The Nigeria Customs Service has generated about 1.002 trillion naira from January to September.
The data received from the Department of Research and Statistics and confirmed by the service’s public relations office indicated that the revenue was generated from 32 commands.
The service recorded the highest revenue of 123.6 billion naira in July, followed by 118.6 billion naira in May.
The lowest revenue was recorded in February, with 86.3 billion naira.
The Apapa area command has the highest revenue of 313.5 billion naira within the period under review.
Immediately after the partial closure of borders, the service recorded 115.6 billion naira in September, with about 6.1 billion naira more than what was realised in August before the closure.
The revenue was generated from import duty, levy, excise duty and other fees.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Ali, explained that since the closure of the borders, the revenue generated by the service was increasing daily.