Year: 2024

Customs records 74% growth in revenue collection, generates N4.49 trn in one year

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, says the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS) generated N 4.49 trillion between June 2023 and May 2024, representing 74 per cent growth in revenue collection. Adeniyi, who made this known at a news conference in Abuja, to mark his one-year in office, said only N2.58 trillion was collected during the corresponding […]

Saraki loses mum

Saraki loses mum Chief Mrs. Florence Morenike Saraki, mother of the former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has passed away. Saraki in a Facebook post announced that his mother died on Tuesday June 18, 2024. While expressing his appreciation for the outpouring of love from Nigerians, he said funeral arrangements for the deceased mother […]

Customs:Apapa Command deploys scanning machines for improved revenue, optimistic on N2.3 trn target

The Customs Area Controller of Apapa Area Command, Comptroller Babatunde Olomu, said the command has deployed the use of scanning machines as part of effort to seal revenue loopholes and improve revenue generation. Olomu, while expressing optimism that the command would achieve its 2024 revenue target of N2.3trillion, said the use of scanning machines was […]

New FRSC Corps Marshal hits the ground running, appoints Wasiu Adenekan Technical Adviser, Spokesperson, two others

Pursuant to the administrative philosophy of the newly appointed Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Shehu Mohammed targeted at digitalizing all operational activities of the Corps, the Corps Marshal has appointed Deputy Corps Commander Wasiu Adenekan to double as his Technical Adviser and Head of the Corps Information Technology Office. He also appointed Olusegun […]

Senate passes bill reverting to old National Anthem, “Nigeria We Hail Thee”

The Senate has passed a Bill to revert to the old National Anthem with the title, “Nigeria We Hail Thee”. The passage followed report of the Committees on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, and Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs. While presenting the report on the bill titled, National Anthem Bill, 2024(SB.461), Sen. Tahir Monguno, […]

Operation Whirlwind: Customs boss sets up special operation against petroleum products

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, has inaugurated a workshop for a newly formed tactical team, Operation Whirlwind, to combat smuggling of petroleum products to neighbouring countries. Adeniyi said in Abuja that  the team would play a crucial role in protecting the nation’s economy from effects of petroleum products smuggling. “Economic saboteurs must be brought […]

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