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Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Nigeria customs shuts border with Niger Republic

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday shut Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic at Jibia, Katsina State less than 48 hours the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) reopened it in line with the directive of President...
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Smugglers abduct Customs officer in Ogun

Public Relations Officer, Ogun 1 Command, Hammed Bukoye Oloyede, who confirmed the incident said on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at about 12:10 pm, a team of officers from the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun I Command while on routine mobile patrol along Olorunlere village, near Alapoti, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State intercepted some vehicles loaded with bags of foreign parboiled rice.
The Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL) has bemoaned the poor and shoddy manner containers are stacked at Apapa and Tin-Can ports, calling for an electronic stacking regime at Nigerian seaports.

ICNL bemoans absence of electronic stacking of containers at seaports

The Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL) has bemoaned the poor and shoddy manner containers are stacked at Apapa and Tin-Can ports, calling for an electronic stacking regime at Nigerian seaports.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Soldier, 2 others killed as Customs clash with smugglers in Oyo

Three people including an army lieutenant of Nigerian Army, Josiah Peter, were reportedly killed in a clash between the men of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and some smugglers in Igbo-Ora town, Oyo state on Friday.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Three persons feared dead in clash between Customs, smugglers in Ibadan

No fewer than three people including a Customs officer, military personnel and a civilian were reportedly killed when some men of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) clashed with some smugglers in Igbo-Ora town in Oyo state.

Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes 118 elephant tusks

Cameroon authorities arrested four ivory smugglers attempting to transport nearly 120 elephant tusks through the country’s south, officials said Friday.

Man in coma after being hit by stray bullet shot by ‘customs officer’

A middle-aged man, Idowu Moses, on Saturday sustained gunshot injury following a clash between men of the Nigerian Customs Service and smugglers in Oja Odan, in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State.

Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
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Suspected kidnappers abduct Daura district head

Katsina State came under heavy fire of bandits Wednesday as the District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, was abducted by four gunmen.

Fire outbreak: Governor Bagudu mourns death of retired Customs officer, wife

Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has condoled the family of a retired Customs Officer, Alhaji Faruk Umaru, and his wife, Hajiya Nasara Yusuf, who died as a result of a fire out break on Sunday, March 31.

Official: Customs interrogates officers over video showing man’s death

The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road on Sunday are being interrogated.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

PMBCO: Atiku Abubakar a beneficiary of Nigeria’s slow system

President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (PMBCO) removed the gloves Wednesday night to engage Atiku Abubakar bare-knuckle and lash him over his attack on Buhari, who had blamed Nigeria’s slow system in arresting corruption.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

2019: Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP presidential candidate

Atiku Abubakar, a retired Customs officer and Nigeria’s vice president between 1999 and 2007, has been elected the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: Kebbi aspirant cautions PDP delegates against vote for money

A governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Gari-Malan, on Saturday cautioned delegates of the party not to exchange their votes for money.
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Katsina bye-election: Two brothers lock horns on Saturday

Two brothers, Kabir Babba Kaita of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and his younger brother, Ahmad Babba Kaita of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are the two major contenders among four other candidates from various political parties who will slug it on Saturday during a by-election to fill the vacant seat of the Katsina North senatorial zone at the National Assembly.

Court dissolves 22 years marriage over wife’s love for wearing trousers

A 42-year-old housewife, Fatimot Abiola, on Wednesday in Lagos lost her 22 years marriage to her husband, Rasheed, for wearing trousers against her husband’s wish.

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FCTA decries spate of abandoned buildings in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Department of Monitoring and Inspection, has decried the number of abandoned buildings in the city centre.

Bayern Munich hoping for one big signing and two sales

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Bandits kill 7 vigilantes, burn 50 motorcycles in Niger

Not less than seven men of the local vigilant group in Mashegu local government area of Niger state have been killed by bandits. Several others have also been injured and hospitalised.