Posts Tagged ‘Customs’

Customs intercepts $8m at Lagos Airport

The Nigeria Customs Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command, has intercepted $8,065,615 at the airport. Hameed Ali, the customs comptroller-general, said at a press conference in Lagos Tuesday that the cash was intercepted in a car while it was about to be loaded into an aircraft. He did not provide details of the aircraft but […]

Customs intercept container laden with vegetable oil in Imo

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone “C” in Owerri, Imo State, has seized a 40-foot container containing cartons of vegetable oil and motor spare parts. The agency said it seized another Man Volvo truck carrying 348 luggage valued at N8.9m, according to market price. It was, however, learnt that the DPV of the […]

Hameed Ali Damns Senate, Refuses To Appear Before Them

The Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), on Wednesday failed to appear before the Senate, contrary to a directive of the upper chamber. The senate had on Thursday asked Ali to appear before it at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in Customs uniform to explain the rationale for directing that vehicle owners should […]

Col Hameed Ali (Customs boss) walked out of senate for not wearing uniform.

The running feud between the Senate and Customs boss, Colonel Hameed Ali shows no sign of abating. He was summoned to appear at the senate today wearing his uniform. He refused to do so and appeared together with Senator Ita Enang  (Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters) for a closed door […]

You Must Appear In Uniform, Senate Tells Custom Boss

Hameed Ali, the comptroller-general of the Nigeria Custom Service(NCS) has been summoned by the senate over the plan to seize vehicles without paid duty. The upper legislative chamber, on Tuesday directed customs to suspend the action, but they still went ahead to offer 60 percent rebate on the duty. This prompted the senate to summon […]

Army, Police, Customs extortions to blame for high food prices – Ogbeh

  Security agents have been blamed by the Federal Government for the high cost of food and other related items in the country. The government on Thursday lamented the “end­less extortion” of truck driv­ers conveying farm produce to various urban centres by men of the Nigeria Police, the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Customs Service […]