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  • Conservation Education: The National Park Service Conservation education unit is charged with the responsibility of influencing people’s attitudes, emotions, knowledge, and behaviours about wildlife and wild places. This is done through the efforts of skilled educators and Park interpreters, who use a variety of techniques, methods, and assessments to reconnect […]

     
  • Meeting of all Heads of Planning, Research and ICT.

    Meeting of all Heads of Planning, Research and ICT.

    During the Maiden Meeting of Head of Units of Park Planning, Research and I.C.T. Held at Parks Headquarters, Abuja Between 26th -27th of May, 2015, the Conservator-General in his opening remarks, stated as follows; that the meeting was timely and very crucial considering the importance that the Service attached to […]

     
  • Officers & men of the Nigeria National Park Service undergoing training at some military formations in the Country. This is in action towards a formal Commissioning and full take off of the Service Paramilitary Status granted her by His Excellency the President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

    Paramilitary Training

      Officers & men of the Nigeria National Park Service undergoing training at some military formations in the Country. This is in action towards a formal Commissioning and full take off of the Service Paramilitary Status granted her by His Excellency the President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan with effect from […]

     
  • Old Oyo National Park

    Old Oyo National Park

    The Park derives its name from the ruins of Oyo-Ile (Old Oyo) the ancient political capital of Yoruba Empire. The Park is made up of two previous Native Administrative forest Reserves, the Upper Ogun (1936) and Oyo-ile (1941) Forest Reserves. These unique ecosystem and historical relics were converted to Game […]

     
  • Kamuku National Park

    Kamuku National Park

    Kamuku National Park is located in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State of Nigeria. It is situated between latitudes 10°40’N; Longitudes 6°11’E and 6°36E in the north-central part of Nigeria and it is the closest unit Park Headquarters, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Kamuku National Park was initially by gazette of 1936, […]

     
  • Okomu National Park

    Okomu National Park

    Okomu National Park “The pride of our natural heritage” is the smallest of the seven National Parks in Nigeria. The Park is a rainforest ecosystem gazetted from the former Okomu Forest reserve in 1935. Today, the Park is a good habitat for numerous endangered flora and fauna species. BACKGROUND HISTORY […]

     
  • Kainji Lake National Park

    Kainji Lake National Park

    The Nation’s premier National Park was established by the amalgamation of two former game reserves-Borgu and Zugurma in 1976 and the legal instrument setting it up was promulgated in 1979(i.e. Degree 46 of 1979).The park was subsequently reconstituted under Acts 36 of 1991 and 46 of 1999 now Cap (act) […]

     
  • Gashaka-Gumti National Park

    Gashaka-Gumti National Park

    Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in the mountainous region of north-eastern Nigeria adjacent to the international border with Cameroon, and immediately to the north of Mambilla Plateau. The largest and most scenic of all the seven National Parks, this conservation area lies between latitude 6o 55’ and 8o 05’ north, […]

     
  • Cross River National Park

    Cross River National Park

    Location and Size: Cross River National Park is located between Latitude 5o 05’ and 6o 29’ N, and Longitudes 8o 15’ and 9o 30’ E, in the extreme south-eastern corner of Nigeria, in Cross River State. It covers a total area of about 4000sq km of mainly primary moist tropical […]

     
  • Chad Basin National Park

    Chad Basin National Park

    Chad Basin National Park is situated within the ancient Kanem-Borno Empire (present day Borno and Yobe States). The Empire was established prior to 10th Century A.D. It was one of the famous and politically well organized Empires comparable to its contemporaries of Songhai and Mali Empires in Africa. The then […]