Welcome to The Nigerian Academy of Science

The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) is the foremost independent scientific body in Nigeria which was established in 1977 (but incorporated in 1986). NAS is uniquely positioned to bring scientific knowledge to bear on the policies/strategic direction of the country and is also dedicated to the development and advancement of science, technology, and innovation in Nigeria. Read more

NAS Events….

NAS hosts the 13th Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA-13) In its mission to strengthen the nation’s ability to deliver the fruits of science to  Read more

INGSA and NAS host science advice workshop The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) collaborated with the International Network for Government Science Advice Read More

Celebration of 40 years as ‘voice of science’ in Nigeria The Nigerian Academy of Science, which was established in 1977, is the foremost independent scientific Read More

NAS hosts Inter-Academy Partnership for Research (IAP-R) Working Group Meeting The Working Group (WG) of the Inter-Academy Partnership for Research Read More

NAS 2016 Proceedings download Here

NAS 2016 Annual Report Download Here

Genetically modified organisms concepts prospects and prudence download Here

Family life & HIV education curriculum in Nigeria by bother? by Adenike O. Esiet download Here

The policy research evidence for effective working of the Nigeria health system you can download the report Here

NAS in the News…

Africa: Scientists Link Brain Drain to Paucity of Research Funds. Scientists have identified paucity of research funds as one of the most critical factors responsible for brain drain in Africa. Read more

Academy wants FG to spend I% of annual budget on R&D
The Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) has urged the Federal Government to allocate one per cent of the annual budget to Research and Develop (R&D) to boost Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Read more

onuoha calls ethnic diversity Nigerian campuses academy sciences
The concluding part of J.K. Obatala’s late-night interview with Dr. Kalu Mosto Onuoha formerly Petroleum Technology Development Fund Professor of Geology,  Read more.

The Shame of Nigeria’s Stalled Transitioning From Gavi Support, By Oyewale Tomori
For the Nigerians at the Gavi Board meeting of Wednesday June 6, 2018, the discussion on the issue of Nigeria transiting from Gavi support, was both tense and traumatic. Read more

Professor Mosto Onuoha’s address at the 2018 NAS AGM. Distinguished Fellows of the Nigerian Academy of Science, Ladies and Gentlemen!!
Welcome to the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Academy. We are grateful to the Almighty God for sparing our lives and for making it possible not only for us to survive the past year, 2017, but also for granting us journey mercies as we came from across the lengths and breadths of this country for this AGM. Read More

Commonwealth Academies of Secience Consensus statement on Climate Changer  Read more

Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia must not play in the rain, walk in the sun

Professor Adeyinka Falusi, a retired professor of Hematology, University of Ibadan, is the Executive Director and founder of Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation (SCHAF). In this interview by OLAIDE SOKOYA, she speaks on the role we all have to play to prevent sickle cell anaemia. Read more

Latest news on NAS Members

Professor Effiom Antia FAS was appointed to be a member of the African Science Plans Steering Committee (ASPSC). The ASPSC is composed of 12 leading and active African scientists from within and outside the continent. Read more

Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS was appointed the 12th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. Read more

Professor Oywole Tomori, eight other scientists enlisted to tackle infectious diseases. A Nigerian professor of Virology and eight other scientists have been enlisted in the Global Virome Project (GVP). Read more

Academy’s immediate past President, Professor Oyewale Tomori,FAS receiving an award

Commonwealth Academies of Science Consensus statement on Climate Changer