Curious request for vehicles’ duty reduction
Jolted by a presidential directive that revenue generation needs to be enhanced in the light of the dwindling profile, the Nigeria Customs Service...
Customs seeks ports’ competitiveness through tariff reduction
To achieve competitiveness and effectively check automobiles smuggling into the country, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has advocated the immediate slash of current levy charged on imported cars from 35 to 10 per cent.
Tin-Can Customs intercept 13 containers of tramadol
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, on Friday said Tin-Can Island Customs Command intercepted 13 containers of tramadol and other items with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N3.13 billion.
Customs intercepts two aircraft at Apapa Port
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday displayed two aircraft intercepted at Apapa Port for flouting the import and export procedures. Also seized by the command were 40 containers loaded with Tramadol and other pharmaceutical products worth about N7.3 billion and allegedly imported from India. Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, while displaying the seized items in…
Buhari accuses Obasanjo of wasting $16b on power
President Muhammadu Buhari came hard on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, accusing him of “bragging” he spent $16 billion on the power sector without anything to show for it.
Emasculating, humiliating the Senate: In whose interest?
Since the proclamation of the Eighth Assembly, I have noticed a consistent effort to emasculate the National Assembly, particularly the Senate. This matter has assumed an alarming intensity...
Court nullifies Ndume’s suspension
The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday nullified the suspension of former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, from the Senate, describing it as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.
FG donates over 18,000 bags of rice, relief materials to IDPs
The Chairman, National Logistics Committee (NLC), Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs Abdulkadir Azarema, on Thursday handed over 18,968 (50kg) bags of rice and other relief materials to assist Internally-Displaced Persons in Yobe.