Tag Archives: CUSTOMS

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

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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Customs reshuffles management; redeploys 48 Comptrollers

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday announced a major re-shuffle of its management, as the Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, approved the immediate redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of the Service. A statement by the Customs spokesperson, Joseph Attah, said the redeployment, which ...

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Customs to adopt electronic auction of seized goods

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has decided to adopt electronic platform to conduct the auction of seized goods to ensure transparency. Mr Joseph Attah, NCS spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that the platform was ...

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Senate investigates alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in Customs

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, has commenced investigation into alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service between 2006 and 2016. The Chairman of the committee, Hope Uzodinma, made this known in an interview with ...

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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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