On 3 February, OCCRP reported that a recent seizure of 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, pangolin scales and rare wildlife bones at a Nigerian port revived previous claims made by conservationists that the country is playing a key role in illegal wildlife trafficking to Asia. It is said that Nigeria has become one of the primary exit points for the trafficking of pangolin scales and elephant ivory between Africa and Asia.



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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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