• FG denies importing genetically modified rice

    FG denies importing genetically modified rice

    The Federal Government has denied that it had imported and flooded the nation’s markets with genetically modified rice.

    The Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, made the position of government known at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja.

    News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that an online news platform had alleged that the Federal Government through a firm had flooded the nation’s market with poisonous GM rice.

    Ebegba said that there was no iota of truth in […]

  • Female dog gives birth to the World’s first genetically identical twin puppies (photos)

    Female dog gives birth to the World’s first genetically identical twin puppies (photos)

    Outside of humans and one species of armadillo, identical twins seem to be extremely rare. Now for the first time a bitch has given birth to a pair of identical twins in South Africa’s Rant en Dal Animal Hospital.

    Vet. Dr Kurt de Cramer was performing a Caesarean section on a female Irish wolfhound that showed distress and prolonged abdominal straining when she was due to give birth but noticed something abnormal.

    Dr Cramer said he noticed that the wolfhound had an […]