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Lagos-port

The ‘camp boys’ syndrome and Customs officers

  The ‘camp boys’ phenomenon is one of the oddities of the goods clearance process at Nigerian ports that have refused to go away. It is the creation of...

Again smugglers attack Customs operatives in Ogun, injure 2 

Smugglers attack Customs officers, soldiers in Ogun

  Some hoodlums have attacked operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ogun Area Command 1 and the Nigerian Army, injuring one person and destroyed two...

No more ‘Mr. Nice’… if I catch you you’re finished – Ali tells Customs officers 

No more ‘Mr. Nice’… if I catch you you’re finished – Ali tells Customs officers 

  The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, last week told Customs officers that he would no longer play “Mr. Nice” with them and warned that any of them...

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Ali: Customs officers must declare their assets annually

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has directed officers of the service to henceforth declare their assets every year. Ali issued the directive when members...

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Abducted Customs officers released in Katsina 

  Armed bandits have released two kidnapped Customs officers to troops of the 17 Brigade of the Nigeria Army in Katsina State. The bandits had on January 8 abducted...

Customs vehicle kills student, two hospitalized

Hoodlums kill two Customs officers, injure one in Lokoja  

  Two Customs officers have died and another injured when hoodlums attacked a patrol team on Thursday along Lokoja-Okene road. The deceased officials were...

Apapa Customs generates N170.4bn in 5 months

Many Customs officers are falling sick due to bad roads — Abba- Kura

  Comptroller Muhammed Abba-Kura is the Controller, Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service. In this exclusive interview with Shulammite ‘Foyeku, he...

Border closure: Customs now rakes in N5.8bn a day — Ali

Ali vows to sack Customs officers living above salaries

  The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has said that he will sack any officer living above their legitimate earnings and found to be involved...

Again, Customs officers kill suspected smuggler in Ogun

Again, Customs officers kill suspected smuggler in Ogun

  Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) attached to Ogun Area 1 Command have shot and killed a suspected smuggler at Adisba, along Idiroko – Ota road,...

You’ll go to jail if you cut corners, Ali warns Customs officers 

You’ll go to jail if you cut corners, Ali warns Customs officers 

  The Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has warned officials of the service who indulge in corrupt practices to desist or be ready to...

1,856 Customs officers receive military training on weapon handling

1,856 Customs officers receive military training on weapon handling

The Nigerian Army 1 Division, Kaduna on Friday completed the training of no fewer than 1,856 personnel of Nigeria Customs Service on weapon handling. The 1,856 customs...

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‘Customs officers abusing use of discretionary powers’ 

The Director-General, Africa Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC), Obiora Madu, has condemned the use of discretionary powers by customs officers, saying it is “overtly...