Tags: Lagos

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…

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…

Four Dead As NNPC Jetty Catches Fire In Lagos

Four persons were feared dead in an inferno that rocked a petroleum jetty belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Apapa yesterday.  The inferno started around 3.00 am, when a petroleum-laden vessel was discharging fuels at the jetty. The jetty is also known as Petroleum Wharf Apapa (PWA) jetty.      The source at…

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…

NDLEA Caught Mecca Bound Trader with Cocaine In Lagos

The officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have arrested a fifty-four-year-old single mother of four children, Owolabi Oluwayemisi Modinat on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia with substances that tested positive for cocaine. Announcing the arrest in a statement signed and issued by the Head,…