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New Marine Command Ag. Controller Calls for Officers dedication to Duty

By Innocent Orok The acting Customs Area Controller of North Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service; Deputy Comptroller Bamidele Makinde (fsi) in the third week of October 2019 embarked on a familiarization tour of his Area of Responsibility (AOR), where he seeks his officers cooperation to achieved the goals and objectives of the newly established command. In a ...

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Tin Can Customs Impounds 54 Containers of Banned Products

By Innocent Orok The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Command has impounded 54 by 40ft Containers comprising of 33 containers of rice and 19 others , comprising of various contra ban items. The sized items were showcase yesterday to newsmen by the Comptroller General of the Customs, Col Hameed Ali (rtd)at the Tin can Island command. The 33 Containers ...

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We are Likely to Surpass our Revenue Target- PTML Controller

The Port and Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has so far between January to September 2019, collected a total of N116.5billion out of a target of N123.28b for 2019. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Florence Dixon who spoke through the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Yakubu Mohammad in this interview is optimistic that the Command ...

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We Are Ready for Them-Compt. Binga

The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS)recently received a boost with the launching of a sea going vessel by the CGC of the Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd). In this interview with the Searchlight Media team of Innocent Orok and Lola Adesokan, the Command’s Area Controller, Comptroller Boyilila Binga spoke on sundry issues and promised smugglers hell, as ...

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Police Nabs Fake Church Miracles performing Gang

The Police in Enugu has arrested a gang of five suspects, two males and three females who arrange fake prophesies and miracles in churches across Nigeria. The suspects were nabbed at the Enugu Market Road, popularly known as Holy Ghost Park and the P&T axis of the state by the operatives of the central police station of the Enugu State ...

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BY INNOCENT OROK   President Mohammedu Buhari has promised to open up Calabar, the Cross River State Capital to the rest of the Country. Buhari made the pledge when a team of highly respected monarchs from Calabar led by the Obong of Calabar His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, (KSM), Natural Ruler, Treaty King, Defender of the Christian ...

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the establishment of oil and gas parks in Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa states. The minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. The minister said the parks, which would ...

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President Buhari Appoints New Aides  For First Lady’s Office

By Innocent Orok President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of six aids to work with his wife, Aisha Buhari, the First Lady, Federal Republic of Nigeria. The names of the newly appointed aids to the First Lady was contained in a press release issued by Suleiman Haruna, Director of Information to First Lady of Nigeria, State House in Abuja. ...

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