Tag: smuggling

Operation Whirlwind: Customs boss sets up special operation against petroleum products

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, has inaugurated a workshop for a newly formed tactical team, Operation Whirlwind, to combat smuggling of petroleum products to neighbouring countries. Adeniyi said in Abuja that  the team would play a crucial role in protecting the nation’s economy from effects of petroleum products smuggling. “Economic saboteurs must be brought […]

Customs partners Armed Forces against smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service has reiterated it’s commitment to collaborate with the Armed Forces of Nigeria to tackle smuggling. The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Wale Adeniyi, said the military’s critical role in national security was critical, adding that it’s role in the war against smuggling was not an exception. He said there was a need […]

Customs deepens collaboration with Nigerian Navy, explores areas of further cooperation

The Nigeria Customs Service has deepened its collaboration with the Nigerian Navy to maintain its presence in Nigeria’s territorial waters against smugglers. The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi, while visiting the Naval Dockyard in Lagos, said the Nigerian Navy had the capacity and knowledge to maintain the Customs fleet of Vessels. He […]

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