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Edo confiscates 2,375 logs from illegal loggers

The Edo State Government has confiscated 2,375 logs of wood at the Gelegele Seaport as part of efforts to rid the state of illegal loggers. Permanent...

Edo sensitises residents against illegal logging, bush burning

The Edo State Government on Thursday, November 25, 2021 took to some major streets in the Benin City and communities hosting the state’s forest...

Illegal logging: North-West stakeholders call for review of forestry laws

Some stakeholders in the North-West zone of Nigeria have called for review and strict enforcement of forestry laws to curb unabated plundering of forests...

Obsolete forestry laws, others trigger illegal logging in North-East Nigeria

Some Nigerian stakeholders in the North-East have identified obsolete environmental and forestry laws as a trigger for the continuous plundering of forests for firewood...

Foresters decry illegal tree felling at Ogun reserve

The Forestry Association of Nigeria on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 expressed concern over activities of illegal tree fellers and loggers at the Omo Forest...

Deforestation: Cross River LG boss issues three-week ultimatum to loggers

The Chairman, Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State, Mr John Ewa, has issued a three week ultimatum to loggers to vacate Boki forests...

In Cameroon, illegal logging of high-value timber harms indigenous forest communities

Indigenous people living in forest communities are now facing the worrying consequences of illegal logging when their medicine sources and farms are devastated. In east...

Ogun battles illegal logging, urges tree planting

The Ogun State Government has called on "Baales" and other community leaders in the three senatorial districts to partner government in tackling nefarious activities...

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Ghana among 11 countries to benefit from CGIAR initiative

With a huge potential for a robust fisheries supply system that includes a marine coastline of 550 kilometres, abundant...

Trees From Art: Mercedes-Benz partners Solution17, Lagos to protect environment

Solution17 for Climate Action, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in...

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