Wednesday, 6th December 2023


5 hours ago
As part of anti-smuggling drive in Yuletide, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A has seized nine trailer loads of 50 kilogramme foreign bags of rice; 1,926 cartons of frozen poultry products and 18,100 litres of premium motor spirit (PMS).
6 hours ago
Senate has expressed displeasure over the inability of key revenue generating agencies, including the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to stop what it called serious cases of revenue leakages in the country.
18 Nov
A Comptroller of Customs, Dera Nnadi, has said that Rotary International should partner with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in its seven areas of focus for national development, noting that the club and the Service have a lot in common to share.
15 Nov
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, has said the service is actively collaborating with technology experts and cybersecurity specialists to implement advanced security protocols that can thwart any attempt....
9 Nov
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, has engaged stakeholders to address the urgent need for the evacuation of the over 6,000 overtime cargoes at the ports and implementing a 48-hour clearance process to facilitate trade.
11 Oct
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has frowned at smugglers attempting to import hazardous products into the country.
11 Oct
The Federal Operations Unit Zone 'A' of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 35,100 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and 1,100 liters of diesel smuggled within the border corridors of the Southwestern states worth N1.8 billion.
5 Oct
Worried by what they termed ‘indiscriminate use of firearms’ by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), which has resulted in killings of Nigerians in land borders and checkpoints, Youths in Yewaland, Ogun State, have called for a change of approach to arresting smugglers.
5 Oct
Acting Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for automated data sharing of vehicle registration.
19 Sep
The House of Representatives has threatened to invoke relevant legislative powers to compel the new Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, and Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, to give details of all public assets sold by the organisations between 2010 and 2022. Chairman of the House Committee investigating…
17 Sep
One of the legacies President Bola Ahmed Tinubu can leave behind after finishing his tenure as president of Nigeria is to have a Nigeria Customs’ Service (NCS) fully automated with efficient service delivery that aids trade facilitation.
8 Sep
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has deactivated selected undisclosed two authorised dealer banks that failed to comply with the Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) relating to customs duty and statutory charge remittances.


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