In 2013, successfully implemented a contract for the supply of BTR-3 in another African country — Nigeria.
In February 2013 Nigeria's federal police were dispatched four armored personnel carriers BTR-3E manufactured by GP "Kyiv Repair and Mechanical Plant". These machines are equipped with single turrets with 12.7-mm machine gun NSVT-12, 7 (same as previously supplied the Nigerian Army BTR-3UN), and have a characteristic bright blue color. Earlier, Nigeria became the first major customer of Ukrainian BTR-3 production — the Nigerian Army in 2006-2007 were delivered 47 aircraft of this type.
Among the 47 units have been delivered 30 BTR-linear 3UN (with single turrets with 12.7-mm machine gun NSVT), six command and staff vehicles BTR-3UK, four armored recovery vehicles, armored personnel carriers and seven 3UR BTR-3E (armed 14.5-mm machine guns).