Showing posts with label Customs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Customs. Show all posts

Friday, September 13, 2013

Ogun Customs Assures Investors, Businessmen On FDI

The Nigerian Customs Service in Ogun state has assured investors and businesses of international best practices that would attract more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
The area controller of Customs, Ade Dosunmu also appealed for more support to reduce smuggling in the state. He added that Nigeria Customs Service has been able to facilitate trade which has developed rapidly, attributing the growth to instituting of international best practices. He mentioned that the establishment has been able to generate employment and revenue for the government.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Heavy Mayhem in Seme border, Customs officer killed

There was mayhem at the Seme border area of Lagos State on Thursday after a 35-year-old man, Saturday Joel, was shot by officials of the Nigerian Customs Service. Eyewitnesses said Joel was hit by a stray bullet while some customs officers were trying to apprehend a motorist who was smuggling a red Volkswagen bus from Benin Republic into Nigeria.
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Friday, April 26, 2013

Customs intercept air gun, pellets at Lagos airport

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command in Lagos on Thursday have intercepted an air soft gun otherwise known as Zinc Alloy Shell G15 pistol and five sachets of pellets from a passenger at the premier airport.
The items were found on the passenger, identified as Mr. Ukeje Joseph, with passport number A04206153, during the inward clearance of Kenya Airways flight KQ532 from Johannesburg in South Africa.
The event occurred during routine examination by the Customs and other relevant agencies at the Lagos Airport on passengers’ luggage.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Customs arrests passenger with $1.1m

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport Customs’ Command yesterday arrested a passenger with $1.1 million, at the international wing of the Lagos Airport.
The passenger, identified as Professor Ofoegbu  Charles  Ononuju, said he is a Director of AZ Petroleum.
The Customs Area Comptroller, Charles Epowei Edike, said the passenger declared the currency both on forms CDF1A and CDF1B, but claimed he was travelling to Kenya to solve a dispute with Kenyan community  over oil blocks .
He said this accounted for his resolve to travel with such huge amount of money.
Edike said the passenger and the currency have been handed over to officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC), for further investigation.


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