Tag: importation

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Customs intercept fake drugs, other goods valued at N356m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says three container loads of fake drugs alongside seized cables and other contraband were intercepted in ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Nigeria will stop rice importation by December – Minister

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said Nigeria will stop rice importation by end of the year. ...

AzeezMay 2, 2017

FG will stop importation of petrol by 2019 – NNPC

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said it is determined to stop the importation of Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known ...

AzeezApril 30, 2017

NNPC reduces importation of petrol by 45%

by Azeez Adeniyi The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reduced its importation petroleum from about 95 per cent to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 21, 2017

I have nothing to do with vehicle seized by Customs – Saraki

by Dolapo Adelana Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he has nothing to do with the importation of a vehicle ...

ToluMarch 18, 2017

N49 million cash, 900 airline staff sacked | 5 numbers that mattered this week

N49million – The EFCC intercepted five sacks containing new naira notes of this amount at the Kaduna International airport. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 15, 2017

Nigeria saves $5m daily from ban on rice, wheat imports – Agriculture Minister

by Dolapo Adelana The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Tuesday said the policy on the ban of importation ...

AzeezMarch 12, 2017

Customs quizzes 15 senior officers over importation of 661 rifles

As part of investigations into the  illegal importation of 661 rifles, the Nigerian Customs Service has grilled about 15 of ...

AzeezMarch 1, 2017

Nigeria must stop importation of petroleum products by 2019 – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has said the importation of petroleum products into Nigeria was a fraud ...

AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

FG to ban importation of refined petroleum products

The Federal Government has said it would ban the importation of refined petroleum products by 2018. Minister of Science and ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2016

Just In: FG bans importation of vehicles through land borders

The Federal Government has banned the importation of vehicles into Nigeria through the land borders. The prohibition order which takes ...

AzeezNovember 29, 2016

Senate seeks to ban importation of used cars

The Senate Committee on Privatization has proposed a ban on the importation of used cars. The Chairman of the committee, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 22, 2016

Ebonyi bans sale of imported rice

The Ebonyi government has banned the sale of imported rice in state. Governor David Umahi while speaking with participants of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians killed the naira, only nigerians can revive the naira

by Victor Terhemba.   While at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, I over heard a Bureau de change “Mallam” telling a ...

ToluOctober 17, 2016

Apparently, rice is starting to drive us nuts in Nigeria: A timeline

Rice, oh almighty rice! Displaced cassava flakes (garri) to become Nigeria’s number one staple food and now the most reported ...

AzeezOctober 11, 2016

Price of rice will begin to crash by November – FG

The Federal Government on Monday said there will a fall in the price of rice in November this year. This ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Smuggled rice hits N597billion in 8 months – Customs

The value of rice smuggled in the last eight months is N597.7bn, according to the Nigeria Customs Service. The Public ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

Nigeria spends N2.4bn on rice importation daily – Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says Nigeria spends N2.4bn on the importation of rice daily. Ogbeh made ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Brace up Nigerians, bag of rice to be sold for N40, 000 by December – Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has warned Nigerians of the possibility of buying ...

YWriterMay 25, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, fuel scarcity is about to return

by Chi Ibe Oil marketers have still not resumed the importation of petrol despite the sharp increase in its pump ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 18, 2016

Ghana bans importation of Nigerian products

Nigeria’s neighbor and long time trading partner, Ghana, has banned the importation of some products into the country. According to ...

October 11, 2012

TICKER: We use 100% imported materials for passports – Immigration

Even though Nigerians are proud of the new electronic passports being issued by the Nigerian Immigration Services, the organisation is ...

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