The exchange of gunshots by the Customs officials and suspected smugglers threw the rustic town of Iseyin into panic, with residents, who were celebrating the Eid-el-fitr, fleeing to safety.
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It also approved a total expenditure of N257 billion for the service, including retained earnings for its ongoing projects for the year as proposed by the Senate Committee on Customs Excise and Tariffs.
Abdulhamid Ma’aji, Comptroller, Nigerian Customs Service in charge of Sokoto and Zamfara States, made the emphasis at the reopening of Illela Border in Sokoto State.
The Spokesman of the Nigerian Customs Service, DC Joseph Attah, disclosed this on Tuesday following the controversy over the revelation that the Dangote Group was allowed to operate through the land borders despite the closure.
In a resistance put up by Customs Officers on duty, 24 of the motorcycles and a tricycle that conveyed the looters to the facility were seized.
Meshach Uban, the officer in charge of the outstation, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin.
The Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command, Comptroller Mohammed Abba-Kura, disclosed this in a media conference in Lagos on Wednesday.
The Deputy Controller, MMIA command, Abdulmumin Bako, told journalists at a briefing that four Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards were also intercepted with the suspect.
The Acting Customs Area Comptroller, Chedi Wada, told newsmen in Seme on Wednesday that the command made a total 824 interceptions with Duty Paid Value of N413.4 million.
The Nigerian Customs Service Federal Operation Unit Zone ‘B’ said it seized various goods with Duty Paid Value worth N1 billion in Quarter 1 of 2020.
The Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Customs Service are among major winners of 2020 African Public Relations Awards, which recognized Superior Achievement in Branding Reputation and Engagement (SABRE).
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday frowned at the manner the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission was prosecuting a former Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko.
The Sokoto/Zamfara Command of Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted 640 cartons of sexual enhancing drugs, an AK47 Gun and other illegally smuggled items worth N997 million from October and November.
Benjamin Lamba, the Public Relations Officers for the service in Niger Area Command, who disclosed in a statement on Thursday, said that the rice was worth N11.9 million.
The Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service says it has generated N1.8 billion revenue with N454. 8 million worth of contraband goods it seized in 2018.
Each day, operatives of the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigerian Customs Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps manning the many checkpoints across Adamawa State extort bribes ranging from N500 to N300,000 from motorists carrying out the smuggling
The Nigerian Customs Service said on Thursday that it generated N1.1 trillion revenue and seized contraband goods worth more than N40 billion between January and November.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday said it was set to commence registration for 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in December as scheduled.
A war appears to be brewing between operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service, Abuja and those of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team as they bicker over the agency that has the right to question and detain a suspected gunrunner.
Jayne Shoboiki, the Comptroller, Lagos Airport Command, made this known at the decoration of the officers on Tuesday.