Customs set to license inland bonded vehicle terminals – Official

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it is set to issue licences for inland bonded vehicle terminals in the country. Mr Joseph Attah, the Public Relations Officer of the service, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. Attah said that the licence was for motor dealers……

Customs task force impounds 13 vehicles belonging to a senator

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Compliance Task Force, says it has impounded 223 vehicles 13 of which belong to a senator in Kano state. The task force also said that it seized other items, including foodstuff worth N269.5 million in Kano and Jigawa states within eight months. The Task Force Zonal Commander, Mr Bala Dole,……

PDP remains God’s vehicle to reposition Nigeria – Adeyeye

The National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday said in spite of lingering crisis in the party, it remained a vehicle God would use to reposition Nigeria. Publicity Secretary of the committee, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Adeyeye urged Nigerians……

Customs service announces code number for vehicle duty clearance verification

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Tuesday announced a code number for efficient and effective vehicle duty clearance verification. Ali disclosed this at a media stakeholders meeting in Abuja. Ali said that the essence of the meeting was to have a roundtable with stakeholders to come up with solution to avoid causing……

Customs uses depreciation value of 50% on vehicle duty payment -Official

Mr Umar Abubakar, the Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs on Tariff and Trade, says the customs uses depreciation value method of up to 50 per cent to calculate duties on vehicles. Abubakar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja that when calculating duty on vehicle, the value and age of such vehicle……

60% Rebate Across Board From 2015 Downward To Ease Vehicle Registration Process

Joseph Attah, Abuja: In response to public complains and suggestions, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the adjustment of points of payment and 60% rebate across board from 2015 downward to ease the process and encourage all motor dealers in position of uncustomed vehicles to come forward and pay duty….

Senate asks Customs to suspend policy on vehicle verification

The Senate has directed the Nigeria Customs Service to suspend proposed policy on selected zonal offices for verification and payment of duties on vehicles. The Senate also directed the Comptroller-General of the service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), to appear before its Committee on Customs and Excise to explain essence of the circular he passed regarding……

Mixed reactions trail new Customs policy on payment on vehicle duty

Mixed reactions have trailed the recent policy of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) concerning payment of Customs duty on vehicles at Zonal offices of the service within one month. Residents of Ilorin, on Monday in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) expressed diverse opinions on the policy. Some of the respondents said……

FRSC impounds 238 vehicles in Bauchi over speed limiter

The Bauchi State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps impounded 238 vehicles from Feb. 1 to March 5, for failure to install speed limiter. The state Sector Commander, Mr Abdulrazak Najume, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Monday that the corps would not relent in enforcing the directive. He noted……

Its risky boarding vehicles outside motor-parks, NURTW warns passengers

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has called on Nigerians to always board vehicles in government approved motor parks to avoid falling into the hands of bad elements on the high way. Alhaji Abdullahi Gandu, the State Organising Secretary, Nasarawa State Council of NURTW made the call in an interview with the News……

NEMA confirms one dead as vehicle plunges into Lagos river

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday confirmed one woman dead as a vehicle plunged into Mekwe river near Bonny camp, Lagos, on Saturday night. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the spokesman of the agency, told newsmen in Lagos that the KIA Ultima SE model was with registration number MUS 38 BL and was carrying two……

NPA partners FRSC on road worthiness of vehicles entering ports

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, has given March 1 deadline to the Federal Road Safety Commission ( FRSC) for enforcement of Minimum Standard of Safety and Road Worthiness (MSSRW) for all trucks entering Nigerian ports. Speaking during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the FRSC in Lagos,……