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NIMET Provides basic information and issues early warning on drought, crop-pests and diseases within the Agricultural Sector.


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NIMET supplies tailored forecasts to the oil and gas industry in both terrestial and offshore environments assisting with risk management and daily operations.


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NIMET is responsible for providing flood forecasting services which include flood warnings and advisories to help meet the comprehensive need to protect life and property.

The Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi, has been re-elected as member

Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) holding at Department of Geography Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria.
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Prof Sani Abubakar Mashi, Director-General/CEO NiMet

Prof. Sani Abubakar Mashi is the Director-General / CEO Nigerian Meteorological Agency. He is the Permanent Representative of Nigeria and Member of Executive Council to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). He was previously the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), University of Abuja. He is currently a Member Technical Advisory Council, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). He also served as the Coordinator (Director-General) and Chief Executive of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council.

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October 17, 2019

Prospective Bidders are requested to collect Bid Documents for the various lots from the Office of the Head of Procurement Unit, 1st Floor, Main Building, NiMet Headquarters, National Weather Forecasting and Climate Research Centre, Bill Clinton Drive, Nnam

October 17, 2019

The 1-month Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI) reveals mild-to-extreme wetness over parts of Borno, Kaduna, Kebbi, Kwara, Oyo, Kogi, Ekiti, Osogbo, Taraba, Delta, River and Imo states.

October 17, 2019

SYNOPSIS: The forecast is expected to be under the influence of a low pressure system with values 1010 - 1012hPa from the beginning of the forecast. At about 0900 UTC, the system is expected to fill up to value 1013hPa.


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