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Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities said on Tuesday, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed.
Singapore has seized nearly 26 tonnes of pangolin scales - the biggest ever recorded - in two separate operations over the past week, fuelling calls for improved protection for the endangered species.
The sight of a basking shark's brooding silhouette gliding through the waters off western France is more than just a rare treat for sailors -- it is a boon for scientists trying to trace its secretive migrations across the globe.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed faced accusations from an advocacy group on Thursday that she granted illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was Nigeria’s environment minister.
The Federal Government has denied the allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed.
Usman Jibril, minister of state for environment, says Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the UN, is not being probed for an alleged illegal export of rosewood logs to China.
Elephant poaching in Africa declined for a fifth straight year in 2016 but seizures of illegal ivory hit records highs, the Cites monitor said on Tuesday, calling it a "conflicting phenomena".
The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun moves to reconcile its aggrieved members across the five states of the South East geo-political zone of the country.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month, according to a report by The Information. Facebook employees who work on the project, called Libra, can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash, the report says. Previous reports have suggested that a global launch would happen next year.
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season.