Nigeria Customs Service
Customs takes on CIS as 2018 Maritime Cup tourney kicks off tomorrow
Defending champions, the Nigeria Customs Service will tomorrow trade tackles with the Certified Institute of Shipping (CIS) in the opening match of the 10th edition of the Ships & Ports Annual Maritime Cup football competition. The competition will hold at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Sports Ground, Bode Thomas, Lagos. At the draws of the competition…
Customs gets record N140.4b monthly income
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday said it got a record income of N140,415,355,659.97 last month.Describing the development as a ‘historic feat’ the Comptroller-General, Col. Hammed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), noted that the result was consequent upon the ‘dogged pursuit’ of the agency’s reform programmes.
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…
Customs intercept live ammunitions, illicit drugs in Enugu
The Nigeria Customs Service says it has intercepted live cartridges and ammunition, illicit drugs and other items found in its absolute prohibition list of consumables in Enugu.
Customs seizes N1.17 billion codeine syrup in Lagos
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday seized a truckload of codeine cough syrup (100mg) in Lagos, valued at over N1.17 billion. The Federal Government had banned the production and importation of cough syrup containing codeine a few months ago after a report alerted on its role in drug addiction epidemic. Controller in charge of Federal…
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…
Customs intercepts cache of ammunition at Tincan port
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday announced the seizure of cache of ammunition at the Tincan Island port in Lagos. Public Relations Officer (PRO), Tincan Island Command of the NCS, Uche Ejesieme, who confirmed this to newsmen, said the ammunition were intercepted in two separate operations carried out on July 9 and 10, 2018. These,…
Ogun: One dies in Customs, smugglers fracas
Again, men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), yesterday, allegedly shot and killed a man in Papalanto area of Ogun State, during an early morning fracas with suspected smugglers, along the Ilaro Road.
Customs’ CG Strike Force intercepts truck of rice in Oyo
One week after the Zonal Command of the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Strike Force intercepted 3,000 bags of rice at Ijebu-Ode, made another seizure of 420 bags.