NIMACON - 2018

12th - 16th November, 2018

RMRDC Auditorium, 17 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja - Nigeria.


The Materials Science and Technology Society of Nigeria (MSN) in collaboration with top materials related organizations and institutions in Nigeria, is organising her annual Congress and Workshop tagged NIMACON2018 on the theme TOWARDS SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND GROWTH PLAN: The Role of Secondary Raw Materials Development, as it affects the strategic areas of some National Economy. The congress would focus on materials resources, conventional and advanced secondary raw materials development technologies/activities around the world and implications on sustainable development of the Economy. The Congress is thus, planned to be a forum whereby Materials-related professionals in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics, Materials Science, Metallurgy, Agriculture, Building Technology, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Geology, among other diverse disciplines in Nigeria and from around the world would discuss the theme of the congress. Special workshops will also be featured.



Participants wishing to present papers are invited to register online at and submit electronic copies of an abstract of not more than 300 words single line spacing, clearly stating the title of the paper, name(s) of the author(s) and the affiliation(s) including phone numbers and emails. All abstracts should reach the COC Secretariat latest Sunday 30th September, 2018. Acceptance letter for oral or poster presentation shall be sent to Author within one week from the date of receipt of abstract. Soft copies of full length papers in MS Word format of accepted abstract plus the evidence of payment of the conference fee should reach the Secretariat not later than Sunday 14th October, 2018. English will be the official language of this conference.


Science and Characterization of Secondary Raw Materials

Nanotechnology Applications in Development of Secondary Raw Materials

Development of Secondary Raw Materials from Liquid and Solid Minerals, Biomaterials and Agricultural Products.

Development of Secondary Raw Materials for Manufacturing and Sustainable Infrastructure

Smart Materials Development

Policy Issues in Secondary Raw Materials Development

See Other Sub-themes



There shall be a poster session at the Congress for papers already specially selected. Please indicate if you prefer to present your paperasaposter.


Limited space is available for scientific and industrial products and organizations for exhibition. Interested organizations cancontact the COC Secretariat for details.

Conference Registration

Category Early Bird
(Before 30th September, 2018)
Conference fee
(After 30th September, 2018)
Fellows N 24,000.00 N 30,000.00
Professional/Associate Members N 16,000.00 N 20,000.00
Non - Members N 20,000.00 N 25,000.00
Undergraduate Students N 4,000.00 N 5,000.00
Foreign Participants US$ 160.00 US$ 200.00
Foreign Student Participants (Undergraduate) US$ 80.00 US$100.00


Account Details


Guaranty Trust Bank Plc

Materials Science and Technology Society of Nigeria (MSN), Abuja.

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Christopher Ogbonnaya Onu

Special Guest of Honour

Engr. (Dr.) Christopher Ogbonnaya Onu FNSE, FNSChE
Honourable Minister of Science and Technology.
Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello

Guest of Honour

His Excellency, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello OFR
Honourable Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Congress Chairman

Sir (Engr. Chief) Kunle Ogunade FMSN, FIMMM, FPIN
Chairman, MSN Board of Trustees.
Chairman, Petroorganico, Lagos.
Dr. Husaini Dikko IBRAHIM

Chief Host

Dr. H. D. Ibrahim FMSN, FTRAN, FPIN
Director General, Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Abuja.
Prof. A. S. Ahmed


Prof. A. S. Ahmed FMSN, FNSChE, FPIN
National President, Materials Science and Technology Society of Nigeria (MSN)
Prof. Chinedu Ositadinma Nebo


Prof. Chinedu Ositadinma Nebo OON, FAS, FNSE, FMSN, NPOM
Former Minister of Power to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Former Vice Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Engr. (Prof.) Peter Azikiwe Onwualu

COC Chairman

Engr. (Prof.) Peter Azikiwe Onwualu FMSN, FAS, FAEng
African University of Science and Technology (AUST). FCT, Abuja.
Engr. Godwin Mong Kalu-Uka

COC Secretary

Engr. Godwin Mong Kalu-Uka MIMechE, MNSE, MMSN
Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI). Ebonyi State.
Prof. A. Giwa

Chairman, Technical Committee

Prof. A. Giwa
Department of Polymer and Textile Engineering, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Engr. Dr. I. A Samotu

Chairman, Transport/Logistics/ Secuity

Engr. Dr. I. A. Samotu
Baze University, Abuja.
Engr. Salisu Zubairu Gaya

Chairman, Media/Publicity Committee

Engr. Salisu Zubairu Gaya
Institute of Computing & ICT, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Mr. A. S. Kollere

Chairman, Welfare Committee

Mr. A. S. Kollere
Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Abuja.

COC Members

Engr. Prof. A. P. Onwualu (Chairman) Prof. A. Giwa (Chairman) Engr. Godwin Kalu-Uka (Secretary, COC)
Mr. A. S. Kollere (Secretary) Prof. S. Mamman (Vice Chairman) Mrs. Josephine Oparah (Ass. Secretary, COC)
Prof. S. Mamman Engr. Dr. I. A. Samotu (Secretary) Mr. A. S. Kollere
Prof. A. Giwa Dr. H. Bello Mrs. G. N. Ozonyia
Engr. Emeka Chinweze Dr. Vitalis Anye Mr. Ojo Francis
Engr. Kingsley Orisekeh Engr. Godwin Kalu-Uka Mr. David Afolayan
Mr. Akpan Mark Udom Engr. Emeka Chinweze Mr. Richard Koech
  Mr. Emmanuel Achukwu Mrs. C. M. Igwebuike
  Mr. Francis Ojo Miss. Numfor Linda Bih
  Mr. Moses Kigozi Mr. Tido Tiwa
  Mr. Akpan Mark Udom  
Engr. Salisu Zubairu Gaya (Chairman) Mr. A. S. Kollere (Chairman) Engr. Dr. I. A. Samotu (Chairman)
Mr. A. S. Kollere Engr. (Mrs) Itohan Ojeaga Mr. A. S. Kollere
Mr. Victor Chukwuzubelu Engr. Kingsley Orisekeh Mr. Victor Chukwuzubelu
Mrs. Ifenyinwa Obianyo Mrs. Josephine Oparah Mrs. Esther Anosike
Mrs. Josephine Oparah Mrs. Esther Anosike Mr. Daniel Amune
Mr. Tido Tiwa Mrs. Odette Ngasoh Mr. Habinshuti Jean Baptiste
Mr. Charles Komadja Miss. Uchechukwu Ezealigo  
Mrs. Chidiebere Igwebuike Mr. Yusuf Olanrewaju  
Mr. Moses Kigozi    



Book Flight

For International Participants and those within Nigeria who may like to come or depart by flight.

venue information

Raw Materials Research And Development Council (RMRDC) Auditurium, 17 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

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