Monday, 16th May 2022
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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.
26 Jan 2020
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) said it is putting together a national biosecurity response strategy to organisms that can cause harm to humans and the environment.
29 Dec 2019
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has advised the Federal Government to sustain the country’s adoption of safe use of modern biotechnology to achieve food security
3 Nov 2019
The National Biosafety Management in conjunction with the Programme for Biosafety Systems (PBS) has commenced trainings to properly equip Biosafety Regulators on how best to regulate the emerging technology - genome editinge
20 Oct 2019
Funding of research institutes and commercialisation of research outcomes and innovations have been identified as the needed impetus to advance the nation’s economy.
11 Oct 2019
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has begun drafting of guidelines for the proper regulation of genome editing in Nigeria. The Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Rufus Ebegba, at the guidelines drafting workshop in Abuja


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