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NEWS: U$6M lost to illegal charcoal, wood export from Nigeria.


Nigeria has lost over N1 billion (USD 6,156,880) (Euro 4,629,360) to illegal export of charcoal and logs from states in the South West and North Central to the Middle East and Europe in the last four years.

An investigation by Daily Trust revealed that charcoal and wood export were the major factors responsible for the massive deforestation in the country.

The illegal export is booming despite the existence of federal laws that prohibits the export of logs from Nigeria.

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