Customs boss, Ali, promotes 3,487 officers

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd), on Monday announced the promotion of 3,487 Senior Officers to various ranks. Joseph Attah, Public Relations Officer to Comptroller-General of Customs, revealed that the promotion followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval and said it was strictly based on merit, considering the cumulative scores from examination, oral…

Customs boss automatically promotes HND holders to grade level 8

The Comptroller-General of Customs (rtd) Col. Hameed Ali, has announced that HND holders on salary Grade Level GL 07 in the service are automatically moved to GL 08. Ali said this during the decoration of the newly promoted senior customs officers on Monday in Abuja. Nine officers were decorated – six of them Comptrollers; two……

Hameed Ali promotes Customs HND holders to salary Grade Level 08

The Comptroller-General of Customs (rtd) Col. Hameed Ali, has announced that HND holders on salary Grade Level GL 07 in the service are automatically moved to GL 08. Ali said this during the decoration of the newly promoted senior customs officers on Monday in Abuja. Nine officers were decorated – six of them Comptrollers; two…

Babachir Lawal, Hameed Ali hiding something – Senate Minority Leader, Ogor

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, has claimed that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, have skeletons in their cupboards. In an interview with Vanguard, Ogor insisted that such was the reason they ran to court after the Senate invited them….

Why Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War May be Failing

By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu… Not many had expected the judicial outcome of some of the cases brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), before courts, by Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and Dame Patience Jonathan challenging the freeze on their money in some banks. In similar way, the outcomes of the EFCC cases against Elder…

Customs will go ahead with import duties payment – Controller-General Hameed Ali

The Controller-General of the Nigerian Customs, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd) has disclosed that Customs will proceed with its planned verification of payment of duties on imported vehicles at the appropriate time. The policy is currently on hold following the widespread outcry on account of its retroactive nature. Recall that the Senate had summoned the Customs’…

CUSTOMS: Ali approves redeployment of 337 assistant comptrollers

Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Hameed Ali, has sanctioned immediate redeployment of 337 Assistant Comptrollers of Customs to various Commands across the country. The redeployment according to the Customs boss is part of the ongoing repositioning of the service. Officers affected are Babadidi B, moved from FOU D to Apapa; Udenze A., from ICT to TCIP;…

We didn’t buy any vehicle at N298m, Senate screams

The Senate is still trying to extricate itself from the Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) said to have been purchased for the upper chamber, but impounded by the Nigeria Customs Service. The Senate in a statement on Tuesday, signed by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity said it paid…

Comptroller General of Customs Hameed Ali Unveils Number For Easy Verification

In line with his continuous efforts to make verification of Customs Duty Papers easy for members of the general public, the Comptroller General of Customs Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has released Three Telephone numbers that could be used to reach the help desk for immediate Confirmation. The numbers are: 09-4621597 09-4621598 09-4621599 Those interested…

President Buhari supports my actions as Customs CG- Hameed Ali

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Col. Hammed Ali (retd.) has declared he has the support of President Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming after the NCS officially suspended the implementation of the new controversial motor import duty payment following a meeting between the management of NCS and the Senate Committee on Customs and……