• NCS adopts new approach to check smuggling

    NCS adopts new approach to check smuggling

    It was gathered that the Sokoto State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has adopted a community based approach to check the activities of smugglers in the area.

    Alhaji Sani Madugu, the NCS Comptroller in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States, made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Sokoto.

    He expressed optimism that the involvement of border communities, would greatly assist officers of the service to apprehend the smugglers.

    Madugu, therefore, […]

  • Jonathan attends first NCS meeting

    Jonathan attends first NCS meeting

    All eyes were on former President Goodluck Jonathan as he attended his first National Council of State meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja yesterday.

    He was one of the three former Heads of State that attended the meeting in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

    Others were former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan and General Abdulsalami  Abubakar.

    Photographers seemed to be in sync as they, without prompting, temporarily focused on Jonathan as they took his pictures from […]

  • Be At Alert: Boko Haram Plans To Attack Lagos Ports – NSA

    Be At Alert: Boko Haram Plans To Attack Lagos Ports – NSA

    The office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, has issued a security alert on the likelihood of Boko Haram attack on Lagos seaports.

    The alert was as a result of the concern expressed by the United States Embassy on the security situation at the nation’s seaports.

    The security alert was signed by Assistant Comptroller General of Customs in charge of Enforcement and Intelligence, Mr. Dan Ugo, on behalf of the Comptroller General, Col. Hameed Ali (retd).

    Following the security alert, the Nigeria Customs […]

  • Read Why NCS Seizes N197m Contraband, Arrests 30 Suspects In Owerri

    Read Why NCS Seizes N197m Contraband, Arrests 30 Suspects In Owerri

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone “C” Owerri, said it seized 48 contraband with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N197.38 million in July.

    The Customs Area Comptroller (CAC) of the unit, Mr David Dimka, announced this while addressing newsmen on the performance of the unit on Sunday in Owerri.

    He said that 30 suspects were arrested in connection with the smuggling on the Benin/Asaba Express Way, Owerri/Port-harcourt Road and Enugu axis.

    He said that 20 cases were now […]