Nigeria atomic energy Commission
mar 21, 2023

The Research and Nuclear Infrastructure Development (RNID) directorate is holding a national technical workshop on the need to manage interface between safety and security of multipurpose Research Reactor(MPRR) project for safe operations. The workshop is ongoing at the telecenter of the Researcher’s Hostel and Conference Center(RHCC)

mar 21 2023

 A Technical Meeting coordinated by Director, Manpower Training and Capacity Development(MTCD), Dr Ebisomu Agedah on the review of the human resources department was held at the Multi-Purpose Laboratory Complex otherwise known as the Glass House at NTC, Sheda.

mar 15, 2023

The Gamma Irradiation Facility(GIF) is already receiving attention to make it function at its optimal level. This was contained in a speech by the Director NTC Dr Hamman Tukur Gabdo at the technical meeting/training on the sustainability of the Gamma Irradiation Facility(GIF) operations, maintenance and management holding at the conference hall of the GIF, NTC Sheda.

mar 13, 2023

The African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research, Development & Training related to Nuclear Science and Technology (AFRA) is currently holding it’s annual meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It provides a framework for African Member States to intensify their collaboration through programmes and projects focused on the specific shared needs.

jan 27, 2023

Friday, 27th January 2023 marked a milestone for Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) as it completed and commissioned some of the projects embarked by the Commission at one of its centres; Center for Energy Research and Training(CERT), Zaria

jan 13, 2023
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In line with the Commission’s policy of “Catch them Young”, the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) on Thursday, January 12, 2023 organized a Career Talk/Workshop for public and private secondary schools in Bayelsa State on the peaceful uses/ applications of nuclear science and technology.

dec 6, 2022

A High -level policy meeting of the African Regional Cooperative Agreement for Research Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science Technology (AFRA) kicked off Monday, 5th December, 2022.

nov 22, 2022

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.

oct 24, 2022

Nigeria’s experience in power outages as a result of inadequacy in generation further increased the interest in the nuclear option in the country’s quest to diversify its power generation options, Director, Centre for Energy Research and Training (CERT), Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. S.A. Jonah

oct 24, 2022

The Chairman/CEO of NAEC Professor Ahmed Yusuf today 24th October, 2022  declared open the Technical Meeting on  Business Development Plan  for the Multipurpose Research Reactor (MPRR) at RHCC, NTC Sheda.

Oct 20, 2022

Kogi State Government seeks the involvement of NAEC for technical support and advise as the state engages the Chinese Government for Nuclear Energy exploration.

Oct 18, 2022

The NAEC Library is being repositioned to support research activities in the Commission through the provision of access to quality information resources either in print or electronic formats. 

sep 27, 2022
Scientific Forum: Rays of Hope

Scientific Forum: Rays of Hope (Cancer Care for All): Experts from across the globe are converging at the 66th IAEA General Conference to brainstorm on how best to  deploy nuclear science and technology in  strengthening  the quality, safety and sustainability of Cancer Care as well as focus on ways of enhancing innovation, research and boosting partnership and networks in the management of cancer treatment.

sep 26, 2022
IAEA-66th-general conference

The 5-Day IAEA 66th General Conference which started today 26th September, 2022 at the agency’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria is in session… Read more here

sep 26, 2022
IAEA to Partner with Nigeria on Nuclear Education 1

Nigeria has signed a bilateral cooperation  agreement with the  IAEA for  the deployment of   Internet Reactor Laboratory (IRL) on the use of Research Reactor for nuclear courses at the University level…. Read more here

sep 21, 2022

The Chairman/CEO NAEC today Wednesday 21st September, 2022 held an Interactive session with the Senate Committee on Finance Chaired by Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola on the FGN 2023- 2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) at the National Assembly in Abuja.. Read more here

sep 16, 2022
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IAEA to Assist Nigeria on Nuclear and Radiological Education and Training: The major constraints faced by most countries initiating or implementing their nuclear energy programme is minimal resources. Read more here

sep 15, 2022

The Chairman/CEO, NAEC, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed on Thursday, 15th September 2022 received a delegation from the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. The delegation was led by Dr. K.S. Adedapo, HOD, Nuclear Medicine and Dr.Yetunde Onimode, Consultant Nuclear Physician. Read more here.

