• SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    It was gathered that the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded six container loads of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products worth about N100 million, suspected to be substandard in nature.

    The consignment which was impounded following a tip-off from the men of the Customs included gas cookers, gas cylinders of 12.5 kgs and 6kgs, as well as top burners cylinder and sittings, with the brand name “Amaze”.

    According to the agency, the consignments are suspected to have been imported from China.

    Director, […]

  • FRSC impounds 35 cars, 20 motorcycles for various traffic offenses

    FRSC impounds 35 cars, 20 motorcycles for various traffic offenses

    It was gathered that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Jigawa Sector Command, said on Friday it had impounded 35 cars and 20 motorcycles for various traffic offences in the state.

    The Sector Commander of the commission, Mr Angus Ibezim, made this known while speaking with journalists in Dutse.

    Ibezim stated that the impounded vehicles include those being used for private and commercial purposes.

    He said the vehicles were impounded during “Operation Sauka Lafiya”, which was jointly carried out on Nov. 16 by […]

  • Customs impounds 20 containers of vegetable oil over false declaration

    Customs impounds 20 containers of vegetable oil over false declaration

    It was gathered that the Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has uncovered 20 containers of groundnut oil said top be falsely declared as Disodium Phosphate.

    Disclosing this to newsmen, Customs Area Controller of the Command, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar said a certain clearing agency named Patwed Investments Company presented 3 Single Goods Declarations (SGDs) with C-No. 102101, purporting to be having 7 containers of 7588pk of Disodium Phosphate, while another 7 and 6 containers had different pkgs […]

  • Navy arrests 75, impounds three ships, 80 boats in Niger Delta

    Navy arrests 75, impounds three ships, 80 boats in Niger Delta

    According to reports, the Nigeria Navy (NNS Delta) has arrested 75 persons suspected to be involved in illegal oil bunkering, militancy, kidnapping, impersonation and gun production in Delta State and other parts of the Niger Delta region.

    It uncovered the gun-manufacturing workshop that specialises in producing local pistols and rifles at Opuama in Ughelli South Council. The Navy also impounded three vessels and 80 boats loaded full of stolen crude oil.

    They were nabbed in an Operation Delta Safe raid on militants.

    The […]

  • Customs impounds 37 vehicles of smuggled rice

    Customs impounds 37 vehicles of smuggled rice

    No fewer than 37 vehicles loaded with illegally imported bags of rice have been impounded by men of the Ogun State command of Nigeria Customs Service, while three suspects were also arrested in connection with the crime.

    Briefing journalists at its Idi-Iroko Border Station on Wednesday, the Deputy Comptroller in charge of Enforcement, Mohammed Gagyo, said the vehicles loaded with the contraband were seized by officers of the command while on surveillance patrol along Ipokia, Idi-Iroko/Owode and Alaari/Ifonyintedo axis.

    The suspects are, […]