Nigeria Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international demarcation of international boundaries in the vicinity of Lake Chad, the lack of which led to border incidents in the past, is completed and awaits ratification by Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria; dispute with Cameroon over land and maritime boundaries in the vicinity of the Bakasi Peninsula has been referred to the ICJ with a ruling expected in 1998; maritime boundary dispute with Equatorial Guinea because of disputed jurisdiction over oil-rich areas in the Gulf of Guinea
facilitates movement of heroin en route from Southeast and Southwest
Asia to Western Europe and North America; increasingly a transit route for
cocaine from South America intended for European, East Asian, and North American
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