FG’ll use Lagos DNA centre to fight insurgency – Olonishakin

By Monsuru Olowoopejo The Federal Government yesterday, disclosed that it has collected Deoxyribonucleic Acid, DNA, profile of arrested Boko Haram insurgents in an attempt to deal with the dissidents. Meanwhile, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has commissioned first DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, stressing that the centre would help resolve crimes, paternity and […]

Photos: Ambode commissions Lagos state DNA and Forensic centre

The Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the Lagos state DNA and Forensic centre. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left); State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal (left); Acting Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke (2nd right), being conducted round the newly commissioned Lagos State DNA and Forensic […]

Lagos DNA forensic centre: Here comes Nigeria’s first crime bursting facility

By Monsuru Olowoopejo MANY Nigerians, especially victims of crime and survivors of rape and other cases heaved sigh of relief when Lagos State government announced commencement of skeletal work at its Deoxyribonucleic Acid, DNA Forensics Centre, LSDFC. Their action bordered on the fact that many high-profile cases had been stalled due to lack of evidence […]

EverlyWell rolls out three new DNA-based products for food sensitivity, metabolism and breast milk

 There’s a lot going on in commercial DNA testing these days beyond what eye color you have or where your mitochondria comes from, and at-home lab testing startup EverlyWell hopes to cash in. The startup launched three new products today, based on your DNA to help get it there, including a food sensitivity test, DNA […]