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 in the News…

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria cannot start producing vaccines now – Professor of Virology.
Mr Tomori is currently the Chairman of Biovaccine Board, the company commissioned by the federal government for local production
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NAS, Vitafoam raise awareness on benefits of science applications
The Nigerian Academy of Science has entered into agreement with Vitafoam Nigeria Plc on Tuesday, 10th of July, 2018. This relationship is in furtherance of Vitafoam’s corporate social.  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

The Nigerian Academy of Science signed an MOU with Vitafoam Nigeria Plc.

The Nigerian Academy of Science has entered into agreement with Vitafoam Nigeria Plc on Tuesday, 10th of July, 2018. This relationship is in furtherance of Vitafoam’s corporate social responsibility to maximise the benefits of science and increase the awareness of such benefits which will result in increased support for the development and application of science in the society. Read more

International News

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against Yellow fever by 2026.

Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. Read more

IAP Statement A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia.
Dear IAP member academies,
We are very pleased to inform you that the Statement ‘A Call for Action to Tackle the Growing Burden of Dementia’ received endorsements from a majority of IAP for Health member academies. It has also just been published in the Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease. 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

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

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

Commonwealth Academies of Science Consensus statement on Climate Changer