For the achievement of the Directorate’s mandate and operational objectives, NPPD has carried out several activities as mapped out by the Commission aimed at the execution of the national nuclear roadmap including:
i. the formulation of strategies for the development and implementation of pertinent Nuclear Power Infrastructure (NPI) that will sustainably support the premier Nuclear Power Plants (NPP) project.
ii. Since the constitution and inauguration of the Site Selection Committee in 2007, just after the activation of the Commission, NPPD has been coordinating all programmes and activities in line with the phased approach of the national nuclear roadmap.
iii. Coordinating the activities of participating national stakeholder organizations for synergy.
iv. The facilitation of interactions and understanding of stakeholders’ roles, responsibilities and involvement in the NNPP.
v. The facilitation of the development of nuclear-conscious government’s policies in regulations and infrastructure planning.
vi. The development and collation of all NAEC documents.
vii. Establishment of documents control via the production of documents and coding.
viii. The implementation of specific action plans that engender transparency with respect to IAEA milestones approach.
viii. Development of the NPPD Compendium amongst others.
Furthermore, since the reconstitution of NAEC as a full-fledged Commission in 2011, NPPD has been performing various oversight functions of the Commissions programmes/activities audit which resulted in:
i. The development of annual Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) report to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN).
ii. The development of annual Key Performance Indicators (KPI) report.
iii. The development of Digest of Statistics for the Commission.
iv. The periodic monitoring of infrastructure projects across the Nuclear Energy Research Centres (NERCs).
v. The development of project framework for budget planning.
vi. The development of framework for participating in government intervention funds such as STEP-B.
vii. Initiating NAEC documents coding and control for safety and security.
viii. The development and updating of the Country Nuclear Power Profile (CNPP) for the IAEA website amongst others.
For efficient operational administration and supervision, the Directorate instituted the following activities:
i. Departmental seminar series was initiated to enable knowledge sharing and transfer. Series of seminars were presented by staff and invited professionals. NAEC seminars from the Directorate are being planned.
ii. Regular Departmental meetings with the Deputy Director (NPPD) were held for appraisal purposes and to engender improvement in staff productivity.
iii. Directorate Meet-the-Commissioner tea meetings were organized for departmental chat with the Commissioner (NPPD). This is to encourage a questioning attitude of staff aimed at the entrenchment of safety and security culture in the Directorate.