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Customs, NAFDAC Destroys N14.7b Tramadol Drugs Imported through Nigerian Ports

By Innocent Orok   It was another scene of massive destruction of huge wealth, but preservation of lives and property at the Shagamu, Ogun State dump site, where the Nigeria Customs Service and National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in a joint operation destroyed 58 containers of Tramadol drugs worth N14,706,032,871.00. Tramadol is a controlled drug that ...

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Two AP Moller Staff Nabs for Stealing N2.8m worth of Tramadol

…11Cartons worth N53.37m Missing   By Innocent Orok   AP Moller the private terminal operator of the largest container terminal in West and Central African region is in the news again. APMT which was concessioned the Apapa container terminal has always been alleged by stakeholders to either charging illegal fees or cause delays in trade facilitations in the port . ...

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ENGAGE IN INSURANCE COVERS, STAKEHOLDERS URGES MARITIME JOURNALISTS

BY INNOCENT OROK   Stakeholders who gathered at a Colloquium organized by Journalists in honour of a veteran Maritime Journalist, late Chief Ubon Jimmy Akpan have advice practicing journalists to engage themselves in life insurance policies to mitigate the hazards that are associated with the job. The colloquium which was titled “The Nigerian Journalist and the Imperative for good Health” ...

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FOU, ‘A’ Intercepts Cars, Drugs Other Goods Worth N1.25b in One Week

By Innocent Orok   Federal Operations Unit Zone “A” has Intercepted assorted exotic cars, drugs, rice, pangolin and other contraband goods with Duty Paid Value of N1.25billon in just one week. According to the Controller of the Unit , Comptroller Mohammed Aliyu, the seized assorted cars are being detained pending the production of their documents. “We have detained them. When ...

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WE LOSS 200 OFFICERS YEARLY TO SMUGGLERS- CUSTOMS BOSS

BY INNOCENT OROK   The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has said that the Service loses over 200 Officers and Men on a yearly basis due the activities of Smugglers in the Country. The Customs boss raise the alarm that daredevil smugglers were killing at least 200 officers of the service every year. Ali ...

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HALF YEAR: TINCAN CUSTOMS GENERATES N179.2B REVENUE, N68.887B EXPORTS PROCEEDS

By Innocent Orok   The Tin Can Island Customs Command in the development of its Standard Operational Procedures (SOP)has witnessed a major paradigm in its statutory functions. This trajectory also provided the needed impetus for the smooth implementation of the Presidential Directives on Ease of Doing Business. It is instructive to note that the command has gone beyond revenue collection ...

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