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Four out of six South African rhinos that were transferred to a park in southeast Chad in a bid to revive the endangered species have died, but not from poaching, conservationists say.
Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to re-introduce the animals, officials said Sunday.
Gorillas and chimpanzees may be twice as numerous in West Africa as previously thought, but the apes are still endangered, declining fast and in dire need of protection, an international study found Wednesday.
Heavily armed militia and poachers are a threat to wildlife populations in the Garamba-Bili-Chinko (GBC) region in Central Africa.
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".
South Africa and Chad on Sunday signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country, decades after it was last seen there.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
Ethiopia has said some 1,000 fighters with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) rebel group have given up arms and entered rehabilitation camps, according to state media.
Irate residents of Kurmi Local Government Area of Taraba State over the weekend reportedly booed Governor Darius Ishaku over unfulfilled campaigns promises he allegedly made in 2015.
The national leadership of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has condemned the unlawful and unwarranted harassment of some of its members by officials of the police force in Bauchi State.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has acquired a new machine, ‘Sequencing Technology’ that will help it better study cancer genes and susceptibility.