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

NAFDAC Explains Death of Two-Year Old after Taking De-Wormer, Albendazole

On 24/Jan/2020

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has provided explanation on the death of little Jerome Nwome, a Nursery 2 pupil at the Immaculate Heart Conception in Ebonyi State after alleged[...]

NAFDAC Faults Accusation of Plot to Derail Port Trade Facilitation

On 22/Jan/2020

NATIONAL Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has debunked claims that it was turning the agency into revenue generation arm of government, and argued that it is wrong to classify Port Inspection F[...]

NAFDAC Debunks Causing Port Congestion with E-Certification Processes

On 22/Jan/2020

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discredited the report linking the congestion at the ports to its e-certification processes.   This follows a publication in one o[...]

NAFDAC Debunks Causing Port Congestion with E-Certification Processes

On 22/Jan/2020

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has discredited the report linking the congestion at the ports to its e-certification processes.   This follows a publication in one o[...]

‘Congestion of Ports Not Due To E-Certification Process of NAFDAC’

On 16/Jan/2020

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has described as false, reports that its e-certification process was causing congestion at various seaports.   In a statement made ava[...]

NAFDAC: Growing Menace Of ‘Herbal Medicine’ Merchants

On 14/Jan/2020

If you have never been accosted or solicited by someone trying to persuade you to buy Chinese medicinal products (herbal medicine), then, you are indeed fortunate. It is, however, not a matter of if, but when you will[...]

Most Buyers Don’t Care About Fake NAFDAC Label on Gin - Arrested Maker of Adulterated Drinks

On 11/Jan/2020

A primary school leaver, David Ozoemenam, who specialised in the production of adulterated gin, has been arrested by the police in Lagos. City Round learnt that 34-year-old Ozoemenam was picked up recently by operative[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Nigerians’ Health

On 23/Dec/2019

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the organisation is committed to safeguarding the health of Nigerians, as it is c[...]

NAFDAC to Destroy 250 Containers of Seized Tramadol

On 20/Dec/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has revealed that over 250 seized containers suspected to contain tramadol will soon be released for destruction upon completion of examination.[...]

NAFDAC Destroys N1.7tr Tramadol, Plans 60% Local Drug Production

On 18/Dec/2019

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed tramadol with street value of over N1.7 trillion since January 2019. Disclosing this to The Guardian yesterday, the agency also announ[...]

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