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Customs Burst Another Car Smuggling Syndicate, Seize 64 Bulletproof SUVs

Customs Burst Another Car Smuggling Syndicate, Seize 64 Bulletproof SUVs

Breaking News
Anti-smuggling operations of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), Ikeja, Lagos, rose to a crescendo in the month of November when the unit intercepted contraband goods worth N2.5billion. The smuggled items include 64 assorted vehicles of two bullet-proof Lexus Jeep, one bullet proof Toyota Land Cruiser, nine Toyota Hilux, eight Toyota Hilux buses, 26 Toyota Corolla, nine Land Cruiser Jeep. Others include five Toyota Camry, one Land Rover, one Nissan Sentra, one Pajero Jeep, one Sienna 2015 model and one Lexus RX 350. The seizures, all 2017 models, were intercepted through intelligence and have a combined Duty Paid Value of N1.4 billion. According to the Customs Area Controller, Mohammed U. G, who stated this at a Press Briefing, 57 of the vehic...
Tin Can Port Impounds Container of Illicit Drugs

Tin Can Port Impounds Container of Illicit Drugs

Breaking News, Law, Maritime
The Nigeria Customs Service has reiterated its desire to continue to build on the existing inter-Agency cooperation with all concerned regulatory Agencies, to ensure that illicit and uncustomed goods are intercepted at the Ports, for the good of the Nation’s Economy and Nigeria as a whole. The Customs Area Controller, Tincan Island Port, Lagos, CAC Yusuf Bashar stated this while handing over a 40ft container with number MRKU 519445/3 containing cartons of Spectradol (Tramadol) Capsules of various milligrams, Spectra-Doxycycline Capsules of various milligrams as well as Jinart Tablets. Other drugs seized are Clarinthromycin Tablets of five hundred milligrams and Jincold-Extra Strength Capsules of various milligrams. Speaking on the negative effect of the drugs on the teeming Ni...