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Customs intercept goods worth N1.595bn in November

The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday disclosed that it has intercepted goods smuggled and concealed valued at N1.595 billion in November.

Tin Can Customs command generates N262 billion revenue

The Tin Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N262.3 billion revenue between January and November.

No ban on importation of maize – Heineken Lokpobri

Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Thursday said that there was no law banning importation of maize into the country.

House of Reps invite AGF, customs chief, central bank, importers, others over waivers

The committee in a letter, dated 13 November and signed by the chairman, Abiodun Faleke, APC, Lagos, advised the stakeholders to appear to make their presentations.

We’ve to be strict in doing our job to protect Nigerians – Customs chief...

The Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) has said the Service have to be strict in order to meet its mandate of tackling crime of smuggling of illegal goods into the country.

2019: Nigeria Customs, DSS accuse politicians of stockpiling arms

The Department of State Services (DSS) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have accused politicians and some states of stockpiling arms ahead of 2019 general elections.

Court orders Senate to reinstate Senator Ali Ndume, pay his salaries in full

An Abuja Federal High Court, on Friday, ordered the reinstatement of suspended Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume.

Like Ken Saro-Wiwa, like Nnamdi Kanu

The ‘persecution’ of the Ogoni leaders was expected but the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the other accused persons-minus Mittee- was a real surprise. Both Ken Saro-wiwa and Gani Fawehinmi knew the trial was a sham. As I explained to the Newsweek magazine, the Auta tribunal was a ‘hangman’s court’.

Tin-Can Command of NCS generated N237.26bn revenue in 10 months

The Tin-Can Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Lagos collected N237.26 billion revenue between January and October.

President Buhari’s change agenda has been derailed – Customs chief Hameed Ali

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has said that the change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has been derailed because it had not kept to its promises.

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria

The Turkish authorities have expressed their readiness to enter into an agreement with the Federal Government to stop further illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.

Sambo, Saraki join Buhari for prayers at Villa mosque

Former Vice-President Namadi Sambo and President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, were among the top dignitaries that joined President Muhammadu Buhari at the special Juma'at prayer session at the Mosque situated in the Presidential Villa, Abuja as part of the ceremonies to herald Nigeria's 57th independence anniversary.

Turkish envoy to help identify smugglers of guns to Nigeria

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali and Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Hakan Cakil, have agreed to cooperate to stop the export of harmful items into both countries.

Nigeria Customs unveil importer, vessel involved in rifles importation

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has unveiled the importer involved in the importation of 470 riffles discovered las Thursday in Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIP), Apapa, Lagos.

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