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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.
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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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo lead APC women, youth presidential campaign

First Lady Aisha Buhari has been appointed the chairperson of the All Progressives Congress Women and Youths Presidential Campaign team for the 2019 election.

Customs distributes rice worth N4 billion to IDPs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has so far distributed 424,391 bags of rice worth N4 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Edo States.

Customs seizes N3.06 billion Tramadol, other drugs at Onne port

Barely a week after it seized 50 containers of controlled drugs in Lagos, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of another nine 40ft containers of Tramadol and other controlled pain-killer drugs with a duty paid value of N3,060,000,000 at the Onne Port, Rivers State.

Tincan Island Customs generates N303.5 billion revenue

The Tincan Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has generated N303.5 billion from January till date, as against N253 billion same time last year.

Hameed Ali: Customs to commence electronic cargo tracking in 2019

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says plans are ongoing to introduce Electronic Cargo Tracking System in 2019 to enhance its operations at various border posts in the country.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government faults USDA’s claims on Nigeria’s rice importation, local production

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no truth in the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Markets and Trade Report that claimed that Nigeria imported three million metric tonnes of rice in 2018, which is 400,000 metric tonnes more than the quantity of the product imported in 2017.

Customs seizes N105 million contraband in Benin

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it seized contraband comprising rice and other items valued at N105.3 million in Benin, Edo, between Sept. 20 and Oct. 19.

Customs command generates over N1 billion in two months

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Area Command, Lagos State, said on Monday that it generated over N1billion revenue between August and September.
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2019: ANN lauds INEC over Amina Zakari’s redeployment

The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has described the redeployment of former Head, Electoral Operations and Logistics, at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Hajia Amina Zakari, as a good omen ahead of 2019 elections.
Finance Minister, Mrs Zainab Ahmed and CG Customs, Col Hameed Ali

Zainab Ahmed: Why Nigeria’s debt appears high

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says Nigeria’s debt appears high because the country is currently facing a low revenue challenge.

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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

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Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

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