smugglers

I’m not an officer — Smuggler arrested with police ID, jacket confesses

I’m not an officer — Smuggler arrested with police ID, jacket confesses

The suspected police officer with the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police arrested for smuggling by operatives of the Katsina Customs Command last week has confessed that he is not a police officer but only impersonated to enable him to beat security checkpoints with his contraband items.
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Smugglers record black yuletide

Smugglers record black yuletide

The Nigeria Customs Service, CG Strike Force, last week, apparently spoilt the Christmas and New Year celebration for smugglers, following a comprehensive raid of Oniko, a village in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State, believed to be a major hideout for smuggled items, confiscating a total of 8,413 bags of 50kg smuggled rice.

One dies as Customs, smugglers clash in Ogun

One dies as Customs, smugglers clash in Ogun

ABEOKUTA—Another clash between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun Area Command, and suspected smugglers, this time at Ajilete village in Ipokia Local Government of the state, has reportedly led to the death of one person.

Mohammed Uba Garba:  A requiem for smugglers

Mohammed Uba Garba: A requiem for smugglers

A cursory examination of our society today will show some damning malfeances such as drug use and abuse, prostitution, human trafficking and smuggling. To curtail these challenges, government had set up agencies to deal with them but still they continue to fester.

Smugglers of fake drugs to get life sentence — NAFDAC Director

Smugglers of fake drugs to get life sentence — NAFDAC Director

Following the mind boggling seizure of two 40ft trucks of substandard drugs intercepted by the Federal Operations Unit, FOU, of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, the Director of Investigations, National Agency for Food, Drugs, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Mr. Ejiofor Kingsley, has said that importers of fake and substance drugs into Nigeria will get life sentence once the National Assembly approves a bill by the agency seeking for such punishment.

How Customs lost 5 vehicles in battle with smugglers

How Customs lost 5 vehicles in battle with smugglers

The Ogun Command of Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has recorded losses of two patrol vans, three vehicles belonging to officers and one operational check-point at Atan community, along Idiroko road, the border between Nigeria and Republic of Benin. This is happening just few weeks after smugglers from the same axis attacked officers on duty and shattered their patrol vehicles with bullets.

Why smugglers are counting losses — Oyo/Osun Area Customs Command

Why smugglers are counting losses — Oyo/Osun Area Customs Command

By OLA AJAYI, IBADAN If revelations about seizures made by the Nigerian Customs Services are anything to go by, last year and even the beginning of this year was a period smugglers in Oyo and Osun states would want to forget in a hurry. According to the Oyo/Osun Area Command, several smuggling activities were foiled […]