Tag Archives: CUSTOMS

Apapa Command of Customs generates N36.2bn in November

The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service generated N36.22 billion in November, authorities of the command have said. Nkiru Nwalla, the command’s spokesperson told newsmen in Lagos that the collection was an increase of about N6.6 billion from N31.8 ...

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Customs uncover 64 smuggled vehicles worth N1.7bn in Lagos and Ijebu-Ode expressway

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted 57 assorted vehicles suspected to be smuggled in Omole Estate and Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. The Comptroller of the Unit, Mohammed Garba, who made this announcement on Wednesday in ...

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Customs intercepts 506 bags of smuggled rice in Sokoto

Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said its command in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara zone intercepted 506 bags of foreign rice concealed in bags of beans and smuggled into the country. Nasir Ahmad, NCS Controller, Sokoto, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday. ...

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200 bags of smuggled rice intercepted in Akwa Ibom

The Calabar Free Trade Zone and Akwa Ibom Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized 200 bags of smuggled foreign rice at Oron in Akwa Ibom State. Mrs Burromvyat Patience, the Customs Area Controller in charge of ...

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Nigeria to send back 90 tonnes imported genetically modified maize

The National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, said it has, in conjunction with the Nigerian Customs Service, ordered that the genetically modified (GM) maize consignment illegally imported into Nigeria be sent back. Rufus Egbegba, the Director-General of NBMA, said this at ...

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Ogun state command seize 1,401 bags of smuggled rice in one week

The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun Area Command, said it had seized 1,401 bags of rice and three used cars within the last one week. The goods were reportedly smuggled into the country from the neighbouring Republic of Benin. The Controller ...

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ALI: Customs has seized 3,665 vehicles worth over N13bn duty

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, said that the service has seized 3,665 vehicles from 2015 till date with a Duty Paid Value (DPV) of over N13 billion. Ali said this during his lecture titled “Problem of Smuggling ...

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Customs seizes 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey

FILE PHOTO: Seized Pump Action Rifles

The Tin-Can Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 2,671 pump action rifles imported from Turkey. Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of NCS, told journalists in Lagos on Thursday that the seizure was the fourth at the Lagos port within ...

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Customs arrest officer, terminal clerk over 1,100 illegally imported rifles

Following the seizure of 1,100 rifles illegally imported from Turkey, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Retired Col. Hameed Ali, told journalists in Lagos on Monday that an officer of the service and a terminal clerk have been arrested. ...

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Customs warns fraudulent bidders to stay off e-auction platform

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) is warning fraudulent bidders involved in making unrealistic bids to stay off its e-auction platform or risk prosecution. The Customs Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday ...

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