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

Ibrahim Goni

The Cross River Forestry Commission is to partner with the National Park Service (NPS) on forests management and conservation. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Park Service Mr Zanna Lawan, the new Conservator of the Cross River NPS, made this known when he visited the Forestry Commission on Friday, January 21, 2022 in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. ...

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60% of Nigeria’s valuable forest lost, rest under threat – Goni, National Park boss

Ibrahim Goni

The Conservator-General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says 60 per cent of the country’s valuable forest estate has been lost to degradation and that most of those lef, are currently under threat. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Park Service Goni disclosed this in a statement by Emmanuel Ntuyang, the Service Public Relations Officer, in Abuja on Saturday, ...

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National Park service to establish parks in Niger Delta

FMEnv Retreat

The National Park Service (NPS) has pledged its commitment to establish more parks in the Niger Delta region and preserve the available forests across the country. The Conservator-General, National Parks Service, Alhaji Ibrahim Goni Dr Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of NPS, made this known at a news conference on Friday, December 3, 2021, in Abuja. Goni said that the conference ...

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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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National Park seeks Armed Forces’ support to safeguard forest reserves

Ibrahim Goni

The Conservator-General, National Park Service (NPS), Dr. Ibrahim Goni, has solicited the partnership of  the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) towards safeguarding the nation’s forest reserve. Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, Conservator-General of the National Parks Service Goni made the call when the management staff of NPS paid a  courtesy visit to the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, on ...

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Park Service determined to protect Nigeria’s ecological system – Goni

FMEnv Retreat

The National Park Service (NPS) says it is working with other security agencies and local vigilante groups to ensure that the plants and animals in protected areas are secured. The Conservator-General, National Parks Service, Alhaji Ibrahim Goni Dr Ibrahim Goni, Conservator General of the NPS, announced this on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in Abuja during a press briefing on the ...

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Nigeria’s wildlife park rangers face terrorists, kidnappers, other challenges – Minister

Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar

 The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, says wildlife park rangers in the country now grapple with terrorists, kidnappers cattle rustlers and bandits in their line of duty. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mahmood Mohammad Abubakar Abubakar spoke in Abuja on Monday, August 9, 2021 during the candlelight memorial in honour of fallen heroes of the National Park Service (NPS) to ...

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No more room for illegal wildlife trade, says govt

confiscated parrot

The Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says there is no more room for illegal wildlife trade in the country as offenders will be prosecuted. The Conservator General holding the caged confiscated parrot Goni made this known on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in Abuja when the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) handed over a confiscated parrot to the ...

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Conservator-General insists national parks aren’t hideouts for criminals

Gashaka-Gumti-National-Park

The Nigeria National Park Service (NPS) has described the news report on television and social media that bandits have taken over parts of the Gashaka Gumti National Park as false. The Gashaka Gumti National Park Dr Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the NPS, made this known on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 during a virtual meeting held in Abuja. Goni said a news ...

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Environment minister seeks stakeholders’ collaboration to tackle wildlife crimes

Mohammad Abubakar

Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, on Thursday, March 4, 2021 in Abuja urged environment stakeholders to collaborate to tackle forest and wildlife crimes. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The minister gave the charge at a workshop to mark the 2021 edition of World Wildlife Day organised by the ministry and the National Park Service. Abubakar said that through ...

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