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 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,[...]

NAFDAC Aims to Reduce Fake Drugs in Circulation to Zero — ADEYEYE

On 02/May/2019

Says it’s currently 17% in total; To pay N1b compensation for seized codeine cough syrups   National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has said  a total of 17 percent of me[...]

Why NAFDAC is Still Battling Fake Drugs, by DG

On 02/May/2019

Director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye has said that improving local manufacturing of drugs can solve the problem of fake drugs[...]

NAFDAC: Only 17% of Drugs in Nigeria are Substandard

On 30/Apr/2019

The Director General of National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has revealed that only 17 per cent of drugs in circulation in Nigeria are substandard.  [...]

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[...]

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