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Losses looms as Customs e-auction generates only N49m, 254 winners in 1 month

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Barley one month after the flag off of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) e-Auction of seizures, the Service has said it generated N49 million on e-auction platform and recorded 254 winners in four weeks across the country. The scheme started on July 3 with over 10,000 items marked for sales, but figures released by the agency showed that only 254 ...

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Rising agents’ compliance now reducing time for goods clearance—PTML Customs

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Considering the saying that ‘Do the right thing and go on time’ seems to have started playing out at the Ports Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) terminals, Tincan as the Area Controller of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mrs. Modupeola Aremu, has hinted serious drop in time in clearing of cargoes stemming from high compliance by importers and agents with Customs’ rules ...

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Customs FOU Ikeja hits N2.5bn revenue in released half year results

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, Lagos has released its half year result which shut up earnings to N2.5bn between January to June 2017. Detailed report contained in a statement issued on Sunday by the Command’s PRO, Mr. Jerry Attah traced the feat to intensified anti-smuggling operations which lead to several key interceptions of ...

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Customs FOU Zone C, Owerri beats smugglers, impounds goods worth N1.7bn

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The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘C’ Owerri has raised the bar in fighting smuggling with renewed commitment. This was made manifest as it recorded in the month of June, seizures worth N372,233,523 and recovered underpayments worth N12,040,949. Comptroller of the Zone, Amajam Bukar, who addressednewsmen in Owerri on the successes so far recorded by the ...

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Tin Can Customs rakes in N130bn in 6 months, says feat within target range

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Command, Lagos, has generated N130 billion between January and June, 2017 and noted that the haul is within the range of half year target. In a telephone interview, the Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr. Uche Ejesieme, averred that the command met set target within the period under review, explaining that the ...

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Customs signing MoU with RIFAN, an indictment on their job, CG—Nigerians

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The recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to stop rice smuggling through land border into the country between Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has attracted serious criticisms from Nigerians. Majority of citizens who spoke to our correspondent argued that the Customs does not need MoU to do their job of stopping smugglers or any ...

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Customs FOU Ikeja arrests 10 suspects, seizes 384 parcels of hard drugs

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The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ikeja has arrested 10 suspected smugglers and seized 384 parcels of hard drugs. The illegal traders who were apprehended along Iyana-Ipaja road, concealed the items in six bales of second hard clothing, imported into the country from Ghana. Disclosing this before the press, the Customs Area Controller ...

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Customs hits gold in Q1 revenue, rakes in N239.4bn to exceed target by N46.2bn

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At a time the federal government is decrying drop in revenue to fund the 2017 budget, released financial inflows have continued to look up against 2016 hauls and even set quarterly targets. A document from the Federal Ministry of Finance has revealed that the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated a total sum of N239.4bn in the first quarter as against ...

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Beware! Influx of contaminated, expired rice coming from Cotonou—Customs warns

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The Customs Area Controller of the Oyo-Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Udo-Aka Emmanuel has raised alarm of the influx of contaminated repackaged bags of rice from Benin Republic into the Nigerian market. He alleged that rice smugglers are repackaging contaminated rice from the Republic of Benin with the aim of supplying them to the Nigerian market. Explaining ...

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Customs WMC intercepts N11.6million petroleum product from creeks

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In line with renewed marine surveillance, the Western Marine Command (WMC), of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has intercepted 66 jerry-cans of petroleum products smuggled through the creeks. Within the period under review, the Command also recorded massive seizures of foreign rice brought into the country through the waterways. The new Customs Area Controller (CAC), Comptroller Sarkin-Kebbi Mustapha, said the ...

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