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Customs says 1,800 bags of rice released to Oyo good for human consumption

Customs says 1,800 bags of rice released to Oyo good for human consumption

The Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo and Osun Command, on Saturday said the 1,800 bags of rice released as a palliative to the Oyo State government were good for human consumption. This was in response to the claim by Oyo State Government that the bags of rice released to it by the command were infected and […]

Border killing: Ogun assembly urges customs to maintain standard rule of engagements 

Border killing: Ogun assembly urges customs to maintain standard rule of engagements 

James Ogunnaike Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday called on the top echelon of the Nigeria Customs Service to caution its officers and men to follow the standard rule of engagements by ensuring well-guided operations in enforcing the directive of federal government in border areas with a view to protecting the sanctity of human […]

Our job is to implement govt. policies – Compt.  Olumisire

Our job is to implement govt. policies – Compt. Olumisire

The Unit Controller, Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’ Owerri, Comptroller Kayode Olumisire comes across as brief and straight to the point as possible.
He says the NCS derives greater joy in trade facilitation and making Nigerians embrace legitimate trade through regular sensitization campaign than chasing smugglers around; but insist “we will not think twice seizing imports that runs contrary to the prohibition order”.
In this interview with EGUONO ODJEGBA, he tells the story of how he bridges the seemingly opposite tasks. He says it is not the place of the NCS to ascribe economic or political reasons to the influx of smuggled armoured vehicles.