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 Seeks to Track, Trace Drugs

On 20/Sep/2019

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, said the agency will partner relevant stakeholders in the health sector to enable traceability in the usage[...]

NAFDAC Invents Technology to Track Fake Drugs

On 17/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control said it had developed a more reliable platform to trace and track unregistered and substandard products in Nigeria.   The agency stated that the te[...]

NAFDAC Integrates Electronic Licensing for Import Transactions

On 12/Sep/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has completed its integration of electronic licenses for the procession of import transactions across Nigeria.   In a statement made a[...]

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[...]

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