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The partial closure of Nigeria’s land border with neighbours will continue beyond January 2020 and will only be terminated until the set objectives are achieved.

Farmers: Land border should remain closed for 10 years

Some farmers in the country have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the land border remain closed for the next 10 years.

Customs official killed in violent clash in Ogun

A violent clash has occurred in Imasai town of Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State leading to the death of an official of the Nigeria Customs Service.
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: Criminals smuggling rice into Nigeria with caskets, gas cylinders

The Nigeria Customs Service says ingenuity deployed by criminals or smugglers has made it possible for contraband items to come into the country.

Customs impounds millions of naira insecticide in remote Kano village

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have stormed a warehouse holding pirated insecticides worth millions of naira in a remote village in Kano State.
Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) suffered her second defeat in the hands of Nigeria Police Force on Day 3 of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Volleyball League in Abuja.

Voleyball League: Police detain NSCDC as Customs impounds Immigrations

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) suffered her second defeat in the hands of Nigeria Police Force on Day 3 of the ongoing Nigeria Premier Volleyball League in Abuja.

Customs seizes N43 million smuggled goods within one week in Kaduna

The Zone B of Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit Kaduna, on Thursday said it seized smuggled goods valued at over N43 million within one week in the zone.

Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps kicks against Customs’ ban on fuel supply to border communities

The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded an immediate halt to the implementation of a directive by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, that petrol should no longer be supplied to communities within 20-kilometre radius of the land borders.

Customs arrest six smugglers in Katsina, Kebbi

Not fewer than six smugglers of rice and other smuggled items have been arrested by men and officers of the Nigeria Custom Service.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Federal government gives conditions for reopening borders

This is even as the Nigeria Customs Service said the nation’s borders may open before the January 2020 date if an agreement is reached before the date.

Customs impounds 57 motorbikes with 570 bags of rice

Operatives of the Zone A Strike Force of the Nigeria Customs Service have seized 57 motorbikes in an operation in Ilara community, Ogun State.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs impounds rice, vehicles with duty paid value of N145 million in Niger

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger and Kogi Area command, has seized imported rice, vehicles and and second hand bale clothing with duty paid value of about N145 million in the third quarter of 2019.

Customs arrests 15 suspects in Adamawa for re-bagging foreign rice

The Adamawa/Taraba Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has arrested 15 suspects for re-bagging foreign rice to sell as local rice.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army: Seven terrorists killed, eight others crippled by own IEDs in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that seven terrorists died when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) they planted for troops in Lamba’a forest along Jakana-Mainok road in Borno.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor warns customs against incessant killings

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.

Borders closure: Customs generates N115 billion in September

The Nigeria Customs Service said it generated N115 billion in September, the highest so far since the closure of the country’s borders.

Customs intercepts raw donkey hide for export to China

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a total of 678 packages of unfinished leather (Donkey skin) billed for export to China.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
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Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

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Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

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Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

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