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UN deputy scribe accused of aiding illicit $300m timber export to China

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.

Federal govt denies export racketeering allegations against UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed

The Federal Government has denied the allegations of wood export racketeering to China levelled against UN Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed.

UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed not under investigation – ministry

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.

Amina Mohammed has my full support, confidence – UN’s Antonio Guterres

United Nations secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has stated that Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, has his full support and confidence.

Ex-Minister Amina Mohammed under probe over alleged $1 billion illicit deals

The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) yesterday released a report showing how over 1.4 million illegal rosewood logs from Nigeria, worth $300 million, were laundered into China.

UK to ban ivory trade ‘to protect elephants’

The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.

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