Saturday, 25th March 2023
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12 Dec
Nigeria is hosting five other member states of the African Union(AU) to strategise on the use and adoption of genome editing technology in boosting agricultural productivity.
19 Jun 2022
The Federal Government has said that 70 per cent of medicines consumed in the country are imported, hence it’s partnering with the government of Cuba to reduce the importation by 20 per cent in a few years.
12 May 2022
Promoters of genetically modified crops are deceiving farmers to plant Bt Cowpea without adequate sensitization, the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has alleged.
2 May 2022
Nigeria and Ghana have commenced the consumption of first genetically modified BT cowpea with a view to enhancing scientific bilateral collaboration to boost food security in the West African sub-region.
12 Nov 2021
Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, the Director-General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), says the genetically modified maize would get to Nigerian farmers in one year and six-months.
4 Nov 2021
On Wednesday, the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nigeria’s National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), as well as agriculture and biotech experts hailed the introduction of biotech cowpea in Nigeria.
2 Nov 2021
For allegedly disregarding its duties under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and thereby undermining the public’s right of access to information, Media Rights Agenda ...
28 Jun 2021
Nigeria has achieved a major milestone in the history of agricultural research and development with the official launch and release for commercialisation of the transgenic Pod Borer Resistant
8 Jun 2021
The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has advanced the visibility inherent in the acceptance of biotechnology in agricultural production in the country.
27 May 2021
A group of researchers from the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, in collaboration with partners from the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) Abuja and Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti .....
4 Feb 2021
Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has denied alleged N400m scam at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), an agency under the ministry.
31 May 2020
To avoid risks posed to farmers and agric stakeholders if allowed to traverse the country without COVID-19 tests, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has struck an inter-ministerial partnership with the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology...


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An anonymous emergency telephone call on Friday led authorities to halt a train that contained a group of "suffocating" migrants, two of whom were dead, police in Texas said. The US Border Patrol stopped the train east of Knippa, a small community in southern Texas near the city of San Antonio, police said. "Approximately 15…
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The death toll from retaliatory US strikes on Iran-linked groups in Syria following a deadly drone attack has risen to 19, a war monitor said Saturday, as Washington insisted it is not seeking conflict with Tehran. Further rocket attacks by Iran-backed militias took place late Friday, prompting more strikes by coalition warplanes, the Syrian Observatory…
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Violent pension reform protests in France led to the postponement Friday of King Charles III's trip to the country, highlighting the growing security and political problems faced by President Emmanuel Macron. The French president condemned the latest burst of violence overnight, while a human rights watchdog criticised the "excessive use of force" by police during…
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Donald Trump stages his first presidential campaign rally Saturday at the site of a deadly 1993 standoff between an anti-government cult and federal agents as he rails against multiple criminal probes threatening his bid for the White House. Waco, Texas -- which is marking the 30th anniversary of the siege -- has become a touchstone…
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A large asteroid will safely zoom between Earth and the Moon on Saturday, a once-in-a-decade event that will be used as a training exercise for planetary defence efforts, according to the European Space Agency. The asteroid, named 2023 DZ2, is estimated to be 40 to 70 metres (130 to 230 feet) wide, roughly the size…