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October, 2019

  • 10 October

    Ogun Students Demand N5m Compensation From Customs For Slain Colleague

    The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS), has appealed to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to pay N5 million as compensation to the family of late Opeyemi Odunsi, a student, who was accidentally killed by an official last week. The official was said to have been driving an alleged …

September, 2019

  • 11 September

    Smugglers Bribe Residents With Phones For Information On Border Patrol – Customs PRO

    Joseph Atah, spokesperson of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has revealed that it is difficult to achieve results in the fight against smuggling, because border community residents give information to smugglers on movement of security patrols. The federal government shut land borders nationwide last month, in the bid to tackle …

September, 2018

  • 17 September

    EFCC’s Decision To Put Me On Watch List Petty – Fayose

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has slammed the decision of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to put him on a watch list, describing it as petty. Governor Fayose said this on Sunday via Twitter after a report indicated that the anti-graft agency asked the Nigeria Customs Service …

January, 2018

  • 9 January

    Customs Promote Three Officers For Exemplary Efforts

    Hameed Ali, the Comptroller-General of Customs, CGC, has approved the appointment, in acting capacities, of three customs officers for being efficient in their duties, said a Customs official statement.Joseph Attah, the spokesman for the NCS, named the benefitting officers as Talatu Isa, an Assistant Comptroller-General (ACG), Talatu Isa, now appointed …

November, 2017

  • 25 November

    NCS Cancels Promotion Exams Over Malpractice

      The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has cancelled the promotion examination recently conducted for senior officers over exam malpractice. The exercise was conducted for officers meant to be promoted from the rank of Assistant Comptroller to Deputy Comptroller According to an internal circular, dated November 22, 2017, the Comptroller General …

October, 2017

  • 27 October

    Customs Hands Over Two Containers Of Seized Drugs To NAFDAC

        The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Port Command, says it has handed over two containers of seized drugs to the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. NCS said the containers were falsely declared as containing three used vehicles, cartons of makeup kits, and 850 …

  • 24 October

    Customs Kill Man During Fight With Smugglers

    Some operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service have allegedly killed a 25-year-old father of two in Ajilete, an area in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State. The men were said to have been on a mission to prevent some smugglers from bringing in vehicles to the state from …

  • 23 October

    Customs Officers, Smugglers Clash In Ogun

        Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and some smugglers reportedly clashed in Ajilete Village, Ipokia Local Government Area of the State on Sunday, killing one person. It was gathered that the smugglers smuggled about three Tokunbo vehicles into the village through Idiroko land border from Benin Republic. The …

September, 2017

  • 21 September

    Customs Intercept Another 2,671 Rifles

    The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another 2,671 rifles illegally imported into Nigeria. The guns are alleged to have been imported from Turkey through profiling approach. The Comptroller-General of NCS, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday that the seizure was …

August, 2017

  • 29 August

    Four Customs Officers Dismissed Over Imported Arms

    The Nigeria Customs Service has dismissed four officers who were implicated in the importation of the 661 pump action rifles seized at Tin Can Island Port. The officers were found to have illegally released the arms after receiving bribes. Joseph Attah confirmed the dismissal to Vanguard last weekend. The officers …

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