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Ignore Europe’s position on GMOs adoption – DG NBMA

Micheal Etta   Abuja     Sir Rufus Ebegba, the director-general and chief executive officer of the National Biosafety Management (NBMA) at a meeting held in Abuja to review two applications submitted for the release of genetically modified Cotton and Maize, said Nigerians should prepare to see more GM products in the market to serve as alternative to consumers choice. ...

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WHEN CREDENTIALS FAIL POTENTIALS BAIL, JOIN CREATIVE NERD TRAINING IN #LAGOS THIS MARCH

If you are in Lagos this March this information could be your biggest opportunity to acquire those skills and knowledge you long for, So grab it! There will be a world-class training at THE HUB, 1, Olaide Tomori Street, Medical Road, Ikeja. Registration Ends:  2nd  March 2016 Training Starts: 7th March 2016 Its a training that settle all types of problems ...

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Afri-CASD Wants FG to revisit policy on Cassava Bread

Adetola Bademosi   Abuja   In the face of increasing dollar against Naira, which has impacted on food cost, the African Centre for Food, Agriculture and Sustainable development Afri-CASD has called on the Federal Government to revisit the cassava bread policy.   The Centre said the decision would boost cassava production and minimise cost of importing wheat flour and other ...

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[VIDEO] ATTEND SHEHIVE IN ABUJA: PROFESSIONAL BOOTCAMP FOR SMART LADIES!

The SheHive is a professional bootcamp that helps young women develop their career and business skills, join a community of leaders, and network with mentors and investors. The SheHive is a transformational experience for young women looking to break through, live their purpose and get real results in their businesses and careers. Over 4 days She Leads Africa will provide more than 15 ...

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NBMA trains employees on GMOs detection, advocates biotechnology development to diversify economy  

By Etta Michael Bisong   Abuja   The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has called for the rapid development and use of biotechnology particularly in agriculture as alternative source to diversify the economy and generate revenue for national growth.   Sir Rufus Ebegba, director-general and chief executive officer of the agency who made the call during a capacity workshop held ...

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Africa Economic Summit is to boost Investment – Egypt’s President

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi opened on Saturday an economic summit attended by African leaders and businessmen that aims to boost trade and investment across the continent. More than 1,200 delegates including some heads of state will negotiate business agreements for the next two days at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, to attract private sector investments in Africa. ...

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Gabriel Suswam’s Alleged Fraud Trial of N3.1 Billion Naira continues

The trial of the immediate past Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over alleged fraud running into the sum of N3.1 billions still continues before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja.   The Federal Government through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is trying Suswam and his former Finance Commissioner, Omadachi Oklobia on a nine-count ...

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Popular blogger, Tolu Ogunlesi becomes Special Assistant to PMB

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday named an award-winning journalist and blogger, Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi, as his Special Assistant to co-ordinate his digital/new media. Ogunlesi graduated from the University of Ibadan in 2004, and obtained Masters of Arts in Creative Writing from University of East Anglia, United Kingdom (UK) in 2011. According to a statement from the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, Ogunlesi ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Phil Roberts Makes Gospel Music Larger Than Life

As Nigeria adjusts on its strides and edging towards greatness, the Gospel of the Lord Jesus remains ever green and empowering from the lips of anointed musician and psalmist, Phil. Roberts, Nigeria’s Rock Ambassador. Having grown from the Assemblies of God Church, to leading great choirs in KICC and Christ Embassy, Phil Roberts who is professionally an Engineer have shown ...

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A letter to young Nigerians By Ejikeme Alozie-Nwagboso

Read EJikeme’s open letter to the Nigerian Youths My fellow Youngs: When I think about the difficulties young Nigerians face in their everyday lives, I just imagine how much they cope with everyday pressure of surviving in a nation punished by corruption, where work is scarce and many that work do so with low pay. It must be an unbearable ...

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