• Security officials stand around illegal ammunition at Nigeria's main seaport in Lagos

    Nigeria could 'report' Iran to UN on illegal arms shipment

    Nigeria could report Iran to the UN Security Council on illegal arms shipment, if any sanctions were breached. Speaking to reporters in the capital Abuja, Nigerian foreign minister stated that the consignment originated from Iran, a detail also confirmed by the Iranian government. Iran is forbidden from exporting any weapons from its territory. However, Nigeria is yet to notify the UN on the incident.