Nigeria Customs Service

Type: Organization
Name: Nigeria Customs Service (Nigeria Customs Administration)
Nationality: Nigeria
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Nigeria Customs Service
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Customs confiscates N117m items in one month

Acting Controller of the Federal Operations  Unit (F.O.U.), Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Usman Turaki, has said the command made 336 seizures of various goods and items valued at N117 million within the first 30 days of his assumption ... [Published Daily Newswatch - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Customs seizes, sets ablaze trailer load of monkey meat

*The trailer loaded with monkey meat and (inset) Sacks of monkey meat set on fire by Customs menIn the fight to contain the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Nigeria Customs Service has impounded a truck full of smoked meat said to be monkey meat ... [Published Daily Newswatch - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Nigeria customs transformation and the efficacy of ICT in trade facilitation

The future of an ICT driven customs administration in Nigeria, specifically in the context of inevitable modernisation and reform, has responded to the increasing demands for revenue optimisation, greater involvement in trade facilitation, enhanced security ... [Published Nigerian Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

SON killing international trade, freight forwarders lament

Share This TagsFrom Ayodele Samuel, LagosThe National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has raised the alarm, over recent activities of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) to destabilize international ... [Published People Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Insurgency: Nigeria Customs, experts worry over revenue generation

Deputy Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service,(NCS) Mr. Augustine C. Nwosu, has identified insurgency in the North as a major challenge to the revenue generation activities of the service.Mr. Nwosu spoke to reporters at the Bompai headquarters of ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Customs seizes 351 sacks of bush meat in Jibia

By Bala IbrahimSpecial Correspondent, KatsinaFederal Operation Unit of Nigeria Customs Service has seized 351 sacks of monkey and bush meat along Jibia-Niger Republic border within Katsina State.Speaking with newsmen after burning the meat over the weekend, ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Customs intercepts expired drugs imported as donation

By Andrew AirahuobhorA 40-feet container with expired drugs, hospital equipments, including intravenous fluids, imported into the country as donations from a Non governmental organisation in the USA, have been intercepted by officials of the PTML Command ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nigerian Customs Under Dikko’s Watch

As Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde, clocks five years as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) this month, dispassionate observers and stakeholders who have been examining his score-card during the period under review seem unanimous in ... [Published Leadership - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Customs not taking chances, says Comptroller

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is not leaving anything to chance in fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).The Area Controller, Comptroller Willy Egbudin, has said the Command would ensure adequate security at the border ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Customs Service and the efficacy of ICT (2)

At the launch of the Trade Hub, while commending the Nigeria Customs Service Leadership, the various agencies and the private stake holders who collaborated on the project, the Minister of Finance and the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Customs Service and the efficacy of ICT (1)

The future of an Infor­mation Communication Technology-(ICT) driv­en customs administra­tion in Nigeria, specifically in the context of inevitable mod­ernization and reform, has responded to the increasing demands for revenue optimi­zation, greater involvement ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Legitimacy issues stall shippers’ council’s ports regulatory functions

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is working hard to have the Presidential pronouncements which appointed it as an economic regulator for the ports, gazetted.This is in a bid to enable the Council to perform as an efficient economic regulator in the ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 22 2014]

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"We should never lose  sight of the fact that Nigeria is in competition" , he emphasised, stressing that all must now be done  to enable the country enjoy its natural advantage
"Nigeria would resist any attempt by any country to make the country a dumping ground.” The director-general said the suspected importers of the cargo were traced to Umezime Street, Alaba International Market, and arrested."
"But if you go by their value and what is expected to be collected from them, none of them is to pay less than N14 million each going by the current rate of duty. Our officers brought them and we profiled their document. Where we do not have papers, it is very difficult to ascertain the point of entry, so at the end of the day they are considered as smuggled."
"We have observed from our strategic point as critical stakeholders that at the moment, it is apparent that NCS is being underfunded which may be currently affecting its operations and the freight forwarding business" he said

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Customs confiscates N117m items in one month [Published Daily Newswatch - 4 hours ago]
Customs seizes, sets ablaze trailer load of mon... [Published Daily Newswatch - 4 hours ago]
Nigeria customs transformation and the efficacy... [Published Nigerian Tribune - 6 hours ago]
SON killing international trade, freight forwar... [Published People Daily - 6 hours ago]
Ebola: Customs seize 351 bags of monkey meat at... [Published Daily Newswatch - 15 hours ago]
Shippers’ Council and drive for efficiency at N... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
Nahco Aviance H1 profit up 19.24% despite chall... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 27 2014]
Insurgency: Nigeria Customs, experts worry over... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 27 2014]
Customs seizes 351 sacks of bush meat in Jibia [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 27 2014]
Customs intercepts expired drugs imported as do... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 26 2014]
Customs loses over N25b to duty waivers [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
Nigerian Customs Under Dikko’s Watch [Published Leadership - Aug 26 2014]
Customs seizes container laden with expired dru... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
Ebola: Customs not taking chances, says Comptro... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 26 2014]
Nigeria Customs Service and the efficacy of ICT... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 26 2014]
Nagaff Reopens Cema, CRFFN Controversy [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
FG Moves to Close Import, Export Gap [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
Customs Seize 15 Bags of Live Ammunition [Published Business World Intelligence - Aug 25 2014]
Evaluating Customs Dynamism, Resilience Amid Ch... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Inde: As 2015 Becons [Published Leadership - Aug 25 2014]
EFCC to check tobacco smuggling [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 25 2014]
Goods worth N5.3bn Cleared Through ECOWAS Trade... [Published This Day Online - Aug 25 2014]
Nigeria Customs Service and the efficacy of ICT... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 25 2014]
“FG Created Economic Regulator to Guarantee Opt... [Published This Day Online - Aug 25 2014]
Customs Intercept Smuggled Goods In Lagos [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Aug 24 2014]
Smuggling: Customs breaks new grounds in Lagos [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 24 2014]
Ebola Virus Puts West Africa’s Shipping Trade U... [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
Evaluating Customs Dynamism, Resilience amid Ch... [Published This Day Online - Aug 24 2014]
Customs makes 336 seizures valued at N108m [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 24 2014]
Ebola: States defy FG on corpse movement [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 23 2014]
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NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE, NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES... [Published Beegeagle's Blog - Mar 29 2014]
Personnel of the Nigeria Customs Service PHOTO CREDIT: NIGERIAN CURRENT CHANNELS TELEVISION 26 March, 2014 The Nigeria Customs Service has announced plans to embark on joint border patrol with its counterparts in neighbouring countries to promote ...
Demystifying The Economies Of Oil Bunkering – L... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 10 2014]
Amidst conflicts of terminology and benefits, the lift of the ban on oil bunkering in Nigerian waters presents an employment leeway for the country’s teeming jobless youth. SAMSON ECHENIM writes On January 8, 2014, the Director, Department of Petroleum ...
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