FG adopts new measures to achieve 20% adult exclusion target by 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it has currently implemented more practical measures to reduce the percentage of adult Nigerians excluded from access to financial services and achieve 20 percent adult exclusion target by 2020.
Customs raises alarm on employment scam
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has decried the spate of the fake list of employment being branded by Internet fraudsters.
How demand for custom duties on donated drugs denied Nigerians with cardiac cases free surgeries in Enugu
The demand for payment of custom duties or approval of waiver from the Federal Ministry of Finance has robbed over 20 indigent Nigerians with complex cardiac cases opportunity for free open heart surgeries at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku –Ozalla, Enugu State.
Confusion over customs’ clampdown on auto dealers
The nation’s automobile industry is currently in the grip of confusion as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) begins a major clampdown on car dealers in search of smuggled vehicles.
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.