Posts Tagged “Nuclear”

Atomic agency, varsity sign pact on nuclear energy

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Atomic agency, varsity sign pact on nuclear energy

August 5, 2016 by Simon Echewofun Originally published on Daily Trust. The Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) has signed a pact with the University of Abuja on building capacity for developing nuclear energy for peaceful applications. Signing the memorandum of Understanding in Abuja, yesterday, the Managing Director of NAEC, Mr Erepamo Osaisai, said that the…

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FG seeks collaboration with Iran on nuclear power, others

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FG seeks collaboration with Iran on nuclear power, others

July 25, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Business Day. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, has called on the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran to invest in power and agriculture sectors. Abubakar made the call when Morteza Zarchi, the Ambassador of Iran in Nigeria, paid her a courtesy…

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FG moves to begin exploitation of uranium for nuclear power use

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FG moves to begin exploitation of uranium for nuclear power use

July 18, 2016 by Chineme Okafor Originally published on This Day. The federal government on Monday disclosed that it was already making efforts to generate electricity from nuclear materials, particularly through the exploration, exploitation and utilisation of uranium. It said to achieve this, it has invited experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to conduct…

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Nigeria may bungle its nuclear energy project if…

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Nigeria may bungle its nuclear energy project if…

June 8, 2016 by Prince Osuagwu Originally published on Vanguard. If things stand the way they are, Nigeria’s nuclear power project may go the Nigerian way. It will gulp massive investments without achieving a desired end. This is when evaluating the success stories of those countries that have benefitted immensely from the project in comparison…

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Nigeria signs pact with Russia on nuclear technology

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Nigeria signs pact with Russia on nuclear technology

May 31, 2016 by Prince Osuagwu Originally posted on Vanguard. MOSCOW—Nigeria yesterday signed Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the government of Russian Federation, on cooperation in construction of centre for nuclear science and technology in the country. The MOU, which was signed between representatives of the two countries, Mr Sergey Kirienko, Director Russian Rosatom State Corporation…

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Russia to establish nuclear centre in Nigeria

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Russia to establish nuclear centre in Nigeria

May 28, 2016 by NAN Originally published on The Guardian. The Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Nikolay Udovichenko, on Saturday announced that the Nigerian and Russian Governments plan to sign an agreement for the establishment of a multifunctional scientific research nuclear centre in Nigeria. Udovichenko, who disclosed this in Lagos at this year’s Alumni Congress of…

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