Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)"

    Clearing agents embark on strike at MMIA over new Customs policy

Clearing agents embark on strike at MMIA over new Customs policy

Clearing agents on Monday grounded activities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.The agents protested the new policy by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Lagos airport command, which directed that from July 13 all consignments should be on Form M.NAN reports that Jayne Shoboiki, customs area comptroller, MMIA, issued the directive.In reaction, leaders of clearing agents ordered their members [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: FG to return excise duty on recharge cards, fruit juice

EXCLUSIVE: FG to return excise duty on recharge cards, fruit juice

The federal government will re-introduce excise duty on some goods manufactured in the country and excisable imported goods in line with the directive of ECOWAS council of ministers.In a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari and seen by TheCable, Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, said spaghetti and noodles would be exempted from the changes.Adeosun said noodles and spaghetti were exempted [...]

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    N30trn customs probe: Senate uncovers ‘more leakages’

N30trn customs probe: Senate uncovers ‘more leakages’

The senate has expanded its panel probing the alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).Following an indication of more leakages, the upper legislative chamber added its committee of marine transport to join in the efforts of its committee on customs which has been carrying out the probe.Moving a motion on the floor of the house on Thursday, Hope [...]

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    Customs paid N12m into Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s account, says witness

Customs paid N12m into Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s account, says witness

Musa Omale, a witness, in the trial of Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a judge of the federal high court in Lagos, has alleged that the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) paid N12 million into the account of the judge.Ofili-Ajumogobia has been arraigned on a 26-count charge bordering on unlawful enrichment.Also standing trial alongside the judge is Godwin Obla, a former prosecutor of the [...]

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    From April, vehicles without customs duty will be seized

From April, vehicles without customs duty will be seized

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says from April 12, it will begin to seize all vehicles of which duty have not been paid.Joseph Attah, customs acting spokesman, said this in a statement on Thursday.He also said that owners of such vehicles would also be prosecuted, urging them to pay duty on their cars before the deadline.“The comptroller-general of customs, Col [...]

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November 13, 2018USDGBPEUR
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