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Rufus Ebegba

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
23 Jun 2019
The Principal Programme Officer for African Biosafety Network of Expertise (ABNE) of African Union Development Agency –New Partnership for Africa’s Development...
20 Apr 2019
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…
31 Mar 2019
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Abuja has called for strict regulation of new and emerging aspects of the application of modern biotechnology.
17 Feb 2019
The Minister of Environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma has commended the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), for the proper implementation of its mandates.
19 Dec 2018
After nine years of field trials, the Federal Government has released genetically modified organisms (GMO) cowpeas to farmers in the country.
30 Aug 2018
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.
29 Jul 2018
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.
10 Jun 2018
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).
8 Apr 2018
The Director General/CEO of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba has given importers of Genetically Modified Seeds (GM Seeds) a seven-day ultimatum, starting from last Friday, to formalise their dealings or risk being shut down.
30 Nov 2017
National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA,has entered into agreement with National Agency for Food and Drug Administration to ensure proper check of genetically modified foods in the country.
26 Nov 2017
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control


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© UNICEF/Karin Schermbrucker – Phiona works as a Peer Mother at the Rugaga IV Health Centre in Uganda to train and support mothers to deliver HIV-free babies. New York, USA, 02 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/ UN agencies have welcomed a pledge by 12 African countries to end AIDS in children by 2030, announced on Wednesday at a…
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As with more passport desk offices being opened across states in the federation, Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), Isah Idris, has assured Nigerians that challenges being faced in passport processing at home and in the diaspora, will soon give way for the emergence of seamless passport application and processing.
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The suicide bomber who killed more than 80 police officers at a mosque inside a sensitive compound earlier this week entered wearing a uniform and helmet, a provincial police chief said Thursday.
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With less than 23 days to the general elections, the crisis rocking the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) took a new twist as a factional presidential candidate, Chekwas Okorie, on Wednesday unveiled his campaign council.
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The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to restore the nullification of the participation of Osun’s ex-governor Gboyega Oyetola and his deputy Benedict Alabi in the July 16, 2022 governorship election. A five-member panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Centus Nweze on Thursday held that the…