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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) has frowned at the disruptions and losses that businesses and individuals have suffered as a result of the border closure. It said corporates, large number of informal sector players and individuals doing legitimate businesses across the borders have become victims of the new directive.
Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019.
The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service, retried Col. Hameed Ali has insisted that all import and export of goods from the nation’s land borders remain banned until there is an agreement with neighbouring countries on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.
The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hammed Ali, said operatives of the ongoing Joint Border Security had seized items worth N1.4 billion since the partial closure of borders.
The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom has nabbed four suspected smugglers in connection with the smuggling of 220 bags of 50kg rice.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), against causing unnecessary death in the discharge of its duties in the state.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.
The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) on Wednesday lamented the alleged reckless killing of a student by the Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and issued a 14 – day ultimatum to it to employ a relative of the slain student into the service to avert the students’ wrath.
The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has called for calm over the incident that led to the deaths of three students of Ojumo Community High School, Ihunbo in Ipokia Local Government Area of the State.
Nigerians are now feeling the pains arising from the border closure as the prices of staple foods such as rice, frozen foods, and others continue to witness an increase of up to 65 percent.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it has seized no fewer than 1,072 vehicles from suspected smugglers since the closure of Nigerian borders with neighbouring countries.
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), said yesterday that 90 per cent of cars in Nigeria were smuggled into the country by unscrupulous elements.
The Nigeria Customs Service said it generated N115 billion in September, the highest so far since the closure of the country’s borders.
Senate approves 2020-2022 MTEF/FSP, raises federal government’s expenditure estimates to N10.7 trillion
The Senate on Thursday, approved the 2020 to 2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday justified its raid on Frazier Suites, Abuja and other car marts across the country, saying that internal intelligence had revealed that owners of smuggled exotic vehicles have hurriedly removed them from car shops to hide away in hotels.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has sealed off six vehicle tarmacs in Kebbi State during a raid over nonpayment of valid Customs duties and lack of registration documents.
The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller wants Manchester United as the German offers himself to the Red Devils.
The absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office in the recent time has been generating reactions from various quarters as some were saying the governor had been in the hospital, treating food poisoning.
The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
The hierarchy of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland, have confirmed an indefinite suspension slammed on the General Manager of the club, Chief Chukwudi Ifeanyi.
Gernot Rohr has reacted to Super Eagles performance in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
The Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Tom, says INEC is satisfied with the percentage rate of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) collection, promising that the body is adequately prepared to conduct the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has urged former President Goodluck Jonathan to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to release former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki from detention.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said that the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.