The Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, said the Federal Government is conscious of the contemporary challenges affecting agricultural capabilities in the country.
26 Sep 2022
Civil society organisations (CSOs), including Home of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), have decried the permit by Federal Government to Trigall Genetics S.A. for importation of genetically modified (GM) wheat (HB4 Wheat) into the country.
8 Sep 2022
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), researchers, farmers, nutritionists and consumer groups have urged the Senate to proceed with the bill for an amendment to the National Biosafety Management Agency Act (NBMA)(Amended 2019).
25 Jul 2022
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.
3 Jun 2022
National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has charged Nigerians with proactive measures to check the spread of Monkeypox in the country.
12 Nov 2021
Dr Rufus Ebegba, Director-General (DG), National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has denied reports attributed to him that Nigerians who are against genetically modified (GMO) products are terrorists.
28 Oct 2021
The Federal Government has promised to ensure that only safe genetically modified crops will be allowed to be cultivated in the country.
5 Sep 2021
The Federal Government has reiterated its readiness to develop a guidance document that will help in the regulation of stacked Gene organisms in the country.
21 Jul 2021
The National Bio-safety Management Agency (NBMA) has assured Nigerians of safe regulation of Genetically Modified (GM) products for agricultural development and environmental safety.
9 Jul 2021
Civil society organisations (CSOs) have rejected the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) crops in Nigeria, insisting that the National Biosafety Management Agency
30 Dec 2020
The Federal Government has formally validated its national biosafety guidelines on gene editing, aimed at ensuring that its products do not have adverse impact on human health.
26 Apr 2020
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has cautioned Nigerians on the need to abide by the stay-at-home directive of the Federal Government or face the consequences.