News - Nigeria Customs Service

Customs CG Now To Face Senate Confirmation

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate yesterday amended the Customs and Excise Management Act CAP C.45 of 2004, subjecting the appointment of the Comptroller-General of the Customs to its confirmation. This followed the approval of the report of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Hope Uzodinma (PDP, Imo) on the amendment of the...

Customs Says No Law Backing Levy For Luxury Items

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd), has blamed the negative effect of some government trade and economic policies for inability of the Service to meet its 2016 revenue target of N937bn. Colonel Ali stated this position on Wednesday when he appeared before the House of...

Ogun State Donates N1m to Family Of Slain Driver

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State government has donated one million Naira to the family of Sauban Koleosho, also known as Onila, a driver, who recently, was allegedly shot dead by men of the Nigeria Customs Service along Kobape road, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. Customs operatives had reportedly shot at...

Senate Calls For The Resignation Of Hameed Ali

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has called for the resignation of the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd). The Senate is also asking the Customs CG to cancel the retrospective policy on duties for vehicles. The senators said on Wednesday that Ali was not fit to hold any public...

Falana Berates Senate For Customs Boss’ Summon

3 months ago /
Nation 

More reactions continue to trail the summoning of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Colonel Hammed Ali (rtd), who was asked to reappear before the Senate in appropriate uniform on Wednesday, March 22. This time, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, in a statement condemned the summoning of...

Customs CG Honours Senate’s Invitation, Appears In Mufti

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Retired Colonel Hameed Ali has finally honoured the invitation of the Nigerian Senate to appear before lawmakers on Thursday. The Customs boss arrived at the Senate around 9.30 a.m and went straight to the office of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The Customs boss...

Senate Orders Hammed Ali To Appear Before It On Thursday

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate has agreed to issue warrant of arrest to compel the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hammed Ali, to appear before it on Thursday, The senate unanimously passed the motion at their plenary on Wednesday. The decision of the Senate came at the time that the Nigeria...

Nigeria Customs Service Suspends Vehicle Duty Policy

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended the implementation of its policy for duty payments on old vehicles, in order to resolve issues with the Senate Committee on Customs. The Acting Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, said this on Wednesday in Abuja. Attah said in a statement, that the Management...

 

Senate To Probe Customs

3 months ago /

‎ ‎ The Nigerian Senate has resolved to investigate the alleged invasion of shops by C‎ustoms officials who broke into several shops in a market in Sango Otta in Ogun State around 12am and carted away goods estimated at millions of naira.‎ The Senate's decision was sequel to a point of...

Senate Directs Committee Of Customs, Tariffs And Excise To Investigate Kayero Market Raid

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Thursday mandated its Committee on Customs, Tariff and Excise to investigate alleged unlawful raid of rice shops at Kayero Market, Sango Ota, Ogun by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Officials of the service were said to have raided the market on Feb. 22 and allegedly carted away goods and...

NDDC Bought Eight Vehicles For N560m – Sagay

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), on Thursday, said corruption was omnipresent in the country with all segments being affected. He specifically indicted the Niger Delta Development Commission and the Nigeria Customs Service which he said are still enmeshed in corruption even under the...

FG ON HIGH COST OF FOOD

4 months ago /

High Cost of Food Price: FG Blames Police, Army, Customs….As farmers kick against reduction in pricesThe Federal Government of Nigeria on Thursday blamed men of the Nigeria Police Force, their counterparts in the Army and Nigeria Customs Service attached to road blocks in the country for high cost of food...

Customs Redeploys 8 ACG, 238 Deputy Comptrollers

5 months ago /
Nation 

A major shakeup in the Nigeria Customs Service has seen the redeployment of eight Assistant Comptrollers-General (ACGs) and 238 Deputy Comptrollers. According to a report, the redeployment was approved by the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hammed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) with an order of immediate effect. Affected is Wale Adeniyi, a...

No Plastic Rice In Nigeria, Says NAFDAC

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Comptroller-General of  Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali, has stated that over 40,000 bags of rice seized by the agency  have been shared to Internally Displaced  Persons (IDPs) camps. The NCS CG, represented by its Deputy Comptroller-General, Mr. Umar Ilya, said this on Thursday in Abuja, during a joint press...

Nigeria Customs Seize Container Of Ready To Eat Food

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Tincan Island Port have seized a 20ft container of “Ready To Eat” preparations like – Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, and Yam Porridge, imported from India. This was disclosed by the Customs Area Comptroller, Bashar Yusuf, during a session with some stakeholders in his office recently. The comptroller,...

NCS Generates N3.2bn In Seme Command

1 year ago /
Security 

The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Monday said it generated N3.2 billion as revenue between January and April. This is contained in a statement issued to the press by the command in Badagry, Lagos State. The statement quoted the Controller of the command, Victor Dimka, as saying that...

Donation Of Relief Materials To IDPs Will Facilitate Their Return Home – Gen. Burutai

1 year ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Federal Government's donation of relief materials would facilitate speedy return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities. Buratai said this on Wednesday at the flag-off ceremony of the distribution of relief materials to IDPs in Maiduguri. He said the gesture...

Customs Service Bans Importation Of Rice Through Land Borders

1 year ago /

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has banned the importation of rice through land borders throughout the country. The agency generated N1.69 billion in the last two months. The Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr Wale Adeniyi, made this known to the Newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, this is...

Customs Generates 1.07 Billion In Seme

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The Seme Command of Nigeria Customs Service on Monday said it generated 1.07 billion Niara revenue in February. The controller for the command, Victor Dimka, disclosed this in an interview with the News NEwsmen in Seme. Dimka said that the revenue for the period was N 172.6 million higher than N...

 

Apapa Customs command records N23.4bn revenue in January

1 year ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Apapa Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it collected N23.4 billion in January 2016, up from N20.7 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2015. The Area Controller, Comptroller Willy Egbudin made the disclosure on the sideline of the monthly stakeholders meeting organised by the command...


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