“Transfer Of Overtime Cargoes To Ikorodu Not Customs’ Responsibility“

“Transfer Of Overtime Cargoes To Ikorodu Not Customs’ Responsibility“

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said that the transfer of overtime cargoes from the ports to the government warehouse in Ikorodu is not the responsibility of Customs but the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).  Recall that...
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Two Killed As Customs Team Repels Smugglers’ Attack

Two Killed As Customs Team Repels Smugglers’ Attack

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)patrol team from Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos, was attacked by smugglers on Saturday afternoon, during an operation along Shagamu Interchange in Ogun State.  The Ag. Controller of the Unit, Hussein Ejibunu disclosed ...
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Customs Lauds Toyota Nigeria On Appropriate Duty Payments

Customs Lauds Toyota Nigeria On Appropriate Duty Payments

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  — The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)has commended Toyota Nigeria Limited (TNL) for “paying appropriate duty always“.    Speaking at a ceremony in Abuja where Toyota Nigeria honoured NCS as ...
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Nigeria Customs To Impound 29 Airplanes

Nigeria Customs To Impound 29 Airplanes

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Tuesday, in Abuja, released its report on verification of privately-owned airplanes in the country and threatened to impound 29 jets over non-payment of statutory import duties.   Addressing Journalists, &nb...
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Customs Impounds Sacks Of Gunpowder, Indian Hemp

Customs Impounds Sacks Of Gunpowder, Indian Hemp

Between August 26 and September 29, 2021, the Zone B unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) seized smuggled gunpowder, Indian Hemp, rice and other goods    Customs comptroller in the zone, Mr Al-Bashir Hamisu told Journalists in Kaduna on Thu...
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Customs Impound 707 Bags Of Rice, 231 Cartons Of Milk, Others In Kano

Customs Impound 707 Bags Of Rice, 231 Cartons Of Milk, Others In Kano

Between July and this month, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kano/Jigawa Command,  seized 707 bags of smuggled rice and other items with Duty Paid Value of N41.3 million.   The Command’s Comptroller, Mr Suleiman Umar, made the disclosure on Thursday i...
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Customs To Deploy Drones At Seme Border

Customs To Deploy Drones At Seme Border

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it will soon deploy drones at Seme for effective patrol in checking smuggling activities in the border area. NCS Zone A Coordinator, Modupe Aremu, an Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Customs, disclosed this on...
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Tincan Island Customs Command Generates N320b

Tincan Island Customs Command Generates N320b

The Area Controller, Tincan Island Command, Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Abdullahi Musa, on Thursday said that the command generated N320.96 billion from January to August, 2021.  Musa made this known at a media conference in Lagos.  He said that...
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Customs Impounds N643.73m Worth Of Donkey Hides, Skin, Charcoal

Customs Impounds N643.73m Worth Of Donkey Hides, Skin, Charcoal

Operatives of the Comptroller General of Customs Strike Force, Zone A, have intercepted N643.73 million worth of poisonous Donkey hides and skin, charcoal and wood already positioned for export in Lagos. All the seizures were already stored in a warehouse...
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Reps Give Customs Two Weeks To Reduce 18 Cargo Clearing Stages

Reps Give Customs Two Weeks To Reduce 18 Cargo Clearing Stages

The House of Representatives Committee on Customs has given the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) two weeks to reduce its 18 cargo clearing stages to four, so as to decongest the nation’s ports.  The committee, which made the resolution on Tuesday,...
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NCS Orders Removal Of Illegal Checkpoints Along Katsina-Jibia Road

NCS Orders Removal Of Illegal Checkpoints Along Katsina-Jibia Road

The Comptroller-General (CG), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Retired Col. Hameed Ali,  has ordered the immediate removal of all illegal checkpoints along Katsina-Jibia road.  Ali gave the order when he paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Kats...
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Customs Intercepts Six Containers Of Unprocessed Timber, Arrests Two In Rivers

Customs Intercepts Six Containers Of Unprocessed Timber, Arrests Two In Rivers

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘C’  has intercepted three trucks conveying six 6×20ft containers of logs of unprocessed timber.  The Zonal Coordinator for Zone ‘C’, Ag. ACG Olusemire Kayode while d...
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Customs Impounds Four Containers Of N373.5m Wood

Customs Impounds Four Containers Of N373.5m Wood

The Controller General of Customs Strike Force,  Team A, on Wednesday disclosed that it intercepted four container loads of unprocessed woods valued at N373.5 million. The unprocessed woods were about being shipped out of the country to Asia when it...
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Customs Seeks Cooperation With Police

Customs Seeks Cooperation With Police

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone B,  has solicited increased synergy with the police in tackling smuggling activities and general performance in Sokoto.  The Comptroller of the unit, Mr Ba...
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