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GMOs: Govt unveils national guidelines on gene editing

National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), on Thursday, February 10, 2022 in Abuja, unveiled national guidelines on gene editing to ensure improvement on genetically-modified organisms...

Biosafety agency says it’s deploying safe modern biotechnology to protect lives

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says it is deploying safe modern biotechnology applications in its operations to protect Nigerians and the environment from...

Coalition clamours GMOs ban, repeal of biosafety law

State governors have been called upon to ban genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and effect a repeal of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Act...

Over 30 products with GMOs found in Nigerian food market, says HOMEF

A new report by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) says that the Nigerian food market was infiltrated with over 30 different products...

Lawsuits against NBMA, others are crucial, insists HOMEF

According to recent reports, the Director of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Rufus Ebegba, in a workshop organised for legal practitioners, was quoted...

We remain resilient in ensuring human health, environmental safety – NBMA

Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, says the agency remains resilient in ensuring human health safety and...

Agency assures Nigerian consumers on safety of GMO products

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says it will not release any Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) product that it does not consider safe for...

Tanzania cancels GMO trials again

Newly appointed Tanzania Agricultural Minister, Prof Adolf Mkenda, has announced the cancellation of research trials involving genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the country and...

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Petroleum varsity centre calls for partnership on climate change goals

The Federal University of Petroleum Resources - Centre for Sustainable Development (FUPRE-CSD) has called for more stakeholders’ partnership and...
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NESREA, SRADEv call for responsible battery recycling

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and Sustainable Research and Action for Sustainable Environment (SRADev) have...

30 Lagos youths learn how to recycle glass

An entrepreneur, Mr Hammed Rauf, has trained 30 youths on glass recycling in Lagos. Rauf, the Chief Executive Director, Hamruf...

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Petroleum varsity centre calls for partnership on climate change goals

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