Nigeria Wildlife Protection Bill Passes First Reading

Niigeria’s new Endangered Species Conservation and Protection Bill passed its first reading in the House of Representatives on Monday, February 26. Wild Africa Fund said that the new Bill aims to tackle wildlife trafficking, protect endangered species, and ensure Nigerian…

Wild Africa Fund partners Arewa24 TV on kids wildlife Show in Hausa

Wild Africa Fund has partnered AREWA24 TV, to expand its unique wildlife-focused Television series, “Dr. Mark’s Animal TV Show for Kids” for Hausa-speaking audiences across the Northern region. Mr Festus Iyorah, Nigerian Representative of the Wild Africa Fund disclosed this…

Nigerian lecturer, Global Partners Unveil Historic Research Disclosing Illegal Pangolin Trading Hotspots in Africa & Asia

A major milestone has been recorded in the fight to curb the trafficking of pangolins in Nigeria and Africa at large. This follows the release of findings of a research work which among others reveal the hotspot and trading routes…

Winners Emerge at 2023 African Conservation Awards

Africa Celebrates Conservation Heroes at the 2023 African Conservation Awards This prestigious event honoured outstanding conservationists and showcased their exceptional contributions to protecting Africa’s natural heritage   Winners have emerged at the 2023 African Conservation Awards, hosted by the Game…

Save Vultures to Prevent Extinctions and Looming Epidemic

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has embarked on a rescue mission tagged “Supporting Community-based Monitoring and Conservation for Vulture Populations in Identified Vulture Safe Zones Across Nigeria” in its efforts to tackle the declining population of vulture and its associated…

Wild Africa Fund calls for prioritisation of elephants in unprotected areas

By Fabian Ekeruche As the global community commemorates the World Elephant Day, Wild Africa Fund has called for the prioritisation of elephants in unprotected areas. The fund also commended the efforts of its partners in Zimbabwe and Nigeria that are…

WCS commends Customs on fight against illegal wildlife trade

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has commended the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) on efforts made by the service to combat illegal wildlife trade through its arrests of suspected traffickers. Elisha Bello, Counter Wildlife Trafficking Adviser with the WCS in Calabar…

NCF host WMBD in Lagos, Rivers, and Yobe to Promote Conservation of Water Bodies and Bird Species

In a bid to promote consciousness of birds’ conservation in Nigeria, especially at coastal and riverine areas, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) made concerted efforts in engaging students and community dwellers in a participatory conservation activity to commemorate the World…

Nigeria Needs Strong Laws and Enforcement to Protect Endangered Species — Wild Africa Funds

By Fabian Ekeruche   Wild Africa Fund has advocated for strong laws and enforcement to protect endangered species. This is contained in a statement signed by Kelechukwu Iruoma, Nigeria Representative, Wild Africa Fund on Friday in Lagos. The global community…

NCF: Stakeholders seek partnerships to combat Biodiversity Loss

Increasing loss of biodiversity and negative impacts of climate change has prompted stakeholders and activists to call for partnerships and concerted efforts to combat biodiversity loss.   This call was made earlier today in Lagos at the Chief S.L Edu…

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