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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 …

  • 18 August

    Court Orders Forfeiture Of N50m Seized Goods

        The Federal High Court in Lagos has on Thursday ordered the forfeiture of N50 million illegally imported goods seized by the Nigeria Customs Service. Justice Abdulaziz Anka, the presiding judge, granted the request by NCS “to sell the goods either by way of auction, allocation or by any …

  • 11 August

    AGF Orders Customs CG To Reinstate Retired Comptroller

    Abubakar Malami, SAN, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, has directed Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.), the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, to reinstate Abdullahi Gusau, a retired Comptroller, as directed by the Supreme Court. Gusau had approached the High Court alleging wrongful sack. Displeased with …

July, 2017

  • 27 July

    Customs Boss Orders Removal Of Illegal Check Points In Nigeria

        Following a presidential directive, Col. Hameed Ali,  Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, has ordered the dismantling of all checkpoints mounted outside 40 kilometres to the border. Also, the CG said there should be no checkpoints within the Port areas. He asked all customs comptrollers to ensure that …

June, 2017

  • 15 June

    Customs Impound Parcels Of Indian Hemp In Lagos

    he Federal Operations Unit, FOU Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS in has  seized 384 parcels of Indian hemp at the Iyana-ipaja area of Lagos state following an intelligence report. Mohammed Uba Garba, Comptroller of the FOU Zone A said the seized goods, concealed inside six bales of …

  • 12 June

    Customs Hands Over Two Stolen Vehicles To Interpol

    The Tin Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has handed two suspected stolen Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicles over to Interpol. Bashar Yusuf, the Area Controller who did the handover, said the vehicles were intercepted following an intelligence report from Interpol. Uche Ejesieme, Customs Public Relations …

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