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

Press Briefing by NAFDAC Acting DG On The Antimalarial Medicines Purportedly Banned By The European Union But Allegedly Circulating In The Country

On 25/Jul/2017

I wish to start by thanking you immensely, the distinguished ladies and gentlemen of the press for responding to our invitation to this press conference at very short notice. This is a testimony of your unwavering supp[...]

NDLEA Hands Over Expired Drugs To NAFDAC

On 18/Jun/2017

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Plateau Command on Saturday handed over 5580 kg of expired drugs and medical devices and 2652 kg of psychotropic substances it seized from a warehouse in Jos.  [...]

NAFDAC Destroys N30bn Counterfeit Drugs

On 08/May/2017

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake drugs and other regulated products worth N30 billion in the last three years, Director General of the agency, Yetunde Oni sai[...]

NAFDAC Decries Influx Of Fake Drugs Into Akwa Ibom

On 30/Apr/2017

Akwa Ibom State Coordinator, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Mr. Collins Ogedegbe, yesterday decried the influx of fake drugs in the state.   Ogedegbe, who led operatives of[...]

Press Briefing on the Recent Activities of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

On 22/Apr/2017

PRESS BRIEFING BY THE ACTING DIRECTOR GENERAL ON RECENT ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC) HELD AT OSHODI AUDITORIUM ON THE 20th APRIL 2017   PROTOCOLS Yo[...]

NAFDAC Warning on General Anesthetic and Sedation Drugs for Young Children and Pregnant Women

On 25/Mar/2017

The attention of the agency has been drawn to the repeated or lengthy use of general anesthetic and sedation drugs during surgeries or procedures in children younger than 3 years or in pregnant women during their third[...]

Sprite, Fanta Crisis: Findings of the Federal Ministry of Health , NAFDAC and SON Meeting

On 17/Mar/2017

ISSUES ARISING FROM THE LAGOS HIGH COURT JUDGEMENT IN FIJABI HOLDINGS AND ANOTHER VERSUS NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY AND NAFDAC Background Arising from the recent court judgement on the case filed by Fijabi Holdings[...]

NAFDAC Notice on Recall of Tri-Coast Pharmacy Sterile Products

On 19/Jan/2017

The Agency is notifying all healthcare providers of the voluntary recall launched by Tri Coast Pharmacy Inc. on all of its sterile products prepared between May 17, 2016 and November 17, 2016. The recalled products, us[...]

NAFDAC Public Notice on Recall of Megajex Natural Sex Enhancer

On 17/Jan/2017

The attention of the Agency has been drawn to the recent recall of all lots Megajex Natural sex Enhancer capsules by MS Bionic as a result of undeclared drug ingredients (i.e. ingredients not specified on the label). T[...]

PLASTIC RICE: Joint Press Briefing on Full Laboratory Report of Seized Consignment by Nafdac and Nigeria Customs Service

On 30/Dec/2016

JOINT PRESS BRIEFING BY THE AG.DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC) MRS. YETUNDE ONI AND THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL, NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE, COL. HAMEED ALI (RTD) ON THE[...]

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