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BREAKING: Customs Seize $8m Cash At Lagos Airport

Customs CG, Hameed AliThe Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted $8,065,615 at the airport. NCS Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, said on Tuesday at a press conference that the cash was stashed inside a car ready to be loaded into an aircraft. Ali said the vehicle belongs to the Nigerian Aviation...

CUSTOMS APPOINTS NOVA MERCHANT BANK AS COLLECTING BANK

NOVA Merchant Bank has been appointed as a designated collecting bank for import, excise and other duties by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). The appointment, the bank says, will enable it handle duty payments for its clients in addition to processing and issuing custom bonds along with guarantees on their behalf. The bank’s MD/CEO, Anya Duroha,...

Former Information Minister, Alex Akinyele, Is Dead

Former Minister of Information, Chief Alex Akinyele, has died after a brief illness. He was 81 years old. A statement by one of his sons, Constantine Akinyele, confirmed that he passed away on Thursday night. A source close to the deceased told Qed.ng that he died in London where he had been for a while. A trained public...

We Closed Border To Boost “Buy Nigeria Products” – VP Yemi Osibajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo speaking at the ongoing National Festival for Arts and Culture in Benin said the aim of the border closure was to make farmers prosperous. He urged Nigerians to endure the high cost of living that came with the decision. Osinbajo who stated that smuggling discourages local production, added that...