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West Africa,Niger

29 July 2012

Business Day (Johannesburg)

Seventy per cent of the 10 million illegal weapons in West African are produced in Nigeria, Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation, Major-General Shehu Abdulkadir, said in a paper entitled, 'The challenges of internal security and implications for national development' at the 7th annual Ramadan lecture of Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria in Abuja. Abdulkadir said, "Out of approximately 500 million illicit weapons in circulation worldwide in 2004, it was estimated... (GunPolicy.org)

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