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

Stop Using Automatic Transport Ventilators, NAFDAC Warns

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned healthcare providers to stop using some automatic ventilators because of the danger they pose to human health.   Prof. Moji[...]

NAFDAC Shuts Down Unregistered Yoghurt Factory in Yobe

On 25/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut-down a yoghurt factory, Ruquyya Yoghurt located in Potiskum, Yobe, over alleged circulation of unwholesome products.   Prof. M[...]

Fanyogo “Gin and Ginger” Is Not Registered and Will Not Be Registered By NAFDAC

On 24/Apr/2019

The attention of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been drawn to the images of Fan Milk “FanYogo Gin & Ginger” purported to contain 12.5% alcohol being circul[...]

NAFDAC: Public Alert No. 0009/2019 – Alert on Falsified Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg (Containing Glibenclamide) Circulating in Cameroon

On 24/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) alerts the public, especially the health care providers on the circulation of confirmed falsified Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg tablets in Cameroon.[...]

NAFDAC Raises Alarm Over Prevalence of Drug Addicts

On 24/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has again raised the alarm that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun-powder due to high rate of drug addicts across the country.   The Di[...]

NAFDAC Cautions Media, Trado-Medics Against Illegal Adverts

On 24/Apr/2019

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the media and traditional medicine practitioners against advertisement of unregistered products without confirmation from the agency. &[...]

NAFDAC Raises the Alarm over High Rate of Drug Abuse

On 22/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend raised the alarm over the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts in the country. The agency noted that Nigeria is leading in th[...]

Poorly Kept Animals Could Expose Consumers to Diseases – NAFDAC

On 12/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, has said that long term exposure to low levels of contaminants in food obtained from animals that are poorly kept or fed with poor quality feeds exposes[...]

Community Pharmacists Task Adeyeye as NAFDAC Clocks 25

On 09/Apr/2019

Pharmacists under the auspices of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, have tasked the management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC,  to reduce lea[...]

Reps Grill NAFDAC DG Over Unapproved Expenditure

On 09/Apr/2019

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services on Monday grilled the Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, fo[...]

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