Nigeria Customs Service
The comptroller general of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has reportedly approved the release of 247 truckloads of COVID-19 relief items.
The Nigerian Customs has urged Nigerians to disregard a circulating video in which its personnel seized imported pots of stews from China. The video was in 2018
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) says it is now raking in between N5 billion and N6 billion daily from imports since the closure of Nigeria's land borders with neighbouring countries in West Africa.
Following calls for the reopening of land borders, Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to summon an enlarged stakeholder meeting.
Noting that excise duty is being collected on alcoholic beverages and tobacco because of the health effect they pose to the public, Ali said a tax on carbonated drink will help the Nigeria Customs Service meet up its target.
Over $6.8 million has been intercepted from a passenger by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command.