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Customs FOU Generates N5.9bn In 2017, Warns Importers Against Smuggling

The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, Compt Mohammed Uba Garba has warned Importers and smugglers to desist from bringing banned items into the country. He stated this yesterday in a press statement made available to journalists yesyetday by the Public Relations Officer Of the unit, Jerry Attah saying…

FG to reduce duties on tokunbo vehicles

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that the Federal Government would reduce import duties on used vehicles that come in from neighbouring countries. Speaking at a media parley in Abuja on Friday, Adeosun said the government was ready to check smuggling through reducing import duty. Reduction in import tariff on used vehicles (Tokunbo) being…

Anti-smuggling: Ogun CAC, Multafu ‘surrenders’, says Idiroko border most notorious in West Africa

The Customs Area Controller (CAC) of the Ogun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Comptroller Waindu Multafu, going by his recent pronouncement, may have conceded defeat in the war to check smuggling via the area which borders the neighbouring Benin Republic. Multafu sounded somewhat defeatist when he informed the media in Lagos that…