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How miners put community in environmental degradation, violate Child Rights Act in Ekiti

By Abdulwasiu Olokooba ― It was a sunny Tuesday afternoon at Ijero community in Ijero Local Government area of Ekiti State. Although the sun was biting hard, it did not deter the illegal miners who were […]

deforestation in Ekiti communities
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How ignorance, poverty drive illegal logging, deforestation in Ekiti communities

Peace Oladipo reports on the effects of deforestation and illegal logging on human lives and how ignorance and poverty drive the trade in Ekiti Communities. Sweat dripped from their bodies as their chainsaws’ noise constantly […]

logging for outlawed charcoal
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Inside Oyo communities where illegal logging for outlawed charcoal production thrives

By Abibat Tijani ― Local charcoal production is one of the lucrative businesses residents of Alaagba area of Ibarapa South Local Government of Oyo State have begun to venture into following the hike in price of […]

Amid ’official neglect’, indiscriminate logging contributing to deforestation in Kwara 
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Amid ’official neglect’, indiscriminate logging contributing to deforestation in Kwara 

In Kwara State, the loggers and charcoal producers are making fortunes from deforestation but no one is planting to replace the fallen trees. Abdulrasheed Hammad travelled to Moro local government area of the state to […]