Nigerian Customs Service
Customs officer kidnapped in Lagos
Gunmen on Tuesday evening kidnapped a Nigerian Customs Service Officer in Festac, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. The officer identified as Mrs. Comfort Alaba, was kidnapped near an eatery on 22 Road, Festac Town.
Nigeria loses N200b yearly to diversion of cargoes
The Federal Government may be loosing about N200 billion yearly to diversion of automobile imports to the ports in neighbouring countries, particularly the Port of Cotonou in Republic of Benin.
Nigerian Customs draws attention to expired rice from border posts
The Customs Controller, Federal Operations Unit (F.O.U.) Ikeja, Comptroller Mamudu Haruna, said on Tuesday said that most rice smuggled through Idiroko, Seme, Jibia and other border stations had expired.
Reps seek suspension of ban on imported cars
The House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the ban on the importation of new and used cars through Nigeria’s land borders.
Driver allegedly shot by Customs officer resisted arrest
The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), yesterday denied culpability of its officers in the alleged shooting of a bus driver, Sunday Umaru. It said Umaru was shot when he resisted arrest.
Customs officials kill three in Lagos
Some officials of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja yesterday allegedly shot dead three residents of Ijora Badia community of Lagos.
Court fixes Sept. 29 for Lagos journalist's assault suit against Customs
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed Sept. 29 to hear application to re-list a suit by a journalist, Otunba Olomofe, against the Nigerian Customs Service over alleged assault and rights infringement.