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    Politics 2019: If I Were You I Won’t Contest At 70 – Customs CG, Hammed Ali Tells Buhari - Daily Post

    The Comptroller General of Customs, Hammed Ali has said at 70, President Buhari should not have contemplated seeking re-election in 2019. He, however, said that it was President Buhari’s love for the country and his integrity as well as his monumental achievement that had spurred him to seek...
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    Metro Customs Shares Rice Worth N3.79bn To IDPs Camps In North East

    The Nigeria Customs Service has distributed 252,666 (50kg) bags of rice worth N3.79 bn in the last 22 months to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Northeast and Benin. The Public Relations Officer of the Service, Mr Joseph Attah, made the disclosure in Abuja on Sunday during an...
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    Metro 28 Customs Officers Arrested Over Conspiracy to Smuggle 1,500 Arms Into Nigeria

    Authorities have arrested and detained 28 officers of the Nigeria Customs Service for the part they played in a conspiracy to smuggle a container of arms and ammunition into the country via the Tin Can island port in Lagos. A container of over 1,500 arms of different shapes and sizes was...
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    Metro Hameed Ali Promotes All HND Holders at Nigeria Customs Service

    The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has approved the promotion of all HND holders at the agency. According to an officer of the agency, all HND holders on salary level GL 07 have been promoted to level GL 08. Furthermore, Hameed Ali said a supplementary budget...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Bans Rice Imports Through Free Trade Zones

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has placed a ban on the importation of rice into the country through free trade zones. Customs PRO Mr. Joseph Attah, said the ban was needed as some people were taking undue advantage of the trade zone, which allows them to import some quantity of rice. “So...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs: Hammed Ali Redeploys 337 Assistant Comptrollers

    Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service , Hameed Ali, on Wednesday, approved the redeployment of 337 Assistant Comptrollers of the agency nationwide. Joseph Attah is now the substantive Public Relations Officer of the Service. Hameed Ali also moved Babadidi B from FOU D to Apapa...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs: Facts About The Exotic Cars Reportedly Seized from Kano Senator

    Joseph Attah, Customs Public Relations Officer, has released a statement presenting "facts" about the 13 exotic cars seized in Kano. Customs Compliance Task Force Zonal Commander, Bala Dole had previously said the vehicles were seized from a Kano senator. Joseph Attah confirmed that...
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    Politics List of Items Nigeria Customs Seized Along With Kano Senator's 13 Vehicles

    The Nigerian senator recently raided the residence of a Kano senator and impounded a number of goods, including 13 exotic cars. Here is a list of items seized within 8 months in Jigawa and Kano states: A house and 13 exotic vehicles ( 12 new Toyota Hilux and one land cruiser Prado jeep) -...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Storm Kano Senator's House, Impound 13 Exotic Vehicles

    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has impounded thirteen vehicles (12 Toyota Hilux and one land cruiser Jeep) belonging to a senator from Kano state, according to the compliance task force zonal commander, Bala Dole. According to him, the vehicles, which were found at the senator's residence...
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    Politics Hameed Ali Dares Nigeria Senate, Launches Vehicle Duty Verification Code

    Nigeria Customs Boss Hameed Ali, has launched the vehicle duty verification code as against the instructions of the Nigerian senate. “For effective and easy customs duty clearance verification, you can dial or send SMS to these numbers 094621597 with your vehicle C-number, the year you paid...
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    Politics Fani Kayode: Hameed Ali Should be Stripped Naked, Carried to the Senate in Chains

    Nigeria's former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode has contributed to the ongoing war between the senate and customs Boss Hameed Ali. The senate had directed the latter to appear before it garbed in the official customs uniform but he wouldn't budge. Reacting to the issue, Fani Kayode said...
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    Metro Hameed Ali Redeploys 7 Comptrollers of Nigeria Customs Service

    The Comptroller-General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of seven (7) Comptrollers of the service: According to a statement signed by Joseph Attah, Acting Public Relations Officer of the service, the redeployed officers are: • Aber, T. B. Kirikiri...
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    Metro Onitsha Agog With 'Hameed Ali Must Go' Protest [PHOTO]

    The residents of Onitsha, Anambra state, on Wednesday came out to protest against the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali. Hameed is currently embroiled in a battle with the senate for failing to appear before the lawmakers in the uniform of the Nigeria customs...
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    Politics Hameed Ali to Appear Before Nigeria Senate After Buhari's Intervention

    The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, will appear before the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday to answer questions bordering on duties imposed on old vehicles in the country, Punch reports. The Customs boss had previously said he wouldn't be able to honor the senate's...
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    Metro Rot, Corruption in Nigeria Customs Worsening Under Buhari's Hameed Ali

    Senior officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at ports have stated that the rot and corruption of the agency have gotten worse or at best remained the same since President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Hameed Ali as Comptroller General. This is far from Mr. Ali’s chest-thumping appraisal of the...
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    Metro Abdullahi Dikko: EFCC Recovers More Exotic Products From Ex Customs Boss

    Few days after recovering 17 exotic cars from the former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Dikko, the EFCC has recovered another set of products. The items, which were recovered on Monday and Tuesday from another warehouse said to be the property of the former...
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    Business Nigeria Customs Stinks, Should Be Investigated – Saraki Orders

    Nigerian Senate on Tuesday resolved to investigate the Nigerian Customs in order to identify leakages and irregularities leading to dwindling revenues in the country. Recall that the Senate through its committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff has uncovered how automobile giant, Volkswagen...
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