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So, in John’s will, he requested for a DNA test for all his children. Thus, Mary’s son will have to be tested to prove that John was the biological father. John also stated in his will that he wanted the DNA test to be carried out at the Lagos DNA & Forensic Center (LSD&FC; www.lsdfc.org), a center accredited under ISO 17025 standards and well known for impartiality and outstanding credibility.

John is a 43 year old man who works with a major oil company. He has a very beautiful wife Nadine who can be described as a goddess. Their two children Andrew and Sarah attend the best school in the neighborhood. Life generally is perfect for John.

We offer DNA tests to ascertain specific facts; hence the result must be accurate. If you rule out the reliability and accuracy, it’s safe to say there’s no reason to do the test.

Not only can Forensic DNA analysis help families of victims find closure, it has proven time and time again to be extremely helpful in cases of sexual assault. How does this happen? Trained Investigators will look for DNA evidence at locations relevant to the case. Evidence can also be collected from the body and clothes of the person who survived the assault.

Disasters are really sad occurrences that sometimes result in loss of lives and properties. It’s even worse when victims of such disasters can’t be recognized . In cases like this the surest way to establish relationship between the bodies and supposed family members whether or not the bodies can be identified is through DNA analysis.

Once you hear the words ‘DNA Testing’, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Paternity right? Well, “DNA Testing” is known as a sure way to establish relationship between individuals. It is also known to have helped tremendously in linking suspects to crime scenes. Today, we won’t be talking about crime scenes, instead, we will be talking about what comes to the mind of an average Nigerian once the word DNA is mentioned - PATERNITY.

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