Month: November 2023

Customs kick-starts process for establishment of pension scheme for retirees

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi said the service had kick-started the process of establishing a dedicated Pension Scheme for retirees. Adeniyi, said there was an ongoing discussions with the Minister of Finance to champion the cause for a bill establishing a dedicated pension scheme for retirees. He said the move was to integrate retirees […]

Customs boss harps on rebuilding Nigeria’s reputation among comity of nations

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS), Wale Adeniyi, has said that rebuilding Nigeria’s reputation among comity of nations was critical to positioning it for greater value, global relevance and remarkable competitiveness. Adeniyi made this known in Abuja on Thursday at the meeting of the Nigeria Reputation Management Group (NRMG) of the Nigeria Institute of […]

Customs hands over seized drugs to NDLEA, says all hands must be on deck

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi, has called for concerted effort against illicit drugs. Wale made the call while handing over seized illicit drugs to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) on Thursday in Abuja. The customs boss, who decried the increasing rate of drug abuse in Nigeria, said the service was […]

Customs partners Copyright Commission to end piracy

The Nigeria Customs Service has expressed readiness to collaborate with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to combat piracy of intellectual and creative property in Nigeria. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, while receiving members of the Commission in Abuja, announced that their collaboration would create opportunity to establish a significant legacy to end piracy in […]

Customs deepens collaboration with Nigerian Navy, explores areas of further cooperation

The Nigeria Customs Service has deepened its collaboration with the Nigerian Navy to maintain its presence in Nigeria’s territorial waters against smugglers. The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi, while visiting the Naval Dockyard in Lagos, said the Nigerian Navy had the capacity and knowledge to maintain the Customs fleet of Vessels. He […]

Senate passes N2.17trn Supplementary Appropriation Bill

The Senate has passed the 2023 Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N2.17trillion. This followed the adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriation at plenary Presenting the report, Chairman of the Committee, Sen.Solomon Adeola (APC-Ogun), said N18billion is for statutory transfers, N1.33trilion for recurrent non -debt expenditure and N1.125trillion for contribution to development fund for […]

Nigeria Customs football team goes to quarter final at Maritime Cup 2023

The Nigeria Customs Service football team in a showdown against Blueche Lomado on Tuesday, Oct 31, in Lagos, the NCS team asserted its authority with an impressive 6-1 victory, securing a spot in the quarter-finals and solidifying its status as a powerhouse in Nigerian football. The Public Relations Officer Nigerian Customs Command and Staff College, […]

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