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19 Dec 2018
After nine years of field trials, the Federal Government has released genetically modified organisms (GMO) cowpeas to farmers in the country.
16 Dec 2018
African Agricultural Technology Foundations (AATF) on Sunday expressed displeasure over lack of knowledge of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) among the African Sub-region farmers.
21 Nov 2018
The GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and over 35 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on Nigerian...
5 Nov 2018
Dr (Mrs) Olapeju Phorbee is the Country Manager of the International Potato Centre and Senior Country Coordinator of Building Nutritious Food Basket in Nigeria.
25 Oct 2018
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has again raised the alarm over extreme genetically engineered species currently being deployed to African countries.
15 Oct 2018
Following the purported plans by the Federal Government to commence commercialisation of Genetically Modified Crops (GMO), the National President of the Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mary Afan, has pushed against the crops.
30 Aug 2018
In the last two weeks, the scientific community in Nigeria has been agog with celebration of two main feats that showed genetically modified products have come to stay and that Nigerians are eager and ready to adopt it.
27 Aug 2018
Scientific community has recorded unprecedented success with the two main feats showing that Genetically-Modified Organisms (GMO) would be adopted in Nigeria.It all started when National Variety Release Committee (NVRC) approved the release of two varieties of genetically-modified cotton at its meeting in Ibadan.
21 Aug 2018
A federal High Court in Abuja has struck out a suit filed by the Heart of the Mother Foundation (HOMEF).The suit was on the issuance of permit to Mosanto for the commercialisation of Genetically Modified Crops (GMO) in the country.
17 Aug 2018
The Federal High Court of Justice, in Abuja has struck out an anti- Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) case due to technicalities. Justice A.R Mohammed in delivering his judgment said the court’s hands were tied, due to one of the objections raised by the defendant, even though the plaintiffs have a cause of action in this…
20 Jan 2018
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on Nigerian scientists to advise the Federal Government on the acceptability or otherwise of Genetically Modified Orgsnisms (GMOs).
30 Nov 2017
The debate over the promise and problems of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has continued to rage.

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