NBMA to sustain environment, biosecurity
Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has promised to ensure that the agency is strategically positioned for the safety of human beings and the environment.
NBMA intensifies effort on national biosecurity response strategy
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.
NBMA drafts guidelines for genome editing
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
AU lauds Nigerian’s biosafety system
The Principal Programme Officer for African Biosafety Network of Expertise (ABNE) of African Union Development Agency –New Partnership for Africa’s Development...
GMOs are not harmful, says NBMA Boss
Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency, Rufus Ebegba, says the controversy over the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) is unnecessary, insisting that such products are safe for humans. He explains that GMO technology is helping countries around the world to boost agricultural inputs and grow economies, calling for…
NBMA restates need to regulate emerging technologies
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Abuja has called for strict regulation of new and emerging aspects of the application of modern biotechnology.
Minister tasks NBMA on public sensitisation
The Minister of Environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), for the proper implementation of its mandates.
GMOs: Nigeria making steady progress
In the last two weeks, the scientific community in Nigeria has been agog with celebration of two main feats that showed genetically modified products have come to stay and that Nigerians are eager and ready to adopt it.
NBMA urges seed companies to comply with import guidelines
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has again encouraged grain importers to ensure that their activities are in compliance with the agency’s import guidelines.
NBMA seeks collaboration with interpol on biosafety permit
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is seeking collaboration with the Interpol as part of efforts to ensure safe application of modern biotechnology and the use of its products, which includes Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).