March 20, 2023



Customs impound pump motion rifle, native weapons, cartridges, others

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service stated it seized one pump motion rifle, two domestically made weapons, 35 dwell cartridges from smugglers after a gun battle round Idiroko, Ogun State.

The unit additionally disclosed that it recovered N107.8 million as responsibility underpayment from items cleared from the seaports and border publish.

Controller of the unit, Hussein Ejibunu, whereas talking with newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday, stated items value N633.4 million have been additionally seized final month.

Ejibunu defined that the impounded gadgets embrace 7,328 luggage of international parboiled rice, 121,550 litres of premium motor spirit, 68 cartons of frozen poultry and 37 crates of eggs.

Different seized gadgets embrace 150kg of Indian hemp, 10 items of navy camouflage luggage, 1,955 bales of used clothes and 6 items of used automobiles all within the month of September. 

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