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Just In: Nigeria Customs Service cancels 25% penalty on improperly imported vehicles

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has initiated a 90-day window, effective from 4th March 2024 to 5th July 2024, for the regularisation of import duties on specific categories of vehicles. Abdullahi Maiwada, spokesperson of the NCS, said in a statement…

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Customs intercept N19.6m sex enhancement drugs in Sokoto

The Nigerian Customs Service, through its joint border patrol team, Sector 4 has seized another consignment of sex enhancement drugs with the duty paid value of N19.6m. The drugs were intercepted at the Kajiji area along Sokoto-Jega Road. Also intercepted…

Teenager Killed As Customs Officials Chase Smugglers

A 14-year-old-boy, Mushin Ibrahim, lost his life when a J5 Peugeot bus being chased by officials of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Jibia rammed into bystanders on Saturday. Witnesses, according to Premium Times, said the bus was being chased by…

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Customs intercepts over 4000 parcels of Indian hemp in Lagos

The western marine command (WMC) of the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) says its operatives intercepted 48 sacks containing 4,070 parcels of Indian hemp in January. In a statement on Tuesday, Odaudu Salefu, comptroller of the WMC, said the hard drugs…

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Nigeria Customs relaunches e-auction platform

The Nigeria Customs Services, NCS, has upgraded its electronic auction (e-auction) platform in line with its commitment to continuously improve its services. The National Public Relations Officer of the service, Abdullahi Maiwada, announced this in a statement on Friday in…

Customs Release Impounded Bullion Van With Over ₦24m, 12 Bags Of Foreign Rice

The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Area II Command, on Friday, released a bullion van arrested in the Olorunda area in April 2022 for its involvement in the smuggling of foreign rice across the border communities of the state. The…

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Just In: Customs promotes 357 junior officers

The management of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved the promotion of 357 men of the service from the ranks of Customs Assistant I (CAI) to Inspector of Customs (IC). Their promotion was ratified during the 7th management meeting…