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Customs: Smugglers have gone deadly

As Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) made 623 seizures, including 153 vehicles and other items, Comptroller in charge of the unit has said that, smugglers have gone sophisticated and deadly.

Customs intercepts N1.26 billion contraband drugs, vehicle

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it intercepted contraband worth over N1.26 billion.

Customs confiscate smuggled goods valued N226 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Kaduna on Tuesday, said it made 106 seizures in two months.

Customs begins online auction of seized vehicles, goods

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has commenced electronic (online) auction of contrabands, including exotic cars of different brands seized from smugglers in Imo/Abia and Edo/Delta commands.

Customs seizes contraband worth N42 million in two months

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.

Customs seizes smuggled items worth N2 billion

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted various smuggled items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N2 billion between February 6 and April 16.

Customs seize 1,942 bags of foreign rice, other goods in Katsina

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B, has seized no fewer than 1,942 bags of foreign rice and other goods in Katsina State in two months.

Customs siezes 10 exotic cars, other goods worth N441m, makes 6 arrests

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it had seized eight exotic cars and other items whose owners refused to pay duties, defrauding the Federal Government of about N442 million.

Customs arrests Nigerien with N30 million worth tramadol

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.

Election: Customs intercept police uniforms, tear gas in Lagos

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, the Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A,’ Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted bales of uniforms, tear gas canisters and other paraphernalia of the Nigeria Police Force.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki, others bag 2018 award of excellence

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.

Customs impounds 22 armoured vehicles in Edo, Anambra

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, Owerri of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 22 exotic cars including armoured vehicles of various models, bags of foreign rice bearing an overall Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N591 Million.

Customs intercepts 30,000 bags of rice, bullet proof SUVs in Lagos, Ogun

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 30,000 bags of foreign parboiled rice smuggled into the country from Benin Republic.

Customs arrest four, intercept cars, goods worth N240 million

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has warned smugglers that all hands are on deck to prevent smuggling of goods as the Christmas season approaches.

Customs seizes over 500 bales of used cloths in Imo

The Controller of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone C, Owerri, Olusemire Kayode, yesterday said the unit seized 563 bales of used cloths from smugglers.
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13 persons arraigned for abducting Customs operative in Ogun

The Police in Ogun State have re-arraigned 13 suspected smugglers who allegedly abducted an operative of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdul-Rasheed Salami, in April, 2018.

Customs intercept smuggled goods worth N2.24 billion

Smuggled items, including nine bulletproof Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and 11,000 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice, with an approximate Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N2.02 billion, have been intercepted by the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

Oil and gas export sales up to $416 million

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says a total of crude oil and gas export sales of $416.07 million was realised in June, which is 35.78 per cent higher than the previous month.

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President Buhari faults smugglers, traders ‘who choose profits over patriotism’

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COZA pastor asks court to dismiss rape suit against him

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Ogun Assembly approves governor’s request for N1.5 billion central bank loan

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Nasarawa guber: Police tightens security ahead of tribunal judgement

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it had beefed up security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the judgment of the governorship election petition tribunal slated for Saturday.