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Our Vision

To be recognized as a leading agency, providing Weather, Climate and Water Information for sustainable development and safety.


Marine Operations

NIMET provides Oceanographic information for marine users both at sea and along the coast thereby making the decision-making process during weather sensitive operations more efficient.



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


Air Traffic Management

NIMET provides aviation weather services and issues weather reports to contribute to safety improvement and efficiency of air navigation.


Tailored Forecasts

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


Forecasting Services

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 West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) has dedicated 10 Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) to NiMet out of the

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 to the World Metorological 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.

Latest publications

November 22, 2017

The Drought and Flood Monitoring Bulletin (DFMB) for October was prepared using the WMO recommended Standardized Precipitation Index (SPI).

November 20, 2017

The agrometeorological bulletin for 1st dekad of November, 2017 shows a continuous reduction in rainfall amount when compared with the previous dekad and the highest rainfall total was recorded at Awka (90.1mm).

November 07, 2017

The agrometeorological bulletin for 3rd dekad of October, 2017 shows a significant reduction in rainfall amount when compared with the 2nd dekad and the highest rainfall total was recorded at Ikeja (86.7mm).


PRU | Press Release

FG Recognizes Transportation as Key to Economic Recovery

The Federal Government has recognized the transportation sector as a key component in its path to economic recovery.

The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this at the maiden edition of a seminar tagged “Forging a Resilient Transportation Industry in Nigeria” organized by the Abuja Transport and Aviation Correspondents Association (ATACA) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Transportation.



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