2.1 Million Euros EU Small Arms Project Grant

As parts of its commitment towards ending the proliferation of small arms, Nigeria has been integrated into the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and European Union (EU) small arms project.

The country will also benefited from a special European Union (EU) grant of 2.1 million euros.

According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Nigeria, Ms. Mandisa Mashalogu;

“ECOWAS and EU small arms project is being implemented in six African countries and after the launch of the Nigerian component, we are going to have Nigeria as the seventh country in the project.”

ECOWAS Validated Study “On the Dakar-Lagos Corridor missing links”

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Infrastructure Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU), experts from Member States and other stakeholders validate the draft final report for the study on the Dakar-Lagos Corridor missing links, which supports regional and inter-regional traffic flow and promotes trade within the sub-region