National Unit Parks

CBNP

Chad Basin National Park

Chad Basin National Park

Chad Basin National Park is situated within the ancient Kanem-Borno Empire (present day Borno...

 

CRNP

Face of a Drill monkey

Cross River National Park

Location and Size: Cross River National Park is located between Latitude 5o 05’ and 6o 29’...

 

GGNP

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Gashaka-Gumti National Park

Gashaka-Gumti National Park is located in the mountainous region of north-eastern Nigeria adjacent...

 
 

KLNP

Kainji Lake National Park

Kainji Lake National Park

The Nation’s premier National Park was established by the amalgamation of two former game...

 

KNP

Elephant

Kamuku National Park

Kamuku National Park is located in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State of Nigeria. It is situated between...

 

ONP

Okomu National Park

Okomu National Park

Okomu National Park “The pride of our natural heritage” is the smallest of the seven National...

 
 

OONP

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...

 

Conservation Education

Conservation Education Effort

Conservation Education Effort

The National Park Service Conservation education unit is charged with the responsibility of...

 

Upcoming Events

9th Annual Conference to Mark the 2016 World Environment Day

9th Annual Conference to Mark the 2016 World Environment Day

9th Annual Conference to Mark the 2016 World Environment Day coming up on the 28th-30th June,...

 
 
 
 
 

Recent Posts

  • Conservation Education Effort

    Conservation Education Effort

    Conservation Education, General August 5, 2015 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

    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 people with […]

     
  • Conservation Education July 21, 2015 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

    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 […]

     
  • 8th Annual Conference to Mark the 2015 World Environment Day.

    Upcoming Events June 19, 2015 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

    8th Annual Conference to Mark the 2015 World Environment Day coming up on the 23rd-25th June, 2015.

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

    Meeting of all Heads of Planning, Research and ICT.

    General June 2, 2015 at 1:01 pm 0 comments

    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

    General October 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

      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

    OONP August 12, 2014 at 9:08 am 0 comments

    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 […]

     
  • Elephant

    Kamuku National Park

    KNP August 12, 2014 at 9:02 am 0 comments

    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

    ONP August 12, 2014 at 8:37 am 0 comments

    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

    KLNP August 12, 2014 at 8:25 am 0 comments

    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

    GGNP August 12, 2014 at 8:18 am 0 comments

    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, […]