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Customs to take delivery of three scanners by second quarter

Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, is set to take delivery of three scanners by end of the second quarter 2020, newsmen report. But some stakeholders are doubting the willingness of the NCS to use the scanners when they finally arrive.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits free kidnapped Customs officers in Katsina

Armed bandits operating in parts of Katsina State have released two Customs officers they abducted at Jibia last Wednesday.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram-Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.

Many dead as army, bandits clash in Katsina, kills many

Troops of the 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on the 7th of January 2020 decimated some bandits in Magama Jibia Local Government Area of Kastina state.
Another bizarrely creative efforts by the smugglers was discovered on Wednesday when the joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted 23 jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) concealed in two caskets at Idiroko border.

Customs intercepts jerry cans of petrol concealed in two caskets

Bizarre tales of desperation are turning up as smugglers intensified efforts to beat the ongoing closure of Nigeria’s borders with neighbouring countries by the Federal Government.

Customs apprehend woman with 2kg of gold in her shoes

Russian customs officers have detained a woman at the Chinese border with nearly two kilogrammes of gold in her shoes after she appeared to be walking strangely, authorities said on Tuesday.

Chinese customs intercepts 1,550 human placental extract injections

Customs officers in north China’s Tianjin Municipality seized 1,550 human placental extract injections in 2019, the customs said Thursday.

Nigerian woman arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine

Customs officers at Hong Kong International Airport recovered more than half of a kilogramme of cocaine from a Nigerian woman who allegedly hid the drug in her body, South China Morning reports.
A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Spanish priest, customs officers die in Burkina attack

A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Police arrest seven Customs officers for killing woman

The Nigeria Police in Badagry, said it had arrested seven customs officers over the killing one Mrs Patience Oni and injuring an innocent man at Forte Oil Filling Station near popular Badagry Roundabout in Lagos state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government’ll probe Customs, electricity firm’s exploitation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised to investigate some Customs officers over allegation of bribery.

Customs impounds 320kg of cannabis, 555 bags of rice in Sokoto

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Sokoto Command, comprising Kebbi and Zamfara States, has impounded illicit goods with a duty paid value of over N16 million.

Federal government announces date for confirmation exam of civil servants

The federal government has confirmed August 28 as date for the commencement of compulsory confirmation examination for some civil servants in federal agencies in the country.

Customs deny killing rice smuggler in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service, Zone A, Ikeja says no life was lost in its officers’ encounter with an alleged rice smuggler in the early hours of Wednesday in Lagos.

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