Customs rakes in N31.8 billion at Tin Can Port
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), TinCan Island Port, Apapa Command, said it generated about N31.8 billion in August, against N28.6 billion earned in the corresponding period of 2017, a difference of N3.2 million.
Customs seizes 517 bags of rice, 320Kg Indian hemp in Sokoto
The Sokoto Command of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized 517 bags of foreign rice and 320 parcels of Indian hemp of 1kg each illegally smuggled into the country.
Apapa Port records N57 billion from export in seven months
The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has declared that a total of 343,471 metric tonnes (MT) of agricultural produce, mineral resources, and other exportable products with Free on Board (FOB) valued at N57billion were exported out of Nigeria through the Apapa Port between January and July 2018. Similarly, the…
Providing a check on expired drugs
Lately, Nigeria has witnessed increased cases of some heartless human beings with dead conscience relabelling and revalidating dates of expired foods and drugs.
Customs intercepts another container load of military uniforms in Rivers State
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted another container load of military uniforms, barely a month after it seized one containing military camouflage at Onne Port, Area II Command in Rivers State. According to the Assistant Comptroller General of Customs, in charge of South-South, South- East Zone, Sanusi Umar, the seizure was made following ongoing…
Smugglers frustrating government’s efforts in agric sector, says minister
Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has said that government’s efforts in the agricultural sector will be frustrated unless urgent measures are put in place to stop smuggling in the country.
Customs service rakes in N162billion from Tincan port
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tincan Island Command, has generated a total N162.7billion in the first half (H1) of 2018. This, according to the Command represents a difference of N32.6billion from the N130billion generated in the corresponding period of 2017. Customs Area Controller, Tincan Island Port, Comptroller Musa Baba Abdullahi, who disclosed this in a…
Customs seizes G-Wagon, 20 other exotic cars in Lagos
Twenty-one exotic cars, including a 2016 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon (G-500), with duty paid value (DPV) of N484.4 million have been seized by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja. Controller of the unit, Mohammed Uba, who paraded the seized items in Lagos yesterday, said the vehicles were seized for non-payment…
Stakeholders express worries over low internet penetration
Information Technology stakeholders at Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) 27th national conference have decried poor IT deployment and low internet penetration in the country.
Computer professionals decry Nigeria’s slow match to digital inclusion
The President, NCS, Prof. Adesola Aderounmu, addressing newsmen in Lagos, on Tuesday, said much work still needed to be done to get Nigeria to its rightful place. Aderounmu, who used the occasion to announce NCS 27th National Conference scheduled for the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan...