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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


The Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has urged the Federal Government to initiate laws to preserve the country`s elephant population. Elephants. Photo credit: 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


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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NCF seeks stakeholders’ collaboration against forest degradation in Anambra

Awka, capital of Anambra State

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Thursday, July 22, 2021 called on communities and stakeholders to collaborate to curb deforestation and forest degradation in Anambra State and Nigeria as a whole. Awka, capital of Anambra State Its Director-General, Mr Muktari Aminu-Kano, made the call at a two-day Anambra Forest-Landscape Restoration Action Plan Workshop in Awka, the state capital. The workshop is ...

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Images: When NCF, firms engaged Lagos schools to plant trees

NCF schools tree planting

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) with the support of FCMB, IHS Nig Ltd, Dangote Group and Union Bank engaged in fruits tree planting exercise in 20 selected schools in Lagos in commemoration of World Environment Day 2021, with the theme: “Ecosystem Restoration.” Omowunmi Kalejaiye, Zonal Head, Victoria Island Zone, FCMB, led the tree planting at Plumbreed Schools, Sangotedo. While Jemima ...

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Nigeria loses up to 400,000 hectares of forest yearly – NCF DG

Muhtari Aminu-Kano

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says the country loses up to 400,000 hectares of forest annually to environmental degradation. NCF Director-General, Muhtari Aminu-Kano The NCF Director-General, Muhtari Aminu-Kano, disclosed this in Lagos on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at a seminar to commemorate the Word Environment Day. The theme of the seminar was “Ecosystem Restoration’’. Aminu-Kano also used the occasion to ...

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NCF advocates ecosystem restoration, commemorates WED

Lekki Conservation Centre

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), an environmental NGO dedicated to nature conservation and biodiversity resource management, joins the global community to commemorate World Environment Day (WED) 2021 with the theme: “Ecosystem Restoration.” The Lekki Conservation Centre, head offices of the NCF in Lagos NCF has lined up key activities promoting restoration of the ecosystem across the nation, as this year’s ...

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Role of CBOs in conservation underlined as Gashaka Biodiversity Support Initiative is launched


Communities across Nigeria have been called upon to appreciate and support biodiversity conservation efforts within their areas to ensure the sustenance of projects that would offer them immense socioeconomic and environmental benefits if properly nurtured and protected. The Gashaka Gumti National Park The Director General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, who made the call gave an assurance that ...

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Stakeholders task Lagos community on waste management

Lagos-Isolo Lions Club

The Lions Club 404B-1, Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) and Oando on Thursday, April 15, 2021 cleaned up some streets at Ilasamaja, a suburb of Lagos, to protect the environment. Members of the Lagos-Isolo Lions Club The trio, in separate interviews during the exercise, called for proper waste management and protection of the environment. Mrs Deola Olatunbosun, President, Lagos-Isolo Lions Club ...

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