Nigeria Customs Service intercepts N1.48b goods

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Border Command, has intercepted 139 cartons of expired soft drinks and other contraband goods valued at N1.48 billion from smugglers.


The Command also seized 315, 950 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, being smuggled to Benin Republic from Nigeria.

Area Controller of the command, Mohammed Jibo, said the suspected smugglers were arrested in connection with some of the interceptions, noting that the seized petroleum products would be auctioned in line with the standard operating procedure of perishable items.

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Jibo said that the service impound 100 cartons of Tramadol, 120 milligrams, 2.8 kilograms and 306 parcels of cannabis sativa and 132 packets of Tramadol capsules.

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