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Nigeria. 1990 ‘Licensing.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 146, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990; Part 2. Abuja: Federal Republic of Nigeria. 1 January

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4. No person shall have in his possession or under his firearms control any firearm of one of the categories specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Act (hereinafter referred to as a personal firearm) except in accordance with a licence granted in respect thereof by the Inspector-General of Police, which licences shall be granted or refused in accordance with principles decided upon by the National Council of Ministers.

5. (1) This section shall not have effect in respect of Lagos.
(2) The Commissioner of Police of a State, with the consent of the Governor of the State in respect of the State or any part thereof, may by order prohibit the possession or control of any firearm of the categories specified in Part III of the Schedule to this Act (hereinafter referred to as a "muzzle-loading firearm") without the licence of an authority to be specified in such order….

6. No person shall within Lagos have in his possession or under his control a muzzle-loading firearm without a licence from the Inspector-General of Police.

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