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The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science was established by the National Assembly Act No. 26 of 2007 under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as a regulatory agency for Animal Science practice with powers to regulate all matters pertaining to Animal husbandry in Nigeria. The Act is predicated on 3 core mandates viz:

  • Professional mandates
  • Industry mandates
  • Social mandates


MISSION

Regulation of Animal Husbandry practices for increased profitability to all Stakeholders’ and guarantee improved Animal Husbandry and Production Systems that will embrace environmental sustainability and ensure high quality and quantity of animal proteins to Nigerians


VISION
To be the foremost regulatory Institution for Animal Science and Husbandry practice in Africa that will improve the standard of living of its people.


FUNCTIONS
Nigerian Institute of Animal Science was established for the profession of Animal Science with numerous functions as you shall find out here... more

NIAS NEWS

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REGISTRATION FOR THE GAS EXAMINATION:

REGISTRATION FEE:N20,000

The payment for GAS Examination should be done through the Federal Government Treasury Single Account (procedures for payment can be downloaded from the Institute website: www.nias.gov.ng) 

Deadline for submission of form online: June 5th, 2017 @ 12:00 midnight

Date of Examination: July 1st, 2017

Pleas note:

1.Every Animal Science graduate from 2013 must take the Graduate Animal Scientist (GAS) Examination

2. Every Graduate Animal Scientist must attend minimum of 2 years Mandatory Continuing Professional Education training in succession to be able to register as Registered Animal Scientists or else take qualifying examination to be registered.

3.Only candidates that passed the GAS examination will be inducted into the Institute as Graduate Animal Scientist. This is in addition to the clearance by the University

 

This is to inform our esteemed professionals and related agencies that the Institute has relocated to her permanent site, All correspondence should be addressed to: The Registrar, Nigerian Institute of Animal Science c/o the Institute’s liasing office at Plot 569, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Livestock House, Opposite Golden Penny Flour Mill Depot, Life – Camp, Abuja.

 

NIAS Permanent address:

Plot 1882 C13 Kabusa, Off Sunny vale Junction Okanje District.

 

Liaison Office:

Plot 569, Obafemi Awolowo way Livestock House, Opposite Golden Penny Mill Depot, Life-Camp, Abuja.

 

 

 

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INFORMATION TO MEMBERS ON MANDATORY CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (MCPE)

MCPE TOPICS SERIES 8, MODULES 22-23

Module 22: Farm to Export -Regulations and requirements in export of Livestock Products.(facilitated by Nigerian Export Promotion Council)

Module 23: Livestock Business Financing (facilitated by Central Bank of Nigeria)

Date: September, 11 2017

Time: 8:00 am

Venue: M & M Events Limited, Tafawa Balewa Way, Beside Nicon Luxury Hotel Area 11, Garki, Abuja.

 

 

NIAS Activities in Pictures

The Registrar of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, Prof. E.A Iyayi

imageMr. Harry I. Njoagwuani during his presentation

image- : NIAS Registrar, Prof E.A. Iyayi presenting certificate of participation to Ag. Director of Livestock Services, Imo State, Mrs C.C. Opara.