Tag Archives: CUSTOMS

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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Customs to begin second e-auction

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) will commence the second round of another 48 hours of bidding on July 10 as the e-auction committee reloads the portal with more items. The Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Mr Joseph Attah said ...

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Customs signs MoU with Rice farmers to stop rice smuggling

The Nigeria Customs Service and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to stop rice smuggling through land border into the country. Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, President Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disclosed ...

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UPDATED: Customs intercepts another container-load of arms in Lagos Port

FILE PHOTO: Seized Pump Action Rifles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has intercepted 440 pieces of rifles at Tin Can Island Port, Lagos. About three months ago, the Federal Operations Unit of the service had  intercepted 660 pieces of pump action rifles at Apapa ...

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Customs reconstitutes management, appoints DCGs

The Nigeria Customs Service has reconstituted its management and announced some key appointments to rejig the service for effectiveness and better efficiency. The Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, said on Wednesday in Abuja, the service has appointed four Acting ...

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NOT ONLY IN NIGERIA! Customs officials find $1.3m in Dusseldorf airport luggage

The Customs officials on Friday found 1.3 million dollars in luggage at Dusseldorf Airport. Police said that they have started investigating whether the money is connected with drug trade, since most of the money was in small notes. The notes ...

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Customs 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 contained in a circular issued on Tuesday in Lagos by Mrs T.M Isa, NCS Acting ...

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