Nigeria Customs

Three students killed in Ogun, market women injured as Customs chase smugglers

OGUN – Three secondary school students were feared killed on Monday as operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) chased suspected smugglers in Ogun State. Several others, including market women, were injured in the incident which reportedly happened about 2:00pm. The victims were identified as students of Ojumo Community High School, Ihunbo in Ipokia Local Government Area of the state. New Telegraph learnt that a second-hand vehicle being driven by a Customs operative lost control and crushed the students who were standing by the roadside after closing from school. Our correspondent learnt that the vehicle was earlier seized from some suspected smugglers along Idiroko road. The tragedy ignited tension in [Read]

Customs Officer Undergoes Medical Test for Promoting Self to Comptroller-General Rank

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, is currently undergoing a medical test after promoting himself to the rank of Comptroller-General, claiming he was directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over from the current CG, Hameed Ali. The Spokesman for the Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah, said in a terse message that the officer was already at the customs medical centre to determine his frame of mind. He said, “What happened was that an assistant superintendent of customs came to the office wearing the rank of a deputy comptroller-general. “From questions and answers that followed, it was obvious that he was not in the [Read]