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Customs PTML Command Generates N104.6Bn in 6 Months

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Customs PTML Command Generates N104.6Bn in 6 Months.

The Port Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of Nigeria Customs Service has declared a total revenue collection of N104,649,202,251.00 for the first half year of 2021.

According to a press statement issued by the Public Relations Officer DSC Muhammad Yakubu, there is a N16.8 billion increase above the N87, 818,715,599.599.00 that was collected between January and June 2020. Which represents 19.2% increase of the Command’s revenue.

The statement read “The increase in revenue collection is due partly to operational strategies emplaced by the Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Festus Okun to prevent revenue leakages, promote trade facilitation and achieve seamless cargo clearance for compliant importers”.

“The Command was able to put more measures in the area of capacity building for officers, strengthening of the dispute resolution Committee and building a strong quality service delivery, thus engendering ease of doing business. We have a functional help-desk while we keep our doors open to stakeholder for direct access” it added.

In the month of June 2021, the Command generated the sum of N22, 253,694,223.00 which is an unprecedented record in the area Command. The issuance of demand notices (DNs) from uncovered revenue shortfalls within the period under review amounted to N499,376,085;00.

In the month under review, a total number of 95 ships berthed at the PTML terminal carrying 17,717 containers and 118,431 imported vehicles between January and June 2021.

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On export trade, the Command handled export goods with a total tonnage of 77,000.23 metric tonnes, with a total Free on Board (FOB) value of N55, 546,188,324.64.

During the period under review, the Command made 2 seizures of 2x20ft containers which comprises of bags of foreign rice and vegetable oil with a Duty paid value N17,434,277.80.

While commending the officers and men of the command for their patriotism and commitment to national interest, the Comptroller urged them to double their efforts to achieve a more resounding feat by end of 2021.

The Area controller, Comptroller Festus Okun in various stakeholder’s meeting, described PTML as a model port with many advantages for importer and exporters. He also urged them to increase their level of compliance.

Furthermore, the command also provides opportunity for vehicle importation with speedy clearance being a model RoRo port that should discourage car smuggling through land borders.

He reiterated that the four hour clearance time for compliance Roll on Roll off (RoRo) cargoes is very much subsisting.

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FG Inaugurates Transition Management Team to Oversee the Handing Over of ICT Services to NCS

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FG Inaugurates Transition Management Team to Oversee the Handing Over of ICT Services to NCS

On the 28th of October, 2005, an agreement was reached by the Federal Government and Messrs. Web Fontaine Consortium (WFC), for provision, installation, operation and management of IT, Telecommunication Hardware and Software, Training and much more. These systems would enable the Nigeria Customs Service to better facilitate trade and boost revenue collection.

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Today, the Transition Monitoring Team was inaugurated to oversee the handing over of ICT Services provided by Webb Fountaine Nigeria Limited to the Nigeria Customs Service.

Our Correspondent, Abdulkareem Zurmi, has more on the event, which took place at the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

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Customs National PRO Addresses Misleading Information on Recruitment

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Customs National PRO Addresses Misleading Information on Recruitment

Reports have reached the Nigeria Customs Service on misleading information concerning zonal venues for the scheduled batch of recruitment screening, which was supposedly signed by Acting Deputy Comptroller General, Mohammed Boyi.

The Customs National PRO, DC Joseph Attah, cleared the air, stating that the Nigeria Customs Service Training and Doctrine Command Gwagwalada, remains the only screening venue.

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The Customs National PRO advised the public to be vigilant, as fraudulent antics such as this are just a means to extort money from gullible members of the public.

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Clarification on venue for the scheduled Nigeria Customs Service recruitment screening exercise

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Clarification on venue for the scheduled Nigeria Customs Service recruitment screening exercise.

The attention of the Nigeria Customs Service has again been drawn to a misleading zonal venues for the scheduled batch of recruitment screening, supposedly signed by the Chairman of the screening committee, Ag. DCG Mohammed Boyi.

The NCS Public Relations Officer, DC Joseph Attah said that some fraudsters are bent on misleading the Candidates, possibly to extort money from them.

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‘’For the avoidance of doubt, the only venue for this batch of screening remains as advertised in the National dailies, NCS Training and Doctrine Command, ( NCS TRADOC ) Gwagwalada.
All the Candidates are expected to report there on the dates allocated to their states’’ He added.

Visit the Nigeria Customs Service website www.customs.gov.ng or the Facebook page for the soft copy of the advertisement for guidance.

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