News - Nigeria Customs Service

Customs Breaks Government Warehouse Oron, Intercepts 200 Bags Of Rice

2 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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

4 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

6 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

7 months 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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

1 year 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,...


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