Just In: Customs seize $8.6 Million Cash in Airport

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) disclosed on Tuesday that its men at the International wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport intercepted $8.6m Dollars.

According to NCS, the money was concealed inside a bus belonging to the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) at the Tarmac section of the airport, preparing to be smuggled out of the country without a proper declaration.

Disclosing this to newsmen in Lagos, the Comptroller General of Customs, Hameed Alli also stated that in a similar operation, the Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the NCS also intercepted 9,504.1 kilogram of pangoling scales worth N10.2bn at Isheri estate in Lagos.
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