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CONTROVERSY: 33 Containers of Expired Rice: Customs accuse Masters Energy of Desperation to Save Face

By Innocent Orok The banter of words are still brewing between the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Masters Energy Commodities Limited, a subsidiary of the Masters Energy Group over the importation of expired rice into the country recently. The Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali (rtd) had on Tuesday 29th October 2019 at the Tin Can Island Port showcase ...

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New Marine Command Ag. Controller Calls for Officers dedication to Duty

By Innocent Orok The acting Customs Area Controller of North Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service; Deputy Comptroller Bamidele Makinde (fsi) in the third week of October 2019 embarked on a familiarization tour of his Area of Responsibility (AOR), where he seeks his officers cooperation to achieved the goals and objectives of the newly established command. In a ...

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Tin Can Customs Impounds 54 Containers of Banned Products

By Innocent Orok The Nigeria Customs Service, Tin Can Island Command has impounded 54 by 40ft Containers comprising of 33 containers of rice and 19 others , comprising of various contra ban items. The sized items were showcase yesterday to newsmen by the Comptroller General of the Customs, Col Hameed Ali (rtd)at the Tin can Island command. The 33 Containers ...

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ONNE CUSTOMS HITS N81.19B REVENUE IN 9 MONTHS

BY Innocent Orok The Onne Customs Command of the NCS, Port Harcourt Area II has generated a total revenue of ₦81,196,697,858.57 in the first nine months of 2019. The amount generated clearly indicates that the command has surpassed the 2018 amount during the same period which was ₦69,535,174,318.38 with ₦11,661,523,540.19. According to a press statement issued by the Command’s Public ...

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BORDER CLOSURE: SMUGGLERS TURN TO NIGERIA WATERWAYS-SOURCE

BY INNOCENT OROK The closure of all Nigerian land borders is seems to have impacted positively on the economy by the policy makers, especially the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), but findings have revealed that the Nigerian waterways were not captured in the “Operation Swift Response” exercise. Our investigations and monitoring of the ...

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OGUN CUSTOMS ACCIDENT: ONE DEAD, THREE INJURED- CPRO

By Innocent Orok The Ogun State Customs Command has officially explained the situation that leads to the death of a student and three other injured victims during an accident that occurred in the Ihumbo area of the state on Monday. Many media reports have put the death toll at three and many others wounded. But in a press release issued ...

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CUSTOMS DENIES EMBARRASSING GUESTS IN ABUJA HOTEL

BY Innocent Orok The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied reports that its anti smuggling operatives disrupted guests privacy at an Abuja hotel during its operations to retrieve suspected smuggled vehicles parked in the premises of the hotel. This was contained in a statement issued yesterday by the National Public Relations Officer of the NCS, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah. According ...

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CUSTOMS DESTROYS ANOTHER SET OF POULTRY PRODUCTS WORTH N23.7M

BY INNOCENT OROK The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday in Lagos , destroyed a total of 2,349cartons of poultry products valued at N17.6 million ,with a Duty Paid Value of N23.7 million. This is the second seized poultry products to be destroyed by the command within a week. The command in the last three weeks ...

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WE ARE READY FOR SMUGGLERS 24/7– COMPT. BINGA

By Innocent Orok The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has ignited its fire power to root out smugglers from the western waterways. This has become imperative as within three days it has seized and destroyed frozen poultry products worth over N50million . The Command which recently commissioned its gunboat seems to be battle ready as the ...

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