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25 Jul
The Federal High Court in Abuja has upheld a 2017 judgment and dismissed the suit filed by some groups against the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for approving the commercialisation of Bt Cotton in the country.
6 Dec 2018
Despite growing opposition against introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country, the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology...
21 Sep 2017
Seventeen Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have taken the Federal Government to an Abuja Federal High Court over permits issued by the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) for genetically modified cotton and maize in the country.
18 Sep 2017
Seventeen civil society groups, last week drew a battle line with the National Biosafety Management Agency (NABMA) for granting a multi-national company, Monsanto Agricultural Nigeria Limited permit to release and place in the market genetically modified for insect .....

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Investigations have revealed that over 8,000 stranded overtime cargoes, valued at about N3 trillion, are currently littering the country’s three major seaports – Apapa, Tin Can and Onne – with little or no effort made to find a lasting solution to the nuisance caused by the scraps.
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After another fence-mending session at the weekend between presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, who has remained estranged since the party concluded its convention in May...
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It was not cheery news on the trading floor of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), as activities on the stock market took a negative turn last Tuesday following the increase of the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) for the third consecutive time to stabilise prices.
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Faced with the grim reality of a world in which up to 163 million poor people now live in cities and urban areas - without income, decent housing and access basic services, governments around the globe are today pausing to marshal forces against the growing plague called urbanisation.
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Acting Federal Controller of Works in Anambra State, Seyi Martins, has promised that the second Niger Bridge will be ready for use by December this year to ease movement into the South East.