Nigeria Customs lists okrika, air pistols, others absolutely prohibited


The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reportedly banned some goods from being imported to the country for the overall safety of Nigeria and her people.

The list of goods which have been absolutely prohibited, was posted on the official website of the cross-border security outfit, where it warned Nigerians sternly that failure to comply will attract outright seizure of such goods and the suspects will be charged to the court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.

Listed as prohibited goods henceforth are air pistols, airmail photographic printing paper, All counterfeit/pirated materials or articles including base or counterfeit coin of any country, beads composed of inflammable celluloid or other similar substances, blank invoices, coupons for foreign football pools or other betting arrangements, and cowries.

Pistols disguised in any form, second-hand clothing popularly known as okrika, silver or metal alloy coins not being legal tender in Nigeria, Nuclear Industrial waste and other toxic waste including weapons of any description which in the opinion of the Comptroller-General are designed for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other similar substance and any ammunition containing or in the opinion of the Comptroller-General or adapted to contain any noxious liquid, gas or other similar substances.


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