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Group petitions Park Service over alleged sale of Cross River National Park to Indian firm

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Rainforest Resources and Development Centre (RRDC), has petitioned the National Park Service over the alleged sale/lease of the Oban...

Group decries indiscriminate mining approval in Cross River Park

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Panacea for Developmental and Infrastructural Challenges for Africa Initiative (PADIC-AFRICA), has decried the indiscriminate approval given to mining companies operating...

Groups demand withdrawal of leases for Cross River National Park miners

Two civil society organisations (CSOs), We the People and Development Concern, have called for the immediate revocation of mining leases granted to the firms...

Cross River, National Park to partner on forests management, conservation

The Cross River Forestry Commission is to partner with the National Park Service (NPS) on forests management and conservation. Mr Zanna Lawan, the new Conservator...

Counting cost of Cross River’s ‘Super Highway’ project on rainforests, eco-biodiversity

Cross River State has over 2,000,000 hectares of rainforest originally found in the state and perhaps the primary rainforest remaining is only 729,000 hectares....

UNESCO to support Cross River National Park for effective protection of biodiversity

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has pledged its readiness to support the Cross River National Park for effective protection and...

Superhighway route should avoid Ekuri, National Park, government insists

It appears the Cross Rivers State Government (CRSG) has a high mountain to climb in its bid to build its much-vaunted but controversial six-lane,...

Conservationist confronts Dangote over alleged ‘plantation in national park’

Nigerian conservationist, Odey Oyama, recently discovered freshly cut logs on the edge of a pineapple plantation, and nearby sits a saw mill. The Dangote Group,...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard Bank's decision to help finance the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)...
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IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African...

WFP increases response in Nigeria, others to address rising hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will increase its food and nutrition assistance programme in some countries in...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

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IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a...
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