Buhari: We closed Seme border to curb rice smuggling

    President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic, popularly known as Seme border…

Government policy fuels rice smuggling, says ex-Customs Comptroller

A retired Comptroller of Customs, Olu Ogunojemite, has blamed the Federal Government for the smuggling of…

State-sponsored rice smuggling

Three Cameroonians were last week arrested with 16 Nigerian accomplices, trying to smuggle in 834 bags…

Navy arrests four for rice smuggling

The Nigerian Navy has revealed how four men shipped in N6 million worth of rice into…

Customs seeks Ebonyi support to end rice smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has solicited the support of the Ebonyi State government to end…

‘12.2m farmers affected by rice smuggling’

The Nigeria Customs Service has said that the continuous smuggling of foreign parboiled rice into the…

Benin, Nigeria to establish framework to tackle rice smuggling

The Benin Republic Ambassador to Nigeria, Paulette Yekpe, says the proposed tripartite meeting by Nigeria, Niger…

Quarantine commends FG’s plan to shut borders over rice smuggling

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) on Tuesday praised the Federal Government’s plan to shut Nigeria’s…

Quarantine commends FG’s plan to shut borders over rice smuggling

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) on Tuesday praised the Federal Government’s plan to shut Nigeria’s…

Rice smuggling: Customs to deploy drones

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is to adopt high technology strategies, including deployment of drones in…

Should government shut Nigeria’s land borders over rice smuggling?

No. Is rice the only import that passes through the borders? When we close our borders…

Border closure not solution to rice smuggling, LCCI tells FG

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has described the proposed closure of the nation’s border…

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