3 Jul 2017
A management team of the Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), led by Dashiell Kenton recently visited the Headquarters of The Guardian Newspapers. He spoke on a variety of issues including the Institute’s forthcoming 50th anniversary...
20 Jun 2017
Despite assurances by the government that Nigeria is yet to adopt the Genetically Modified (GMO) Crop technology for its food production, activists have described the passage of the Nigerian Biosafety Management Act...
1 May 2017
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their growing popularity was the concern of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) which organised a training session for journalists in Benin City...
21 Feb 2017
To fully domesticate the development of Genetically Modified crop in the country, the Nigerian Agriculture Seed Council (NASC) has called for the need to scale up funding for agricultural biotechnology in the country.
26 Dec 2016
An Agriculture and Biotechnology expert has described as false the claim that the proliferation of genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) will wipe out natural crops.
14 Dec 2016
A month ago, The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) declared that genetically modified foods (GMOs) are safe for consumption. As a molecular geneticist myself, I was very excited to see the methods....
23 Nov 2016
In her incisive article titled: “GMO: The Good, the Bad and the not too Ugly”, published on page 19 of The Guardian, November 17, 2017, the author, Yewande Kazeem....
17 Nov 2016
With hundreds of debates surrounding GMO foods, oppositions from Anti GMO advocacy groups, labeling GMO food standard; I have always been inquisitive about this topic and concerned with the continuous intensity of the ongoing conflict.
14 Oct 2016
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to department stores in the Federal Capital Territory to withdraw all Genetically Modified (GM) food items from their shelves.
25 Sep 2016
Genetically Modified Organisms are products of modern biotechnology, which is a simple technique, whereby a favoured trait or characteristic of one organism ...
22 Sep 2016
The Federal Government has threatened to shut down all Genetically Modified Confined Field Trial (CFT) sites that are not complying with the terms and conditions binding the modification trials.
15 Jun 2016
The Federal Government will soon make “ a statement” on the complaints by Nigerians on the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development...