Custom Seizes $8 million At Lagos Airport
It was not funny at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has the commission intercepted a total of $8,065,615 at the airport. A driver working with Nigerian Aviation Handling Company, NAHCO, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport has been arrested by men of Murtala Mohammed International Airport Command over the sum of $8,065,615 loaded into a vehicle he was driving.Mr. Hameed Ali, the customs comptroller-general, said the cash was intercepted while it was about to be loaded into an aircraft from the vehicle.He did not provide details of the aircraft or the name of the driver who was arrested.But Ali who said the money was wrapped in large brown envelopes with the names of would-be owners said the Customs would eventually unravel the identity of the owners of the abandoned money.“From the day we seized this money, no bank has come to claim ownership. But our investigation will reveal the mystery behind the owners,” Alli said.
Custom Officer Embarrassed Delta Governor's Aide
In a trending video obtained by Naijacrawl, an officer of the Nigerian customs officer was seen slapping an aide to Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. The reason behind the action can not be instantly ascertained at the time of this report.Meanwhile, a human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, shared the video of the moment the customs officer slapped Mr. Samson Nwachukwu along the Benin/Agbor Expressway on Saturday, May 7, 2022, in the presence of his colleague...
Police Rejects NPF Van Seize By Custom
In order to maintain the integrity of the Police force, the Ogun State police command has denied ownership of a vehicle seized in the state by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).Bamidele Makinde, the NCS Controller in Ogun 1 Area Command, informed newsmen on Tuesday that the car with the police registration plate PF 1089 SPY was caught with 27 bags of imported parboiled rice.According to Makinde, the driver of the vehicle bolted when he saw customs inspectors on the...
Custom Personnel Kill 5 in Kastina State Village
Some personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) with their patrol vehicle on Monday killed five persons in Jibia Local Government Area, Katsina State when the vehicle lost control.Dalha Wada-Chedi, the acting Controller of NCS in the state, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina.According to him, the incident occurred when some operatives of the Border Drill went to Jibia to get food “but unfortunately lost control and crushed some peo...
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