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

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[...]

NAFDAC Seizes Fake Goods Worth N2.6m at Akanu Ibiam International Airport

On 23/May/2019

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized fake, sub-standard and unwholesome drugs, cosmetics and medical device worth N2,650,000 at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.[...]

NAFDAC Seizes N2.6m Fake Drugs, Products at Enugu Airport

On 22/May/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has seized fake drugs and unwholesome products worth over N2.65m at the Akanu-Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.   This was contained in a stat[...]

NAFDAC Alerts Public on Circulation of Fake Cold Caplets in Gombe State

On 16/May/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state. In a statement issued by Prof Moji Adeyeye, Dire[...]

The Overview of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and the National Regulations Presentation by Mrs Ummul-khairi A. Bobboi (NAFDAC)

On 14/May/2019

The Overview of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes and the National Regulations Presentation by Mrs Ummul-khairi A. Bobboi (NAFDAC) at the Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Nur[...]

NAFDAC Arrests 10 for Selling Unregistered Bread

On 11/May/2019

Officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have on Friday arrested 10 persons in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, for selling unregistered bread.   NAFDAC also impoun[...]

Controversy Trails N198bn Tramadol Seized by Customs, NAFDAC

On 09/May/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has reserved comment on the current status of the 33 containers of Tramadol seized by the Ports Inspection Directorate of the agency in 2018.  [...]

NAFDAC Cautions Borno Residents to Check Products Before Purchase

On 06/May/2019

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has called on Borno residents to check and verify the authenticity of products before purchase. The Coordinator of NAFDAC in Borno, Mr Nasiru Mato,[...]

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