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The Conservator of Park (CP), Gashaka-Gumti National Park, in Taraba State, Mr. Yuhanna Saidu, has identified increasing illegal logging activities and indiscriminate grazing as major man-made factors killing park life in the state.
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.
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.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.
“Adele and her partner have separated,” the emailed statement said. “They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”
Tanzania aims to have six times its current power generation capacity by 2025 through investment in thermal and renewable energy, deputy energy Minister Subira Mgalu told parliament on Tuesday.
The Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed a series of bombings that killed more than 320 people in Sri Lanka.
Residents of deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir’s home village are still coming to terms with his ouster, but most agree that the time had come for him to go.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to peaceful co-existence among different religious faiths in the territory.
Catholics worldwide trooped out in their numbers to commemorate the story of the Old Rugged Cross on Good Friday.
Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi confirmed on social media that his season is over after he ruptured his Achilles’ tendon during Monday night’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley.
The Cross River Private Hospital Regulatory Board has shut down 14 health facilities in the state for medical quackery and substandard operations.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is retrieving all Galaxy Fold samples distributed to reviewers to investigate reports of broken screens, a day after it postponed the phone’s launch, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.