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Experts urge First Lady to champion fight against GMOs in Nigeria

Food experts have urged the First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, to champion the fight against the use, proliferation and consumption of Genetically Modified Organisms...

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...

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Adopt clean cooking technologies to combat climate change, govt urges Nigerians

In keeping with its Renewed Hope Agenda to improve citizens' well-being, the Federal Government has urged all Nigerians to...
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Govt commends WaterAid on WASH facilities interventions in Lagos

Beneficiaries of various Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions projects in Lagos State have been implored to ensure maintenance...

Fire outbreak: Dangote Refinery raises environmental risks concerns

On June 26, 2024, Nigeria witnessed a fire outbreak at the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals Company in the Lekki...

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Adopt clean cooking technologies to combat climate change, govt urges Nigerians

In keeping with its Renewed Hope Agenda to improve...

Govt commends WaterAid on WASH facilities interventions in Lagos

Beneficiaries of various Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) interventions...
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