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Namibia opens first GMO laboratory

Namibia has opened a laboratory for testing food for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) the first in the Southern African country on Monday.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign biosafety bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.

We don’t have any genetically mortified food, but plants – FG

Federal Government has strongly assured its citizenry again that the country’s bio-security is guaranteed, insisting that there is no Genetically Mortified Foods (GMO) in Nigeria.

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Police arrest fake eye surgeon in Delta

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Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a Neurosurgeon based in Abuja, on Thursday recommended exercise as a preventive mechanism against stroke.
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Ebonyi rejects federal government’s proposed cattle ranches

The Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday, rejected the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle ranches in the state.
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2018 Budget: National Assembly not department in presidency – Senator Melaye

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday said that the National Assembly was not a department in the Presidency.