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The head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi, said on 8 April in a message marking National Nuclear Technology Day that Iran’s nuclear activities were continuing despite the novel coronavirus outbreak and continuing US sanctions.

Date: Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiran-pushes-ahead-with-nuclear-development-despite-pandemic-restrictions-7871976

China has begun the shipment of low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuel for use in the Nigeria Research Reactor-1 (NIRR-1), a Chinese-supplied Miniature Neutron Source Reactor that currently uses high-enriched uranium (HEU) fuel.

Date: Friday, 19 October 2018
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/LEU-fuel-en-route-to-Nigerian-research-reactor

A new peer review service has been launched by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to assist member states in the development of infrastructure for nuclear research reactors. The first Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review for Research Reactors (INIR-RR) mission was carried out last week in Nigeria.

Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-helps-Nigeria-plan-for-new-research-reactor