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Apapa Customs command rakes in N20 billion in two weeks

The Apapa area command of Nigeria Customs Service has generated N20.07 billion in the first twelve working days of July 2019

Ogun Customs generates N6.7 billion, lands 549 seizures

The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has recorded a total of 549 contraband seizures in the first half of 2019, even as it raked in a total of N6.7 billion revenue within the same period. This is against the N2.6 billion made in the corresponding period of 2018, representing 174.45 per cent increase.

Customs intercepts N1.26 billion contraband drugs, vehicle

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday said it intercepted contraband worth over N1.26 billion.

Nigerian Navy seazes 483 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.

Abuja chamber advises President Buhari on AfCFTA challenges

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies that will tackle challenges of regulations and competitiveness of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

Ogun Customs rakes in N6.7 billion, surpasses revenue target

The Ogun Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N6.7 billion in the first half of this year, according to the Area Controller, Michael Agbara.

Apapa Customs rakes in N203.264 billion revenue in six months

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has said it generated a total revenue of N293.264 billion into Federal Government’s coffers from January 1 to June 30, 2019, representing 54.5 per cent of its approximate annual revenue target of N372.56 billion.

Ogun Customs intercept 29, 905 bags of smuggled rice in six months

The Ogun State Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, has said it has intercepted 29,905 bags of smuggled foreign rice within its areas of jurisdiction between January and June this year.

Customs: Officer who appeared with DCG rank is mentally unstable

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, who appeared in the office wearing the rank of a Deputy Comptroller-General (DCG) on Monday was not in the right frame of mind.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Federal government notifies customs, central bank, others of ban on cabotage importation

The Federal Government has notified its agencies including the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) amongst others of its planned total ban on the importation of some categories of vessels for cabotage trade from December 2020.

Ambassador, NIMASA facilitate release of Nigerian crew in Equatorial Guinea

The Zonal Coordinator of Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) Kaycee Ekekezie has revealed why Customs suspended over 300 licenses belonging to clearing agents and Customs brokers.

Customs confiscate smuggled goods valued N226 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Kaduna on Tuesday, said it made 106 seizures in two months.

Recruitment: Customs screens out applicants

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has screened out applicants who failed to meet the requisite qualifications for its recruitment exercise.

Customs: Federal government may lift land border vehicle importation ban

The Federal Government may relax the ban on importation of vehicles through the land border. The government had in January 2017 ordered a ban on importation of vehicles through the land borders.

Suspected rice smugglers attack Customs men in Kwara

Two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service attached to Kwara/Niger/Kogi area Command were reportedly attacked during a clash with suspected rice smugglers on Tuesday in Ilorin, Kwara State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court jails man five years over N29.5 million fraud

Justice K.A.Jose of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has convicted and sentenced one Sheriff Olasheni Ajaga to five years imprisonment for N29.5m fraud.
Dapo Abiodun

Governor Abiodun declares state of emergency in education

Abiodun who arrived at governor’s offie, Oke-mosan Abeokuta at about 9:30am Thursday was received by the Head of Service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
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Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
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Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
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Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.