Category Archives: customs

Customs generates N829.5m in 6 months in Sokoto

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Command in Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara says it has generated N829.5 million between May and October. The command’s Comptroller, Mr Nasiru Ahmad, who said this at a news conference in Sokoto on Wednesday, added that it also seized 39 vehicles worth N83.6 million paid duty value. Ahmad, who assumed duty  in […]

We are ready to pay customs duty -Association

The North-West Auto Dealers Association of Nigeria on Monday urged the Federal Government to prevail on the Nigeria Customs Service to register the over 200,000 vehicles imported into the country through the land borders in 2016. Alhaji Muktari Mapia, Chairman of the Association, told Newsmen in Minna that the vehicles were brought into the country […]

Customs seize N30m contraband in Sokoto, Kebbi

The Federal Operation Unit (FOU) Zone `B’ of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized second hand clothes, rice, cooking oil and vehicles worth N30 million in the last six months at borders across Sokoto and Kebbi states. The Federal Controller, Mr Usman Dakingari, told newsmen in Sokoto on Wednesday that the items were seized from […]

Smuggling: Customs removes 27 pick-up vans from sales stands

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has evacuated 27 Toyota Hilux pick-up vans with duty value of N432 million and suspected to have been smuggled into the country, from sales stands. Mr Aminu Dangaladima , the Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in-charge of Enforcement, Investigation and Inspection, made the development  known to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Dangaladima […]

Customs seizes 3, 278 bags of rice, 55 vehicles

The Niger Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it generated N1.9 billion from January to September, the same period it seized 3, 278 bags of rice and 55 vehicles. The Area Controller, Mr. Benjamin Binga, told newsmen on Tuesday in Minna that the command said the goods were impounded with Duty Paid Value of […]