Senate Increases Customs 2020 Revenue Target to N1.5 trn from N942.6bn
Colonel Hameed Ali, Customs CG   The Senate has increased the 2020 revenue target of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) by N557.4billion, that is, from N942.6 billion to N1.5trillion. This is sequel to its upward adjustment of the proposed nation’s budget for 2020 from N10.002tn to N10.729.4 tn. This... Read more
Why NUJ Bestowed Honour on Alhaji  Kankara , Kanwan Katsina III
Alhaji Usman Kankara, Kanwan Katsina III   The  various  contributions of  Alhaji Usman Bello Kankara, the  Kanwan Katsina III, when he  served in the Nigerian Customs Service and as the District Head of Ketare , made the  Katsina State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to  honour... Read more
Customs Revenue Rises to N9.2 bn In One Day Due to Border Closure- CG
Col Hameed Ali(rtd) , Customs CG   The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS)  collected a revenue of N9.2 billion in a day due to the ongoing partial closure of the borders by the Federal Government. The Comptroller General of the Customs , Colonel Hameed Ali( rtd)  made the disclosure while... Read more
Presidential Task Team Extorts Money from Truckers-Apapa Customs Boss, Kura
By Shola Fadeyi Apparently, re-echoing the assertion  of many stakeholders in the maritime sector, the Controller  of the Apapa Command ,of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Mohammed  Aba Kura, has accused the personnel, of the  Presidential Task Team ,set up to decongest traffic at Apapa , by the... Read more
Anti-smuggling: Western Marine Customs Seizes, Destroys 120 Cartons of Frozen Turkey
…as Two Newly Acquired Patrol Boats Commence Operations This Week By  Shola Fadeyi &Emmanuel  Ajiboye CSC Olusanya Ariyibi (centre) addressing the Press on behalf of the Controller of Western Marine Customs  , B.N Binga  after the destruction of  120 cartons of Turkey impounded by the Command at its Office... Read more
FG’s Policy Pays off, as PTML Customs Revenue Rises 33.4 % , Records N103.2 bn
By Shola Fadeyi The Federal Government’s fiscal policy which made it mandatory for vehicles to  be imported  only through the Nigerian seaports   has continued to yield positive results, as a  revenue increase of 33.4 per cent, has been recorded by the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS)  Port Terminal Multipurpose Limited (PTML)... Read more
Customs FOU, Zone C Counsels Nigerians on Cars Purchase, Seizes N501.6m Contrabands
Says Smuggling of Foreign Rice Is Economic Sabotage   Comptroller Olusemire, Controller , Customs Zone C, Owerri The Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) Zone C, Owerri  has  advised those buying cars, to only  patronize reputable car dealers, and always insist on sighting the Customs Certificate of the vehicles  before buying them... Read more
Customs Intercepts Another Dangote Truck Carrying Smuggled 700 Bags of Rice
By Shola Fadeyi Another Dangote Truck, with Registration Number –XA 297-NAK carrying smuggled  700 bags of rice, worth N11,900,000 has  been intercepted and impounded  by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Niger- Kwara- Kogi Command at its Minna – Lambata – Suleja axis This is just  about three months, when... Read more
KLT Customs Revenue Rises 25.5 % , Achieves  59 % of 2019  Target
By Shola Fadeyi Comptroller Oladunni, CAC, KLT Command Sequel to effective use of information computer technology (ICT), and improvement in its revenue collection machinery by its current management, the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) Command,  of the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS), has collected  59 per cent of its 2019 revenue target... Read more
Increasing Revenue Generation through Trade Facilitation
Comptroller Abba- Kura, CAC, Apapa Customs The Controller, of the Apapa Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) , Comptroller Mohammed  Abba – Kura, may have successfully deployed new strategy to boost  revenue collection ,having at the back of his mind that the task is  one of the key... Read more