More knocks trail FG’s selective border waivers
Varied reactions have continued to trail the Federal Government’s exemption of Dangote Cement, BUA, and a gas supply firm from the land border trade restriction policy, saying the action contravenes the spirit of competition and the Constitution.
Customs’ FOU rakes in N19b into government coffers
The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), said it generated about N19 billion into the Government’s coffers in the last nine months, even as it reiterated commitment
NCS adopts draft 2020 Nigeria Sports Industry Policy, demands Intervention Fund
The National Council on Sports (NCS) has adopted the draft 2020 Nigeria Sports Industry Policy as amended, with its 10 policy thrust areas, which took cognisance of the industrialization agenda of the sports industry value...
Government makes N1.08tr from VAT in nine months
The Federal Government generated N1.08 trillion from Value Added Tax (VAT) in the first nine months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed.
Extortion, exploitation by agencies crippling businesses
Importers and clearing agents have continued to groan under the alleged extortion by the Lagos State Wharf Landing Fees Collecting Authority (LSWLFCA) and the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
NCS sues for peace as hoodlums invade agency’s facilities
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has called for peace across the country while appealing to Nigerians not to destroy public properties.
Tin Can Customs treats complaints of forwarders, agents
The Tin Can Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is considering the allegations of extortion by agents and freight forwarders against the organisation’s Federal Operations Unit and strike force. The Public Relations Officer, Superintendent of Customs Uche Ejesieme, said the command had articulated concerns of agitators and were being attended to. He admitted that…
ANLCA tasks members to shun illegalities
The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), has urged its members to keep their compliance level high and shun illegalities that would place them on the wrong side of the law. The President of the Association, Iju Tony, disclosed this during the inauguration of the newly elected executives of the Aminu Kano International…
Tincan Customs generates N138b
The Port Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday, said it posted N138 billion for January to September this year. Its Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Yakubu, in a statement, noted that the income was N22.1 billion (19 per cent) higher than the N115.9 billion collected in the corresponding period of…