The Brekete Family Take On GMO’s
CULTURE / LEGISLATION / POLITICS

The Brekete Family Take On GMO’s

For anyone that does not know about the brekete family, This is worth watching….The brekete family is a social justice / community drive program that seeks justice for Nigerian’s from every facet of life….They are based in Abuja and have a HUGE following…If you have problems with government officials or policies you take the matter … Continue reading

Thoughts On The Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s GOAL1)
HISTORY / LEGISLATION / POLITICS

Thoughts On The Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s GOAL1)

While on the surface and based on the metrics of the MDG’s, Africa failed to meet targets, It is important to understand the root causes of these failures. Historical context Source: United nations economic commission for Africa(ECA), MDG 2014 report ; Assessing progress in Africa towards the millennium development goals. Historically, Africa’s  per capita income … Continue reading

NIGERIA: WIKILEAKS,POLIT(R)IC(K)S & GMO’S
LEGISLATION / POLITICS

NIGERIA: WIKILEAKS,POLIT(R)IC(K)S & GMO’S

Recently, A petition was submitted to Nigeria’s National Bio-safety Management Agency (NABMA) In relation to Monsanto Agricultural Nigeria Limited’s application to NAMBA for the release of GMO cotton and GMO corn varieties. This petition was submitted by One-hundred organizations representing more than 5 million Nigerians, including farmers, faith-based organisations, civil society groups, students and local … Continue reading

Federal agencies as unwitting pawns in re-colonisation
LEGISLATION / POLITICS

Federal agencies as unwitting pawns in re-colonisation

MONDAY April 20, 2015, one week before the handover, former President Goodluck Jonathan signed the National Bio-safety Agency Bill into law. The Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency, Prof. Lucy Ogbadu described the signing of the bill into law as a milestone in the domestication of modern biotechnology in Nigeria, adding that this would … Continue reading