Saturday, April 17, 2021


Nigeria Customs Service

Nigerian customs seizes 319 bales of second hand clothing, others in Katsina

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Comptroller-General of Customs, CGS, Strike Force Team, Zone B, has seized 319 bales of second hand clothing and other items smuggled through Katsina State borders.

Onne sea port generates over N13bn, highest in 37 years – Nigerian Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service, Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers, says it generated over N13.11 billion in September. This is contained in a statement issued...

Nigerian Customs denies sentiment in promotion, recruitment exercise

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it is not indulging in any sentiment in promotion, posting and recruitment of personnel.

Nigerian Customs generates N976.6bn revenue in 8 months

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has so far generated N976.6 billion revenue from January to August for the country.

August: Nigerian Customs generate N2bn at Kano-Jigawa command – Comptroller  

The Kano/Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has generated over N2 billion internal revenue in August. 

Again, Nigeria’s Image Merchants bags 3 PR Golden World Awards

The Image Merchants Promotion Limited, IMPR, the publishers of PRNigeria and Economic Confidential has bagged three Golden World Awards of the International Public Relations Association, IPRA, 2020 for its PR campaigns in Nigeria.

Nigerian Customs generates N32bn in 6 months

The Oyo/Osun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has generated a total sum of N32,020,103,911 from January to June, out of N62,848,518,366 allotted to it for the 2020 fiscal year.

Nigerian Military arrests 7 pirates, impounds smuggled rice in South-South – DHQ

Defence Headquarters says the military has arrested seven suspected sea pirates, impounded bags of smuggled rice and destroyed oil thieves’ camp in the Niger-Delta region in the last one week.

Nigerian Customs impounds contraband worth N90m in Imo

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone C, Owerri, has confiscated contraband worth N90 million in Imo.

Nigerian Customs seizes smuggled items worth N253m in Kebbi

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, in Kebbi has seized various smuggled items valued at N253 million betweem February and May.

Nigerian Customs seizes N17.6bn worth of smuggled items

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 1,553 various smuggled items of Duty Paid Valued at N17.6 billion in the first quarter of the 2020 across all its commands.

Nigerian Customs generates N1.6bn in Kwara command

The Kwara Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday said it generated N1.69 billion in three months.

Nigerian Customs confiscates Volkswagen golf stocked with 59kg of cannabis

Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said it has intercepted a Volkswagen Golf 3 car with Reg no. ABC 45 LP laden with 5 bags of suspected cannabis in Kaduna.

FEC meeting: Buhari orders one minute silence for Lagos explosion victims

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, where a minute silence was observed in honour of victims of Sunday’s Lagos explosion.

Court slams ICPC over ‘shoddy prosecution’ of ex-Customs boss, Dikko

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday, frowned at the manner the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, was prosecuting the former Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Abdullahi Dikko.

Forex: Reps move to block over $30bn annual revenue leakages

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate various malpractices in foreign exchange allocation to companies by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and other sources running over 30 billion dollars annually.

Nigerian Customs seizes N135m illegal goods in Kwara, Niger, two others

The Joint Border Operations Drill Sector 3 of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it has seized more than N135 million worth of illegal contrabands in the last one month in North Central Nigeria.

Smugglers ‘outsmarting’ our officials to import contraband items – Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says ingenuity deployed by criminals or smugglers has made it possible for contraband items to come into the country.

Senator calls for sack of Customs boss, Hameed Ali over alleged fraud, incompetence

The vice chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Francis Fadahunsi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, over alleged fraud and incompetence in the service.

Nigerian Customs generates N1.3trn in 2019 — Official

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, says it generated the sum of N1.341 trillion as revenue in 2019.

INVESTIGATION: Despite ban, filing stations openly sell fuel in Daura, Jibiya border towns

Despite the Federal Government’s ban on the supply of petroleum products to filling stations within 20-kilometre radius to the country’s land borders, the product is reportedly being sold in border towns in Katsina State, DAILY NIGERIAN reliably gathered. 

Nigerian Customs raids Mubi market, seize foreign rice

Mubi (Adamawa) Officers and men of the Adamawa/Taraba Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, on Friday raided Mubi town market, seizing undisclosed number of bags of foreign rice and other contraband.

IPMAN urges Nigerian govt to review ban on fuel supply to border towns

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has called on the Federal Government to review the ban on the supply of the petroleum products to border towns across the country. 

Court stops EFCC from prosecuting ex-Customs boss, Dikko

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from prosecuting the former Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Abdullahi Dikko.

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