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

Senate Asks NAFDAC to Suspend Use of Avastin Injection in Nigeria

On 04/Jul/2019

The Nigerian Senate has asked the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to “suspend forthwith” the use of Avastine injections in the country. The call was made after the lawm[...]

Finally, NAFDAC Bans Production of Smaller Packs of Sniper, Other Chemicals

On 21/Jun/2019

In a bid to control suicide cases in the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Thursday banned the production of smaller packs of Sniper and other harmful agro-chemicals. D[...]

Suicide: NAFDAC to Consider Modifying Sniper Containers, Says DG

On 13/Jun/2019

Following the incessant use of Sniper as a tool for suicide in Nigeria, the Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christiana Adeyeye has said the agency, along w[...]

NAFDAC DG Warns Food Producers against Compromising Food Safety

On 12/Jun/2019

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has warned food producers not to compromise food safety standards in the race to increase food production[...]

World Food Day: NAFDAC Decries Poor Handling of Foods by Producers

On 10/Jun/2019

As the World marked this year’s World Food Safety Day yesterday, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has decried poor handling of foods in Nigeria by producers and sellers, s[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Firm Packaging Unregistered Honey in Abuja

On 08/Jun/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has carried out a raid on a manufacturing facility which packaged honey under poor hygiene in Abuja.   NAFDAC’s Director-General,[...]

NAFDAC Approves Caya Diaphragm for Women in Nigeria

On 06/Jun/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the marketing of the Caya contoured diaphragm and Caya Gel, making this nonhormonal family planning method choice available for wom[...]

Group Warns NAFDAC against Approving Methyl Bromide’s Importation

On 04/Jun/2019

The Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative has warned the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control against approving the importation of methyl bromide into the country because of its negat[...]

Israel, NAFDAC Partner to Tackle Fake, Substandard Drugs

On 30/May/2019

As part of efforts to address concerns over rise in sub standard and falsified medicines in the country, Israel has expressed its desire to strengthen its collaboration on the quality of health care in Nigeria through[...]

We Discovered Illegal Distilleries in Remote Akwa Ibom Villages - NAFDAC

On 24/May/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has uncovered an illegal factory at Akwa Ibom that produced and circulated fake alcoholic beverages.   NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Moji Adeye[...]

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