Customs: FOU Controller Under Probe

There are fears among officers and men of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS about the capacity of Comptroller Mohammed Aliyu to sustain the tempo left by his predecessor at the unit. The apprehension came amidst suggestions that the controller failed to leave a robust anti-smuggling record in Seme Command where he served before his present deployment. Comptroller Aliyu swapped position with Comptroller Muhammed Uba Garba after a major shake-up, last month by the Hameed Ali-led NCS, that affected over 70 controllers across various…

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Abducted Customs Officer Feared Killed

By Stephen Ubanna Hopes of rescuing Rasheed Abdulsalam, the abducted Customs driver, attached to the Nigeria Customs, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, Ikeja, by a combined  team of the Customs, Army and the police who had been in search for him  looks slim as people feared that he  may have been killed . This is evident going by the rumours making the rounds in Sango Otta, Ogun state  and its  environs that he has been killed by the” fireworks”. The rumour became  more pronounced  last week   that ”…

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Customs: Mohammed Wins Double

By Bayo Bernard Last Friday March 9 was a historic one for Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba, Controller in charge of Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A. Mohammed sat in his office that day as usual not knowing what fate had in the kitty for him. The big bang for him came later that day when he got a letter of recommendation from his boss in Abuja, Col Hameed Ali( rtd) appreciating giving him a head up for the anti-smuggling effort since he became head of the Unit. Early that day…

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