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Customs seize trailer carrying contraband Analgin, others in Imo

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone “C” Owerri, Imo State, has intercepted and seized a trailer carrying 1 x 40 feet container, loaded with Analgin injections and other items.

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.

Customs intercept, seize N2.5 million fake currency notes

The Anti-Smuggling unit of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Command, have intercepted N2.5 million in fake currency notes at Ihunbo customs checkpoint along Sango-Idiroko road.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.

Customs intercepts 1,393 cartons of frozen poultry

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs seize rice, other items worth N61 million

The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, on Thursday said it had seized some items including imported rice, as well as bales of Mobile Police, Immigration and Navy uniforms from smugglers.
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.
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. 8

Border closure: House of Reps condemn ban on petrol sale to border communities

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Customs Service to lift the ban on the sales of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) within 20km to the country’s borders.

NAFDAC: It’s disheartening that drug traffickers get light sentences

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for stiffer punishment for drug traffickers and importers of illegal drugs into the country.

Customs generates N1.002 trillion revenue in nine months

The data received by newsmen from the Department of Research and Statistics and confirmed by the NCS’s public relations office indicated that the revenue was generated from 32 commands.

Telcos: Fuel supply suspension to filling stations in border areas threatens telecoms operations

Telecoms operators (Telcos) under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has warned that the directive given by Nigerian Customs Service to suspend the supply of petroleum products to filling stations within 20km of all border areas, could crumble telecoms operations in the country with serious adverse effect on service quality.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Border closure: Goods worth over N2 billion impounded, 239 illegal migrants arrested

Items worth N2.55 billion have been impounded while 239 illegal immigrants have been arrested following the closure of the nation’s borders, the Strategic Communication Team of the National Security Adviser on Border closure has revealed.
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Governor Masari warns Customs against killings in Katsina

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Thursday warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) against terrorizing innocent citizens and causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Federal government suspends fuel supply to border stations

In what may be described as a final offensive in its fight against smuggling, the federal government through the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Thursday announced the suspension of diesel and petrol supply to filling stations within 20 kilometres radius to all Nigerian borders.
Closed Nigerian border without any activity

Federal government suspends product supply to fuel stations within 20km of the borders

The federal government, through the Nigeria Customs Service, has directed that petroleum products should not be supplied to fuel stations within 20km of the 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.
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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.

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