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EFCC arrests Custom’s boss impersonator

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Azeez Yakubu Afolayan for impersonating the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) and using his name to scam job seekers.

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.
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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.

Customs to sue insurance firms for delaying N1.8 billion premium

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Comptroller-General, (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), on Tuesday vowed he would not hesitate to sue four firms for defaulting to pay the families of deceased officers’ backlog amounting to N1.819 billion premiums between 2009 and 2014.

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.

Customs targets N887bn revenue in 2019

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, disclosed on Monday that the Federal Government has set a revenue target of N887 billion for the Service in 2019, assuring that the figure will be surpassed as management has set a far higher in-house target for itself.
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5,000 containers trapped at ports as Customs bans third-party clearance

The big stick wielded by the high command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the unwholesome practice of ‘third-party’ clearance by freight forwarders has started to take its toll on clearance procedures as over 5,000 containers caught in the web of this practice are presently trapped at the ports.

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.
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.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.

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.

Hameed Ali: Anyone who fails Nigeria Customs Staff College course thrice will be sacked

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), says any officer who fails staff college courses thrice will be dismissed.

Customs generates N1.1 trillion, seizes contraband worth N40 billion

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) said on Thursday that it generated N1.1 trillion revenue and seized contraband goods worth more than N40 billion between January and November.

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.

Customs: Illegal importers of N7.31 billion Tramadol, other goods, offered us N150 million bribe

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday said the Apapa Command of the service intercepted 40 × 40ft containers of pharmaceutical products with Duty Paid Value of N7.31bn.

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.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 17th Oct 2018 3

Nigeria, Benin open new Seme-Krake Joint Border Post to strengthen ties

Nigeria and Republic of Benin on Tuesday strengthened their bi-lateral relationship with the formal opening of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Joint Border Post at Seme-Krake, Badagry, Lagos State.

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IGP Adamu: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling threat to security

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Mohammed Adamu, has decried the spate of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in Nigeria.