The Nigerian Customs has again intercepted another container-load of arms and ammunition at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos,. The container was found at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports.
Recall that in January this year, Customs had intercepted a container of 49 boxes containing 661 Ak 47 rifles in Lagos.
This is also coming as stern warning against a military coup came,
yesterday, from so many concerned Nigerians.
The leading All
Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, had however,
yesterday, warned those contemplating the derailment of the country’s
democracy to perish the thought.
Tinubu spoke in Lagos just as the
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, echoed the
same sentiments, warning the populace that the worst civilian regime was
far better than the best of military regimes. Tinubu spoke at a Special
Joint Parliamentary session organized by the Lagos State House of
Assembly, to commemorate Lagos@50 and the second anniversary of the 8th
The former governor of Lagos State said the nation had gone
too far to allow a thing like a military coup to happen again, stressing
that such move would be resisted at all costs. He said: “I will not
fail to sound a caution to us all.
The precious thing we have
(democracy) that we are now trying to perfect is not guaranteed to us.
We must sweat hard and think wisely if we are to keep it. “There will
always be some people who want to undermine democracy.
These people gain
more from the government in the dark. Just a few days ago, we had a
warning that some people were trying to entice the military out of the
barracks. I say don’t try it. I want to add my voice to that warning.
‘’Those who think they can break the democracy so many of us laboured
for and for which too many people sacrificed their lives, are mistaken.
“Nigeria has come too far for such a thing to happen. Those people
behind such idea will find no fertile ground to plant their seed in
We will not buy their sad product; whatever they want to sell is a
bad product and we are going to reject it. “We tell them, move away
from here because Lagos State will resist it, Lagos State is saying move
away from it, don’t think about it, we are all staying together to grow