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    Politics Senate Introduces New Procedure for Appointment of Nigeria Customs Bosses

    The Nigerian Senate has begun the process of amending the Nigeria Customs Service Act as regards the appointment of a Comptroller General for the agency. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma (PDP, Imo) made the announcement in a meeting with...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Intercept 661 Pump-action Rifles In Lagos [See PHOTOS]

    Nigeria Customs Service intercepts a huge cache of pump action rifles concealed in 40ft container in Lagos. 49 boxes containing 661 pieces of Pump Action Rifles found inside the container. See photos: Photo source: Ifunanya Eze
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Dismisses Reported Sack of 59 Officers

    The Nigeria Customs Service through Joseph Attah, the AG. Public Relations Officer for Comptroller-General of Customs has denied the repoted dismissal of 59 officers. In the press statement released the NCS said that the report is misleading as it did not originate from the service. “The...
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    Politics 3 Prominent Nigerian Prosecutors That May Replace Magu As EFCC Chairman

    As the plot thickens to stop the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, from becoming the substantive chair of the Commission, three prominent Nigerian prosecutor names have popped up as his possible replacements, The Nation Newspaper reports...
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    Metro Expired Rice Now in Town- Customs Warns Nigerians

    The Nigeria Customs Service has warned Nigerians to be wary of the kind of rice they consume in the yuletide season. According to Customs Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit (F.O.U.) Ikeja, Mamudu Haruna, most rice smuggled through Idiroko, Seme, Jibia and other border stations had expired...
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    Business FG Recovers N4.2Bn From Collecting Banks

    The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) on Wednesday said it had recovered N4.2 billion in remittances from collecting banks into the federation account. Mr Shettima Gana, the commission’s acting Chairman, said this while inducting the lead consultants and other...
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    Business FG Begins Export of Farm Produce From Northern Nigeria to Europe

    The Nigeria Customs Service says it will begin to export farm produce to Europe from some Northern States. The Comptroller in charge of Kano and Jigawa States, Mr Abutu Mathias made this known on Thursday during the quarterly stakeholders’ forum in Kano. Mathias said that the aim was to...
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    Metro FULL LIST of 29 Senior Customs Officers Sacked For Gross Misconduct

    Last week, it was reported that the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS laid off 29 senior staff for gross misconduct. The names of the 29 Staff laid off has been published by the NCS. See List below:
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Fires 29 Senior Officers for Gross Misconduct

    The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has dismissed 29 of its senior officers for various acts of gross misconduct, a statement released by the agency on Thursday announced. The dismissed officers are among forty-four (44) Senior officers who were punished for actions capable of compromising...
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    Metro 99% of Rice Smuggled into Nigeria Unfit for Human Consumption - Customs Boss Ali

    Nigeria Customs Boss, Hameed Ali, has stated that 99% of rice smuggled into the country are unfit for human consumption. Speaking at a conference in Abuja, he said the test reports certified that smuggled rice through the borders was unfit for human consumption. "We have seen rice conveyed in...
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    Business Customs Revenue Hits N95.7Bn in August

    The total revenue which the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) collected from January to August this year was N557,083,996,324.16. Summary of monthly revenue figure that The Nation obtained from the corporate headquarters in Abuja yesterday, revenue collection rose from N75.6 billion in July to...
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    Business Tin-Can Island Customs Revenue Generation Drops To N130.76Bn in 7 Months

    The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated a revenue of N130.76 billion in the last seven months of the year. A statement on Monday in Lagos, quoted the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Yusuf Bashar, to have made the disclosure while exchanging views with some...
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    Metro Why We Seize Goods After Clearance – Nigeria Customs Explains

    Is the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’, Ikeja right in intercepting trucks cleared at the Tin Can Port by other Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) officers? Importers and truck drivers are accusing the FOU officials of “extortion” and “second clearing”; but the FOU insists that it is...
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    Metro Customs Officers Slap Lagos Magistrate, Beat Up Policemen For Impounding Their Vehicles

    Some officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, last Friday, allegedly attacked a magistrate, Lekan Aka-Bashorun, for impounding their vehicles. PUNCH gathered that the customs officers allegedly slapped Aka-Bashorun, while two policemen and two paramilitary...
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    Business Nigeria Customs Places Ban on Rice Importation

    Again, the Nigeria Customs Service has re-introduced the restriction order on importation of rice through land borders across the country. Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), gave the approval for the reversal of an earlier policy in October 2015 which allowed rice imports...
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    Business LIST of Items Banned from being Imported into Nigeria by Nigeria Customs

    The Nigeria Customs Service in a statement has released a list of goods that are absolutely prohibited from entering Nigeria. In a statement the Nigeria customs warned that failure to comply will attract outright seizure of such goods and the suspects will be charge to the Court of Competence...