How illicit arms is aiding insecurity in Nigeria

By Guardian Exclusive   |   02 February 2021   |   2:26 pm  


The proliferation of small arms and ammunition across various parts of Nigeria has resulted in violence, kidnappings, armed robbery, mass killings, and socio-economic upheavals.⁣ ⁣ Nigeria's porous borders mean that weapons flow easily into the country from neighbouring nations, while suppliers of locally-made weapons have a field day delivering firearms virtually anywhere in the country.⁣

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