Nigeria Customs Service
Customs seizes 29 vehicles, other items worth N1.1b at Seme border
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…
FRSC decries activities of smugglers on Idi-roko road in Ogun
The Idi-roko Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has decried the activities of smugglers, which it described as a major challenge confronted its operations in 2018. Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idi-roko Unit Commander of FRSC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota, Ogun, on…
Group accuses customs officers of harassment, extortion
Officials of the Shoe Dealers Association (SDA), Terminus Branch, Jos, have accused officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) of harassment and extortion, while carrying out their legal business.
Customs intercepts N379m Indian Hemp, other goods
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone “A” of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it intercepted 3,792 kg of Indian Hemp worth N379, 200, 000 along the Oyo/Osun border within the past four months.
Customs seizes 27 trucks of rice, 21 vehicles worth N2.9b
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Border Command, yesterday announced the seizure of contrabands worth over N2.9 billion.They included 27 trailer loads of foreign parboiled rice smuggled into the country through neighboring Benin Republic.
Customs arrests five suspects over alleged importation of military uniforms
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Onne, Rivers State has arrested five suspects for allegedly importing military uniforms and other items.Customs Area II Comptroller, Aliyu Galadima, disclosed this yesterday when he paraded the items at Onne Port.
Clearing agents protest alleged extortion by customs in Lagos
The placard-carrying protesters blocked the old Ojo Road leading to the terminal, causing serious traffic jam, as commuters alight from the vehicles to save time. Some of the postcards read: “We say No To Victimisation,” “We Say No To Injustice,” “We don’t want the OC Gate,” among others. The Guardian learnt that the agents and…
Overtime cargoes, congestion hobble Lagos ports
Uneasy calm may have settled in the maritime sector over the unprecedented number of overtime cargoes in the Lagos seaports, which has resulted to loss of huge revenue and congestion. Cargoes are classified as overtime when they have stayed in the ports for between 28-30 days without clearing and delivery. The Guardian gathered that over…