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Customs P&TML Command Reports N182Bn Revenue In Nine Months

The Nigeria Customs Service’s (NCS’)  Ports & Terminal Multipurpose Limited Command has reported that it raked in a total of N182 billion as revenue between January and September this year. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Muhammd Yakubu, in a statement indicated that the figure when compared to the revenue accruals in the corresponding period of […]

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Customs Service Intercepts Contraband Worth N61.5Mn In Kebbi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kebbi Area Command, said it had intercepted contraband of sundry items worth about N61.55 million from suspected smugglers in Kebbi. The Customs Area Comptroller in the state, Mr. Joseph Attah, gave this hint on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi while addressing journalists on the activities of the command in August 2022. He […]

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Customs Onne Port Command Generates N115.26Bn In HY2022

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Port Harcourt Area ll Command, Onne Port, reported that it generated N115.26 billion revenue between January and June this year A statement issued at the weekend by the command’s spokesperson, Mrs. Ifeoma Ojekwu, quoted the Area Comptroller, Mr. Auwal Mohammed, as saying that the collections in the six-month period represented […]

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Customs Seizes Contrabands Worth N1.29Bn In Ogun, Environs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun 1 Area Command, reported that it seized contrabands worth N1.3 billion from May to June this year in Ogun State and its environs. The Area Comptroller, Bamidele Makinde, gave this hin on Monday during a press briefing on major highlights of the Command’s operations during the two-month period, in […]

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Nigeria Targets $176Bn Earnings From e-Customs Project

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has projected to generate $176 billion over the next 20 years through the implementation of ongoing e-Customs project. The Service’s Comptroller-General, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) made this forecast on Monday during the signing of e-Customs Concession Agreement between the NCS, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) and China’s Huawei Technologies Limited in […]

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Customs Intercepts Cannabis Sativa Worth N168Mn, Other Contrabands

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Western Marine Command (WMC) has intercepted 32 sacks of Cannabis Sativa with a street value of N168 million. The Command’s Controller, Comptroller Abubakar Umar, who made this disclosure on Thursday during his maiden media briefing on the command’s activities from February to May this year in Lagos, said the Command […]

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ANCLA, Customs Service Bicker Over 35% Duty On Imported Vehicles

The Association of Nigeria Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has flawed the  Nigeria Customs Service’s (NCS’)  rate of duty on used vehicles with HS code 87033320 with 20 percent despite the Service’s claim that the rate is imputed in error. The association’s National Vice President, Dr. Kayode Farinto, in a statement, advised all freight forwarders not […]

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Customs Suspends VIN Valuation Policy On Imported Used Vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday announced the suspension of the implementation of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) valuation policy recently introduced on imported (used) vehicles. The Service, in a circular dated March 7, 2022, titled ‘Approval Of Grace Period, To Clear Backlog Of Vehicles’, stated that the suspension took effect from today, Tuesday, […]

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Nigeria Customs Intercepts Pangolin Scales, Elephant Tusks Worth N3.1Bn

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), on Wednesday disclosed that the Service’s Zone A Strike Force Unit intercepted pangolin scales and elephant tusks worth N3.1 billion in Lagos. Ali, at a press briefing in Lagos, said the seizures were carried out on the 2nd of February, 2022 at the […]

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Nigeria Customs Impounds N4.6Bn Worth of Contraband Items In Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Lagos on Thursday reported that it impounded contraband goods with Duty Paid Value, DPV, of N4.6 billion. The Acting Customs Area Comptroller, Hussein Ejibunu, who made this disclosure to journalists, said the seized items comprised 9,697 bags of rice at 50kg each, 3,173 cartons of […]