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Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

Senate pushes for ban of textile import

  The Senate on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government to ban the importation of textiles in the country for a period of five years to allow for the production...

Hameed Ali

Customs bans import, export of goods through land borders

  The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, says no item can be imported or exported through the nation’s land borders anymore.  Ali...

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

Customs bans import, export of all goods through land borders

  The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) says no item can be imported or exported through the nation’s land borders anymore. Customs Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali,...

Nigerian beans set for export to Europe

Nigerians import N16bn beans annually from Cameroon, Burkina Faso

The Federal Government said Nigerians spend as much as N16 billion annually on the importation of beans from Cameroon and Burkina Faso.  Permanent Secretary of the...

Hameed Ali

Customs CG Ali: We want import duty on vehicles slashed to 10%

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hammed Ali, on Monday said that the service is seeking the review of import duty on vehicles to 10 per cent....

Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Muda Yusuf

LCCI asks FG to reduce import duty on vehicles 

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has asked the Federal Government to slash the tariff on vehicles imported into the country and review the controversial...

Tariff row: China imports zero soybeans from U.S. in November

Tariff row: China imports zero soybeans from U.S. in November

China, the world’s largest soybean buyer imports from the United States nose-dived to zero in November. This is the first time since the trade war between the...

India halts import tariffs hike on U.S. goods

India halts import tariffs hike on U.S. goods

India on Monday, held off raising tariffs on select goods from the United States until end-January 2019, the government said. This is the fourth time New Delhi is...

NIMASA to stop issuance of Cabotage waivers to oil firms

NIMASA moves to reduce customs duty on vessel import

Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency has commenced engagement with the Federal...

Import documents falsification and the Nigerian economy

Import documents falsification and the Nigerian economy

Director-General of the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma recently warned importers of goods and licensed Customs agents to desist from falsifying...

Emefile

Nigeria’s monthly import bill drops from $665.4m

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, says the various initiatives aimed at encouraging domestic production has led to a drop in Nigeria’s...

Fish farmers seek ban on tilapia import

Fish farmers seek ban on Tilapia import

The Tilapia and Aquaculture Developers Association of Nigeria (TADAN) has condemned the exemption of Tilapia, a farmed fish species, from the Federal Government’s...