Russian Charge D’Affaires Visits NAEC.
Charge D’Affaires of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. Valery Shaposhnikuv on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021 visited the Commission. He was received by the Ag. Chairman, NAEC Prof Yusuf Ahmed who briefed him on the collaboration between the two countries on Nigeria’s nuclear energy programme. Read more here.
Prof. Yusuf Ahmed (CHM NAEC) and Valery Shapisnikuv (Russian Charge D’ Affaires)
Newly Appointed Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Visits NAEC.
The newly appointed Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, His Excellency Cui Jianchun on Wednesday May 26th, 2021 paid a courtesy visit to the Commission to familiarise himself with areas of interest between China and Nigeria. Read more here.
From Left. Prof. Yusuf Ahmed (Ag.Chm, NAEC) and HE Cui Jianchun
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NAEC Publications & Presentations
REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF RAF 1007 IN NIGERIA. – Yusuf A. Ahmed
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.