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22 Jan
Over 76 per cent of Nigeria’s exported agricultural commodities are often rejected by the European Union (EU) for failing to meet the required standards, according to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
7 Nov
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has distributed Okro seeds and pesticides patented and produced by the institute to Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) and non-governmental
7 Nov
An environmental group, Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADeV) has decried the usage of High Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs) and urged the government and regulatory bodies to review
23 Dec 2021
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has dismissed a report that about 40 per cent of all pesticides in use in Nigeria are dangerous substances
29 Aug 2021
Many farmers have adopted the use of chemicals to keep weeds and pests away from their farms. Even though some chemicals add more nutrients to the soil, majority of farmers are unaware that the chemicals also constitute danger to human health.
20 Jun 2020
The National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has distributed agricultural equipment, pesticides, seedlings
23 Dec 2019
Over 3,000 households have been empowered with agricultural inputs for 2019/20 dry season farming in the Northeast. The Victims Support Fund (VSF) distributed the inputs
24 Oct 2019
For the first time, scientists have demonstrated that regular intake of bitter kola (Garcinia kola) increases life span and life expectancy as well as neutralize the effects of toxic substances. The study published in the journal Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology is titled “Garcinia kola seed biflavonoid fraction (Kolaviron)
25 Jul 2019
In recent times, there has been a rise in suicides associated with poisoning with pesticides generally and Sniper, in particular, rat poison, and other objects such as rope by a number of depressed persons.
16 Oct 2017
“Modern lifestyles are associated with increased exposure to various endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as pesticides that may be harmful to humans even though exposure to individual chemicals is low.”
2 Apr 2015
The first study to investigate the relationship between eating fruit and vegetables containing pesticide residues and the quality of men’s semen has shown a link with lower sperm counts and percentages of normally-formed sperm.


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