• Nigerian Customs seize 1600 bags of smuggled rice

    Nigerian Customs seize 1600 bags of smuggled rice

    Officials of the Nigeria Customs on Sunday raided Itekun waterside at Ishasi, a suburb near Iba Local Government Area of Lagos ,where they seized 1600 bags of rice brought into the country illegally by smugglers.

    Taupyen Selchang, spokesman for Seme Customs Command told newsmen that the raid was carried out by a combined team of officials.

    “It was an operation carried out on Sunday 13th November by officers and men of the task force Compliance unit of the Federal Operation unit and […]

  • Anti-graft war: Seize Amaechi first – Wike

    Anti-graft war: Seize Amaechi first – Wike

    According to reports, the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration in Rivers State, has said that unless the state’s former governor and current Transport minister, Rotimi Ameachi was seized, APC-led administration’s anti-graft war was yet to begin.

    For failing to arrest Ameachi, since the war began about a year ago, the Rivers State government, sees what has transpired so far, as a mere “fishing expedition.”

    The government spoke in reaction to the allegations made by the state’s All Progressives Congress, APC, chapter, to the […]

  • Customs seize rice worth N597.7bn

    Customs seize rice worth N597.7bn

    It was gathered that the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it seized rice worth N597.7 billion brought into the country through the borders between January, 2016 and August, 2016.

    The Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Wale Adeniyi, in an interview in Abuja on Tuesday, said that the worth of the commodity confiscated during the period was higher when compared with N330.5 billion value of the good seized in the same period in 2015.

    He said that the increase in the […]

  • Soldiers seize 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Abia

    Soldiers seize 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil in Abia

    Soldiers of the 14 Brigade, Ohafia, stationed at Owaza, Ukwa West Council area, Abia state, have recovered a truck with 50,000 litres of stolen crude oil at Umuebulengwu community.

    It was gathered that the oil thieves had loaded the truck with Registration number, XD 531 KHE, at the river bank in Ohando community from where they abandoned it at Umuebulengwu area.

    Conducting newsmen round the area, Commanding Officer, 14 Brigade Ohafia, Brigadier General Lawrence Fejokwu, displayed a storage tank, wooden boats and […]

  • FRSC seize overloaded vehicles on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

    FRSC seize overloaded vehicles on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway (Photos)

    In an early morning special patrol carried out today on Lagos – Ibadan expressway, the Lagos Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), seized some overloaded motor vehicles.

    In an early morning special patrol carried out today on Lagos – Ibadan expressway, the Lagos Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), seized some overloaded motor

  • Why FG must seize looters’ assets – RIbadu explains

    Why FG must seize looters’ assets – RIbadu explains

    Former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman Nuhu Ribadu yesterday said seizure of assets of looters is an integral part of the war against corruption.

    He also said President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will to allow the war to be fought without interference and the eagerness to support it in whatever way possible.

    Ribadu said the nation has recorded unprecedented recoveries and high profile cases under EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu.

    He said his own era as the chairman of the anti-graft […]

  • Militants seize Liberian vessel, target Frontier Oil

    Militants seize Liberian vessel, target Frontier Oil

    A Niger Delta group, the Concerned Militant Lead­ers (CML) yesterday after­noon, seized a ship with Liberian flag along Bakassi Peninsula of Nigerian wa­terways.

    This is even as the group disclosed that the next target for attack would be Frontier Oil in Eket, Akwa Ibom State.

    It was gathered that the vessel was heading to the Nigeria Liquefied Nat­ural Gas (NLNG), Bonny, Rivers State before it was intercepted by the mili­tants.

    Spokesperson of the CML, General Ben, dis­closed that they seized the ship as […]

  • FG seeks UK’s help to seize Amosu, Adigun’s £3.2m London mansions

    FG seeks UK’s help to seize Amosu, Adigun’s £3.2m London mansions

    The Federal Government has initiated moves to seize two mansions allegedly owned by the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.); and a former Chief of Accounts and Budgeting in the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had traced two houses in the highbrow areas of London to Amosu and Adigun.

    Amosu and Adigun allegedly purchased the houses in 2014.

    “We identified a detached house at 93b Shirehall Park, London, NW42QU, […]

  • AMCON gets court order to seize Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets over N50bn debt

    AMCON gets court order to seize Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets over N50bn debt

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim injunction to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to take over some assets belonging to Nigerian businessman, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, over an alleged indebtedness of N50bn.

    Justice Saliu Saidu, who made the order following an application to that effect by AMCON’s lawyer, Mr. Yusuf Ali (SAN), said the order would subsist until a suit filed by AMCON against Ibrahim and his companies was fully determined.

    The companies affected by the seizure order […]