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

Lagosians Express Concerns Following NAFDAC’s Alert on Using Paracetamol for Food Preparation

On 20/Jan/2020

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment. They to[...]

‘Congestion of Ports Not Due To E-Certification Process of NAFDAC’

On 16/Jan/2020

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has described as false, reports that its e-certification process was causing congestion at various seaports.   In a statement made ava[...]

NAFDAC: Growing Menace Of ‘Herbal Medicine’ Merchants

On 14/Jan/2020

If you have never been accosted or solicited by someone trying to persuade you to buy Chinese medicinal products (herbal medicine), then, you are indeed fortunate. It is, however, not a matter of if, but when you will[...]

Most Buyers Don’t Care About Fake NAFDAC Label on Gin - Arrested Maker of Adulterated Drinks

On 11/Jan/2020

A primary school leaver, David Ozoemenam, who specialised in the production of adulterated gin, has been arrested by the police in Lagos. City Round learnt that 34-year-old Ozoemenam was picked up recently by operative[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Nigerians’ Health

On 23/Dec/2019

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the organisation is committed to safeguarding the health of Nigerians, as it is c[...]

NAFDAC to Destroy 250 Containers of Seized Tramadol

On 20/Dec/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has revealed that over 250 seized containers suspected to contain tramadol will soon be released for destruction upon completion of examination.[...]

NAFDAC Destroys N1.7tr Tramadol, Plans 60% Local Drug Production

On 18/Dec/2019

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed tramadol with street value of over N1.7 trillion since January 2019. Disclosing this to The Guardian yesterday, the agency also announ[...]

Tramadol Worth over N1.7 Trillion Destroyed in 2019 - NAFDAC DG

On 17/Dec/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday disclosed that alarming street value of tramadol worth over N1, 702, 692,250,000.00 was destroyed by the agency in 2019 even as it ann[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Nigerians’ Health

On 16/Dec/2019

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the organisation is committed to safeguarding the health of Nigerians, as it is c[...]

NAFDAC’ll Support HEMDDAN on Locally Made Equipment - DG

On 11/Dec/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration Control has said that it is ready to support locally produced hospital equipment and medical devices.   The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeye[...]

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