Wednesday, April 21, 2021



Senate investigates Nigerian Customs alleged invasion of rice traders at Bodija market

The Senate has ordered an investigation into the alleged invasion of the Bodija market in Ibadan by officials of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, during which bags of rice and other items valued at N85 million were conveyed away.

FEC approves N20.1bn for Nigerian Customs operational equipment

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved a total of N20,114,002871 for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS.

Nigerian Customs generates N159.58bn at Apapa Command

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Apapa Command on Monday disclosed that it generated over N159.58 billion in the First Quarter of 2021.

Nigerian Customs seizes N786.9m contraband items in Kano, Jigawa

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone B, says it has seized contraband with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N786.91 million in the past three months.

1,844 inmates escaped during Imo prison attack – NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS, say 1,844 inmates escaped following the attack on its custodial centre in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

IPOB, ESN members behind Imo attacks – IGP

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that those who razed Imo Police Command Headquarters and freed inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Services, NCS, on Monday were members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Eastern Security Network, ESN.

Nigerian Customs intercepts cannabis worth N694m

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Western Marine Command, WMC, has intercepted cannabis sativa with a Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N694, 575, 000.

Most vehicles imported into Nigeria are rickety – Customs CG

The Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, has said that most vehicles imported into the country were rickety. Mr Ali disclosed this...

Senate confirms Nababa as Nigeria Correctional Service CG

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Haliru Nababa as Controller General, CG, Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS.

Nigerian Customs hands over vessel intercepted carrying cocaine to NDLEA

The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, handed over a case file of vessel carrying cocaine into Nigeria to the NDLEA on Tuesday in Lagos.

Nigeria loses N800bn monthly to lack of 24-hour port operation – Shippers association

The President, Shippers Association of Lagos, Jonathan Nicole, says Nigeria loses over N800 billion monthly due to lack of 24-hour seaport operation.

Gunmen kill 2 prison officials in Anambra

Gunmen on Friday attacked a vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service conveying some inmates to court in Anambra, leaving two officials of the service dead.

Senate screens new NCoS Comptroller-General

The new Comptroller-General, Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, Haliru Nababa, on Wednesday, appeared before the Senate Committee on Interior for screening.

Businessman threatens to sue Sahara Reporters over ‘libelous, defamatory’ publication

A billionaire businessman and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Nasiru Danu, has threatened legal action against an online news platform, Sahara Reporters, over alleged libelous and defamatory publication against his person.

Nigerian federal, states, LGAs share N640.3bn for January

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, has shared N640.310 billion to the three tiers of government for January. Hassan Dodo, the director of Information, Ministry...

What I want to be remembered for, by Hameed Ali

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, retired Colonel Hameed Ali, says he wants to be remembered for putting the NCS on "a...

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram ambush, kill 19 fleeing insurgents in Rann

Nigerian Troops on Tuesday foiled an attack, destroying 19 terrorists in five gun trucks, after a fierce gun battle with Boko Haram fighters in Rann town of Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State.

Nigerian Customs intercepts N788m contraband items at Seme Command

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Seme Command, has said it intercepted contraband items with total Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N788,189,205 and arrested 15 suspects in 2020.

Nigerian Customs hands over 4,907 cartons of expired chocolates to NAFDAC

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has handed over 4,907 cartons of seized expired sweets and chocolates valued at N23.7 million to National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

Nigerian Customs awaits FG’s directive on vehicle tariff reduction

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says its awaiting directive from the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on the implementation of the act concerning reduction of tariff on vehicles.

Kano LG Poll: Police deploy 10,000 personnel

The Police Command in Kano State has deployed 10,000 personnel for the Jan. 16, local government councils election in the state.

Nigerian Customs seizes N143.6m smuggled items in Edo

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone ‘C’ has seized smuggled items worth N143.6 million in the zone, Abubakar Dalhatu, NCS Deputy National Public Relations Officer has said.

Nigerian Customs generates N1.5trn revenue in 2020

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it generated the sum of N1.5 trillion for the year 2020.

Nigerian Customs generates N21bn through Kano/Jigawa Command

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Kano/Jigawa Area Command, says it has generated more than N21 billion revenue this year.

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