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Customs understudying challenges raised from Executive Order to facilitate trade

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The Comptroller-General the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali has not only agreed that the recently issued presidential Executive Order came with challenges, but assured that the Service will resolve them one after the other. Speaking during a visit of the leadership of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) led by its National President, Prince Olayiwola Shittu, Ali ...

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Wait until court rules on e-auction suit before you start, NAA warns Customs

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Indications have emerged that the planned resumption of e-auction of seized and condemned goods from July 1, this year by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) may amount to contempt of court, contrary to Rule of Law and blatant abuse of court processes. Whereas the matter is pending in a court of competent jurisdiction, the NCS went ahead to not only ...

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NPA, Customs join forces to speed up Executive Order in Nigerian Ports

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The combined authorities of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday in Apapa sealed a new pact to drive the Executive Order issued by the Acting President on ease of doing business as it concerns the Nigerian ports. Part of the deal was to drive the co-operation and collaboration of all relevant approved Agencies and ...

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CG plans meeting with Customs from neighbouring countries to boost trade facilitation

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Rising from the just concluded African Customs Summit hosted by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali has given indication that he will convene a strategy meeting with all six neighbouring countries. He said the essence of the meeting is to build a corridor of security that will facilitate regional ...

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Growth in Transportation ministry is crawling because the minister is a learner—Amiwero

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Living encyclopedia in the nation’s transport ministry and maritime industry in particular, Lucky Amiwero has given insights on why developments in the transportation ministry and particularly the Maritime sector are crawling. Explaining more in an interview, the the National President of National Council of Managing Directors of Licensed Customs Agent (NCMDLCA), said “The whole industry is confused; the whole system ...

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Don’t import rice in free trade zones but ports, CG of Customs warns operators

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To limit chances of abuse of privilege using their facilities, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has banned rice import in trade free zones, insisting that rice imports remain at seaports. Public Relations Officer of the service, Mr. Joseph Attah, in a statement explained that the restriction became necessary because some operators were allegedly taking ...

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Customs plans online auction of seizures, makes tax clearance key condition

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The leadership of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has changed its traditional model of auctioning seizures, saying the planned next round of auctioning will be driven online. Added to the new auctioning model, the Service said in a statement that “Only tax payers with Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) issued Tax Identification Number (TIN) will be eligible to participate in a ...

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Time up for Customs CG, Hameed Ali at Customs House as Senate fumes

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The emerging twist in the ordinary invitational meeting from the Nigerian Senate to the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) seems degenerating to bigger issue. This is as the Upper Chambers on Wednesday, declared the embattled Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) unfit to hold any public office. Accordingly, Ali has been urged to‎ ...

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We said it on Monday that Ali risks walk out if on Mufti at Senate, it happened Thursday

The Senate on Thursday put paid to its threat and on a loud voice vote, turned back the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) for appearing before the senate on mufti. WE published on Monday under Industry Category Vis: “Exclusive: Customs CG risks walkout if he appears before Senate on mufti, Wednesday”. Business Hilights had weekend, in an exclusive ...

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Senate Vs. Ali; Time up for Hameed Ali at Nigerian Customs Service?

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To avoid a repeat of what apparently happened to the unconfirmed chairman of Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at plenary Wednesday, the leadership of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) seemed to have halted the resumption of the controversial arrest of vehicles without documents showing paid Duty for the import of their cars vide a press release hurriedly issued yesterday ...

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