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December, 2019

  • 27 December

    Customs Begin Search For Smuggled Rice At Lagos-Abeokuta Road

    Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service have begun searching for smuggled rice, frozen poultry and other contraband brought into the country through Idiroko land border. Already, the officials have laid siege to the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and other locations in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, PUNCH reports. In …

  • 8 December

    Video: Customs Arrest Smuggler With Rice Strapped To His Body

    Officials of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), have arrested a suspected smuggler, with rice strapped to his body. Though the location of where the arrest took place is not known, an official of the NCS was seen in the footage cutting ropes and tapes used by the man to strap …

  • 5 December

    PHOTOS: Customs Intercept Gallons Of Petrol Hidden Inside Coffins

    The joint anti-bunkering team of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday intercepted 23 jerry cans of premium motor spirit (PMS), better known as petrol, concealed in two caskets, at Idiroko border in Ogun state. Abdullahi Maiwada, customs spokesman in the area, said the fuel-laden coffins were abandoned inside a Mazda 626 …

November, 2019

  • 23 November

    Customs To Sack Officers Living Above Earnings

    Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has said he will sack any officer who cannot live within his or her  remuneration and involved in illicit ways to acquire wealth. Ali gave the warning while decorating some newly promoted officers of the service in Abuja on …

  • 22 November

    Customs Boss Threatens To Sack Officers Living Above Their Income

    Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has threatened to sack any officer who live above what the service gives them. Ali gave the warning while decorating some newly promoted officers of the service in Abuja on Friday. Customs recently promoted 2,508 officers to various ranks, which included the …

  • 13 November

    Real Reason We Banned Fuel Supply To Border Towns – Customs

    Hameed Ali, the Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has explained why Customs banned fuel supply to filling stations close to the land borders. He told the House of Representatives Committee on Customs during the 2020 budget defence that the decision was to stop the smuggling of the products to …

  • 6 November

    Border Closure: Customs Intercepts 55 Fairly Used Vehicles

    The Seme Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday said it has intercepted 55 fairly-used vehicles smuggled into the country since the border closure on August 20 this year. Read Also: Lagos Community Where Floods Force Residents To Live In Abandoned Buses The Customs Spokesman in Seme, Abdullahi Hussaini, said …

  • 3 November

    VIDEO: Customs Uncover 324 Textile Materials, 52 Cartons Of Tin Tomatoes Hidden In Car

    In what could be described as an incredible scene from an action movie, operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have seized 324 textile materials and 52 cartons of tin tomatoes with a duty value of N2.613 million hidden in various compartments of a vehicle by smugglers. The vehicle, a …

October, 2019

  • 4 October

    Owners Of Seized Cars To Pay Duty Plus 25% Penalty Levy – Customs

    Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, has directed that owners of vehicles seized will pay the complete duty plus 25% penalty levy. This was stated in a circular released by AOB Fatade, Assistant Comptroller-General. “The Comptroller-General of Customs has directed that henceforth, all vehicles detained or subject to …

August, 2019

  • 26 August

    Gunmen Invade Customs Warehouse, Steal Food Items, Vandalise Car

    Gunmen in the early hours of Sunday invaded the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) premises in Calabar with the intention to cart away seized food items meant for delivery to Internally Displaced Persons camp across the country. The hoodlums, who invaded the premises at about 4 a.m shot sporadically while trying …

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