Tag: smuggling

Uroupa KiakubuDecember 23, 2020

Here’s what reopening of the borders mean for Nigeria

In August 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the closure of Nigeria’s land borders with the neighbouring Benin Republic, to check the indiscriminate ...

ToluOctober 17, 2016

Apparently, rice is starting to drive us nuts in Nigeria: A timeline

Rice, oh almighty rice! Displaced cassava flakes (garri) to become Nigeria’s number one staple food and now the most reported ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 19, 2016

Nigerian men arrested at Cambodian airport with drugs (PHOTOS)

Two Nigerian men were reportedly arrested at the Phnnom Penh International Airport on Monday, May 9 for attempting to transport 1.27 kilograms ...

SolaJuly 29, 2014

N4.9bn worth of goods passed through Seme Border in first six months

by Jewel Stephen   The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Border, says it has handled exportable goods valued at N4.9 ...

SolaJuly 28, 2014

Drugs in fridges? This guy seems to think it works

by Mayowa Aboah    A 35-year-old refrigerator dealer, identified as Alinnor Celestine, has been arrested by officials of the National ...

SolaJuly 24, 2014

Nigerian booze makes its way to the UK under the radar, and gets seized

by Mayowa Aboah   Six thousand litres of Nigerian alcohol has been confiscated by British Border force in Tilbury. The ...

June 13, 2014

3 Nigerians arrested for smuggling woman into the UK and forcing her to become a prostitute (PICTURED)

by Zara Mustapha Three Nigerians who are members of an  international prostitution ring smuggled a 23-year-old Nigerian woman into the UK to ...

January 9, 2014

#BelieveItOrNot: Man attempts to smuggle woman through border in a suitcase (PHOTO)

by Oke Efagene A man has made an attempt to smuggle a Thai woman through the US-Mexico border, at the ...

December 27, 2013

Drug Dealer including Nigerian Custom agents arrested with N352m worth of drugs

by Rachel Ogbu   About N352m worth of methamphetamine has been confiscated by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at ...

October 2, 2013

BUSTED: JetBlue flight attendant caught smuggling heroin into the US disguised as candy bars (PHOTOS)

A flight attendant working for budget airline JetBlue has admitted to accepting $10,000 to smuggle heroin disguised as chocolate pellets ...

August 10, 2013

Busted: British girl, 19, arrested in Peru after cocaine worth £1.5 million was found on her

Drug bust: Melissa Reid was arrested with Michaella McCollum Connolly (pictured) A British teenager been arrested in Peru after she ...

January 13, 2013

Customs arrest 3 Nigeriens with N15m cash hidden under car seats (PICTURED)

by Isi Esene Three Nigeriens were yesterday paraded by men of the Nigerian Customs for trying to smuggle N15 million ...

September 12, 2012

“I am not a gunrunner… the pistol was found with my driver” – Abba Moro, interior minister

by Isi Esene George Udoh, the special adviser to the minister of Interior yesterday released a statement denying speculation that ...

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