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Nigeria reaffirms Africa’s commitment to nuclear weapons-free world via Vanguard

Nigeria has pledged Africa’s support to the non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction mass (WMD), saying a world free of nuclear weapons is the ideal society it envisaged. Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, delivered this position … Continue reading

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Uranium contamination: ‘Radiation has been killing Adamawa villagers for years’ via Daily Trust

Babies born deformed in Michika areas […] The villages include Garta, Futudou, Himike, Sina-Kwande Nkala and Ghumthi, all in Michika area. Zira, a geologist from one of the affected villages, drew the attention of his audience comprising of a group … Continue reading

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Akwa Ibom leaders reject plan to build nuclear plant in the state via Premium Times

Akwa Ibom State leaders have once again rejected a federal government proposal to build a nuclear plant in the state. Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, remains plagued by perennial shortage of electricity. Two proposed nuclear plants, conceived by the former Goodluck … Continue reading

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Elders Reject Proposed Nuclear Power Plant In Akwa Ibom via Nairaland Forum

[…] Speaking at a press conference in Uyo, the state capital, they wondered that, if the International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA] had warned that, Nigeria was nor ripe to handle nuclear issues for now, the country would insist in venturing … Continue reading

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Nigeria doctors denied visas for Hiroshima confab via The Japan Times

NEW YORK — Japan won’t grant visas to most members of a group of Nigerian doctors planning to attend a conference in Hiroshima sponsored by the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, its U.S. affiliate said Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Nigeria to face nuclear challenges via Energy Market Price

In the attemp to stabilize Nigeria’s power generation capacity, the Federal Government of Nigeria is set to sign a contract with the Russian Federation.   Under this agreement, Russia will build a nuclear power plant in Nigeria, being the second … Continue reading

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