1 dies as smugglers abducted Customs officer in Ogun

One person was killed and one officer abducted in a bloody clash between men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) and suspected smugglers in Ogun State. Public Relations Officer of the Ogun 1 Area Command, Hammed Oloyede, said at about 09.30 am on Saturday, September 26, officers...

Customs intercepts Dubai-bound passenger with 2,886 ATM cards at Lagos Airport

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Murtala Muhamed International Airport (MMIA) command on Thursday handed over suspect with 2,886 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The Deputy Controller of MMIA, Abdulmumin Bako of MMIA in...

Smugglers kill newly wedded Customs officer on duty in Oyo

… As Police, Customs fight over abandoned vehicle Smugglers have killed a newly wedded customs officer attached to the Operation Border Drill by the Nigeria Customs Service at Oyo State. Since the Federal Government introduced the operation in 2019, scores of Customs officers...

Customs recovers car worth N1.3 b

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ has intercepted 113 exotic vehicles worth over N1. 3 billion.The Zonal Controller, Comptroller Aliyu Mohammed, said at a press conference at the Headquarters in Ikeja that from February 6 to April 16, over...

Customs donates 30,000 bags of rice, other materials to IDP’s, Orphanages in Ogun

Nigeria Customs Service has donated 32,576 bags of rice, 1,794 kegs of Vegetable oil, 329 bales of used clothes and other relief materials to some orphanages in Ogun and South West states. The distribution of relief items to orphanages in Zone ‘A’ was carried out by the...

Customs intercepts bales of police uniforms, tear gas in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday, intercepted bales of police uniforms, tear gas canisters and other paraphernalia of the Nigeria Police Force. The uniforms, which were intercepted in Lagos were concealed in a Toyota Sienna...

Customs intercepts two aircraft illegally imported into Nigeria

The Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted two aircraft that were illegallCustomsrted into the country. Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali, yesterday disclosed that the aircraft was intercepted at the Apapa Command of the service.     Addressing...

Customs seizes 11,232 smuggled military uniforms

The Rivers State Area command of the Nigerian Customs Service has seized at least 11,232 pieces of illegally imported military wear.   This was revealed at the state Customs office in Onne yesterday by the Assistant Comptroller-General, Sanusi Umar,  during the inspection of...