Maritime stakeholders to brainstorm on 24hr Seaport operations

Maritime stakeholders to brainstorm on 24hr Seaport operations

Come Tuesday, June 20, 2017, the Presidential Executive Orders on 24 hours Seaport operations will take the centre stage as stakeholders in the maritime sector and members of the public brainstorm at Rockview Hotel, Apapa, Lagos State.    Already, the...
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Customs impounds Range Rover, Toyota Prado SUVs, others over alleged non-payment of duty

Customs impounds Range Rover, Toyota Prado SUVs, others over alleged non-payment of duty

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Owerri has impounded 2016 Range Rover with duty paid value of N28,049,645.    Other vehicles seized by the Zone under the leadership of the new Comptroller, Amajam Bukar Alhaji includes 2010...
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Customs FOU apprehends 10 suspects, records 152 seizures

Customs FOU apprehends 10 suspects, records 152 seizures

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’,  Ikeja, Lagos has  has recorded 152 seizures with a Duty Paid Value of N334,042,396.    Briefing Journalists in Lagos on Wednesday, Customs Area Controller of the Command, Uba ...
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Edede, new Murtala Mohammed Airport CAC implores stakeholders on honest declarations, appropriate duties

Edede, new Murtala Mohammed Airport CAC implores stakeholders on honest declarations, appropriate duties

The new Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Murtala Mohammed Airport Command, Lagos, Comptroller Edede I. Emmanuel has commenced interactive sessions with the heads of Federal Government Agencies at the Airport. According to the command, the essence of the visit ...
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Customs intercepts 440 pump action riffles imported from Turkey

Customs intercepts 440 pump action riffles imported from Turkey

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20 footer container laden with 440 pump action riffles imported from Turkey.   The Customs Area Controller, BASHAR YUSUF explained on Tuesday  that the seizure was perfected...
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Nigeria host maiden African Customs Directors General meeting

Nigeria host maiden African Customs Directors General meeting

Nigeria is set to play host to First Extra Ordinary Meeting of African Union Sub Committee of Directors General of Customs from 23rd to 25th of May 2017 in Abuja. The meeting, which will be attended by  fifty African countries...
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Customs Comptroller, two others get transparency awards

Customs Comptroller, two others get transparency awards

The Customs Area Controller for Oyo/Osun Area Command, Comptroller Ogunkua Tolutope has been conferred with the prestigious Transparency Medal Award by  continental media organization,  MSC Africa Magazine. Similarly, two other officers of the Command, CSC H...
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NCS restricts rice import in free trade zones

NCS restricts rice import in free trade zones

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has restricted rice import in trade free zones. Quoting the Customs Boss, Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr. Joseph Attah, explained that the restriction became necessar...
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Customs generates ₦14.39b at MMA command, gets three commendation letters

Customs generates ₦14.39b at MMA command, gets three commendation letters

By Moses Ebosele –  For the first quarter of 2017, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Mohammed Airport (MMA) command generated ₦14.39billion, representing an increase of ₦3.25billion when compared to the first quarter of 2016. The MMA Command ha...
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Customs impounds N250m contrabands in March, recovers N48.7m underpayments in Zone ‘C’

Customs impounds N250m contrabands in March, recovers N48.7m underpayments in Zone ‘C’

For the month of March 2017, the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘C’ Owerri impounded 17 items with duty paid value of N112,617,700. The unit during its anti-smuggling operations in March also intercepted and detained a.....
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Customs redeploys 337 Assistant Comptrollers, confirms Attah as substantive PRO

Customs redeploys 337 Assistant Comptrollers, confirms Attah as substantive PRO

As part of ongoing repositioning of the Service, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 337 Assistant Comptrollers of Customs to various Commands across the country with immediate effect. A statement ...
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