Tag Archives: CUSTOMS

Senate calls for Ali’s resignation after his refusal to appear before the house

The Senate has called for the resignation of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali. The lawmakers said on Wednesday that Mr. Ali was not fit to hold public office. The call follows Mr. Ali’s decision not to ...

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Customs suspends vehicle duty policy

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended  the implementation of its policy for duty payments on old vehicles, in order to resolve issues with the Senate Committee on Customs. The Acting Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, said this ...

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Nigeria Customs hands over seized 661 pump action rifles to SSS

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized by the Federal Operations Unit Zone “A” Ikeja, to the State Security Service(SSS) for further investigation. The Public Relations Officer of the unit, Jerry Attah, said ...

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Senate summons Customs Comptroller-General, mandate him to appear in uniform

The Senate has mandated the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali to appear in plenary on March 15, unfailingly to address the issue of Customs Tax Duties on vehicles. The Senate also directed that the CG, Ali must appear in ...

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Customs command destroys expired rice, gadgets, other items

The Kano/Jigawa Customs Area Command on Friday in Kano destroyed expired items worth millions of Naira. This is contained in a statement signed by the Commands Public Relations officer, Mr Danbaba Isah and made available to newsmen in Kano. According ...

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FRESH: Customs intercept 661 pump action rifles in Lagos

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Retired Col. Hameed Alli, while briefing newsmen in Lagos on Monday, revealed that the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 661 pieces of pump action rifles from China, concealed with steel ...

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Customs hands over seized helicopters to Air Force

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Friday said it had intercepted two helicopters and 23 consignments of accessories illegally imported into the country. Mr Dan Ugo, a Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs, told newsmen in Lagos that the two helicopters and accessories, ...

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REVENUE: Customs generated N898bn in 2016

The Nigeria Customs Service has generated N898 billion as revenue in 2016, including VAT, says the service Spokesman, Mr Joseph Attah. Attah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja that the figure was however less than the ...

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Spaghetti, furniture, drugs, footwear and the full list of Nigeria’s import prohibition

Not less than 25 items that have been banned from being imported into Nigeria. The Ministry of finance on Friday, circulated the list which includes soaps, spaghetti and used fridges. The ban on the items was put in place by ...

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FG denies increasing import duties for food and luxury goods, says importation of drugs remains banned

Kemi Adeosun

The federal government of Nigeria, on Friday denied hiking import duties on food items and luxury goods, but noted that drugs, and other pharmaceutical products, are prohibited from being imported into Nigeria, and local manufacturers with special permission to import ...

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