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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.
DECLARATION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL IVORY TRADE
NEAP IN DEVELOPMENT
Nigeria's former Minister of Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, speaks in support of the EPI, Illegal Wildlife Trade Confierece, October 2018.
Country Area: 923,770 km²
Elephant Range Area: 20,088 km² (2%)
Protected Range: 78%
Estimated Elephant Population: 94
CITES Appendix: I
All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report
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