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Official: Customs interrogates officers over video showing man’s death

The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road on Sunday are being interrogated.
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$900 million worth of Pangolin seizures made in Nigeria in 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says that more than 900 million dollars’ worth of Pangolin for illicit trading were seized in Nigeria in 2018.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki, others bag 2018 award of excellence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, and Managing Director of Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL), Ismail Yusuf, among others have received the 2018 awards of excellent leadership.

Customs: N2.7 billion worth of goods seized in one month in Lagos

The Nigerian Customs Service, Zone A, Lagos, has said it seized goods valued at N2.7 billion smuggled through the Lagos border over the past four weeks.

Customs: Illegal importers of N7.31 billion Tramadol, other goods, offered us N150 million bribe

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday said the Apapa Command of the service intercepted 40 × 40ft containers of pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value of N7.31bn.

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Democratic Party (PDP) has received a boost as the Fulanis, one of the dominant ethnic nationality in Niger State, have withdrawn their support for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and threw their weight behind the PDP and its 2019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.

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Retired General Ishaya Bamaiyi has told an Ikeja High Court that he could not recall how much he earned as salary as former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.

Elections: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Bayelsa

The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State command, Aminu Saleh, Thursday said over 4000 policemen will be providing security for the rescheduled elections on Saturday.
1 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC: Voting materials got to right destinations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State has again assured the electorate that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.