Virtual presentation to the Chinese Team at the ongoing Dubai Expo by Chairman/CEO, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Prof. Yusuf Ahmed on the relationship between Nigeria and China for the promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology.
The Chairman spoke about past and present collaborations between both Countries as well as on future opportunities in the Nuclear industry. Watch here.
Nuclear Business Platform (NBP) – Latest Developments and Nigeria’s Approach Towards Developing Nuclear Power.
In this NBP Hotseat edition, Nuclear Business Platform’s Head of Africa, Ibrahim Ababou spoke with Prof. Yusuf Ahmed who is the Chairman and CEO of Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission on the latest nuclear energy program developments in Nigeria, highlights in 2021 and future plans. Watch here.
NAEC organises Training Course on Generic Pressurised Water Reactor (PWR) Simulator for Relevant Stakeholders.
The Chm/CEO, NAEC, Prof Yusuf Ahmed on Monday 6th December 2021, at the Nuclear Technology Center (NTC) declared open the training course on PWR’s for potential nuclear power plant managers, operators as well as staff of nuclear research institutes and the regulatory body for the National Nuclear Energy Programme.
NAEC Holds 2- day Interactive Session on Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) activities in Nigeria.
The CTBTO Unit of the Commission organized a 2-Day workshop from 1st – 2nd December, 2021 on Institutions and Academic Community’s Involvement and Interface on CTBTO activities. The (CTBTO) has the basic obligation of prohibiting all nuclear weapon test explosions globally. Read more here.
Chairman/CEO Professor Ahmed Yusuf, and other NAEC board members visit Center for Nuclear Energy Studies (CNES), University of Port Harcourt.
The 2-day visit was from 1st to 2nd December, 2021. They 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. Read more here.
Commencement of NAEC/IAEA Training Programme on Building National Capacity and Establishing Centralized Facility.
On Monday, 22nd November, 2021, NAEC in collaboration with International Atomic Energy Agency (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. Read more here.
Malaysian Ambassador to Nigeria visits NAEC as part of the Embassy’s outreach for its Malaysian Technical Cooperation Program (MTCP).
Her Excellency Gloria Tiwet alongside her head of Chancellery Mr. Benyamine Ahmad Noor Rahimin on Thursday 18th November paid a courtesy visit to the Commission. The Chairman/CEO of NAEC, Professor Yusuf Ahmed welcomed the Ambassador and her entourage on behalf of the Commission. Read more here.
NAEC holds 3-Day National Workshop on Nuclear Security and Physical Protection of Facilities.
The Chairman/CEO Professor Yusuf Ahmed on 25th October, 2021 declared open the workshop. He was represented by the Director, Nuclear Technology Center (NTC), Dr Hamman Tukur Gabdo who called on participants at the workshop to deliberate on the various ways to improve the safety, security and safeguard of nuclear facilities beyond the conventional physical protection. Read more here.
NAEC delegation to the 76th UN General Assembly visits Nigerian Permanent Representative to the UN.
The delegation led by the Chairman/CEO NAEC, Prof. Yusuf A. Ahmed (left) and Engr. Awwal Bisalla, Head, International Cooperation and Liaison (NAEC) on a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (middle) at Nigeria House, New York, USA.
NAEC holds National workshop on Introduction of Nuclear Education Programmes in Nigeria.
The workshop organised through its Manpower Training and Capacity Development directorate was on Introduction of Nuclear Education Programmes to selected Tertiary Institutions to Strengthen the National Nuclear Energy Programme. It held from 21st-23rd September, 2021. Read more here.
President Muhammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Yusuf Aminu Ahmed as the substantive Chairman/CEO of NAEC.
The appointment is with effect from 3rd September, 2021. Prof. Ahmed was presented with his letter of appointment by the Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Dr. Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri, OSGF on 10th September, 2021.
NAEC holds National Stakeholder’s Workshop on Electric Grid Appropriateness for the Deployment of Nuclear Power Plant.
The 3-day programme organised by the Nuclear Power Plant Development(NPPD) Directorate, Department of Planning, Licensing, Sitting and Design (PLS&D) holds from 30th August to 1st September, 2021 at NTC, Sheda, FCT.
2-Day National Workshop for IAEA Project Counterparts in Nigeria.
The workshop to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of IAEA Technical Cooperation(TC) in Nigeria was on 18th August, 2021, declared open by the SGF, represented by the Permanent Secretary, Political Affairs, Mr. Andrew Adejo in Abuja.
FG Inaugurates Russian-Nigerian Joint Coordination Committee (JCC).
The Federal Government has inaugurated the re-constituted Russian-Nigerian Joint Coordination Committee (JCC), in an effort to resuscitate the relationship between the two countries in cooperation for the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Read more here.
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.