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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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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 Reserves in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area. Canoeing in the Omo Forest Reserve, Ogun State Mr James Odebiyi, former President, Forestry Association of Nigeria, told a news conference in Abeokuta that the illegal activities at the ...

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FCTA to fine residents N100,000 for illegal tree felling

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Sunday, May 2, 2021 said cutting down of a tree either in private compound or in a public place without permission would attract a fine of N100,000. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Mrs Riskatu Abdulazeez, the Director, FCTA Department of Parks and Recreation, made this known during a tour of the sites where flamboyant ...

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