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Zone ‘C’ Customs Intercepts Container  Loaded with Military Uniforms

The Roving Team of the Federal Operations Unit, Zone C has seized Cocntainer NO-MRSU 3040288 found to carry military hardwears along Aba- Port Harcourt road. According to a statement by the National Public Relations  Officer of the NCS, Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah the container was taken to Owerri were proper  examination in the presence of the representative of the Owner ...

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Paul Usoro: The Eminent Lawyer Striding Across Boardrooms

In the present day society, corporate governance which involves balancing the interest of stakeholders has become a very key aspect of institution building. It encompasses every sphere of management, from action plans and internal controls to performance measurement and corporate disclosure. It also ensures transparency, efficient structure, integrity and financial accountability, which further enhance the confidence of members. For many ...

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FOU ‘A’ Seizes Contrabands Worth N1.1 billion in 5 Weeks

…Nabs two Suspects for Codeine Import   As the hunting down of smugglers in the Western States of Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo  States and its environs by Operatives of Federal Operations Officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) zone ‘A’ continues, the Unit has again recorded another major feat in five weeks. Briefing Newsmen, the Unit’s Controller, Comptroller ...

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ANLCA BOT CHAIRMAN: Key Stakeholders Uphold Mustapha, Pledge Support

Major stakeholders of the Association of Nigeria Licensed Clearing Agents (ANLCA)  have affirmed their confidence on and pledged their loyalty to Alhaji Taiwo Mustapha as Chairman of the Association’s Board of Trustees (BOT). Reacting to statements issued by one Chief Peter Chike Obi attempting to discourage zonal and chapter leaderships of ANLCA from their loyalty to the new BOT Chairman, ...

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Half Year: Western Marine Command  Seized N48.8m  Worth of Goods from Waterways 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command in Lagos in its renewed operational capabilities has recorded  notable seizures with a total  Duty Paid Value (DPV)  of N48, 854,688 between the  month of  January to June, 2018 . When compared with the previous year 2017, which seizures was  valued within the same period at  N27, 323,635.04; indicating an increase DPV  of ...

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By Eugene Nweke   “When an Accord May Become Professionally Un- Concordia!.” James Swain noted in his novel titled: GRIFT SENSE – (refers to the instinct for spotting a scam), that,  three things Tony knows:  “The Blonde is guilty, the grifter has lived a former life and the biggest scam is the one that hasn’t happened yet”. Prior to the ...

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NLNG Seeks US$ 7b, As Gas Future Brightens

By Ubon Akpan   Strong indications have emerged that liquefied natural holds great prospects for Nigeria as gas produced by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas(NLNG) is set to attract higher demands at higher  prices. This is expected to generate more revenue for Nigeria and its joint venture partners and thus support efforts to revive and reposition the Nigerian economy. To ...

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Nigerians Should Support Us to Arrest Rice smugglers – Customs

The National Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Deputy Comptroller Joseph Attah has condemned the devilish and diabolical methods used by Smugglers to smuggled Rice into Nigeria. He said “They just export them(foreign rice) to us and they turn us into a dumping ground for all sorts of rice. The rice are brought in awesome ways. Our experience ...

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NSC Urges Terminal Operators to Embrace Automation

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called on terminal operators to embrace automation system for cargo clearance. The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Council, Mr. Hassan Bello made the call when  he led the agency’s management  team on a visit to SIFAX Port & Cargo Handling Services, Five Star Logistics Limited and APM Terminals  in Lagos, recently. ...

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