Nigeria, emerged as one of the top five arms importers in sub-Saharan Africa although the report showed a decrease in arms importation in Africa by 45 per cent from 2009- 2103and 2014-2018.
Trends in International Arms Transfer, revealed that amongst other four sub-Saharan countries — Angola, Sudan, Cameroon and Senegal, Nigeria came first place as the largest arms importer from 2014-2018. Together, the countries accounted for 56 per cent of arms imports to the sub-region.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Research revealed that Russia is the biggest exporter of arms to Nigeria accounting for 35 per cent, 21 per cent from China and 15 per cent from the United States.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.