Customs on red alert against smugglers at Yuletide
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.
One dies as smugglers battle customs officers in Ogun
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…
Customs engage smugglers in shooting spree at Seme, recovers 55 vehicles
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.
Navy arrests 12 suspected smugglers in Akwa Ibom
Commanding Officer of the Forward Operation Base of the Nigerian Navy at Ibaka in Mbo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State, Captain Peter Yilme, has paraded 12 suspected smugglers of rice.
Hurdles to ridding Seme border of smugglers
Being a renowned border that links most of the West African Countries within the sub-region, and its pivotal role in the economic development of Nigeria and West Africa at large, it is a known fact that the Lagos-Abidjan corridor has attracted both legitimate international and local travelers across the frontier. This international attraction is also…
Ridding the Customs of incessant killings
Blood, tears and public outrage over killings of innocent souls are frequently becoming the outcome of many battles between the men of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the dreaded smugglers.