About National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

NAFDAC was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

 

 

This Act mandates NAFDAC to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and packaged water (Known as regulated products).

Email: nafdac@nafdac.gov.ng

Website: www.nafdac.gov.ng/

Office Address: Plot 2032, Olusegun Obasanjo Way Wuse Zone 7, Abuja

Traders Snub NAFDAC, Continue Sale of Sniper

On 17/Oct/2019

Nearly two months after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos in open markets, major markets in[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Health of Nigerians

On 17/Oct/2019

Director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has said that the agency is committed to safeguard the health of Nigerians as it is cha[...]

Budget Deficit: Reps to Order NAFDAC to Remit Funds to Govt Coffers in 24hrs

On 16/Oct/2019

A Bill for a law to compel the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control(NAFDAC) to remit all revenues generated by the agency to the Federation Account, within one day, is underway in the House of R[...]

‘We’ll Partner NAFDAC To Rid Oyo Of Illicit Drugs’

On 15/Oct/2019

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde said on Monday that the state government was ready to partner with the National Agency for Foods, Drugs, Administration, and Control (NAFDAC) to rid the state of illicit drugs. G[...]

Tramadol Found in Remains of Suicide Bombers, Says NAFDAC

On 15/Oct/2019

National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) yesterday said the illicit drug, Tramadol is often found in the remains of persons used by the Boko Haram sect as suicide bombers.   The agency[...]

NAFDAC Seeks Governors’ Support to Curb Drug Abuse, Others

On 15/Oct/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has solicited the support all the 36 state governors in a bid to safeguard the future of Nigerians against fake drugs, drug abuse and processed[...]

Ex-Judge, NGO Sue NAFDAC, Others over Alleged Importation of Banned Chemical

On 14/Oct/2019

A retired judge of the Osun State High Court, Justice Olamide Oloyede and Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative (VURJI) have sued the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and[...]

NAFDAC Seeks to Track, Trace Drugs

On 20/Sep/2019

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, said the agency will partner relevant stakeholders in the health sector to enable traceability in the usage[...]

NAFDAC Invents Technology to Track Fake Drugs

On 17/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control said it had developed a more reliable platform to trace and track unregistered and substandard products in Nigeria.   The agency stated that the te[...]

NAFDAC Integrates Electronic Licensing for Import Transactions

On 12/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has completed its integration of electronic licenses for the procession of import transactions across Nigeria.   In a statement made a[...]

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