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Nigeria: Customs intercepts N3.1bn pangolin scales, elephant tusks enroute Asia

By Adaku Onyenucheya -The Guardian Nigeria The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), in collaboration with the Wildlife Justice Commission, has intercepted pangolin scales and elephant tusks worth N3.1billion being transported through Nigeria to Asia. The Controller General of Customs, Hameed Ali, who disclosed this yesterday while displaying the seized items to journalists at the Customs Training College, Ikeja, Lagos, said 15 sacks of...

The wildlife community mourns the untimely passing of wildlife stalwart Colonel Ali Laoual Abagana of Niger

By Rosie Awori Colonel Abagana was a gifted expert in wildlife and protected areas who worked tirelessly for the protection of wildlife habitats and sustainable management of biodiversity in Niger. Abagana strengthened the conservation of Niger’s wild fauna with unprecedented success, especially on the recovery of giraffes, elephants and many other species in the country, as well as continent-wide. He...

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