Anger, Confusion In Customs Over Abrupt Suspension Of Promotion Tests

Anger, confusion and apprehension are pervading the top hierarchy of the Nigeria Customs Service after a long-scheduled promotion examination for the next generation of top management personnel was abruptly cancelled after all the 1,164 officers were already gathered at the Abuja headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) at 7 o clock this […]

Customs Board Holds First Meeting, Promotes 1,997 Senior Officers

The Nigeria Customs Service Board (NCSB) has confirmed  the appointments of four members of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) management and approved the promotion of 1,997 senior officers to various ranks. The promotion which is effective from January 1, 2017 is according to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) based on cumulative scores of annual evaluation, written […]

Customs FOU Impounds 1,105kgs Of Imported Vegetable Oil, 18 Cars, 4,201 Bags Of Rice, Others In February

For the Month of February, 2018, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, intercepted various contraband with a duty paid value (DPV) of N1.bIllion.  Speaking at an interactive session with Journalists on Wednesday,  the Controller of the Unit, Mohammed Uba,  identified the seized items as 18 vehicles, 4,201 bags of foreign parboiled rice, 2,619 […]

Customs Hits N1tr Highest Revenue Collection

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has recorded its highest revenue collection ever of over N1 trillion as against N770 billion target set for 2017. The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, announced this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, the revenue realised this year is a historic figure ever […]

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Customs Adopts New Clearing Procedure To Curb Importation Of Prohibited Goods

The Nigeria Customs Service will soon adopt a new initiative, Authorised Economic Operator programme (AEO) to plug the loopholes exploited by unscrupulous people engaged in the importation of light weapons and other prohibited products. The AEO is a programme introduced by the World Customs Organisation in conjunction with National Customs Administration to facilitate safe and […]