Nigeria Customs Service records higher seizures of rice, petrol
Barely three weeks into the intensive joint border patrol, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday, declared that the joint border security agencies have recorded massive seizures and arrests from its North West, North Central, South West, and South-South geopolitical zones of the country.
Partial border closure: Policy choking travellers, businessmen and smugglers
Thirteen days into the partial closure of Nigeria-Seme border by the Federal Government, legitimate businessmen/women, as well as international travellers plying that road are still angry at being shut out without notice.
At The Guardian’s forum, stakeholders seek deeper financial inclusion
A forum organised by The Guardian in Lagos yesterday called for more practical moves to reduce the percentage of adult Nigerians excluded from access to financial services. To the stakeholders at the event, such measures would boost the economy and lift many people out of poverty.
‘Porous borders, ECOWAS protocol hindering fight against smuggling’
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has identified porous borders and improper implementation of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) protocol on transit by neighbouring countries as major hindrances to fight against smuggling.
One arms cache too many, a need for thorough investigation
The recent seizure of a Russian vessel allegedly conveying illegal weapons to Lagos ports, which was intercepted in South Africa, brings to five this year, the number of times items relating to arms...
Customs service warns smugglers to close shop in 2018
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has declared total war against the daredevil smugglers along the nation’s land borders this year, warning them to steer clear of the illicit trade.
Customs suspends controversial vehicle duties
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended the implementation of its policy for duty payments on old vehicles.The Acting Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Joseph Attah, said yesterday in Abuja that the management of the Customs Service.....
Customs suspends controversial duty policy on old vehicles
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended the implementation of its policy for duty payments on old vehicles, in order to resolve issues with the Senate Committee on Customs.