Orji Dickson

‘70% Weapons Used For Crimes In Nigeria Are Locally Made’

Dickson Orji is the Programmes Coordinator, Nigerian Presidential Committee on the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (PRESCOM). He is an expert in Defence, Security and Human Development and also the President, West Africa Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA-Nigeria). After a two-day training of Trainers Workshop For Border Security Operatives sponsored by the […]

Over 500,000 People Killed Annually By Small Arms – UN Study

More than 500,000 people are killed annually by revolvers, pistols, assault rifles, machine guns and other similar weapons, a new UN report, ‘Small Arms Survey’, has found. UN Chef de Cabinet Maria Viotti said the small arms and light weapons, which ended up on battlefields or urban streets and elsewhere, were a big problem for […]