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

Response Of National Agency For Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC) to Media Reports Relating To The Use Of Avastin Injection

On 07/Jul/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has noted media reports relating to the use of Avastin Injection and hereby informs the members of the public, especially the health care provi[...]

NAFDAC Orders The Recall Of Eva Table Water 75cl

On 06/Jul/2019

Public Alert No. 0011/2019 – Recall of Eva Premium Table Water 75cl Due to Change in Colour and Presence of Particles.   The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has dire[...]

NAFDAC Intercepts 21 Containers of Damaged Frozen Fish in Lagos

On 05/Jul/2019

National Agency for Food and Drugs Adminstration and Control (NAFDAC) has intercepted 21 containers of spoilt frozen fish at Tincan Island Port in Lagos. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this kn[...]

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[...]

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