Customs Impounds N1.3b Goods In Ogun

Customs Impounds N1.3b Goods In Ogun

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun 1 Area Command impounded goods worth N1.3 billion between May to June around Ogun State and its environs. Briefing Journalists on Monday, the Area Comptroller, Bamidele Makinde, explained that the command generated N12.8 million...
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VIN: Auto Dealers Get One Month’s Grace To Clear Vehicles

VIN: Auto Dealers Get One Month’s Grace To Clear Vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service has approved a month grace for the clearance of a backlog of vehicles following recent Customs/Stakeholders town hall meeting held in Lagos on Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)-Valuation.  This is to enable clearing of t...
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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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Masari Threatens Legal Action Against Customs Over ‘Recurring Killings’

Masari Threatens Legal Action Against Customs Over ‘Recurring Killings’

Katsina State Governor,  Aminu Masari has condemned the recurring killings of innocent citizens through reckless driving by operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in the state.  In a statement issued by Malam Abdu Labaran, Director-Gen...
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Lee Engineering Boss Seeks Import Duty Waiver, Tax Relief For Indigenous Fabrication Firms

Lee Engineering Boss Seeks Import Duty Waiver, Tax Relief For Indigenous Fabrication Firms

Executive Chairman, Lee Engineering, Dr Leemon Ikpea, has appealed to the Federal Government to grant import duty waiver and tax relief for indigenous fabrication companies as part of measures to support the government in job creation and boost the eco...
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Customs Generates N13.11b  From Onne Seaport In September

Customs Generates N13.11b From Onne Seaport In September

For the month of September, 2020, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers State generated over N13.11 billion.  A statement issued on Friday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Ifeoma Ojekwu quoted the Controller...
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Customs Intercepts Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards

Customs Intercepts Passenger With 2,886 ATM Cards

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command on Thursday handed over a suspect with 2,886 Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Deputy Controller, MMIA comm...
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FG Approves $3.1b For Automation Of NCS

FG Approves $3.1b For Automation Of NCS

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved $3.1billion for the automation of the operations of the Nigeria Custom Service (NCS).    Speaking after the virtual meeting presided by President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Finance, Budget...
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Customs Impounds 157 Vehicles, 6,340 Bags Of Rice, Others

Customs Impounds 157 Vehicles, 6,340 Bags Of Rice, Others

Between January and June, 2020, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operation Unit (FOU), Zone ‘B’, seized 625 goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N1.668billion, compared with 425 items with DPV of N762 million confiscated within same period in...
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Customs Reduces Physical Examination Of Cargoes At Seaports

Customs Reduces Physical Examination Of Cargoes At Seaports

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Thursday announced the reduction in the number of physical examination of cargoes at the ports. The Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Anthony Anyalogu, explained that it was part of measures to ensure physical distancing and.....
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Customs Confiscates N3.2b Items, Arrest Eight Suspects

Customs Confiscates N3.2b Items, Arrest Eight Suspects

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Border Drill Operation Sector 4, Katsina said it seized various goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) worth N3.2 billion from January 2020 to date. Aliyu Mohammed, the sector coordinator, Border Drill Operation Sector 4, Katsina,....
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NPA Renews Engagement With Customs On Deployment of Scanners At Seaports

NPA Renews Engagement With Customs On Deployment of Scanners At Seaports

       By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has renewed clamour for the deployment of scanners at the nation’s seaport as part of measures to fast track cargo evacuation. &nbs...
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Customs Impounds Cocaine At Seaport

Customs Impounds Cocaine At Seaport

Customs officers have found around 500 kilograms of cocaine on board a bulker that  arrived in the Port of Hamburg. The large-scale operation, which lasted several days, ended with an arrest and confiscation of illicit drugs during. One of the...
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UNCTAD Unveils Ten-Point Road Map For Seaports, Customs, Transporters

UNCTAD Unveils Ten-Point Road Map For Seaports, Customs, Transporters

As countries adopt radical measures to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, international trade and transport systems are under tremendous stress. Early evidence shows that international trade is collapsing, threatening access to goods and critical su...
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