Hameed Ibrahim Ali
Nigeria says no 'time limit' on border closure for goods
Nigeria's customs chief on Monday said a ban on goods coming into the country across its land borders will last as long as it takes for neighbours to stem the flow of smuggled merchandise.
Manufacturers want government to revisit industrial, backward integration policies
Local manufacturers in the country have charged the new Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, to formulate a comprehensive industrialisation policy that would prioritise...
Again, customs intercept nine containers of tramadol in Rivers
The Nigerian Customs Service, Area 11 Command, Onne, Rivers State, said it has intercepted nine 40ft containers laden with Tramadol. The Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection, Augustine Chidi....
Nigeria Customs Service reads riot act to free zones over smuggling
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has raised concerns over the increasing smuggling activities allegedly taking place at some Free Trade Zones (FTZs) in the country.
Customs reduces checkpoints nationwide
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has reduced its checkpoints to about 34 across the nation’s strategic routes, in line with the Federal Government’s Ease of Doing Business agenda.
Customs’ FOU, KLT assess anti-smuggling efforts
Meanwhile, the KLT Command of Customs generated the sum of N7.3 billion in the first half of the year, which represents an increase of 253.3 per cent over the corresponding period of 2016.
Customs announces redeployment of senior officers
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) has approved the redeployment of 48 Comptrollers of the service in a move he said, was aimed at effective and efficient service delivery.
Customs to commence online auction of seized goods
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said only tax payers with Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) issued Tax Identification Number (TIN) would be eligible to participate in a new auction sales of seized items.