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NCF chief advocates forest governance to curb farmers-herders clashes, insecurity

The Director-General of Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano, Monday blamed the lack of forest governance for the insecurity and cases of farmers/herders clashes across the country.

Police absolve woman, vulture of links to Boko Haram

The police in Yola, Adamawa State, have absolved a woman, Rukkayatu Salihu, 40, and her vulture of links to the Boko Haram sect.
Vultures

Foundation warns against killing vultures, other birds

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
Pangolin

$900 million worth of Pangolin seizures made in Nigeria in 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says that more than 900 million dollars’ worth of Pangolin for illicit trading were seized in Nigeria in 2018.

NCF: Nigeria in danger of losing flora, wildlife to poaching, illegal lumbering

Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, says the activities of forest poachers and illegal lumbers can make the country lose its unique flora and wildlife if left unchecked.

Niger: We have lost 60% of our forests to illegal timber operators – commissioner

Despite warnings on the danger of illegal felling of trees, the Niger State Government on Monday said it has lost over 60 per cent of its forest to illegal timber operators.
Kalahari Desert

NCF: Nigeria may become desert

Nigeria is losing about a half kilometre of its land mass annually to desert encroachment and time is of the essence before the entire country becomes a desert.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Lake Chad problem affecting fishing, farming in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner, in order to ensure that developed countries assist the affected region.
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Muhammadu Buhari: We will continue to keep Lake Chad issues on front burner until...

President Muhammadu Buhari, has stressed that his administration will continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner and exert more commitment from the developed countries to do the needful.

NCF calls for enforcement of sanitation laws to curb pollution

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation on Saturday called for the enforcement of sanitation laws in Lagos State to serve as deterrent to abuses on the environment compounding plastic pollution.
Deforestation

NCF: Nigeria has lost 96 percent of its forest

Nigeria has lost 96 per cent of its forest due to deforestation, according to the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano.

UNIC urges federal government to ban production, importation of plastics

The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, has urged the Federal Government to ban the importation and production of some plastics in Nigeria.

Official: Erosion may wipe off Lekki conservation centre

The Director-General of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, revealed on Saturday that erosion may soon wipe off the Lekki Conservation Centre in Lagos.

Nigerians urged to take Interest in their environment

An environmentalist and Chairman, Shodex Gardens and Shodex Beautification Landmark Limited, Mr. Olusola Adekoya, has called on Nigerians to take special interest in their environment.

Governor Akeredolu urged to prosecute Idanre elephant killer

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation has asked the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to prosecute an indigene who recently killed an elephant in Idanre.

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