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Nigerian Army trains 2,000 customs personnel on weapons handling

The 1 Division, Nigerian Army Kaduna, on Monday, commenced the training of 2,000 Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, personnel on weapons handling. The News Agency  of Nigeria reports that the customs officers were drawn from Zone B of the customs service, Kaduna. NAN also reports that the 2,000 participants were broken into 10 batches of

Special Report: How some Nigerian security operatives sabotage war against insurgency

•Supply food and petrol to Boko Haram Editor's note: This investigation by The Next Edition, revealed how some of Nigerian security operatives are significantly sabotaging the government’s efforts to eliminate Boko Haram as they aid the funnelling of huge volumes of petrol and other fuel products to the deadly group.  Ibanga Isine The

Army, Customs to strengthen collaboration against insurgency 

Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Army has resolved to collaborate with the Nigeria Customs Service  for optimal performance against terrorists and insurgent groups across the country. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, made this known on Friday 2 November 2018, during an operational study tour of participants of

Nigeria confirms use of human flesh in Chinese drugs

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed the receipt of a letter sent on Chinese Drugs reported to be made from human flesh.  The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) earlier alerted the SON, National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC), Nigerian Customs Service on a Chinese drugs made with

EFCC places Gov Fayose on criminal watch list

•Asks customs to stop him leaving the country Jude Johnson The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on the watch list. Fayose is of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the fiercest critics of President Muhammadu Buhari led

Nigerian Army, Customs partner to promote transnational trade

•To cooperate with UNMAS on land mines  Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army and Nigeria Customs Service has concluded plans to collaborate in restoring transnational trades around Nigerian borders.  This was stated by the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brig-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu,  during a courtesy visit by the Comptroller of Customs

Customs kill man in front of father’s shop in Katsina

There is tension at Daddara village, in the Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State, after some operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, shot dead a man in front of his father’ s shop. The deceased was identified as Amiru Abdulaziz. Reports noted that the customs officials had intercepted

Customs generates N1tr, loses 6 officers in 2017

Babatunde Opalana  With five more working days to the end of the year 201, the Nigeria Customs Service has recorded the highest revenue collection ever, of N1,012,259,006,779.74.This is a dogged implementation of the Presidential mandate to Restructure, Reform and Raise revenue (3Rs). This spectacular performance in revenue collection shows N241,685,276,289.74 over the N770,573,730,490