Articles and Presentations

NBMA Moves to Strengthen Ties with Customs

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have met in Abuja to strengthen the working relationship between the two agencies as a way of regulating the importation of GM foods to ensure that only safe GM foods are allowed in the country. Dr. Rufus Ebegba,…

NBMA will not Compromise Safety in the Deployment of GMOs

Dr. Rufus E. Ebegba, Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has said that the responsibility of the Agency is to safe guard the health of Nigerians in the practice of modern biotechnology and the use of genetically modified organisms. Dr. Ebegba made it known at the colloquium organized by…

 

NBMA, NAFDAC Collaborates on Food Safety

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) and the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have started a strategic partnership aimed at ensuring food safety in the country. Addressing a meeting between the two agencies in Abuja, Dr. Rufus Ebegba, NBMA Director General/CEO said that a lot…

 

NBMA Reviews its Guidelines to Strengthen Operations

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has commenced an intensive process of reviewing its guidelines to ensure that its operations are in conformity with domestic laws and international best practices. The guidelines under review predate the establishment of the Agency and played a very significant role in the passage of…