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Illegal trade in endangered species causes harm to nature, Lagos warns

Walk for Nature

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Saturday, October 23, 2021 educated the public on the negative impact of illegal trade in endangered species, adding that it had caused serious harm to nature and biodiversity. L-R: Director Technical Programs, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr. Joseph Onaja; Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Mrs. Belinda Odeneye; Vice Chairman, ...

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NCF calls for joint efforts to preserve the environment

Izoma Asiodu

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has called for a joimt effort aimed at protecting the environment and conservation of nature. NCF President, Izoma Philip Asiodu The foundation made the call at its 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The NCF Director General, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, while speaking with journalists, said that Nigerians needed to ...

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Kano partners foundation to preserve forest reserves

Kabiru Getso

Kano State Government on Wednesday, September 14, 2021 said that it would partner the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) in preserving forest reserves to mitigate climate change and other related problems. Kano State Commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso The Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim-Getso, disclosed this when the Director-General, National Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muntari Aminu-Kano, paid him a ...

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Conservation foundation to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in schools

Tree planting

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) plans to raise $40,000 to plant 250,000 trees in the country that will spread across 250 public schools to improve the quality of children’s health. Tree planting The Head Communications, NCF, Mr Oladapo Soneye, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in Abuja, said that it would also help improve the ...

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Foundation worried at decline of vulture species

Vultures

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed worry at the decline of the vulture species in West Africa. Vultures Director-General of the foundation, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Saturday, September 4, 2021. The statement was in commemoration of the International Vulture Awareness Day. “In recent decades, we have been seriously concerned, along with our ...

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Images: Faces at NCF’s 19th Chief S. L. Edu Memorial Lecture

19th Chief S.L. Edu Memorial Lecture

On Thursday, August 12, 2021, NCF hosted a hybrid event to mark the 19th edition of the Chief S. L. Edu Memorial Lecture with the theme: “Youth and Ecosystem Restoration”. The event held at the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos and was streamed on Zoom, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook as part of effort to mobilise the Nigerian youths to rise and champion courses ...

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Conservationists advocate ecosystem restoration, urge youths to save planet

Philip Asiodu

From Nairobi, Abuja, Lagos, Calabar, and elsewhere, African conservationist leaders participating in the 19th Chief S.L Edu Memorial Lecture joined the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) to advocate for ecosystem restoration, challenging Nigerian youths to help save the planet. Chief Philip Asiodu, Board of Trustees (BOT) President, NCF On Thursday, August 12, 2021, NCF hosted a hybrid event to mark the ...

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World Elephant Day: NCF tasks govt on Ecotourism

elephants

The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has urged the Federal Government to initiate laws to preserve the country`s elephant population. Elephants. Photo credit: planetsave.com Mr Shitu Usman, Project Officer, Finima (Bonny) Nature Park, made the call on Thursday, August 12, 2021 as the body marked World Elephant Day in Ngo, Andoni Local Government area in Rivers. He said that the call ...

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NCF to charge over 2,000 youths on ecosystem restoration

NCF

There have been consistent galvanised efforts by the global community towards ecosystem restoration since the declaration of 2021–2030 as the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In line with this, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) through the instrumentality of its advocacy lecture instituted in memory of its founder, late Chief Shafi Lawal Edu, will gather ...

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NCF to plant 70,000 trees in Anambra

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says plans are underway to plant between 45,000 and 70,000 trees in Anambra State as part of the Natural Forestry Trust Fund (NFTF) mandate. Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop, held in Awka Dr Joseph Onoja, Director, Technical Programme, NCF, said this at a two-day Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop in Awka, the state ...

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