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, Others Tackle Rejection of Nigeria’s Food Products Abroad

On 13/Aug/2019

Relevant agencies in the regulatory of foods and export have expressed worry over the continued rejection of Nigerian food products in the international market even as they have teamed up to ensure the safety of the fo[...]

NAFDAC Meets Pesticide, Agro-Chemical Dealers To Stop Fake Products

On 12/Aug/2019

In efforts to ensure eradication of fake agrochemical on crops, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) held a three-day workshop with pesticide and agrochemicals dealers in Kano. &n[...]

NAFDAC Warns Populace against Use of Pesticides in Homes

On 08/Aug/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against use of pesticides and other agro chemicals in homes for domestic purposes. The Director General of the Agency, Prof[...]

NAFDAC Intercepts, Destroys Unwholesome Fish, Soaps in Borno

On 02/Aug/2019

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said it recently intercepted, seized and destroyed some unwholesome products in Maiduguri. NAFDAC’s Director General, Mrs Mojisola Adeyeye, in a st[...]

Safety Expert Urges NAFDAC to Ensure Traders Obey Time Lag for Sale of Sniper

On 29/Jul/2019

The Nigerian Chapter of the World Safety Organisation (WSO) has urged NAFDAC to ensure that traders comply with the time lag given to them to stop the sale of Sniper and other hazardous chemical substances in the open[...]

Customs, NAFDAC Destroy Over N14bn Smuggled Drugs

On 25/Jul/2019

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has destroyed about 58 containers of banned Tramadol and other illicit drugs worth N14.7 billion intercepted by its operatives at various Customs formation in Lagos, and other parts o[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Bauchi Package Water Factory

On 22/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut a package water factory in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State for operating without registration. In a statement by[...]

NAFDAC Officials, Policemen Escape Lynching in Onitsha Market

On 22/Jul/2019

Officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control and policemen escaped getting lynched during an enforcement exercise at the Head Bridge Drug Market in Onitsha, Anambra State.   NA[...]

Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd Press Statement: Eva Table Water is Safe for Consumption – NAFDAC

On 16/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs, Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has declared that Eva Premium Table Water produced and bottled by Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) is safe for consumption, assuring c[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Three Ponmo Factories in Lagos

On 11/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has closed down three factories that specialise in importing hides into the country for human consumption as ponmo. The three factories are located on Un[...]

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