Customs arrest passenger with $8.6 million in Lagos Airport


The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of $8 million cash at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos State.

Controller General, NCS Hameed Ali, said the consignment packed in a coaster bus was loaded in a six big Bagco bags.

The driver of the bus was arrested, while an investigation is ongoing to unravel those behind the deal.

A source close to the Customs said an airport worker linked with the movement of the money has been arrested.