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    We Have Reduced Smuggling In Nigeria – Umar

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    Comptroller Muhammed Dahiru Umar, the area comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja, Lagos, in this interview with YUSUF BABALOLA,  x-rays how his unit  fights smuggling. How has it been fighting smuggling since you came on board? We are devising means to fight it, criminals too are devising means to evade…

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    Court Remands Suspected Smugglers In Prison

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    The Magistrate Court, Ikeja, Lagos State on Tuesday remanded two suspected smugglers, Oyedeji Rashidi and Shuaib Sheyi at the Ikoyi Prison over smuggling. The suspect were arraigned by the Federal Operations Units, Zone A, Ikeja on a nine counts charge of smuggling prohibited items, inciting mob actions against Customs Officers among others. According to a…

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    Rice Imports Through Land Borders Remain Banned-Customs

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    The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)  has denied report that it had reversed ban on the importation of rice through the land borders. Recall that the Customs Public Relations Officers, Wale Adeniyi was quoted by some online publications to have said that the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (retd) has reordered the immediate removal of…

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    NIMASA Appoints Consultant To Shore Up Dwindling Revenue

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    In a bid to shore up its revenue amidst the  nation’s dwindling economy, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has appointed Snecou Financial Services Company Limited to assist in revenue generation. In a statement by the head, corporate communications of the agency, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the contract which also has the company serving…

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    243 Customs Agents To Lose Clearing Licences

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    The Ports and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has planned to suspend about 243 clearing licences for infractions in duty payment to NCS. The infractions were over several containers which they had cleared between 2014 and 2016 and not paying the exact import duty to the federal government. The…

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