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CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

Labour union leader tasks CBN on smuggling, economic sabotage 

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGWN), Comrade Isa Aremu, has said that the Central Bank of Nigeria...

bonded vehicle terminals.

Why smuggling of vehicles persists through Nigeria’s land border

When the Federal Government slammed a ban on the importation of vehicles through the land borders, it was with the intention of encouraging local production to drive the...

Nigerian girls trafficked for sex, slave labour in Saudi Arabia

FG moves to tackle smuggling, insecurity at land borders

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama says the Federal Government has stepped up measures to address challenges of smuggling and insecurity at the nation’s...

Smuggling: FG urged to strengthen Customs border patrol

Smuggling: FG urged to strengthen Customs border patrol 

The Federal Government has been urged to adopt effective measures towards curbing the smuggling of fish and other food items.  Speaking against the backdrop of recent...

Smuggling: Customs urges Nigerians to embrace export

Smuggling: Customs urges Nigerians to embrace export

Controller Seme Area command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Muhammed Uba, has urged Nigerians who engage in illegal trade through smuggling to embrace...

Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence announced in November was too lenient....

Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling

Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling

A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence announced in November was too lenient....

Nigeria loses $325m annually to textile smuggling

Nigeria loses $325m annually to textile smuggling

The Federal Government is losing about $325 million revenue annually to the smuggling of textiles into Nigeria. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment,...

FG opposes bail for suspected illegal arms importers

Court jails Congolese for smuggling Tramadol

A 58-year-old Congolese, Zitou Mampouya, was on Friday, sentenced to four years in prison by a Federal High Court, Lagos for smuggling 27 kg of Tramadol, a restricted...

China arrests 576 waste smuggling suspects in 10 months

China arrests 576 waste smuggling suspects in 10 months

China arrested 576 people accused of smuggling waste into the country in the first 10 months of the year, state news agency Xinhua said. This is part of Beijing’s...

Ogun residents accuse Customs of aiding smuggling of petroleum products

Residents along the Idiroko border town have accused operatives of the Ogun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) of aiding smuggling of petroleum products...

Nigeria loses N152bn gold annually to smuggling 

Nigeria loses N152bn gold annually to smuggling

Global Rights Nigeria, an international humanitarian organisation, has said over N152.5 billion worth of gold is smuggled out of the country annually. The Executive...