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Elephant trafficking: Nigeria destroys 2.5 tonnes of confiscated wildlife stockpiles

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Nigeria has destroyed a total of 2.5 tonnes of confiscated wildlife stockpiles – ivories...

Study unveils illegal pangolin trading hotspots in Africa, Asia

A major milestone may have been recorded in the fight to curb the trafficking of pangolins in Nigeria and Africa at large. This follows the...

Govt deeply concerned over illegal killing of wildlife, says Minister

Minister of State for Environment, Dr Iziaq Salako, says the Federal Government is worried over illegal killing of elephants and other wildlife species across...

Conservationists applaud Nigeria’s action to confront illegal wildlife trade

Nigerian environmental activists have hailed the federal government's decision to publicly destroy a sizable amount of wildlife products that were seized, such as crocodile...

Jailing of international wildlife crime kingpin huge blow to illegal trade – Group

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), an environmental NGO based in the UK, says the jailing of Teo Boon Ching, an Asian illegal wildlife trade kingpin,...

Conservation society commends customs on fight against illegal wildlife trade

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has commended the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) for combating illegal wildlife trade through the arrests of suspected traffickers. Mr Mathew Joseph,...

World Pangolin Day: Nigeria needs legislation to tackle illegal trade, says group

An environmental non-governmental organisation, Wild Africa Fund, says Nigeria needs new legislation to combat illegal trafficking of pangolins and their scales. Mr Peter Knights, Founder...

Stakeholders build capacity, intensify battle against illegal wildlife trade

As the law enforcement agents, especially the Nigeria Customs Service intensify battle against the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in the country, a training focusing...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to create the Ministry of Livestock Development in the country. The stakeholders...
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Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke, has called on government agencies to adopt measures to control...

NIMC, House of Reps population committee seek areas of collaboration

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and members of the House of Representatives Committee on National Population held a...

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Stakeholders hail govt’s proposal to create Ministry of Livestock Development

Agribusiness stakeholders have commended the Federal Government’s proposal to...

Experts express concern over indiscriminate drilling of boreholes

A water and environmental management expert, Dr Stephen Adegoke,...
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