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FG to shut border with neighbouring country over rice smuggling 

The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the...

Rice smugglers

Rice smuggling on the increase, says Customs

The smuggling of rice through unapproved routes has been on the increase especially as the Sallah holiday approaches. Controller, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘A’ of...

Customs to investigate Nigerian Breweries over rice smuggling

Customs to investigate Nigerian Breweries over rice smuggling

  The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has vowed to investigate the incessant use of trucks belonging to the Nigerian...

CUSTOMS-RICE

Rice smuggling: FG to stop Customs from raiding markets

The Federal Government is planning to stop the Nigerian Customs Service from raiding markets to seize imported rice, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said. The...

Rice smugglers

Dealing with rice smuggling in Nigeria

The problems stalling the growth and development of Nigeria can be classified into two categories. The first is the deliberate neglect of available opportunities that...

Rice smugglers

Dealing with rice smuggling in Nigeria

The problems stalling the growth and development of Nigeria can be classified into two categories. The first is the deliberate neglect of available opportunities that...

Rice smugglers

Group laments increase in rice smuggling 

The Rice Millers, Importers, Distributors Association of Nigeria (RIMIDAN) has again expressed concern over the continuous smuggling of rice through the land borders in...

seized-rice

Group raises alarm over rice smuggling from Cameroon 

A group known as the Adamawa Forum for Good Governance and Transparency in Trade has raised alarm over illegal smuggling of commodities along the Nigeria-Cameroon border...

Ebonyi to build airport in 2019 – Umahi

Umahi advocates recruitment of retired Customs officers to check rice smuggling

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State has called on the Federal Government to engage the services of retired customs officers with integrity in order to check the rising...

Ebonyi to build airport in 2019 – Umahi

Umahi advocates recruitment of retired customs officers to check rice smuggling

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State has called on the Federal Government to engage the services of retired customs officers with integrity in order to check the rising...

CUSTOMS-RICE

Customs, rice farmers sign MoU to stop rice smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to stop rice smuggling through land...

land borders over rice smuggling 

FG threatens to shut land borders over rice smuggling 

The Federal Government has threatened to shut some land borders if the smuggling of rice continues from neighbouring countries. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural...