Untold Story Of Arms Syndicate

By Stephen Ubanna The last may not have been heard about the Nigeria Arms syndicate based in Turkey who ship Arms to Nigeria. The syndicate , according to Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, investigation preside over the export of a haul of Pump Action rifles from Turkey to Nigeria  Hameed Ali, a retired Colonel and Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, is still working round the clock to to get to the root of the matter using his military background. He had initiated a meeting with Hakan Cakil, the Turkish Ambassador…

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Arms Haul: Customs Strengthens Enforcement Units

By Bayo Bernard   The seizure of 1,100 pump action rifles at the Tin can Island Port, Lagos is an indication that it’s no longer business as usual with men and officers of the Nigerian Customs Service of the Command particularly, since assumption of office of the no nonsense Controller General of Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hamid Ali (rtd). The command has been up and doing since Bashar Yusuf became the Area Customs Controller of the command sometimes last year. His deployment to the command has witnessed the interception and…

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Smugglers Resort To Waterways To Beat Customs Personnel To It

By Stephen Ubanna Mohammed Aliyu, the Kwara-born Comptroller of Customs at Seme Command, a border town between Nigeria and Republic of Benin, came with a mandate to suppress smuggling activities in the land border station to enhance trade facilitation and improved revenue generation for the government. Aliyu provided all the necessary logistic support for his anti-smuggling men to do the work. Unknown to him, he was dealing with another elephant he did not much about their operational strategy. The deployment of Victor Dimka, the former Comptroller of the Command and…

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