Comptroller Bashir Receiving The Wco Award Of Exceptional Performance For Apapa Command, From Cgc Ali Hameed

Apapa Customs rakes in ₦404 bln, bags WCO awards

Comptroller Bashir Abubakar, is the current Customs Area Controller, CAC, Apapa Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS. The Command under his watch generated over ₦404 billion revenue into the coffers of Federal Government in 2018, recorded ₦73.1billion from exports and ₦9.6 billion on 72 seizures. These feats earned Apapa Command the World Customs Organisation, WCO, […]

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Customs decries absence of incentives for shipping sector

The Nigerian Shippers Council has decried the absence of incentives for practitioners in the shipping sector of the economy. The Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello, described the development as neglect, saying that it stood out painfully in the basket of incentives offered by the Central Bank of Nigeria, Ministry of Finance, and Federal Inland Revenue […]

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Seme customs generates ₦1 bln in one month

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced a revenue and seizure of contraband goods worth ₦1.055 billion in the month of December 2018. Controller of the command, Comptroller Muhammed Uba, who announced this in a chat with newsmen in Seme, said the command generated the sum of N623 billion, representing […]

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Sokoto Customs generates over ₦1.8 billion in 2018

The Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) Sokoto State Area Command, which comprises Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto States, has stated that it generated ₦1,860,839,482.63 as revenue for the year 2018 . The comptroller of the command, Alhaji Umar Gimba, stated this while briefing journalists in his office. Gimba added that the amount represents 94 per cent of […]

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Nigeria Customs generates ₦3.1 trillion in 3-years

The Nigeria Customs Service has said that it generated about ₦3.1 trillion revenue in the last three years. The Public Relations Officer of NCS, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday that the revenue was generated between 2016 and 2018. Attah explained that the service realised ₦898.8bn revenue […]

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We have never seized any container with American dollars – Customs

The National Public Relations Officer of Nigeria Customs Services, NCS, Joseph Attah has debunked news trending in the social media that one of the recently seized 40 containers by Customs along Apapa road contains United States dollars. Attah, who made this known to the media during a press briefing in Lagos, stated that the falsehood […]

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Nigeria Customs remits ₦653.47 billion to Fed Acct. in 2018

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), said it has remitted N653.47 billion into the Federation Account between January and November 2018. The NCS which presented the report to the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), last week, said the amount was generated from six major revenue sources, namely: Import duty where ₦553 billion was realised between January […]

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Customs seizes 5,662 bags of smuggled rice worth ₦137 million

The Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 5,662 bags of suspected smuggled rice and 137 bales of second hand clothes both valued at ₦137 million. Briefing Newsmen on Wednesday in Calabar, Mr Abdullahi Kirawa, National Coordinator, Headquarters of the NIS Strike Force Team, Abuja, said the seizure […]

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Why Customs rejected the ₦153 million bribe

More controversies seem to be brewing around the alleged ₦150 million bribe offer said to have been rejected by some officers of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, in respect of tramadol consignment. Feelers in the maritime industry have indicated that a close watch on the officials of the Customs by other regulatory agencies may have […]

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If you attempt college courses thrice and fail, you end your career’ – NCS Comptroller

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) says any officer who fails staff college courses thrice will be shown the way out. Ali said this at the graduation of 2018 Course two comprised of Senior and Junior Courses of the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja on Friday. […]

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Customs seize 21 vehicles, others worth ₦2.8bn at Seme border

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command, has announced that between September and November, 2018, it intercepted goods worth ₦2,839,507,352.66 It said within that period, it generated revenue of ₦1,948,408,519.66. While disclosing this to journalists at the ECOWAS Joint Border Post in Seme on Wednesday, the Customs Area Controller, Seme Command, Mohammed Garuba, said among the […]

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Smugglers are destroying Nigerian economy – Customs

Comp. Kayode Olusemire, the Controller of Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Owerri, says smuggling has negative effects on the nation’s economy. Olusemire made this observation in Owerri on Friday while showing journalists some impounded items, which he said, had duty paid value of ₦65 million. He said the […]

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