Last month, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari surprised many when he said an 18-month border closure to restrict illegal weapons had failed.
The land border had been shut since 2019 – but Buhari said illicit arms have continued to flow into the country – raising numerous conflicts.
Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Seme – a town on the border between Nigeria and Benin.
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