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Govt condemns illegal felling of trees, warns perpetrators

Ibrahim Goni

The National Park Service has condemned the illegal felling of trees across Nigeria’s forests reserves, warning perpetrators to desist from the act or face the law. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Parks Service The Conservator-General of the Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, gave the warning on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Abuja, while briefing newsmen virtually on government’s position ...

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Lack of funds, boundary disputes hinder forest reserves protection – Expert

Nigeria REDD+

Head, Forestry and Wildlife Department, Anambra State Ministry of Environment, Mrs Onyinye Achugamonye, has identified lack of funds and boundary disputes as challenges of forest conservation in the state. A community forest. Photo credit: UNDP Cambodia/Chansok Lay/Oddar Meanchey Achugamonye said this at the Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan workshop, on Friday, July 23, 2021 in Awka, the state capital. Speaking ...

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Nasarawa warns against encroachment into forest reserve

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has warned loggers and herders not to encroach into the forest reserve at the Farin Ruwa waterfalls in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Dogo Shammah, gave the warning on Friday, February 19, 2021 in Wamba Local Government Area (LGA) when he visited the waterfalls. Shammah visited ...

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Tanzanian police seize 160 firearms, arrest 68 poachers in forest reserve

anzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA)

Tanzanian Police, on Monday, February 8, 2021 said they have seized 160 firearms and arrested 68 suspected poachers in the last two months in a forest reserve in the country’s southern region of Ruvuma. anzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) patrol game wardens The firearms and suspected poachers were respectively seized and arrested in special crackdowns, jointly conducted by the Police ...

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Ogun clamours fresh forest reserves in South West region


The Ogun State Government is canvassing for the establishment of more forest reserves in the South West geo-political zone with the conviction that the step will help in mitigating the effect of climate change and control acute weather. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, made the call recently while featuring on a live television programme in Abeokuta, the capital city. ...

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Ogun, FUNAAB to regenerate forest reserves


Ogun State Government has said that it will partner with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) to regenerate its forest reserves, revitalise forestry activities and mitigate the impact of climate change in the state. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, made the disclosure recently in Abeokuta, the state capital, while addressing the stakeholders at a forum tagged: “Deforestation for ...

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Akwa Ibom lists strategies to address climate variability

Prince Lekan Fadina

Akwa Ibom State will hold its first ever Climate Change Summit next year, the governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has said. Emmanuel, who made the disclosure on Tuesday (December 15, 2015) in Lagos, pointed out that, against the backdrop of the recently decided Paris Agreement, the state has concluded plans to develop a State Policy on Climate Change and establish 10 ...

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Ogun asks foresters to adhere to engagement rules


The Ogun State Government has warned contractors working in its forest reserves to adhere strictly to the rules of engagement signed with it. State Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, gave the warning during an assessment tour to the forest reserves at Oja-Odan, Ipake in Ilobi axis of Ilaro, Yewa South and the forest reserve areas J4 and J6 in ...

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