Category: customs

Breaking: Fresh Container Of Arms Uncovered At Tin Can Port

Barely one week after it intercepted a 20-foot container load of 1,100 pump action riffles, the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday uncovered yet another set of 475 riffles. It was gathered at the port yesterday that the pump-action rifles were discovered after the Customs Area Controller of the Command; Compt…

Customs, NDLEA Demand Whisky, Cigarette From Shipmasters At Ports – UK Magazine

A United Kingdom based publication, Guide to Port Entry has accused government officials of seeking bribes and gratifications before clearing vessels for berthing at Lagos seaports. The publication is the most accurate and comprehensive port information resource which assists crew in planning port calls to over 11,400 global commercial ports and terminals. The book features…

Anxiety As Customs Intercepts Fresh 440 Rifles At Lagos Port

The Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, yesterday intercepted a total 440 pieces of pump action rifles imported from Turkey. The pump actions of various designs were concealed in a 20 foot container laden with Plaster of Paris popularly called (POP) and were impounded on Monday 22nd May 2017. Recall that the…

Several Officers Missing As Smugglers Burn Customs Patrol Van in Ogun

Less than a week after vehicle dealers attacked officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Kaduna burning their patrol van, officers of the service once again came under another attack in the hands of daredevil smugglers in Ogun. In this renewed attack at the Toll-gate end of Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, operational vehicle of the service…

Uniform War: Ali, Saraki In Secret Meeting After Buhari’s Intervention

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, Tuesday evening held a closed-door meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki, after President Muhammadu Buhari intervened. “He (Mr. Ali) has come and gone,” a Senate President’s office insider said at 6:40 p.m. Earlier on Tuesday, Mr. Ali had written the Senate, notifying the lawmakers of his…