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GM crops reduce pesticide application, save money – NABDA

The National Agricultural Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has advised farmers to cultivate Genetically Modified (GM) crops to reduce the use of pesticides and save...

Why Inadequate pesticide laws, regulatory lapses exist in Nigeria: Call for caution (II)

Continued from yesterday Part 2: Checking the flaw Based on the issues identified regarding inadequate pesticide laws and regulatory lapses in Nigeria, here are some recommendations...

US EPA bans pesticide that puts children’s health at risk

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said that it will ban a pesticide widely used since 1965 on fruits and vegetables from use...

Toxic pesticide, pentachlorophenol, banned globally

Delegates from more than 90 countries took the unprecedented step of voting for a global ban on pentachlorophenol – a proven toxic pesticide and...

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Our diesel is the best in Nigeria, meets international standard – Dangote

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has asserted that products refined at the Dangote Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemicals, the...
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IITA, ICRISAT donate 1.34 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers in Yobe

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have donated 1.34...

Ex NNPC GMDs laud efforts in advancing firm’s objectives across key sectors

Former Group Managing Directors (GMDs) of NNPC have expressed their support for the current leadership and commended efforts in...

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Our diesel is the best in Nigeria, meets international standard – Dangote

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has asserted that...

IITA, ICRISAT donate 1.34 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers in Yobe

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and International...
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