News - Nigeria Customs Service

Nigeria’s Senate Summons Service Chiefs Over Insecurity, Proliferation Of Weapons

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria Senate has asked Service Chiefs in the country to appear before it to provide explanations on the spate of insecurity and proliferation of weapons in the country.

F.G. Committed To Fighting Terrorism, Says Adeosun

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said that it is committed to the global fight against terrorism and its financing.

Senate Customs Committee Seeks Review Of Automotive Policy

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Customs says the National Assembly will work with the executive to review the automotive policy to reduce sharp practices by manufacturers of vehicles and other imported products in the country.

Senate Queries Customs Over Seized Goods In Ware Houses

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate Committee on Customs has accused the service of failing to decongest all its warehouses filled with seized goods worth billions of Naira.

UPDATED: Buhari Holds Meeting With Security Chiefs

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, is presiding over an expanded security meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , all the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  National Intelligence Agency DG, Ahmed Abujakar, Department of State Services DG, Lawal Musa Daura,  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama,...

FG Replies Obasanjo, Defends Buhari [FULL STATEMENT]

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has responded to a recent statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, the Presidency defended President Buhari. READ ALSO: APC, APGA, Labour React To...

Auctioneers Want Government To Adopt E-Auction Policy

5 months ago /
Nation 

Federal lawmakers in Nigeria have been told to expedite action on the passage of the auctioneers bill currently before the national assembly to help government and its agencies generate more revenue transparently. Briefing journalists on the sidelines of a workshop in Abuja, the president of Nigeria auctioneers, Musa Abubakar, said speedy...

Customs Breaks Government Warehouse Oron, Intercepts 200 Bags Of Rice

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Calabar Free Trade Zone and Akwa Ibom area command has broken into the government warehouse Oron in Akwa Ibom State and  seized 200 bags of smuggled foreign rice. The customs area controller in charge of Calabar free trade zone and Akwa Ibom area command, Patience Burromvyat stated...

FG Revenue Generation: Customs Rakes In N7.8 Billion In Calabar

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria customs service, cross river and Akwa Ibom states as well as   calabar free trade zone area command and Akwa Ibom area command  generated n7.8 billion as revenue between January and October 2017. Customs area comptroller burro mvyat patience stated this in Calabar during a media briefing with journalists...

Senate-Customs Probe Rakes In N140bn

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate committee on customs has said its probe of the activities and revenue drive of Nigeria customs service raked in one hundred and forty billion naira into government coffers. Committee chairman, Hope Uzodinma disclosed this when he presented the interim report to the senate on Wednesday. The committee also indicted the...

Customs Intercept 2 Elephant Tusks In Sokoto

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Sokoto Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted two elephant tusks weighing 65 kilogrammes and valued at more than N14 million. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Magaji Mailafiya, disclosed this to reporters on Wednesday in Sokoto. Mailafiya said that a vehicle  with registration number: BRK...

Customs Impounds 4,500 Cartons Of Poultry In Ogun

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Customs Service says it has intercepted 4,500 cartons of frozen products put at N21.6m in Ogun State. The products were seized by operatives of the State Command along the Idiroko border-posts after they were thought to be injurious for human consumption. The Ogun Area Controller of Customs, Sani Magudu, who...

Customs CG Now To Face Senate Confirmation

11 months 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 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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...


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