The guns are alleged to have been imported from Turkey through profiling approach
Nigeria Customs Service
Vanguard gathered that the guns were discovered after the Customs Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller Bashir Yussuf, ordered a detailed profiling of the importer of the 1,100 rifles intercepted last week
The Nigeria Customs Service boss said the service was enforcing the law on prohibition of smuggling, adding that possession of smuggled items was an offence.
Dahiru told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that the figure represents 73.4 percent of the revenue target for the zone this year.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali on July 3, inaugurated the e-auction platform aimed at giving all Nigerians equal opportunities to partake in bidding for seized vehicles, to increase Customs’ revenue.
Dahiru said in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Minna, that a total of 1,357 items were seized during the period.
Writing on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, Abubakar was specific about being exposed for any corrupt practice while he served in the Nigeria Customs Service
The Comptroller-General of NCS, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Monday that the seizure was the third interception of ammunition at Lagos ports within nine months.
The All Progressives Congress chieftain also said he would fight corruption like never before if he is given the opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country
The customs area comptroller said this in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Uche Ejesieme, in Lagos on Thursday.
On August 8, the command intercepted various items, including vehicles and Indian hemp, with a Duty Paid Value of N1.61 billion.
According to her, in a bid to suppress the smuggling of contraband and prohibited products under any guise, the command detained a 40ft container with No ECMU9239436.
The Comptroller FOU ‘C’ Owerri, Amajam Bukar, made this known at a press briefing on the successes of anti-smuggling operations in the Zone
The RIMAN’s Chairman, Board of Trustees, Peter Dharma, gave this assurance in Kano on Tuesday at the inaugural meeting of the association.
The university has vowed not to interfere in the investigation
Dahiru told the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna that the zone had taken measures to ensure that duties were paid on all goods coming to the country through the zone.
Bashar gave the directive on Tuesday in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Uche Ejesieme.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos
In a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah, in Abuja, Ali said the killing of Chief Superintendent Maidama Yabo and Assistant Superintendent Babandi Shaba was uncalled for.
Gambo Isah, the Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina on Tuesday.