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Nigerians against GMOs are not terrorists, activists reply biosafety agency

We read with utter shock and disbelief the remarks made by the Director-General, National Biosafety Management Agency, (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, at a one-day...

Biosafety agency was not created to stop GMOs entering Nigeria – Ebegba

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that only safe genetically modified products will be allowed in the Nigerian market. Director General/Chief Executive...

Nigeria grants approval for cultivation of genetically modified maize variety

The government of Nigeria has granted environmental approval for evaluation and open cultivation of TELA Maize, a new maize variety developed by researchers at...

Biosafety agency presents adopted draft National Biosecurity Policy to minister

The Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, has presented the finalised and adopted Draft National Biosecurity...

Biosafety agency leverages technology in producing safe GMO plants

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says it is partnering with sister organisations in its commitment to leveraging technology towards ensuring that only safe...

Lagos Commissioner lauds agency for enlightenment on GMOs

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for enlightening the public on Genetically Modified...

Biosafety agency endorses guidelines on genetically modified food, feed

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has endorsed the national guidelines on Genetically Modified (GM) food and feed to repose the confidence of the...

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,...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees in 2022 to check deforestation. This was made known in Lagos...
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UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a "HeForShe" Network, a campaign platform for men and boys to...

NCF will miss Aminu-Kano’s leadership qualities – New D-G

The newly appointed Director-General (D-G) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Joseph Onoja, says his predecessor, Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,...

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Govt plants 10m trees to combat deforestation

The Federal Government is planting about 10 million trees...

UN Women establishes ‘HeForShe’ Network to promote gender equality

The United Nations Women (UN Women) has established a...