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

FG to Spend Over N1bn as Compensation for Codeine Seizures — NAFDAC Boss

On 30/Apr/2019

Prof. Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday said the Federal Government would pay more than N1 billion as compensation to the companies tha[...]

NAFDAC Denies Report of 70 Percent Fake Medicines in Nigeria

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.A press statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director General of[...]

NAFDAC Warns Against use of Losartan Potassium Tablet

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians of the recall of Losartan potassium tablet by its manufacturers.   A statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC&rsqu[...]

Stop Using Automatic Transport Ventilators, NAFDAC Warns

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned healthcare providers to stop using some automatic ventilators because of the danger they pose to human health.   Prof. Moji[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Down Unregistered Yoghurt Factory in Yobe

On 25/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut-down a yoghurt factory, Ruquyya Yoghurt located in Potiskum, Yobe, over alleged circulation of unwholesome products.   Prof. M[...]

Fanyogo “Gin and Ginger” Is Not Registered and Will Not Be Registered By NAFDAC

On 24/Apr/2019

The attention of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been drawn to the images of Fan Milk “FanYogo Gin & Ginger” purported to contain 12.5% alcohol being circul[...]

NAFDAC: Public Alert No. 0009/2019 – Alert on Falsified Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg (Containing Glibenclamide) Circulating in Cameroon

On 24/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) alerts the public, especially the health care providers on the circulation of confirmed falsified Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg tablets in Cameroon.[...]

NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Prevalence of Drug Addicts

On 24/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has again raised the alarm that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun-powder due to high rate of drug addicts across the country.   The Di[...]

NAFDAC Cautions Media, Trado-Medics Against Illegal Adverts

On 24/Apr/2019

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the media and traditional medicine practitioners against advertisement of unregistered products without confirmation from the agency. &[...]

NAFDAC Raises the Alarm over High Rate of Drug Abuse

On 22/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend raised the alarm over the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts in the country. The agency noted that Nigeria is leading in th[...]

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