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Govt urged to withdraw permits granted to import GMOs

The Nigerian government has been called upon to withdraw permits granted for the importation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to avert implications for health,...

Nnimmo Bassey: Our right to safe food

In his opening remarks at a dialogue on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the state of biosafety that had medical practitioners in attendance in...

Stakeholders deliberate on biosafety issues, seek overhaul of regulatory architecture

Deliberations at a physical and virtual conference on “The State of Biosafety in Nigeria” covered regulatory issues, biosecurity, food and farming systems, hunger as...

Experts highlight genetic engineering threats to food systems

A group of experts who spoke at a recent gathering has expressed reservations over the dangers posed by the genetic engineering to food safety. At...

COVID-19: Agency says safe modern biotechnology can ensure food security

Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has said that the issue of the adoption of safe...

GMOs: Scientists asked to simplify biosafety information

Scientists have been asked to simplify information about their work and technologies for the public to understand.  One of the technologies that researchers are...

NBMA, VON collaborate on biosafety awareness

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), alongside the Voice of Nigeria (VON), has inaugurated a 10-man joint committee as part of efforts to ensure...

Medical practitioners urge government on GMOs regulation

Catholic Medical Practitioners have called on the federal government to legislate, regulate and monitor the introduction of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria. While demanding...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

Group empowers school children on climate change

The Bundles Care Support Initiatives, an NGO, on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Ilorin, Kwara State, trained teachers and...

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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in...