• Nigeria loses 1.5m trees daily to logging – Jibril

    Nigeria loses 1.5m trees daily to logging – Jibril

    The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has disclosed that Nigeria is currently losing 1.5 million trees daily to logging, saying that independence of forest cover is barely 5 per cent as against the initial 40 per cent.

    To this end, he said federal government has suspended tree logging and exportation of processed wood until right policies are introduced to plant back logged trees.

    He stated this in Abuja yesterday at the International Environmental Roundtable for Africa organised by Green […]