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, GS1 to Co-Host African Healthcare Conference

On 12/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and GS1 will co-host the second African Healthcare Conference. This is part of efforts to eliminate substandard and falsified medicines on the c[...]

NAFDAC Advises Traditional Medical Practitioners to Register Products

On 11/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration Control (NAFDAC) in Gombe on Tuesday called on traditional medical practitioners to register with the Agency to avoid selling unsafe medicine to the public. Mr Gonz[...]

NAFDAC Partners ANLCA to Combat Influx of Dangerous Drugs

On 10/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would be working with the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) to combat the influx of dangerous drugs coming into th[...]

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[...]

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