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Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA] hosts a three (3) day National workshop for IAEA Project Counterparts to Enhance the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Technical cooperation Programmes in Nigeria. 23rd – 25th November, 2020.

Nigeria Signs its Third Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2018–2023

Prof. Mallam, Chairman/CEO of the NAEC, and Mr Dazhu Yang, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Nigeria’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2018–2023 on 19 September 2018. Read more here.

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

IAEA Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review Mission For Establishing a New Research Reactor

NAEC hosted an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) delegation from the 5th to 9th February, 2018 on an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review Mission for the establishment of a new Multi-Purpose Research Reactor for Nigeria. (INIR-RR). Read more here

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.