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Rice being smuggled into Nigeria in caskets, gas cylinders – Customs

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says ingenuity deployed by criminals or smugglers has made it possible for contraband items to come into the country. Customs’...

Rice being smuggled into Nigeria in caskets, gas cylinders – Customs

Rice being smuggled into Nigeria in caskets, gas cylinders – Customs

  The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says ingenuity deployed by criminals or smugglers has made it possible for contraband items to come into the country. Customs’...

Navy seizes 2,053 bags of rice smuggled into Akwa Ibom

Navy seizes 2,053 bags of rice smuggled into Akwa Ibom

  The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, in Mbo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, has arrested 13 suspects and seized 2,053 bags of rice...

Ogun Customs seizes 343 smart phones smuggled from Benin

Ogun Customs seizes 343 smart phones smuggled from Benin

The Ogun Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized 343 pieces of Itel smart phones smuggled into the country from Benin Republic. According to a press...

Group raises alarm over ‘20m bags of rice’ smuggled into Nigeria 

Group raises alarm over ‘20m bags of rice’ smuggled into Nigeria 

The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RiPAN) has raised an alarm that not less than 20 million bags of rice has been smuggled into Nigeria over the past three...

Singapore intercepts $38m pangolin scales smuggled from Nigeria

Singapore interceptss $38m pangolin scales smuggled from Nigeria

The Singapore Customs has intercepted and seized 12.9 tonnes of pangolin scales worth $38 million smuggled from Nigeria. The pangolin scales, discovered in a shipping...

The cars smuggled into Nigeria by the super rich

Bughatti, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Range Rover, G-Wagon — The cars smuggled into Nigeria by the super rich

Customs officers in Owerri, Imo State, have impounded 10 luxury vehicles, among them a Rolls Royce car and Mercedes Benz G-Wagon Brabus, Bughatti, Bentley and Range...

Between Nigeria’s $1.2bn smuggled textiles and China’s $2bn investment 

China, the world’s biggest textile producer and exporter, recently announced its intention to revive Nigeria’s dying textile industry with a $2bn investment. The...

Customs Zone A commissions 21 blocks of flats

Customs commissions 21 blocks of flats in Lagos; impounds N156m smuggled goods in Bauchi

As part of efforts to solve the challenges of accommodation confronting operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the southwest zonal office of the service on...

FOU destroys N5.5m smuggled poultry products 

  The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service has destroyed 917 cartons of frozen poultry products with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N5.5...

Customs impounds 48 suspected smuggled vehicles in Sokoto

Customs impounds 48 suspected smuggled vehicles in Sokoto

The Sokoto/Kebbi/Zamfara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it seized 48 vehicles with duty paid value of N196.7 million in Sokoto. The Area...

Group partners NAFDAC to curb importation of smuggled poultry products 

  The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Agric and Agro-Allied Group said it is partnering with the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control...