The newly deployed Customs Area Comptroller, Adamawa / Taraba Area Command, Salisu Kazaure Abdullahi, has declared total war on smugglers operating at the Cameroun Republic borders between the two states.
Smugglers and duty evaders will now face stiffer punishment for economic crimes as the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA) Amendment Bill has received the President’s assent.
28 Oct 2022
There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari, who doubles as the Minister of Petroleum Resources, and key members of agencies in the oil sector, especially the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, have questions to answer over subsidy scandal standing at about N200.8 billion monthly...
22 Jul 2022
The Coordinator of Joint Boarder Patrol Team (JBPT) Sector 3, North Central Zone, Olugboyega Peters, has disclosed the seizure of 44 bales of clothes and 16 sacks of shoes worth millions
15 Jan 2022
Stray bullets allegedly fired by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have killed a two-year-old girl in Ogun State.
24 Dec 2021
The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, yesterday said a total of 865 kegs of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) were intercepted by its operatives.
23 Oct 2021
The Acting Controller, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A, Hussein Ejibunu, has warned that the service will retaliate the attacks on its officers by smugglers..
9 Dec 2020
The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone C, Compt. Yusuf Lawal, has expressed readiness to combat smugglers of used vehicles and foreign rice during the festive season.
13 Aug 2020
One person was feared dead and many others injured in a bloody clash between officers of the Nigeria Customs Service and suspected smugglers in Ogun State. The hoodlums also destroyed a customs base located at Owode during the fracas. The deceased died on Tuesday when he fell off his motorcycle while fleeing from the…
5 Mar 2020
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), and National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), have restated their commitment to check the smuggling of drugs and other harmful pharmaceuticals
8 Nov 2019
Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command, yesterday engaged smugglers of Cars in a shooting spree. According to authorities at the command, at the end of the operation, over 55 vehicles allegedly being smuggled into the country from the Benin Republic were intercepted and recovered.