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Customs begins online auction of seized vehicles, goods

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has commenced electronic (online) auction of contrabands, including exotic cars of different brands seized from smugglers in Imo/Abia and Edo/Delta commands.

NIMASA partners customs, central bank, others on review of vessels import tax

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, last week, disclosed that it was currently engaging the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, the Federal Ministry of Finance and its supervisory ministry, the Ministry of Transportation, in working out a special tariff template for the importation of vessels and its parts by indigenous shippers.

524,315 applicants jostle for 3,200 Customs jobs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said 524,315 applicants had successfully completed their application process in the ongoing recruitment exercise of 3,200 personnel by the service.
Rice and other contrabands seized by the Zone D Customs Zonal Command displayed at the Headquarters in Bauchi. PHOTOS BY- Balarabe Alkassim

Customs seizes contrabands worth N42m in 3 months

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone D command, Bauchi, has seized contrabands worth N42.12million in various operations and locations over a period of three months.

Customs seizes contraband worth N42 million in two months

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone D, Bauchi, says it seized contraband valued at over N42 million in the last two months.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / A picture taken on April 8, 2019 shows shipping containers sitting at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Freight forwarders decry customs’ cargo checks duplication

Freight forwarders have again cried out over the unrestrained duplication of checks of containers cleared by customs authorities at Nigerian ports.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

FEC okays N970.2 million for construction of Nigeria Customs barracks

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N970.2 million for the proving of residential accommodation for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
Abubakar Malami

MTN vs FG: Court rejects AGF’s objection

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has rejected the notice of preliminary objection filed by Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), in response to the lawsuit instituted by the telecommunications company, MTN.

Nigerian Navy arrests six suspected smugglers, seizes 416 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Akwa Ibom, says it has arrested six suspects and seized 416 bags of contraband rice in two different operations.

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.

Senate committee gives final ultimatum on ending Apapa gridlock

Towards finding lasting solution to gridlock in Apapa, the Senate Committee on Works on Friday advocated co-operation of various government agencies to make port operations easier.

House of Reps urges federal government to commence rehabilitation of Ikorodu Lighter Terminal road

The House of Representatives has decried the number of man hour wasted on Ebute-Ogoloto road leading to Ikorodu Lighter Terminal due to its bad state and the indiscriminate parking of trailers on the road.

Nigerian Navy arrests seven suspected smugglers with 470 bags of contraband rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested seven suspects and seized about 470 bags of contraband rice in two different arrests.

Recruitment: Complaints from applicants resolved – Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says complains of applicants arising from recruitment portal has been resolved.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Federal, states, local governments share N1.92 trillion tiers in three months

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in first quarter of 2019.

Delta, Akwa Ibom received highest as federal, states, local governments shared N8 trillion in...

A new report has disclosed that the federal government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N8 trillion from the Federation Account in 2018 in spite of the shut-ins in several oil installations during the period.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: FAAC disburse N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in 1st quarter

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed N1.92 trillion to three tiers of government in first quarter of 2019, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

91,000 Nigerians apply for Customs job less than 24 hours

Less than 24 hours, after Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) opened its portal for ongoing recruitment exercise, no fewer than 91,000 Nigerians have so far successfully submitted their applications.

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