Country Profile: Nigeria

  • Official name: The Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Joined NAM in 1964
  • In 2012 at the NPT PrepCom, Nigeria has stressed the need to continue the implementation of total elimination of nuclear weapons and is encouraged by the New START treaty between Russia and the United States.
  • According to the IAEA, Nigeria has significant nuclear activities
    • One operational research reactor at Zaria
    • Has uranium ore deposits
    • The Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority registers, licenses, inspects and enforces nuclear safety and radiological protection
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UN State Summary