Named after the Niger River, Niger is the largest nation in West Africa. The Sahara Desert covers more than 80% of its land. The major key landmarks in Niger are Owu Falls, Zuma Rock and Benin Moat. Animals inhabiting Niger are the Addax antelope, African Elephant, Golden Jackal, Niger Giraffe and the Sahara Cheetah.
Ministry of Water and Environment
Ali Laoual Abagana
Engineer of Water Forests Division
Col. Mariama Ali omar Issa
Director of Wildlife, Hunting and Protected Areas