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Borders closure: Customs generates N115 billion in September

The Nigeria Customs Service said it generated N115 billion in September, the highest so far since the closure of the country’s borders.

Customs intercepts raw donkey hide for export to China

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a total of 678 packages of unfinished leather (Donkey skin) billed for export to China.
The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

MFM coach targets final phase as Zenith Bank basketball League resumes

The Head coach of Mountain of Fire Women Basketball team, Adewunmi Aderemi, is targeting the final phase of the Zenith Women’s Basketball League which entered second phase this weekend in four centres nationwide.

Seme customs seize 875 bags of foreign rice, other goods worth N40 million

The Customs Service, Seme Border Area Command, says it has intercepted 875 bags of foreign parboiled rice and other goods, valued at N40m, in two weeks.

Nigeria Customs denies closure of Seme border

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the ongoing joint security exercise in the area was to tackle transborder crimes.

Association seeks review of customs’ operations

The Africa Association of Professional Freight Forwarders and Logistics of Nigeria (APFFLON) has called on the Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali, to do a system appraisal within and without the customs operations.

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
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Why former finance minister deserves reappointment – APC chieftain

Former Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has been described as one of the experienced hands needed by President Muhammadu Buhari in piloting the affairs of the country.

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.

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.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun: Allegations of arms stockpile, surrendering, laughable

Former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has described as laughable, allegations he stockpiled firearms before the general elections and hurriedly handed them over to the police a day to handover.
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.

RMAFC: No going back on banks’ probe for tax collection verification

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission on Sunday said there was no going back on the on-going probing of Money Deposit Banks to ascertain the amount of money they collected on behalf of revenue generating agencies of the government.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Nigerian Navy hands over 170 cartons of seized Turkey meat to Customs

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Godwin Emefiele: Smuggling, others hinder economic policies

The CBN governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele, has identified smuggling and dumping of goods as the greatest challenges hindering the success of Nigeria’s economic policies.
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).

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 intercept truck conveying 600 cartons of codeine syrup

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted a truckload of codeine syrup worth about N240 million.

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