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 Warns against Revalidation of Expired Rice

On 05/Dec/2019

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christiana Adeyeye has warned business owners involved in sharp practices of revalidating expired rice and repackaging[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Nigerian Home Grown Products

On 05/Dec/2019

Director General (DG), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the agency is committed to safeguarding the Nigerian home grown products in order[...]

Suicide: NAFDAC Mandates Agro-Chemical Dealers to Register Products

On 04/Dec/2019

To prevent suicide among youths through the use of agro-chemicals, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has directed all sellers of the toxic chemicals across the country to registe[...]

NAFDAC Moves to Avert Dangers of Pesticides, Agrochemical Usage - DG

On 04/Dec/2019

The National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC) says it has evolved measures toward averting dangers associated with the use of pesticides and agrochemicals in Nigeria.   Prof. Mojisola[...]

Ignorance about Seafood Storage Worries NAFDAC

On 13/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Foods and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has decried the poor storage culture of seafood and others in the country, stressing the need for more hygienic storage system. Its Assistant D[...]

60% of Drugs Imported to be Manufactured Locally - NAFDAC

On 12/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would ensure that 60 per cent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally. Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, the Directo[...]

NAFDAC Calls for Stiffer Punishment for Importers of Fake Drugs

On 12/Nov/2019

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for stiffer punishment for importers of fake drugs and drug traffickers in the country.   The Director-General of t[...]

‘NAFDAC Destroyed N3.2b Substandard Medicaments in Two Years’

On 12/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed substandard and falsified (SF) medical products worth more than N3.2 billion in the last two years. It disclosed its intention to[...]

NAFDAC Urges Pharmaceutical Companies to Attach GPS Tracking Device on Vehicles

On 02/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC),has urged pharmaceutical companies and medicine distribution companies to install Global Positioning System (GPS) trackers in their distribution[...]

NAFDAC DG Urges Nsmes to Follow Guidelines

On 23/Oct/2019

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has urged stakeholders in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to abide by the agency’s laws. A[...]

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