Month: February 2024

Hardship: Customs kickstarts rice disbursement programme

CThe Nigeria Customs Service has kickstarted rice disbursement as part of effort to support the President Bola Tinubu-led administration’s plans to tackle the pressing food insecurity by ensuring the availability of essential food items to Nigerians. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, while speaking at the commissioning of the rice disbursement program in Lagos, Adeniyi […]

Customs partners Defence Intelligence Agency for enhanced security

The Nigeria Customs Service is partnering Defence Intelligence Agency for robust intelligence sharing. The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, during a meeting with the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) in Abuja, said the meeting was to promote security and forge strong working relations. He said the partnership would be particularly in the area of more robust […]

Food scarcity: Customs to prevent unlawful exportation of vital food items

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Wale Adeniyi has reiterated the service’s commitment to advancing President Bola Tinubu’s food security agenda by preventing unlawful exportation of food items. This is contained in a statement by the National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada in Abuja. He said the service had launched a strategic anti-smuggling operation and public engagement […]

Trade facilitation:Customs consolidates on technological advancement

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Wale Adeniyi  has reiterated the need to consolidate previous gains achieved in the implementation process of the Trade Modernization Project (TMP) aimed at enhancing trade facilitation. Adeniyi made this known when he met with members of the TMP Steering Committee in Abuja. He said the project, which was geared […]

Senate Approves Customs N5.09 trn Revenue Target, N706.4bn Budget for 2024

Senate has approved the sum of N5.079 trillion Naira as revenue target and N706.4 billion as budget for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in the 2024 fiscal year. The approval follows consideration of a report presented by the Committee Chairman on Customs, Excise, and Tariff, Jibrin Isah (APC-Kogi), at plenary. In his presentation, Isah said […]

Customs denies fraud allegation in e-auction of overtime, seized goods

The Nigeria Customs Service has denied allegations of fraud regarding e-auction of overtime and seized goods and vehicles. This is contained in a statement by the Customs National Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Maiwada in Abuja. He said such allegations were unfounded and should be disregarded. “The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is in receipt of a […]

Palestinian Ambassador to Nigeria calls for concerted effort to end killings, destruction in Gaza

The Ambassador of the Embassy of the State of Palestine to Nigeria, Abdullah M. Abu Shawesh has called for the end to the Isreali/ Palestinian war. The ambassador, who made the call in a press statement in Abuja, said the war had led to the death of many palestinians. He said “hundreds of people died […]

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