Nigeria Customs Service

Customs’ FOU ‘A’ intercepts N356m goods from smugglers

Customs’ FOU ‘A’ intercepts N356m goods from smugglers

The Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ (FOU ‘A’) of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ikeja on Wednesday said that it had made seizures of various contraband goods…

Cargo Scanner: SIFAX Group Boss seeks Govt’s swift attention

Cargo Scanner: SIFAX Group Boss seeks Govt’s swift attention

In view of the recurrent cases of illegal arm importation into the country through the seaport, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has challenged the Federal Government…

Nigeria Customs Service: Buhari approves promotion of 5 DCGs, 8 ACGs

Nigeria Customs Service: Buhari approves promotion of 5 DCGs, 8 ACGs

President Muhammdau Buhari has approved the promotion of five (5) Deputy Comptrollers-General of Customs and eight (8) Assistant Comptrollers-General of Customs who were in acting capacities have been…

Reps summon  Customs, DSS heads over spate of arms smuggling

Reps summon Customs, DSS heads over spate of arms smuggling

Worried over the persistent illegal importation of assault rifles, the House of Representatives has summoned the Comptroller General of customs, Col. Hameed Ali(Rtd.), and Lawal Daura, the Director-General…

Illegal Arms Importation: Turkish Ambassador assures on exposing culprits

Illegal Arms Importation: Turkish Ambassador assures on exposing culprits

The Turkish Government has assured Nigeria of exposing those involved the illegal importation of arms into the country. Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Hakan Cakil said the country would identify…

661 Rifles: Two suspects now plead guilty

Two of the five suspects on the importation of 661 pump-action rifles seized about eight months ago who pleaded not guilty when the case came up in June have…

False declaration threatens trade in Nigeria—Nigeria Customs

False declaration threatens trade in Nigeria—Nigeria Customs

The recent discoveries of arms in the Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, falsely declared at the different times as building materials have further posed threats to processes of smooth trade…

Customs to subject all containers arriving Nigerian Ports to 100% examination

Customs to subject all containers arriving Nigerian Ports to 100% examination

… Confirms 2671 assault rifles so far intercepted in 2017 Henceforth, all containers arriving through the nation’s seaports will be subjected to 100 per cent physical examination by the Nigeria…

Illegal Arms Importation: Tin Can Customs seizes 475 more Arms from importer of 1,100 Assault Rifles

Illegal Arms Importation: Tin Can Customs seizes 475 more Arms from importer of 1,100 Assault Rifles

…As CGC Ali announces seizure of 283 exotic cars, recovers 18 cars from Abuja importer The Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Lagos has uncovered more arms…

Illegal Arms Importation: 1,100 Pump Action Rifles seized at Lagos Port

Illegal Arms Importation: 1,100 Pump Action Rifles seized at Lagos Port

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has again intercepted a container-load of pump action rifles. The 1,100 rifles were neatly concealed and declared as building materials, specifically as wash…