Posted on Tue 23 May 2017, 08:43 PM

The Nigerian Customs Service says it has intercepted a container load of arms at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos.

The container was found at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports.

Spokesperson of the Nigerian Customs, Tin Can Island Command, Uche Ejesieme, who confirmed the report, said details of the incident would be made public soon.

Earlier this year, the commission discovered over 650 Pump Action Rifles concealed in iron doors and other goods shipped into the country from China.

The arms were found in 49 boxes.

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