• Clearing agents decry extortion by NCS officials

    Clearing agents decry extortion by NCS officials

    The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents on Thursday alleged that officials of the Nigeria Customs Service were extorting its members.

    In a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the association, Kayode Farinto, in Lagos, ANLCA described the situation as “disturbing”.

    Farinto said when the Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, was appointed, the association thought the level of “corruption and extortion” by the NCS officials would be reduced.

    “Now, agents cannot state precisely how much it will cost to […]