How visionless leadership, graft impede nation’s greatness, by ACF, Ali
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), yesterday, stated that visionless leadership had robbed the country of development since independence. Also, the Comptroller General (CG) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ali..
Freight forwarders criticise ‘secrecy’ in Customs valuation
Freight Forwarders under the aegis of National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), have criticised the lack of transparency in the valuation of vehicles by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
National security threatened as N 8.4b scanner project stalls
Federal Government’s failure to provide N8.47 billion scanners, approved two years ago, for the nation’s seaports has forced the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)to resort, 100 per cent, to manual, cumbersome and inaccurate examination of cargoes coming into the country.
Customs attributes delay in recruitment exercise to COVID-19
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has attributed the delay in processing the ongoing recruitment into the Service to the coronavirus pandemic.
Why Customs’ rice gift stirs controversy
“The imported rice was poisonous because before coming into the country, it must have spent a minimum of five years in the silos.
Customs seizes N10.26 billion pangolin scales in Lagos
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone A, has seized about 147 sacks of pangolin scales weighing 9,504.1kg worth N10.26 billion.The Pangolins or scaly anteaters are mammals of the order Pholidota....
Customs intercept $8 million cash at Lagos airport
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of $8 million cash at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos State. Controller General, NCS Hameed Ali, said the consignment packed in a coaster bus was loaded in a six big Bagco bags. The driver of the bus was arrested, while an investigation is ongoing…
Gains of border closure blown out of proportion - Stakeholders
Despite the Federal Government’s claim of massive gains from the three-month-old border closure, latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and key members of the organised private sector reveal that the country might be at the losing end.
Customs’ boss tasks Fed government on dredging of seaports
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has tasked the Federal Government on the need to dredge the nation’s seaports, stressing that one of the major problems facing the maritime sector is because the seas are not deep.
Lawyers knock Customs chief over national security comment
The Comptroller General of Customs, retired Colonel Hameed Ali is under fire for re-echoing the Federal Government’s sentiment that national security prevails over human rights.