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Customs arrests 12 smugglers, seizes N1.34 billion rice, vehicles

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos, have arrested 12 smugglers in connection with 9,049 bags of foreign rice laden in 15 vehicles, exotic vehicles and other contraband valued at N1.34 billion. Within a month 14,565 bags of rice have been impounded by the unit in Lagos alone.

Customs officer kidnapped during clash with smugglers

A Customs officer, Rasheed Abdulsalam, attached to the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos was, last Saturday, kidnapped after a fierce clash with notorious smugglers.

Customs seize 10 trailers loaded with rice, other contraband worth N1.6 billion

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone `A` of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted 10 trailers loaded with parboiled rice and other contraband goods with Duty Paid Value of N1.62 billion, from March 9.

Customs intercept N74.4 million worth of imported marijuana

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, in Lagos Wednesday said it had seized 98 bags and 570 parcels of Indian hemp with duty paid value at N74.4 million.

Customs: Owners to forfeit 16 exotic cars after 30 days

The Customs Area Controller, CAC, of Federal Operations Unit, FOU, zone ‘A’ of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller Mohammed Uba has declared that the owners of 16 exotic cars seized by FOU will forfeit them to the Federal Government after 30 days.

Customs intercepts N2.55 billion goods in Zone A

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted various contraband with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N2.55 billion between March 1 and March 19.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 18 cars, over 4,000 bags of rice in February

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja of the Nigerian Customs Service has said it intercepted 18 cars worth N303 million coming through unapproved routes in February.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 177 vehicles, other items

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 177 units of vehicles and other items including unused tyres and food items from smugglers through the Lagos border.

Customs kill man in front of father’s shop

There is tension at Daddara village, in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, after some operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, shot dead a man in front of his father’ s shop.

Chinese man arrested over N494m elephant tusks

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, has intercepted sacks of elephant tusks and pangolin shells with a combined duty paid value of N493.5m.

Why Nigeria Customs can’t stop smuggling – official

The Nigerian Customs Service has said that the porous nature of the country’s borders is a major obstacle to their efforts to stem the influx of smuggled items.

Customs operative macheted in deadly attack by suspected smugglers

The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Area Command, says one of its operatives, Muhammed Maigari, was macheted by armed smugglers at Ibeji River around Idogo-Ifoyintedo axis in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state, and currently under intensive medical attention.

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.

Customs intercepts N5.96 billion goods in 2017

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted contraband goods with Duty Paid Valued of N5.96 billion between January and December 2017.

Almost N6 billion worth of contraband intercepted by Customs in 2017

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), intercepted contraband goods with Duty Paid Valued (DPV) of N5.96 billion between January and December 2017.

Customs intercept goods worth N1.595bn in November

The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday disclosed that it has intercepted goods smuggled and concealed valued at N1.595 billion in November.

Nigeria Customs confiscates smuggled vehicles valued at N1.3 billion

The Nigeria Customs Service has confiscated 64 vehicles valued at over N1.3 billion during a raid at Omole Estate and Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos.

Customs destroy smuggled frozen poultry products worth N7 million

The Nigeria Customs Service on Monday in Benin destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized along Benin/Ore axis with duty paid value of N7.2m.

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