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Nigeria Customs Service: Murtala Muhammed Airport Command Records N48 billion in 2017

Business, Maritime
The Murtala Muhammed Airport Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service generated a total of forty eight billion naira (N48b) as against a target of sixty nine billion (N69b), recording a shortfall of about twenty two billion (N22b) at the close of business in 2017. This figure represent 69 per cent of the target given for the preceding year. Alas, in the first two weeks of 2018, the command made impressive revenue of about one billion, one hundred and eighty eight million, five hundred and sixty thousand naira. Compared to year 2016 figure of fifty five billion naira, the 2017 figure records a shortfall of N7,464,805,321. According to the Customs Area Comptroller, Edede I. Emmanuel, the command made remarkable progress in revenue generation, trade facilitation and anti- smuggling a...