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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.

2019: Miyetti Allah dumps APC, back PDP in Niger

The gubernatorial ambition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received a boost as the Fulanis, one of the dominant ethnic nationality in Niger State, have withdrawn their support for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and threw their weight behind the PDP and its 2019 governorship candidate Umar Mohammed Nasko.
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Waheed Odusile loses NUJ election to Chris Isiguzo

Chris Isiguzo, South East Bureau Chief of ThisDay Newspaper from Enugu Zone on Friday morning emerged the National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) at the Unions general election in Abeokuta

APC releases list of aspirants cleared for senatorial primaries

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has released names of aspirants that have been cleared to take part in the senatorial primaries across the federation.
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ASUP demands regular payment of staff development funds

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Friday called on state governments to make regular payment of staff development funds to polytechnics.

Customs chief orders commands to release seized goods-laden trucks to owners

Mr Aminu Dahiru, the Nigeria Customs Service Zone `A’ Coordinator, on Monday directed commands in the zone to release cargo-laden trucks seized from transporters.

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.

Customs arrests 12 smugglers, seizes N1.34 billion rice, vehicles

Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos, have arrested 12 smugglers in connection with 9,049 bags of foreign rice laden in 15 vehicles, exotic vehicles and other contraband valued at N1.34 billion. Within a month 14,565 bags of rice have been impounded by the unit in Lagos alone.

Customs officer kidnapped during clash with smugglers

A Customs officer, Rasheed Abdulsalam, attached to the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos was, last Saturday, kidnapped after a fierce clash with notorious smugglers.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 177 vehicles, other items

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded 177 units of vehicles and other items including unused tyres and food items from smugglers through the Lagos border.

Senate decries abuse of federal govt’s fiscal policies by companies

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariffs, on Tuesday decried what it described as “gross abuse of government’s fiscal policies” by some companies involved in importation.

Chinese man arrested over N494m elephant tusks

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, has intercepted sacks of elephant tusks and pangolin shells with a combined duty paid value of N493.5m.

Customs deny killing rice smuggler in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service, Zone A, Ikeja says no life was lost in its officers’ encounter with an alleged rice smuggler in the early hours of Wednesday in Lagos.

Customs intercept goods worth N1.595bn in November

The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday disclosed that it has intercepted goods smuggled and concealed valued at N1.595 billion in November.

Customs hits N698bn revenue in 10 months

Mr Aminu Dahiru, the Assistant Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Zone A, Lagos, on Tuesday announced that the zone generated N698 billion as revenue from January to October.

Court orders forfeiture of illegally imported goods

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the permanent forfeiture of various illegally imported goods valued at N50, 151,606 to the Federal Government.

Customs seek forfeiture of N50m imported goods

The Nigeria Customs Service Board has applied to the Federal High Court in Lagos, seeking a forfeiture order on various illegally imported goods valued at N50,151,606.

Customs intercepts 37 smuggled brand new vehicles

Some Customs officers are in trouble for their involvement in the smuggling of 37 brand new vehicles through unapproved land border routes.

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