• Court declines making order on frozen $15.5m linked to Patience Jonathan

    Court declines making order on frozen $15.5m linked to Patience Jonathan

    Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court Lagos, on Tuesday, refused to restrain a brother judge from taking steps in relation to the frozen 15.5 million dollars allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan.

    Idris declined an application by counsel to the former first lady, Mr Ifedayo Adedipe (SAN), who sought an order to restrain Justice Babs Kuewumi from taking further steps on the frozen sum.

    Adedipe had urged the court to stop Kuewumi from making any forfeiture orders, in respect of the […]

  • Customs officials, suspected smugglers clash over seizure of rice, frozen poultry

    Customs officials, suspected smugglers clash over seizure of rice, frozen poultry

    Some persons, believed to be smugglers, and officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Seme Border Command on Thursday clashed at the Badagry Roundabout over the alleged seizure of bags of rice and frozen poultry products.

    A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria gathered that trouble started when NCS officers at a checkpoint In the Mowo area of Badagry seized bags of rice from an alleged smuggler at 3am.

    An eyewitness who identified himself as Emeka Ejiofor, told NAN that […]

  • Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    Customs intercept smuggled generators, frozen poultry products

    The Headquarters Compliance Team, Ogun Axis, of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a truck loaded with 1,533 cartons of smuggled generators popularly known as “I better pass my neighbour .’’

    The Team Leader, Assistant Comptroller Shittu Almaruf, made the disclosure in a statement yesterday in Lagos. He said that the seizures were made on May 19, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

    “Similarly, the team in another operation intercepted a bus along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode Expressway, laden with 542 cartons of foreign frozen poultry […]