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 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[...]

NAFDAC Denies Report of 70 Percent Fake Medicines in Nigeria

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.A press statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director General of[...]

NAFDAC Warns Against use of Losartan Potassium Tablet

On 26/Apr/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians of the recall of Losartan potassium tablet by its manufacturers.   A statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC&rsqu[...]

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.[...]

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