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Customs impound trucks loaded with smuggled rice

Customs impound trucks loaded with smuggled rice

An official said he could not ascertain if the trucks belong to Dangote Cement, explaining that most of the trucks are owned by franchisees of the factory.

The trucks have Dangote inscribed on them.One of the trucks has a registration number, ICT-17F-014, while the other was not registered.While speaking at the command’s headquarters in Idiroko border, on Monday, the Controller, Bamidele Makinde, said the two trucks were conveying 1,764 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice along Abeokuta when his officers intercepted them.

He, however, could not ascertain if the trucks belong to Dangote Cement, explaining that most of the trucks are owned by franchisees of the factory.Mr Makinde said between May and June 27, customs officials in Ogun seized 8,417 bags of rice, valued at N131,145,277.

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The trucks have Dangote inscribed on them. One of the trucks has a registration number, ICT-17F-014, while the other was not registered. One of the trucks has the registration number, ICT-17F-014, while the other was unmarked. While speaking at the command’s headquarters in Idiroko border, on Monday, the Controller, Bamidele Makinde, said the two trucks were conveying 1,764 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice along Abeokuta when his officers intercepted them. Ogungbemi who said the trucks are being held in the custody of Customs at the Lagos and Eastern ports, said appeals to the concerned authority for the release of the containerised trucks have not been fruitful. He, however, could not ascertain if the trucks belong to Dangote Cement, explaining that most of the trucks are owned by franchisees of the factory. Makinde said that each of the two trucks were conveying 882 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice along Abeokuta axis when his officers stopped them. Mr Makinde said between May and June 27, customs officials in Ogun seized 8,417 bags of rice, valued at N131,145,277. It could have implications beyond the immediate future given that the country does not seek funding from abroad as it enjoys vast oil wealth, Chris Weafer, who heads Macro Advisory, a consultancy with Moscow as its base.

He added that the agency generated N12,818,181 from the importation and auction of petrol intercepted at different locations and exit points to the Republic of Benin during its anti-smuggling operations. He disclosed that the command generated a total sum of N12,818,181 from importation and auction sales of petrol intercepted at different locations and exit points to the Republic of Benin during its anti-smuggling operations. ”We have written to the Comptroller General of Customs for the revalidation of the circular sent to us on the subject matter, but no favorable response has come from them,” the AMATO president said. READ ALSO: Also, a tanker containing 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel was also impounded from a suspected bunkerer. The customs boss also stated that illicit drugs and narcotics worth N221,820,820 were recovered from smugglers. Also, a tanker containing 45,000 litres of adulterated diesel was also impounded from a suspected bunker. “The cumulative estimated Duty Paid Value (DPV) of all the seizures between May and June 2022 amounts to One Billion, Two Hundred and Ninety Million, One Hundred and Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Eight Naira, Zero Kobo only (N1,290,108,608.001/2010 Titled Directive on the Reprieve for Trucks Used as Means of Carriage Offending Containerised Cargo,” reads in part: “We humbly and passionately plead that you kindly revalidate the circular to enable us to remove all our trucks under Customs detention so that we can start on a clean slate with the usage of the format that you have graciously approved for usage of which thereafter if anyone among we truckers or agents fails to comply, then it can be considered to have criminal intent.00). “The cumulative estimated Duty Paid Value (DPV) of all the seizures between the month of May and June, 2022 amounts to One Billion, Two Hundred and Ninety Million, One Hundred and Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Eight Naira, Zero Kobo only (N1,290,108,608. Russian bonds, held by investors from Taiwan and priced in euros, have not had interest payments received on them, Reuters said on the basis of information from two sources.

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