Category: customs

Customs Intercepts 2800 Bags Of Expired Rice In Lagos

The Seme Area command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted and destroyed 2800 bags of smuggled expired foreign parboiled rice. The expired rice which was disclosed by the Customs Area Controller of the command, Compt. Mohammed Aliyu in a press release made available to joirnalists by the Public Relations Officer, Taupyen Selchang worth N49million…

Smugglers lose N153m Banned Goods To Ogun Customs   

The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted banned items worth N153million in the last two weeks. This was even as the Customs Area Controller, Sani Madugu  vowed to track down some car smugglers who left one of its operatives seriously injured with machetes after an attack at Ibeju River, around Ifoyintedo last…

Customs FOU Generates N5.9bn In 2017, Warns Importers Against Smuggling

The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Compt Mohammed Uba Garba has warned Importers and smugglers to desist from bringing banned items into the country. He stated this yesterday in a press statement made available to journalists yesyetday by the Public Relations Officer Of the unit, Jerry Attah saying…

Customs Seizes Two Containers Of Fake Cables In Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service yesterday said it intercepted two containers load of fake electric cables imported from China. Speaking yesterday, at a press briefing, the Customs Area Controller Of the unit, Compt. Muhammed Uba said the two containers worth over N18.5million were declared as electric distribution board…

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…