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Victoria Island Gone Wild: Another Bundle of Nuisance or Tourism Potential?

Victoria Island Gone Wild: Another Bundle of Nuisance or Tourism Potential?

As I stepped out of my apartment early on a Monday morning, my heart almost jumped out of my chest as the  sight of a massive lizard with long forked tongue scurrying away from my dustbin, confronted me…“ –Segun Adeyemi, Ajah, Lagos Increasing reports of wildlife sightings within residential estates in Victoria Island, Lagos demand…

Errant Crocodiles and Alligators in Ajah- Residents’ Fears Rising

Following our Feb. 18th, 2011  publication on Naijatreks (http://wp.me/p1gRwE-8Z) and an April 5th, 2011  article on Sahara Reporters (http://www.saharareporters.com/article/crocodile-roaming-free-ajah-victoria-island-naijatreks-calls-nigerian-conservation-foundatio), there had been increased reports of both crocodile and alligator- sighting at the Green-Ville Estate pool. In response to the SR publication on the errant crocodiles, officials of NCF called Naijatreks and claimed that they had…

RE: Errant Crocodile in Ajah… A Reader’s Response to the Sahara Reporters’ Article (Shocking!)

Hello Naijatreks, My name is Ayodeji Asiru-Balogun. I am a wildlife biologist with a passion for animals and ecotourism, and I am as well experienced in handling wild animals (in the wild and in captivity). Sometimes ago, I got some captured manatees from artisan fishermen, and got the Lagos State to get permission from the…

CROCODILE ROAMING FREE IN AJAH, VICTORIA ISLAND- Naijatreks moves into action

Residents of Greenville estate along Badore road in Ajah, Victoria Island, Lagos; have been sighting an errant crocodile roaming free in an artificial lake within the estate. The 990m2 Lake, which appears to have been formed by local subsidence in underlying lithology of the area, had overtime constituted a threat to the estate road along…

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