Welcome to The Nigerian Academy of Science
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 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
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
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
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