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Customs in Seme intercepts 136,350 litres of petrol, 79 used cars

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 79 used vehicles known as ‘Tokunbo’ and 136,350 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) called petrol in the last six months.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Photographer docked for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million

The police on Wednesday arraigned a photographer, Ayodeji Festus, 28, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly defrauding woman of N1.7 million.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Central bank re-assigns two pre-shipment inspection agents for non-oil export

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, re-assigned two companies as Pre-Shipment Inspection Agents (PIA) for non-oil exports in the northern and south-western parts of the country.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government approves N283.26 billion, $18.12 million for Customs boats, scanners

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved two contracts totalling N283.255bn and a foreign component of $18.12m.

Customs arrests 41 ‘smugglers’ with cannabis, rice

Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Osun Area Command, has made seizure of some contrabands worth N171,001,782.

Customs set ablaze N12m worth of expired seized goods in Kwara

The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command has burnt over N12 million worth of seized contraband goods.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Military arrests seven sea pirates, impounds smuggled rice, destroys oil thieves camp

Defence Headquarters says the military has arrested seven suspected sea pirates, impounded bags of smuggled rice and destroyed oil thieves’ camp in the Niger-Delta region in the last one week.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: 602 repentant ex-terrorists swear oath of allegiance to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 602 repentant ex-terrorists have sworn to an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria after completing a deradicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme undertaken by the government’s ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ initiative in Gombe State.

Joint border operations impounds contraband items worth N1.2bn

The North Central Zone of the Joint Border Operations, JBO, led by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has impounded various contraband goods worth N1.2 billion, even as it disclosed that 53 suspects were arrested between May and June this year.

Badagry monarch demands N10 million compensation from Customs for assault

A Badagry monarch, Alapa of Apa, Oba Adekanmi Oyekan, has petitioned the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hammed Alli (rtd) over assault.
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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.

FRSC tasks personnel on discipline, better service to public

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has directed its officers and men to show more dedication and discipline in the discharge of their duties.

Stray bullets hit two as Customs, petrol smugglers clash

Two youngsters have been hit by stray bullets during a confrontation between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and petrol smugglers at Seme border in Lagos State.

Customs collects N1.1bn from South-West importers in six month

The Strike Force of the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Zone ‘A’, said it has raised a Debit Notes (DN) worth more than N1.104 billion from importers of cargo that pays lesser Customs duties into the Federal Government coffers from the six area commands of the service in the South West.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate, NNPC clash over crude oil production cost

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.

Customs seize cannabis worth N1 billion in Lagos waters

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has made a massive seizure of drugs suspected to be Cannabis Sativa worth over N1 billion.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 1

FEC approves N118 million augmentation for Ose-Akwa bridge in Anambra

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved and augmented by the sum of N118 million, the completion of the Ose-Akwa Bridge in Anambra.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, gave the information at the end of the virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. 4

FEC approves N623 million for Customs to buy computers

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N623.7 million for the Nigeria Customs Service to buy computers for its zonal and area commands.

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