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Wildlife Poaching: Does Animal Science Have The Solution?

Wildlife Poaching: Does Animal Science Have The Solution?

  By Joshua Aribasoye: Between 1970 and today, over 60% of the world’s wildlife population has been wiped out, a staggering 4000+ species posited by the World Wildlife Fund. This is primarily because of anthropogenic reasons like hunting, poaching, desertification, under-management of parks and illegal wildlife trade. No doubt, other factors like pollution, climate change […]

World Wildlife Day 2019 Film Showcase: U.S Consulate, Canada High Commission To Host Screening In Nigeria

  By ‘Seyifunmi Adebote: Following the announcement of the winners of the World Wildlife Day Film Showcase: Living Oceans, during a United Nations high-level event on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York; Nigeria is leading other countries to host the screening of some selected films. This is a part of […]

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South Africa To Conserve Wetlands

  The Department of Environmental Affairs will go on a public awareness drive to raise the importance of protecting and conserving the country’s wetlands. The drive, which will be carried out in Mpumalanga, is scheduled to get underway on Monday, 25 February. “The ultimate objective of the campaign is to heighten education and raise public […]

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Curbing Desertification: Climatologist Tasks Local Bakeries To Embrace Modern Methods

  By Ibrahim Yakubu: A Climatologist, and Assistant Director, African Climate Reporters, Dr Piman Hoffman, has urged local bakeries to embrace modern methods of baking to preserve African forestries from going extinction occasioned by high demand for firewood. The call is contained in a statement he issued to African Union, (AU) and other stake holders […]

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Nigeria’s Wildlife Trade and Threats to Conservation

      By Seyifunmi Adebote “I am a hunter, I supply fresh wild animals like Pangolins, big Snakes, Antelopes, Wild Cats, etc.” This tweet on January 15, 2019, by Onayemi Temitope (@trotsky27), generated a massive online buzz, especially on Twitter where it had over 5,000 engagements. Many called out this young man and labelled […]

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Nigeria’s Transportation Sector Is Critical To Economic Development -Amaechi

  By Peter Usman: Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that the Transportation sector is critical to the development of any country, noting that it serves as enabler for the growth of other sectors. Amaechi, stated this when  members of the Executive Committee of the African Union of Transport and Logistic Organizations, AUTLO […]

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Tourism, The Future Of Nigeria – UNWTO…Nigeria Sets To Host 61st Its CAF Conference

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) on Sunday declared that tourism is the future of Nigeria as it reiterated its readiness to support the country in developing the sector Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, UNWTO Secretary-General, made the declaration in Abuja at a pre-conference media briefing he jointly addressed with the Minister of Information and Culture, […]

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Nigeria: Minister Solicits Tourism Writers’ Coverage At 61 United Nations World Tourism Org /CAF Meeting

By Peter Usman: Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has solicited the support of Nigeria’s tourism journalists and writers for the country’s hosting of the 61st UNWTO/CAF Meeting in Abuja 4-6 June 2018. “We are keenly aware that we cannot host a successful UNWTO/CAF Meeting without you,” the Minister said during a meeting with […]

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