Aug 12, 2022

As part of the gains of the National workshop on Integrating Nuclear Techniques for Remediation of Plastic Waste Pollution in Nigeria (NUTEC) hosted by NAEC in February 2022, is the recent invitation and meeting of NAEC with the National Institute for Chemical Technology(NARICT) in Zaria. 

AUG 09, 2022

Head of ICL, Engr. Awwal Bisalla on behalf of Chm/CEO NAEC, Prof Yusuf A. Ahmed presented Nigeria’s statement at the Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Review Conference, New York

AUG 08, 2022
IAEA Expert 1

The Chairman NAEC. Prof. Ahmed Yusuf Aminu alongside the Director NT, Dr Hamman Tukur Gabdo, and the Project Coordinator, Mr. Emmanuel Akueche, hosted the IAEA expert, Mr Stanlavic to a brief farewell meeting In his office.

AUG 04, 2022

The Chairman NAEC received the delegation from the National Association of Medical Physicists  led by its national President, Prof. Abdulfatai Balogun.

Jul 27, 2022

The Chairman NAEC and a delegation from China visits The Governor of Ekiti State and members of Ekiti State Executive Council concerning the procurement and installation of a Gamma Irradiation Facility in Ekiti Knowledge zone.

Jul 04, 2022

The Chairman/CEO, NAEC, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed with top management staff on Monday, 4th July, 2022 visited the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The delegation was received by the Chairman EFCC AbdulRasheed Bawa.. Read more.

JUN 29, 2022
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Nigeria in collaboration with the IAEA is currently hosting a 5-day Expert Mission (EM) from the IAEA on the Nigeria Research Reactor-1’s(NRR-1) Integrated Management System (IMS). Read more.

MAY 09, 2022

The Chairman/CEO, (NAEC) Prof. Yusuf A. Ahmed on 9th May, 2022 led a delegation of NAEC staff on a courtesy visit to the newly appointed Permanent Secretary…

APRIL 12, 2022

The IAEA National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and AFRA Coordinators Technical Cooperation(TCP) Meeting/Program being hosted by NAEC was declared open on 21st March…

APRIL 11, 2022


APRIL 5, 2022

The Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission(NAEC) and the University of Abuja have signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) between the two institutions.

MARCH 31, 2022

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria HE Cui Jianchun  paid a working visit to the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) in continuation of his talks towards expanding areas of collaboration with the Commission on nuclear science and technology application.

March 21, 2022

The IAEA National Liaison Officers (NLOs) and AFRA Coordinators Technical Cooperation(TCP) Meeting/Program being hosted by NAEC was declared open on 21st March…

FEB.17, 2022
BUK-Kano-Visit 1

The Chm/CEO, NAEC received a delegation from Bayero University Kano (BUK) at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

DEC. 06, 2022

NAEC organises Training Course on Generic PWR)Simulator

The Chm/CEO, NAEC, Prof Yusuf Ahmed, at the Nuclear Technology Center (NTC) declared open the training course on  PWR’s for potential nuclear power plant managers, operators….

DEC.1-2, 2021

The CTBTO Unit of the Commission organized a 2-Day workshop on Institutions and Academic Community’s Involvement and Interface on CTBTO activities.

DEC.02, 2022
Chairman/CEO and other NAEC board members visit CNES, University of Port Harcourt.

They team were well received by the Center Director, Dr. Benson O. Evbuomwan. The team also paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Professor Owunari Abraham Georgewill.

NOV.22, 2021
NAEC-IAEA Training Programme

Commencement of NAEC/IAEA Training Programme on Building National Capacity and Establishing Centralized Facility.

NAEC in collaboration with IAEA commenced a two weeks training programme on Building National Capacity and Establishing Centralized Facility for the repair and maintenance of nuclear Biomedical and related instruments and devices.

NOV.18, 2021

Malaysian Ambassador to Nigeria visits NAEC

Her Excellency Gloria Tiwet alongside her head of Chancellery Mr. Benyamine Ahmad Noor Rahimin paid a courtesy visit to the Commission as part of the Embassy’s outreach for its Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP)