Nigeria Customs Raid Omole Estate, Lekki Phase 1 Confiscates Smuggled 64 Vehicles Valued At N1.3bn

at 11:55 PM, 6/12/2017 (7 months ago)
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The Nigeria Customs Service has confiscated 64 vehicles valued at over N1.3 billion during a raid at Omole Estate and Lekki Phase 1 in Lagos.

Three bulletproof sport utility vehicles were among the vehicles seized based on lack of End Users Certificate (EUC), the Customs said.

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos, led by Mohammed Uba, on Wednesday said nobody had come to claim ownership of the vehicles two weeks after the seizure.

“On assumption of office, I promised that on a monthly basis, I will bring to your notice of our activities,” Mr. Uba said.

“We have intercepted 64 vehicles, among which 59 are brand new. To prove to you that they were smuggled, the owners are at large.”

This seizure is coming barely a month after the agency, acting on intelligence reports, intercepted 59 bulletproof vehicles hidden in a house in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The Customs comptroller said the new seizures were made through another intelligence report. Whistle blowers.

angesco at 12:01 AM, 7/12/2017 (7 months ago)
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Only in Nigeria can someone SMUGGLE in 64 cars in BROAD DAYLIGHT!

Our BORDER officials are more CORRUPT than any other group in Nigeria.
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Asterimou at 01:08 AM, 7/12/2017 (7 months ago)
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how did they bring them in when we have customs around Nigeria?
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Haso112 at 08:04 AM, 7/12/2017 (7 months ago)
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HOW IN THE WORLD WERE THESE TYPE OF VEHICLES SMUGGLED INTO THE COUNTRY? 64 FOR THAT MATTER..  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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benosky4 at 11:19 AM, 7/12/2017 (7 months ago)
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too many qtns left unanswered

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BournIdentity at 01:43 AM, 26/12/2017 (6 months ago)
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Roll Eyes                                                                        
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