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    Politics Why I Didn't Appear In Uniform - Customs Boss Tells Senate

    Nigerian Senate on Thursday quizzed the Customs Comptroller General, Hameed Ali for not wearing customs uniform to the Chamber. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu thanked the Customs Comptroller General for honouring Senate's invitation and asked why he is not wearing the Customs uniform...
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    Politics Customs Boss, Hameed Ali Dares Senate, Arrives Without Uniform

    Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali arrived at the national assembly complex on Thursday without customs uniform as requested by the senate. Earlier, the senate had requested that Ali appears before it, in customs uniform, which Ali had rejected on two...
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    Politics 3 Reasons Why Customs Boss, Ali May Not Appear Before Senate Today

    Embattled Customs Boss, Hameed Ali may not honour the Senate summon this morning. Earlier on Tuesday, Mr. Ali had written the Senate, notifying the lawmakers of his intention not to appear before them as scheduled because he had to attend a customs management meeting slated for Wednesday, same...
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    Metro ‘Hameed Ali Must Go’ Protest Rocks Onitsha [PHOTO]

    Anti-Hameed Ali protests are on-going in major streets of Onitsha, in Anambra State. The protesters are alleging disrespect of the National Assembly by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali and are demanding that he be sacked with immediate effect. The protest is coming few hours...
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    Politics Hameed Ali - I'm Getting Legal Advice On Whether Or Not To Wear Customs Uniform

    Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, in a second letter sent to the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday said he is seeking legal advice on the directive of the senate that he should wear a uniform. “Regarding to wearing of uniform, I wish to advice that the senate avails...
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    Politics Customs Boss Hameed Ali Holds Private Meeting With Saraki

    Nigerian Customs Boss, Hameed Ali is currently holding a private meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki at the National Assembly complex. THE CABLE reports that Ali arrived at the senate wing of the national assembly complex a few minutes before 6pm.
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    Politics Buhari Orders Customs Boss Hameed Ali To Appear Before Senate

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly ordered Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigeria customs service (NCS), to appear before the Nigerian Senate tomorrow. THE CABLE is reporting that the President issued the order to Ali this afternoon after his initial letter declining to...
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    Politics Senator Adeola To Hameed Ali - Appear Before Senate In Customs Uniform Or Resign

    Senator Solomon Adeola has called on Hammed Ali, Comptroller-General of Customs, to resign if he won't wear uniforms while appearing before the Nigerian Senate. In a statement by his Media Adviser, Chief Kayode Odunaro, Senator Adeola said that the Senate resolution summoning Ali to appear...
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    Metro Rot, Corruption in Nigeria Customs Worsening Under Buhari's Hameed Ali

    Senior officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at ports have stated that the rot and corruption of the agency have gotten worse or at best remained the same since President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Hameed Ali as Comptroller General. This is far from Mr. Ali’s chest-thumping appraisal of the...
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    Politics Senate Introduces New Procedure for Appointment of Nigeria Customs Bosses

    The Nigerian Senate has begun the process of amending the Nigeria Customs Service Act as regards the appointment of a Comptroller General for the agency. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Senator Hope Uzodinma (PDP, Imo) made the announcement in a meeting with...
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    Politics Buhari Urged to Sack Custom Boss Hameed Ali for Gross Incompetence

    The Ndigbo Bu Otu Union (NBOU), a pro-Igbo pressure group, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately remove Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, from office for gross incompetence, ethnic marginalisation and lack of inclusive governance. In a press...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Boss Hameed Ali Issues Statement on Impounded 661 Pump-action Rifles

    Col Hameed Ali, comptroller-General of Customs on Monday addressed newsmen on the pump action rifles which were impounded in Lagos. Read Statement below: Gentlemen of the press, It is my pleasure to brief you on the recent gains of Nigeria Customs Service anti-smuggling operations. On...
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    Metro Hameed Ali Fires 48 Senior Officers of Nigeria Customs Service

    The Nigeria Customs Service has dismissed 48 of its senior officers in a major nationwide shakeup. A circular dated January 19, 2017 and signed by Ag. Comptroller in charge of Discipline, Ganiyu I.A said about 45 officers were dismissed, 11 retired while the appointment of three we're...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Redeploys 8 ACG, 238 Others [See Names]

    The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, has approved the redeployment of eight Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers of Customs. The affected Assistant Comptrollers-General affected are: • Charles Edike from Zone A to Human Resource Development (HRD) • Ahmed...
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    Metro 99% of Rice Smuggled into Nigeria Unfit for Human Consumption - Customs Boss Ali

    Nigeria Customs Boss, Hameed Ali, has stated that 99% of rice smuggled into the country are unfit for human consumption. Speaking at a conference in Abuja, he said the test reports certified that smuggled rice through the borders was unfit for human consumption. "We have seen rice conveyed in...
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    Politics Hameed Ali: Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Appointment of Customs Boss

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today struck out a suit a challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Hameed Ali as the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service. LEADERSHIP reports that the suit filed human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa was struck out by Justice...