Nigeria’s illegal weapons
Nigeria battles illegal arms.
Red alert at land borders, seaports, over influx of arms
By Udeme Clement
The influx of arms and ammunition into Nigeria from Turkey has taken a new dimension, as the Tincan Island Command of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, intercepted another 470 pump action rifles imported into the country from Turkey.
This is happening only few days after the same Command seized 1,100 rifles smuggled into Nigeria also from Turkey, thereby bringing the number of rifles seized in the last eight months to 2,671.
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