Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Nigeria Federal Court receives Gambia’s thumbs up - Daily Observer

Nigeria Federal Court receives Gambia’s thumbs up - Daily Observer

The government of The Gambia has applauded the Nigeria Federal Court in Lagos for what it called “abiding by the letter of the law” in deciding to put away individuals bent on aggravating problems, following the court’s May sentencing of Iran and Nigeria nationals for illegal shipment of firearms and explosives into Africa’s most populous nation.

A press release from the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure stated that the sentence on 14th May, 2013 of an Iranian national and his Nigerian accomplice by a Federal Court in Lagos for the illegal importation of firearms and explosives into Nigeria has discredited statements made during trial in 2010 in which the Court was told that the seized firearms were meant for The Gambia...
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