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Customs seizes trailerload of codeine, tramadol

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling acin Kwaras over the years.

The Nigeria Customs Service, Apapa Area Command, on Monday intercepted a 40 feet container laden with 805 cartons of codeine, and 124 cartons of tramadol in Lagos.

The container which was discovered at SIFAX Group terminal was positioned for inspecting the ion when it was intercepted following a tip-off from the staff of SIFAX group.

The 40ft container with reg no: the TEMU 6164202 was said to have been under the watch list of the Customs for a while, but it was eventually “examined and found to contain 805 cartons of codeine and 124 cartons of tramadol”

The actual value of the illicit substance was not known as at press time on Tuesday, but the customs office who don’t wish to be named put the street value of the drugs at over N500 million.

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