- Nigerian Senate to commence investigation into customs' seizure of perishable goods, laments hunger in the land
- Nigeria customs seizes 3 bulletproof sport utility vehicles, 61 others in Lagos
- Customs seize foreign rice worth N12.5 million
- FG, Turkey sign agreement to stop importation of illegal weapons into Nigeria
Best allegedly disclosed that the three Facebook accounts of female custom officers he had been using and pictures of automobiles in display were sourced.
Some officers of the Nigerian Customs Service were spotted in Abuja on Thursday, August 10, subjecting some men to corporal punishment at their headquarters.
The Nigeria Customs Service has recorded a revenue figure of N486 billion from January to June, as against the N385bn realised in the same period in 2016.
4118 cartons of frozen poultry with duty paid value of N83,389,500 were destroyed at the Federal Operations Unit Zone C of the Nigerian Customs Service, Owerri.
The Comptroller General of Customs, Col Hammed Ali (retd), has ordered that the seized 440 rifles be moved to the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the service.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Nigeria Customs, Tin Can command Uch Ejesieme said details of the discovery made will be made public soon.
Internet fraudster posing as Nigerian custom officer to dispose people of their money while promising to auction cars to them, was arrested by Nigerian police.
The Nigeria Customs Service has said smugglers now use the creeks along the border communities at Idiroko to smuggle prohibited products into the country.
Hameed Ali said this in an interview in Abuja arguing that the policy is not just about generating revenue for the government, but also for security reasons.
The Ogun state command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has recorded a sum of N906, 684, 498.26 as revenue collected in the first two months.
Ali said those interested in verifying the genuineness of their papers or intend to buy vehicles from dealers can also take advantage of the new approach.
Senator Biodun Olujimi has lambasted the President Buhari administration of pretending that there is nothing wrong with the composure of Nigeria Customs boss
Speaking on the development, chairman of the Senate committee on media and public affairs, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, confirmed that the AGF indeed sent a letter.
Hameed Ali told the Senate in the new letter that he would not appear based on the advice of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.
Senator Sabi Abdullahi, a legislator has said he would sponsor a bill that will make only career civil servants head government agencies and parastatals.
Ali was turned back from the Senate on Thursday, March 16 for refusing to honour the invitation of the legislators wearing the uniform of the service.
The Nigeria Customs Service on Friday redeployed 7 comptrollers of customs which was approved by Comptroller-General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali.
The protest against Hameed Ali came few hours after senators again blew hot over Ali’s refusal to honour their invitation with claims that he was bereaved.
The fresh items include a 2013 model 32-seater Nissan bus, 42 cargo tricycles, one tipper truck, 16 motorcycles, over 500 rug carpets and two fire-proof safes.
Some of the rice sellers and protesters allege that the customs officers often storm their shops and stalls at the Sango-Ota market to confiscate their goods.
Let it be on record that the major problem facing Customs operations is the inability of importers to comply with import and export regulations.
A pro-Igbo pressure group, Ndigbo Bu Otu Union (NBOU), has called on the presidency to sack of the comptroller general of the customs service, Hameed Ali.