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Nigerian Army conducts show of force in Borno

The Nigerian Army, in conjunction with other security agencies, conducted a show of force in Dikwa Emirate in Borno on Saturday to demonstrate their commitment to protect the people.

2019: How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

At the end of the count of the votes at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar polled 1,532 To bet 11 other contestants.

Nigeria Customs promotes officers, redeploys others

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Saturday said it had elevated four officers to the rank of Acting Comptroller-General (ACG) and redeployed 13 others to revamp the service.
The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ has intercepted a bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway.

Customs intercepts military hardware along Ijebu-Ode expressway

The Nigeria Customs Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ has intercepted a bus carrying two big sacks containing military uniforms and boots along the Ijebu-Ode expressway.

Minister: Smuggling stalling homegrown food production

The Federal Government has decried the high rate smuggling, stressing that it is stalling the production of homegrown food.
The Nigeria Customs has seized military hardware allegedly imported into Nigeria illegally.

Nigeria Customs intercepts imported military hardware

The Nigeria Customs has seized military hardware allegedly imported into Nigeria illegally.
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Federal government promises to provide incentives for operators in free trade zones

Okey Enelamah, minister of industry, trade and investment, says the Nigerian Industrial Council is set to review fiscal arrangements and incentives for operators of free trade zones (FTZs).

Customs impounds 498 cartons of codeine syrup

The Nigeria Customs Command in Lagos have arrested an Iveco truck carrying 498 cartons of Codeine Cough Syrup of 100 milligrams worth N199.2 million.

Hameed Ali: Nigeria Customs must adopt new technologies to secure ports

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has said the agency must benefit from the opportunities of new technologies in securing the Nigerian boarders and ports

Governor Ambode urges Lagos pilgrims to be good ambassadors

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged intending pilgrims for the upcoming Hajj to represent the state well, and be good ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Custom intercepts petrol tanker conveying rice in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone “B” Federal Operations Unit, has impounded a petrol tanker, a J5 bus and a truck filled with smuggled rice on the Kaduna-Zaria axis.

Ogun Customs intercept 215 smuggled vehicles

The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, says it has intercepted 215 vehicles smuggled into the country through land borders in its operations between January and June 2018.

Nigeria Customs intercepts petrol tanker conveying rice in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service, Zone “B” Federal Operations Unit (FOU), has impounded a petrol tanker, a J5 bus and a truck filled with smuggled rice on the Kaduna-Zaria axis.

Presidency: Why Vice President Osinbajo avoided his chopper

Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, on Thursday said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo avoided using his chopper from Gwagwalada where he had gone for an official assignment back to the Presidential Villa, Abuja because of “technical reasons.”

Ramadan: Yobe government distributes items to IDPs, orphanages

The Yobe State Government on Sunday distributed 17,501 bags of rice, cooking oil, sugar, tomatoes, and clothes to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), orphanages and indigent persons across the 17 local government areas of the state.

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.

House of Reps to probe Governor Bello’s alleged importation of arms, ammunition

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the alleged importation of arms, ammunition and military equipment by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.

VAIDS: No sacred cows after deadline – Babatunde Fowler

As the March 31, 2018, deadline given by the federal government for tax amnesty under its Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) draws nearer, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has warned that there would be no sacred cows after the cut-off date.

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