• Customs seizes N108m imported poultry products

    Customs seizes N108m imported poultry products

    According to reports, the Area Comptroller of Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone C Owerri, Mohammed Garba, has said that the Unit, on October 31, intercepted a DAF Truck loaded with 11,315 cartons of imported frozen poultry products with Duty Paid Value of N108,624,000.00.

    This was said to be barely two weeks after he assumed office as the new Comptroller of NCS, FOU, Zone C.

    The vehicle with registration number LND 641 XM was impounded on the Benin axis on the […]

  • Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

    According to reports, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.

    Oyeyemi stated this in Kaduna when he visited the FRSC Sector Command for routine interaction with personnel to strengthen operational duties and general service delivery.

    Oyeyemi, represented by the Head of Operations, FRSC Headquarters, Abuja, Deputy Corps Marshal Ojeme Ewhrudjakpor, said that the measure was to ensure safety […]

  • Governor Emmanuel decries imposition of outrageous tariff on imported seedling

    Governor Emmanuel decries imposition of outrageous tariff on imported seedling

    Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has decried imposition of outrageous tariff by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on importation of crop seedling such as coconut and other crops into the country, saying this hinders sincere commitment to agricultural development.

    Governor Emmanuel who made this known yesterday at Government House, Uyo during a courtesy call on him by the Course 25, Study Team of the National Defence College (NDC), currently on tour of the state said what Nigeria needs more […]

  • Customs destroys N12.8million imported frozen poultry

    Customs destroys N12.8million imported frozen poultry

    The Oyo/Osun Command of the Nigeria Customs on Thursday said it has intercepted Tipper loaded with smuggled imported frozen poultry products after three days of ambush along the Agunrege/Saki axis, in Atisbo Local Government area of Oyo state.

    The seized frozen poultry products packed in 1600 cartons were buried and destroyed by the officers.

    At the site of the destruction were Customs and police officials, newsmen, members of the public and officials of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control […]

  • Only good quality petroleum products are imported into the country – DPR

    Only good quality petroleum products are imported into the country – DPR

    Alhaji Saidu Muhammed, the Spokesperson for the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Abuja Zonal office says all the petroleum products imported into the country are of the right standard and quality.

    Muhammed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja that all imported petroleum products were subjected to checks.

    “We have our laboratories where these products are being checked before they are discharged.

    “To the best of our knowledge, we have not received or detected any fake product in the […]