• Customs impounds 16 containers over wrong declaration

    Customs impounds 16 containers over wrong declaration

    The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali has ordered the immediate detention of 16 containers wrongly declared by the importers/agents with the aim of paying lower duties and thus short-change the government in the process.

    He also warned beneficiaries of port fast track clearance as the Service will not tolerate any breach of the trust.

    Briefing journalists Friday, Ali said the containers of new tyres were wrongly declared as paper boards and machine parts that obviously attract lesser duties.

    According […]

  • Customs impounds N400m hard drugs smuggled from Ghana

    Customs impounds N400m hard drugs smuggled from Ghana

    The Western Marine Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, recently impounded 111 bags of hard drugs, cannabis sativa, smuggled into the country from Ghana with a market value of over N400 million.

    The Customs Area Controller, CAC, of the Command, Comptroller Umar Yusuf, who made this known in Lagos, revealed that 10 suspects were arrested in connection with the smuggling.

    He said: ‚ÄúDuring our investigations, we discovered that these drugs came from Ghana. Also, they have less smoke and are stronger than […]