Monday, November 19, 2018

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    Amina Mohammed not under investigation, says ministry

Amina Mohammed not under investigation, says ministry

Usman Jibril, minister of state for environment, says Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the UN, is not being probed for an alleged illegal export of rosewood logs to China.The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a non-governmental organisation, claims that the former minister may have obtained personal benefits from signing thousands of allegedly backdated permits in January 2017.According to the EIA, [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: How I tackled illegal wood export and deforestation, by Amina Mohammed

EXCLUSIVE: How I tackled illegal wood export and deforestation, by Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, has strongly denied claims that she was involved in the illegal export of African rosewood, also known as kosso, from Nigeria to China, a trade estimated to be worth $1 billion in the last four years.The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a non-governmental organisation that specialises in investigating environmental crimes, claimed that [...]

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