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Owode-Yewa killing: Ogun monarchs demand justice from FG

Owode-Yewa killing: Ogun monarchs demand justice from FG

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Monarchs in Ogun West senatorial district, under the aegis of Yewa Traditional Council, have called on the Federal Government to investigate, thoroughly, the killing of five residents of Owode-Yewa by the operatives of the Ogun State Command of Nigeria Customs Service, last month. The traditional rulers made the call on Monday during […]
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Customs seizes 29 vehicles, other items worth N1.1b at Seme border

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The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command, says it intercepted 29 vehicles and goods worth about N1.1 billion in December 2018. The Customs Area Controller, Seme Command, Mohammed Garba, made this known yesterday while briefing journalists on the activities of the command at the ECOWAS Joint Border Post in Seme. According to him, the items seized were 29 […]
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Our job is to implement govt. policies – Compt. Olumisire

The Unit Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ Owerri, Comptroller Kayode Olumisire comes across as brief and straight to the point as possible.
He says the NCS derives greater joy in trade facilitation and making Nigerians embrace legitimate trade through regular sensitization campaign than chasing smugglers around; but insist “we will not think twice seizing imports that runs contrary to the prohibition order”.
In this interview with EGUONO ODJEGBA, he tells the story of how he bridges the seemingly opposite tasks. He says it is not the place of the NCS to ascribe economic or political reasons to the influx of smuggled armoured vehicles.
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Customs collects N1.2 trillion revenue, seized N61bn contraband in 2018

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The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS weekend said it has collected a total of N1.2 trillion as at December 2018, even as it disclosed that contraband consignments with Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N61.5 billion were also seized during the period under review.
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Ogun: Two arrested over killing of Customs officer

Two people have been arrested in connection to the killing of a Customs officer, identified as Hamisu Sani, in Ogun State. The deceased was attacked by suspected smugglers while discharging his duties on Sunday when the Customs team intercepted eight reconstructed vehicles fully loaded with bags of rice at Asero area of Abeokuta. In a […]
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Smugglers kill Customs officer, injure another in Ogun

Smugglers kill Customs officer, injure another in Ogun

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Ogun State command of the Nigeria Customs Service, on Sunday, lost one of its officers, while another one sustained serious machete cuts when their patrol vehicle was ambushed and attacked by suspected smugglers. The two officers, according to a statement issued on Monday by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the […]
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Why Customs linked seized Owerri armoured vehicles to national security

‘Rice importation from Thailand has dropped by 91 per cent’

The Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’, Owerri, Imo State, Comptroller Kayode Olusemire, has said that the importations of armoured vehicles portend several risks to Nigeria.
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Smugglers record black yuletide

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The Nigeria Customs Service, CG Strike Force, last week, apparently spoilt the Christmas and New Year celebration for smugglers, following a comprehensive raid of Oniko, a village in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State, believed to be a major hideout for smuggled items, confiscating a total of 8,413 bags of 50kg smuggled rice.
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Customs intercepts dynamite, explosives at Lagos port

Customs intercepts dynamite, explosives at Lagos port

Other seized items included 108 kegs of vegetable oil, container load of used clothing and a 40ft container load of dynamites and explosives. Steve Agbota The Comptroller General of Customs Strike Force has announced that it has intercepted suspected imported explosives and dynamites from China at the Lagos port. This is even as the Strike […]
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