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Nigeria joined the EPI in 2018. Nigeria has only a few hundred surviving elephants. The largest herd is in Yankari National Park, with smaller relict populations in the forests of southern Nigeria and the savannah of northern Nigeria.

Progress Towards the EPI Aims

NEAP Launched (2022 - 2032)
Declaration Against International Ivory Trade
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Facts & Figures

Country Area: 600,370 km2

Elephant Range: 228,073 km2

Protected Range: 16%

Estimated Elephant Population: 131,626

CITES Listing: Appendix II

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