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NNPC: Oil price in Nigeria cheapest in West Africa

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, yesterday lamented at the Senate over the N145 per litre fuel price in Nigeria.

Lagos chamber condemns deployment of customs strike force to ports

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation ports, saying it will be harmful to investment and hinder cargo clearing process.
Abdullahi Dikko

Court orders lawyer to serve charge on ex-Customs chief Abdullahi Dikko

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered lawyers to former Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Abdullahi Inde Dikko, to deliver to him a charge pending against him (Dikko) before the court.
The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Strike Force Zone ‘A’ has intercepted 2,494 bags of 50Kg parboiled rice, 1288 jerrycans of vegetable oil and assorted cars with Duty Paid Value of N47million in one month.

Customs intercepts goods worth N47 million

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Strike Force Zone ‘A’ has intercepted 2,494 bags of 50Kg parboiled rice, 1288 jerrycans of vegetable oil and assorted cars with Duty Paid Value of N47million in one month.

LCCI condemns deployment of Customs strike force to ports

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has condemned the deployment of Customs Strike Force to the nation ports, saying it will be harmful to investment and hinder cargo clearing process.

Customs Tin-Can command rakes in N78.8 billion in Q1

The Tin-Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it has generated N78.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up from N76.7 billion realised in the corresponding period of 2018.

Customs seizes smuggled items worth N2 billion

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted various smuggled items with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N2 billion between February 6 and April 16.

Nigeria Customs opens portal to recruit 3,200 officers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it has created a recruitment portal in its efforts to recruit 3,200 officers to fortify its operations.

Federal government steps up measures to address smuggling, insecurity across border

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama says the Federal Government has stepped up measures to address challenges of smuggling and insecurity at the nation’s borders.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government announces measures against insecurity

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has stepped up measures to address challenges of smuggling and insecurity at the nation’s borders.

Customs distributes relief materials to orphanages in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said on Tuesday that it had started distribution of seized smuggled rice and other items to orphanages in Lagos.

Expert: Reducing import duty on used cars dangerous for economy

The Vice-President, Business Development, Dana Motors, Mr Olu Tikolo, on Saturday said that the recent call for the reduction of import duties on used cars portends danger to the 2013 Nigeria Auto Policy.
Used Cars

ANLCA urges federal government to cancel 35 percent import levy to discourage smuggling

The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) on Wednesday called for an outright cancellation of the 35 per cent levy imposed on new vehicles imported into the country.

Hameed Ali: Customs generated N4 trillion in four years

The Nigeria Customs Service said it generated about four trillion naira revenue for the country in the last four years.

The self-destructive, unforced error of fuel subsidy

The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”

Customs command exceeds target, generates N23.5 billion in 2018

The Lillypond Container Terminal Customs Command says it generated N23.5 billion as revenue in 2018, as against the N12.3 billion which it generated in 2017.

Customs generates N1.2 trillion revenue, records N61 billion seizures in 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday released its 2018 operational statistics, saying it recorded 5,235 contraband seizures with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N61,543,633,401.31.

Customs records N61 billion contraband seizures in 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday released its 2018 operational statistics, saying it recorded 5,235 contraband seizures with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N61,543,633,401.31.

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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

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Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

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Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.