Nigerian Customs Service
NCS says Nigeria border area extensive, porous
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has said that the porous and extensive border area requiring security coverage was the reason for the spate of smuggling and arms proliferation in the country.
Customs warns smugglers against frequent attack on personnel
The Nigerian Customs Service has warned smugglers to desist from attacking officers on lawful duty as it launched an investigation to unravel those behind the recent attacks.
Buhari’s skewed appointments hurting Nigeria, says HURIWA
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has alleged that appointments into Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) by President Muhammadu Buhari are being done to favour Muslims...
High expectation as e-Customs project reloads
With the approval of $3.1 billion e-Customs projects, expectations are high that the trade facilitation mandate of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) will not only receive a boost but rub off positively on the country’s economy. The project is expected to improve Customs’ clearance efficiency to facilitate trade, stimulate end user’s satisfaction, and foster mutually…
‘Nigerians can own a car with government support, finance scheme’
A proper vehicle finance scheme with government support for the establishment of more assembly plants in the country will avail the average Nigerian the opportunity to own a car, an automobile expert, Oluwatobi Ajayi, has said. Ajayi said setting up an assembly plant involves huge capital investment, and with the government’s assistance would solve Nigeria's…
Clearing agents flay customs over bottlenecks in cargo clearance
Clearing agents under aegis of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), have bemoaned the arbitrary demand notice slammed on importers
Customs intercept $8 million cash at Lagos airport
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of $8 million cash at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos State. Controller General, NCS Hameed Ali, said the consignment packed in a coaster bus was loaded in a six big Bagco bags. The driver of the bus was arrested, while an investigation is ongoing…
Demurrage swells, goods spoil as border closure continues
Hopes of some stakeholders who expected the border to be re-opened as the first phase of the Ex Swift s exercise expired today have been dashed, as the Federal Government...