Customs FOU ‘A’ Impounds , Destroys N20.6m worth of Poultry Products
DC Yahaya with the Vehicle carrying the seized poultry products     Keeping to the safe distancing rule meant to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Pandemic ,  operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit in Zone A, have intercepted and destroyed poultry products worth N20,678,400. Acting Controller... Read more
Border Closure Yields N7.3 bn Worth of Seizures, Arrest of 697 Illegal Immigrants- Customs
Seizures worth N7,350,818,657.70 , have been made  and 697  illegal immigrants  arrested by  The Federal Government , Border Drill , led by  the operatives of the  Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) ,but which comprises personnel of the  Nigerian Immigration Service(NCS) , Police  among others, as at March  6, this year ,... Read more
FOU ‘A’ Customs Seizes N10bn Worth of 1,393 Bags of  Rice , Others In 2 Wks
The Ag. Controller of the FOU ‘A’,Lagos  Usman Yahaya pointing to one of the seizures of  gas cylinder filled  with smuggled rice .     Assorted smuggled goods, worth  N10 billion , have   been intercepted by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A’ ,... Read more
Why Customs Should Not Transfer $8.06m Cash Seizure Issue to EFCC-Ex CG, Ahmed
By Shola Fadeyi Alhaji Hamman Ahmed , Ex Customs CG   A former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NSC), Alhaji  Hamman  Ahmed has faulted the Service, for planning to transfer,  to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  the issue, concerning its recent seizure of $8.061 million... Read more
Customs Proffers Solutions to Gridlock on Lagos Ports Access Roads
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has suggested measures to ease the ongoing gridlock on the Lagos Ports Access Roads, even as it identified the genesis of the severe traffic congestion, which it said, has greatly affected its own operations.   The Deputy Comptroller Enforcement of the Tin Can Island... Read more
Customs PTML New CAC  Pledges to Work with Stakeholders as ANLCA Counsels
 By Shola Fadeyi   Customs PTML  New Controller, Comptroller Okun (R)  , outgoing Controller, Mrs Florence Dixon  collecting a gift presented to  her by Elder Samuel Wole Obe , ANLCA PTML Chapter  Chairman,  at the handing over ceremony between the two CACs yesterday in Lagos.   The new Controller... Read more
PTML Customs Surpasses Revenue Target by 29%, Collects N159.3 bn
PTML Customs Controller, Dixon   The Port’s Terminal Multiservice Limited (PTML) Command of Nigeria Customs Service, has surpassed its 2019 revenue target of N123, 280,606,025.42 with  a sum of N36, 055,872,025.42 ,representing an increase of 29.2    percent .It collected a total of N159, 336,478,193 between January and December 2019.... Read more
Appointment of Brigadier General as PSO by Ali is Illegal – Ex- CG, Ahmed
By Shola Fadeyi   Hamman Ahmed , Ex- CG of Customs   A former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) , Hamman  Ahmed has described as illegal, the appointment of a serving Brigadier General, as  the  Principal Staff Officer (PSO)  ,  by the current CG of the Service... Read more
Katsina Customs Makes 813 Seizures of N426.9m in Duty In 2019
By Shola Fadeyi   DC Kirawa, Ag. Controller , Katsina Customs Command   The Katsina Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) impounded 813 assorted goods   with a duty paid value (DPV) of N426,941,429.00  in 2019, even as the Acting Area Controller of the Command , Deputy Comptroller Dahiru... Read more
Recruitment: How Customs Shortlisted 162,399 Candidates for Aptitude Test
Customs CG, Ali (rtd).   The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has attributed its decision to shortlist  162,399 candidates out of a total of 828,333, who applied for its recruitment advertisement to  its completion of a process  that is credible , transparent  and smooth from the beginning to the end.... Read more