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Goal

To develop the ways and technical machinery to effectively explore, exploit and harness atomic energy for peaceful applications for sustainable national development.

Vision

To lay an enduring foundation for the building of a world-class institution for the development and peaceful deployment of nuclear technology in all its ramifications for national development in conformity with international best practices.

Mission

To develop a sustainable framework imbued with the fundamental elements of a high safety culture for the peaceful application of nuclear science and technology for the socio-economic development of Nigeria.

Professor Yusuf Aminu Ahmed
About the Chairman

WHO we are

The Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), created by Act 46 of 1976 (as amended by Cap N91 LFN, 2004), is the national focal agency charged with the responsibility for the promotion of the development of atomic energy and for all matters relating to the peaceful use of atomic energy

 

NAEC was, however, activated and became fully operational in July, 2006 under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, by the appointment of its pioneer Director-General/Chief Executive Officer.

Technical Directorates

Manpower Training and Capacity Development

Nuclear Power Plant Development

Research and Nuclear Infrastructure Development

NAEC Latest News

nov 22, 2022
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The ATOMEXPOXII lnternational Forum kicked off on Monday, 21st November,2022 in Sochi.The two day international forum is one of the main event in the nuclear industry that brings together Heads of government agencies, key stakeholders, global nuclear industry players, public organisations and international experts.

nov 21, 2022

The Chairman/CEO of the Commission, Professor Ahmed Yusuf declared open a 3-Day Workshop/Training on Proposal Writing and Grant Management for the staff of the commission’s directorates and research centres. 

nov 21, 2022

The Chairman/CEO of NAEC, Prof. Yusuf Aminu Ahmed  today 21st November 2022 declared open a 3-Day National Workshop for IAEA Project Counterparts in Nigeria. Prof. Ahmed was  represented by Director, (NPPD), Prof. Abdullahi A. Mati.

Nov 15, 2022

The International Atomic Energy Agency conducts a follow-up mission to review Nigeria’s implementation progress and provide additional recommendations in furtherance to the nations’ efforts to construct a multipurpose research reactor

Nov 2, 2022

The chairman/CEO NAEC, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed on an interview with Channels Television discussed the Dirty-Bomb issues in the Russia/Ukraine conflict and also Nigeria’s Nuclear Power Programme

oct 27, 2022

Hon. Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Adeleke Mamora delivered Nigeria’s Statement at the IAEA International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Washington DC., 26th to 28th October, 2022. Read here.

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Centre for Energy Research and Training

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Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies

CNEST

Centre for Nuclear Energy Studies & Training

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