Nigeria’s weapons woes

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Nigeria: How Shipping Companies Import Illicit Firearms Into Nigeria – Customs Boss

By Kingsley Adeniyi

The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has lashed out at shipping companies in Nigeria for their roles in the importation of illicit firearms into the country.

Speaking at a meeting with the Nigeria Shippers Council and other stakeholders in the sector, Mr. Ali said it would be difficult for his agency to halt the importations if indicted shipping companies are not sanctioned.

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