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Mar 26, 2013

GUNS AND LICENSES: NIGERIAN FIREARMS ACT

The Nigerian Fire Arms Act (1990) provides that no person shall have in his possession or under his control any firearm or ammunition except such person has a license from the President or from the Inspector General of Police.
It states further that no license or permit to carry fire arms should be granted to applicants under the age of seventeen; persons who are of unsound mind; persons not fit to have possession of the firearm in question on account of defective eyesight;

Mar 8, 2013

ADVANCE FEE FRAUD

The Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act of 2006 is “An Act to Prohibit and punish certain offences pertaining to Advance Fee Fraud and other fraud related offences and to repeal other Acts related therewith.”

The law provides that any person who by any false pretence, and with intent to defraud obtains, from any other person for himself or any other person; induces any other person to deliver to any person; or obtains any property, whether or not the property is obtained or its delivery is induced through the medium of a contract induced by the false pretence, commits an offence under this Act.