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 economy.In a welcome address during a tour of facilities...
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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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Customs Replies Oyo State On Quality Of  Rice

Customs Replies Oyo State On Quality Of Rice

The Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo and Osun Command, on Saturday said the 1,800 bags of rice released as palliative to the Oyo State government were good for human consumption. This was in response to the claim by Oyo State Government...
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Customs Impounds 140 Smuggled Gas Cylinders

Customs Impounds 140 Smuggled Gas Cylinders

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone B, has seized two trucks with 140 gas cylinders and 678 bags  of NPK fertilisers being smuggled into the country from Niger Republic. Mr Mustapha Sarki-Kebbi, Zone B Controller who disclosed...
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Customs Impounds Two Chisco Buses Over Drug Smuggling

Customs Impounds Two Chisco Buses Over Drug Smuggling

The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 563,400ml of Amphetamine Syrup concealed inside two Chisco Buses.  The Acting Customs Area Controller, Deputy Comptroller Chedi Wada, made this known on Monday while briefing Journalist...
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Customs Impounds 5,040 Cartons Of Red Grape Drink

Customs Impounds 5,040 Cartons Of Red Grape Drink

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operating Unit (FOU), Zone C, Owerri has confiscated 5,040 cartons of red grape drink smuggled into the state.The NCS also seized 143 bales of fabrics with each bale containing 1,200 dozens of garments.Controller of.....
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