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40-Foot Gun Containers Intercepted: Hail to Custom officers.

40-Foot Gun Containers Intercepted: Hail to Custom officers.

The good people of Nigeria in union with the National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), on Wednesday commended the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for intercepting a 40-foot container with 661 pump action guns illegally imported.

Janjaweed in the Middle Belt

Janjaweed in the Middle Belt

IN the Sudan, they are known as the Janjaweed, which in Arabic, is said to mean “spirits on horseback”. The dominant Arab regimes in the country responded to increasing armed struggles for self-determination by the Negroid indigenous minorities in the Darfur, western and southern Sudan by arming nomadic Arab pastoralists to attack and terrorise villages owned by farmers. The farmers and pastoralists had been historically locked in tussles over land down the ages.