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Hajj 2020: Group urges NAHCON, Boards to begin refund to intending pilgrims

A civil society organization, the Independent Hajj Reporters, has called on the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON and State Pilgrim Welfare Boards to begin the refund of the 2020 hajj fares to intending pilgrims, as Saudi Arabia banned international pilgrimage due to COVID-19.

Nigerian Army to introduce barrack girls sports championship

Maj-Gen Faruk Yahaya, the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, said on Sunday that the Division would introduce a sports competition solely for girls within the barrack and surrounding communities.

Why we restrict movement at Seme border —Customs

Many travellers and vehicles were stranded for hours on Thursday at Seme border post following restriction of movement around the country’s frontier with Benin Republic.

Human rights commission to checkmate violations at Nigeria’s detention centres

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu on Thursday said the Commission will commence the audit of detention centres across the country as from June 2018.

Customs intercepts smuggled rice concealed in petrol tank

Mr Ahmad said the smuggled items, which were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela road, had N7.8 million duty paid value.

Federal Govt to increase salary of Customs officers

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Friday, promised to ensure salary increase for officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS. Mrs Adeosun...

Hameed Ali ups ante, targets N1.3trn revenue for 2018

Joseph Attach, the Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said that the service had set N1.3 trillion revenue target for 2018. Attah told...

Customs destroys 700 cartons of seized poultry products

The Federal Operations Units, FOU, Zone ‘C’ Benin axis of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, has destroyed 700 cartons of seized poultry products in...

Arms shipment: Dambazau inaugurates c’ttee on port security

The Federal Government has expressed commitment to tightening security at the nation’s seaports, airports and land borders, saying it will not allow anyone or...

Reps probe firearms influx, invite Customs, SSS

The House of Representatives on Wednesday invited the Nigeria Customs Service and the State Security Service, SSS, to brief it on the influx of...

Customs, MAN fault Senator Uzodinma’s claim of N30trn missing revenue

President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, Frank Jacobs, has disclosed that the Comptroller General of Customs, Hammed Ali confirmed to him (Jacobs) that there...

Armed robbers kill 2 Customs officers in Katsina

By Ibrahim Sulaiman Suspected armed robbers on Sunday night opened fire on Customs officers, killing a Chief Superintendent of Customs and Assistant Superintendent of Customs...

Customs e-auction: Why many will lose their cars

Many Nigerians see the recently launched e-auction by the Nigerian Customs Service as an easy and cheap means of acquiring a car. However, what many...

Customs impounds 941 bags of rice worth N6.8m

The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, WMC,  on Tuesday said its officers seized 941 bags of rice estimated at N6, 830,791 being smuggled...

Nigerian gov’t, states, LGs share N1.4 trillion in first-quarter

The federal government, 36 states and their local governments have so far shared N1.4 trillion from the federation account, being revenue generated in the...

Reps grill Hameed Ali over drop in customs’ revenue

By Abdulaziz Salisu The House of Representatives on Wednesday questioned the comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Hammed Ali, for failure to meet the...

Hameed Ali redeploys 4,072 senior officers

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has approved the redeployment of 4,072 senior officers to commands across the four zones of the service. The deployment is...

Customs nets N2.4bn in Sokoto

The Sokoto Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said it collected over N 2.4 billion as revenue between January, 2016 and March,...

The mighty powers of Saraki the Great, by Jibrin Ibrahim

As a student of politics, I find the huge powers accumulated and constantly expressed by the Senate President Bukola Saraki intriguing. There is almost...

Senate declares Ali unfit to lead customs, seeks his resignation

By Abdulaziz Salisu The Senate on Wednesday declared the embattled comptroller-general of customs, Hameed Ali, unfit to lead the Nigerian Customs Service and called on...

I wont appear before you, Hameed Ali dares senators again

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hamid Ali, has written a letter to the National Assembly that he would not be able...

Senate turns back Hameed Ali for appearing without uniform

By Abdulaziz Salisu The Senate on Thursday asked the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, to go back and dress appropriately after appearing...

Senate rejects Hameed Ali’s no-show pretext

The Senate has insisted that the Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, must appear before it unfailingly in Customs uniform on Wednesday. The Senate...

Appear before us in uniform, Senate tells defiant customs boss

The Senate has asked the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, to appear before the Senate plenary on March 15, unfailingly to address the issue...

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