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Nigeria. 2016 ‘Confiscation and Seizure.’ National Report of Nigeria on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 6, p. 17. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations. 1 January

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Section 6: Confiscation, Seizure and Collection

Confiscations and seizure

13. During the reporting period, has your country found, seized or confiscated any SALW under its jurisdiction? YES

13.1. How many SALW were found, seized or confiscated?

Exact figures not available. The following table provides a snapshot of arms and ammunition recovered from 1 January 2015 - 24 August 2015:

[Type of arms] Recovered by Nigerian Police Force, (1 January- 24 August 2015): Quantity

Locally made gun: 1,791
Rifles: 475
Pistols: 196
Pump action: 241
Cartridges: 22,665
Ammunition: 19,696

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q13078

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