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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 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun, Prince Dapo Abiodun has extended an olive branch to the incumbent Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, urging him to bury whatever differences existing between them and support his Governorship ambition.
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, and Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, are some of the scheduled speakers for WISCAR’s (Women in Successful Careers) annual leadership and mentoring conference.
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF), in line with its enabling Act, has paid over N13 billion to 1,140 employers of labour as reimbursement between September, 2016 and August, 2018.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the party primaries or face legal action.
The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.