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Customs uncovers new smugglers hideout, steps up surveillance

The Oyo/Osun Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has stepped up operational surveillance, as the Command just uncovered a new hideout in its area of coverage, where economic saboteurs use in bringing in prohibited items illegally.

Senate urges regulatory agencies to check rice smuggling

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on relevant agencies of the government to check rice smuggling to enhance Nigerian economic development.

NNPC: 2,201 petrol stations in Nigeria’s border towns

There are 2,201 petrol stations in Nigeria’s porous border towns and coastal frontiers, with a combined fuel tank capacity of 144.9 million litres.

Central bank appoints three pre-shipment agencies for non-oil export

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appointed three Pre-Shipment Inspection Agencies (PIAs) for the non-oil export with a view to further enhancing the nation’s export trade.

Nigeria Customs intercepts 18 cars, over 4,000 bags of rice in February

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja of the Nigerian Customs Service has said it intercepted 18 cars worth N303 million coming through unapproved routes in February.

Senate decries abuse of federal govt’s fiscal policies by companies

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariffs, on Tuesday decried what it described as “gross abuse of government’s fiscal policies” by some companies involved in importation.

Chinese man arrested over N494m elephant tusks

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, has intercepted sacks of elephant tusks and pangolin shells with a combined duty paid value of N493.5m.

Why Nigeria Customs can’t stop smuggling – official

The Nigerian Customs Service has said that the porous nature of the country’s borders is a major obstacle to their efforts to stem the influx of smuggled items.

APC wins of Kano local council polls

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Congress candidates as winners of the Saturday’s Local Government polls in all the 44 councils in the state.

Tin Can Customs generates N29.4b in January

The Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service generated N29.4 billion in January 2018, up from N19.8 billion generated in the corresponding period of 2017.

Police mobilise 12,000 personnel for Kano local council election

Over 12,000 police officers and other paramilitary personnel are expected to provide security during Saturday’s local government election in Kano.

NAFDAC destroys N80m fake, expired drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, expired and unwholesome products worth N80 million.

Apapa Customs generates N31 billion in January

The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N31 billion in January, up from N25.9 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2017.

Federal govt to stop Customs from raiding markets for smuggled rice

The Federal Government has approved N1.12bn for the purchase of 50 operational “anti-rice smuggling” vehicles to check the persistent smuggling of rice into the country, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has disclosed.


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