused by fake cylinders.
In order to ensure a peaceful Sallah celebration in Plateau, security agencies under the coordination of Maj. Gen. Augustine Agundu, Commander, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), have established an ‘’Intelligence Fusion Centre’’.
Customs officials at Bangladesh’s main airport in Dhaka said on Thursday they seized gold bars weighing about 12 kg from two Japanese nationals from Malaysia.
The Nigerien Douanes (Customs) at Konni, a border town, has released the seized relief materials meant for Nigerian refugees residing in Niger Republic.
The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, and key stakeholders in the shipping industry are set to announce a new operating procedure for cargo clearing aimed at addressing the logjam that has characterised the process hitherto. The final deal is expected to be announced today.
The Director General (DG) Infrastructural Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Mr Chidi Izuwah, says the Federal Government is committed to establishing more dry ports in the country.
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said it recently intercepted, seized and destroyed some unwholesome products in Maiduguri.
An Aviation security and safety consultant as well as Secretary General of Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), Group Captain John Ojikutu (retd), has disclosed that foreign and private airlines flying into Nigeria’s airports pay zero Customs duty on importation into the country.
The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali, to do a system appraisal within and without the customs operations.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated renowned Professor Jibril Aminu on his 80th, describing him as man with a pedigree of excellence, stewardship and dedication to the growth of the country and of humanity.
Adamu put forward that the Buhari administration has nothing good in stock for Nigerians, having, in his words, brought in “fantastically corrupt” politicians as ministers whose character and track records are a reflection of the president’s person, having promised to bring in people that are best known to him and represents his ideals.
Barcelona will return with a third offer for Neymar and are weighing up including Ousmane Dembele as a makeweight in an attempt to convince Paris Saint-Germain to sell, sources have said.
It was Abraham that finally settled matters in the 68th minute, to give Frank Lampard boys their first three points in the League. The forward may just have redeemed himself with Chelsea fans having caused some heartbreak in missing a penalty in Istanbul, during the UEFA Super Cup with Liverpool.
A former Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef, has advised the newly inaugurated commissioners and special advisers on how to succeed in office.
Britain’s Prince Andrew has said he was not a party to the debauchery associated with disgraced US billionaire, Jeffery Epstein.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has advised Nigerian workers to continue to exercise patience as the Federal Government and labour continue to dilly-dally over a new minimum wage implementation.