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Nigeria

Country Area: 923,770 km²

Elephant Range Area: 20,088 km² (2%)

Protected Range: 78%

Estimated Elephant Population: 94

Guesses: 169-463*

CITES Appendix: I

All statistics are taken from 2016 AfESG African Elephant Status Report

*The estimated number of elephants in areas surveyed in the last 10 years in Nigeria is 94 at the time of the last survey for each area. There may be an additional 169-463 elephants in areas not systematically surveyed.

 

October 2018


 Minister of Environment Usman J. Ibramhim at the IWT Conference in London 2018

Minister of Environment Usman J. Ibramhim at the IWT Conference in London 2018

 Minister of Environment Usman J. Ibramhim meeting John Stephenson, co-Secretariat of the EPI

Minister of Environment Usman J. Ibramhim meeting John Stephenson, co-Secretariat of the EPI