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Post Graduate Students from BSU Visit Gamma Irradiation Facility

On the 3rd and 4th of May, 2021, some Post Graduate Students and a Senior Lecturer from Benue State University had a two day excursion/Facility visit to the GIF. Activities during the visit included sensitzation tours, paper presentations, laboratory practicals ad a visit to the Ag. Chairman. Read more here.

ICPC Inaugurates Anti- Corruption Unit In NAEC.

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission(ICPC) on Wednesday, 5th May 2021 inaugurated and inducted the Anti- Corruption and Transparency Unit of the Commission(ACTU). The ACTU complements the ICPC in building strong institutions and entrenching principles of accountability and transparency in government MDAs. Read more here.

NAEC Signs MOU with Ekiti State Government.

On Tuesday, 20th April, the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) on behalf of the Federal Government singed a MoU with the Ekiti State Government on the State’s proposed Ekiti Knowledge Zone (EKZ) on the peaceful application of Nuclear Science and Technology for Research and Product Development. Read more here.

 From Left: Ag. Chairman/CEO (NAEC), Prof. Yusuf Ahmed and Mr. Abiodun Oyebanji (SSG), Ekiti State.

A new Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer has been appointment for Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC).

He is Professor Yusuf Aminu Ahmed. Born in Yola, Adamawa State in 1970, Prof. Ahmed holds a B.Tech (Physics), MSc and PhD (Nuclear Physics) with specialization in Nuclear Instrumentation and Spectrometry. Read more here.

Ag.Chm/CEO meets with Directors of Centers under NAEC.

The Ag.Chm/CEO Prof. Yusuf Ahmed on Tuesday, 26th April, 2021 convened a meeting with the Directors of Centers under NAEC at the Commission’s HQ. Abuja. Read more here.

Ag. Chairman NAEC, receives delegation from Zaria.

On the 30th of March, 2021, the Ag. Chairman received a delegation from the Center for Energy Research and Training (CERT), Zaria at the Commission’s headquarters. The delegation lead by Dr. Hamisu Adamu came to congratulate the Ag. Chm. on his new appointment.

Nuclear Technology Application for testing in the Fight against COVID-19

The IAEA has provided Nigeria through NAEC, COVID-19 testing equipment using nuclear techniques. The diagnostic technique used called Real-Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction or RT-PCR is unique to nuclear technology. Read more here.

Meeting on Research Capabilities and Gap Analysis to Strengthen Research Activities in NAEC Centres, 10th – 11th December, 2020.

Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission organized a two (2) day Technical Meeting on Research Capabilities and Gap Analysis to Strengthen Research Activities in her Centres.

China National Nuclear Corporation signs memorandum of cooperation with NAEC

Wang Shoujun, chairman of China National Nuclear Corporation, met with the Prof. Simon Mallam, chairman of NAEC  after which a memorandum of understanding on nuclear energy cooperation was signed. Read full report here.