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Kano/Jigawa Customs Command Hands Over 3,712 Donkey Skin

Hassan Jirgi,Damaturu Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, Controller, Kano/Jigawa Command, Muhammad Umar, has confirmed that the command handed over to the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, 3,712 seized donkey skins and three 100kg bags of donkey penis for safe disposal in Kano

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Customs Comptroller Announces Anti-Smuggling Strategies

Hassan Jirgi, Kano New Customs Comptroller in charge of Kano-Jigawa Area Command, Mohammed Abubakar Umar said the enforcement unit of the command has been reinvigorated to brace up for new anti-smuggling operations since he assumed duty. Umar, who stated this

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Reactions Trails Bill Granting Customs Exclusive Control Of Trade Policies

Cyril Ogar There are concerns about the proposed Nigeria Customs Service  ,NCS, Reform Bill as stakeholders said it negates best practices on administration, control and management of trade/customs. They said there are conflicting clauses in the proposed reform to the

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Customs Arrest 66 Suspected Smugglers, Impounds N594m Worth Of Contraband Goods

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO The Joint Border Task Force (JBTF) of the Nigerian Custons on border  surveillance in the South South and South East zones, has confirmed the arrest of 66 suspected smugglers and 51 irregular migrants. The team also

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Customs Apapa Intercepts Tramadol, Other Items Worth N223m

The Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command, on Thursday disclosed the seizure of tramadol, used clothing and others with a Duty Paid Value of N223m. Comptroller Malanta Yusuf , Area Controller of Apapa Command of Nigeria Customs Service, in a news

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FG To Reduce Import Duties On Cars, Others

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the duty rate on cars and other vehicles will soon be reduced. Kathleen Ekekezie, Assistant Comptroller-General, Zonal Coordinator, Zone `A’ Headquarters, NCS, made the disclosure while receiving the executive members of

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Customs Generate N118.9bn At Onne Sea Port In 2020

Mariam Sanni The Area II Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne Port in Rivers, says it generated N118.9billion (N118,959,214,999.53k) in the out gone year 2020. The figure was announced on Wednesday by Comptroller Mohammed Auwal, Area Controller, Area II

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Mob Attack At Customs Base Claims 3 Lives

The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Command, has said that three persons died during a mob attack on its sector 3 check point and operational base in Ilesha-Baruba area of the state, according to Mr Zakari Chado, the command’s Public Relations

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Smugglers: Hoodlums Attack, Injure Customs Officers At FOU Zone “A”

Some Customs officers serving at the Federal Operations Unit Zone “A’’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have been attacked by  hoodlums working with smugglers. Deputy Comptroller,  Usman Yahaya, made the disclosure in a statement  by Mr Theophilus Duniya,  Public

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Customs Seizes N304m Smuggled Goods In Kaduna

The Zone B of Nigeria Customs Service Federal Operations Unit Kaduna, on Thursday , said it had seized smuggled goods valued at over N304.39 million in August 2019. The Comptroller of the command, Mustafa Sarkin-Kebbi  said at a media briefing

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