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Kano food poisoning: NAFDAC arrests merchants of deadly chemicals

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested the merchants of dangerous chemicals used in food and drinks supposedly to enhance taste that killed three people in Kano.

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians as US places sanitisers on watch list

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list.

NAFDAC: 5 substances responsible for Kano strange disease

The Director-General of the National Agency for Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has confirmed that 5 substances were responsible for the strange disease that hit over 200 Kano citizens with 4 deaths recorded.

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against fake Astrazeneca vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has advised Nigerians to ensure the Astrazeneca vaccine being administered on them had the original label.

NAFDAC warns of fake COVID-19 vaccines in circulation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to be wary of the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in the country.

Group lauds proficiency, professionalism of NAFDAC

The Guild of Water Purifiers and Researchers of Nigeria (GOWPARN), has lauded proficiency and high level of professionalism of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

NAFDAC destroys N1.4bn counterfeit, expired products

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday destroyed substandard, falsified and expired products in the South East and South-South geopolitical zones.

Alleged marginalisation: Group seeks clarification from NAFDAC

The Guild of Water Purifiers and Researchers of Nigeria (GOWPARN) has written to seek clarification from the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Contro l(NAFDAC), why it was excluded from the national meeting conveyed by the body on matters affecting the production and sales of water in the country.

Consumers commission partners NAFDAC on COVID-19 vaccine information

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on COVID-19 vaccine information dissemination and education.

JUST IN: NAFDAC endorses use of AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine for Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Thursday endorsed the use of AstraZeneca COVID Vaccine for use in Nigeria.

NAFDAC evaluates Sputnik V, Covax vaccines

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), is presently studying the Russian Sputnik V and India’s Covax vaccines against COVID-19.

NAFDAC shuts down 6 pharmaceutical firms

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down six pharmaceutical manufacturers for non-compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

NAFDAC blacklists Indian company over falsified medicines

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has blacklisted Mars Remedies PVT Limited, for manufacturing falsified medicine for a pharmaceutical company in Nigeria.

NAFDAC boss condemns attack on Kaduna office

Mrs Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, Director- General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has condemned the attack on its Kaduna state office.

Kaduna Agency cautions against use of looted expired drugs

The Kaduna State Bureau for Substance Abuse, Prevention and Treatment has warned against consuming drugs looted by hoodlums under the disguise of #EndSars protesters at the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Laboratory in Kaduna.

NAFDAC cautions public on abuse of sachet alcohol

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised the public to exercise caution in the consumption of alcoholic beverages produced in sachet form.

NAFDAC warns against using Covifor Remidesivir Injection

By Aderogba George The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the general public not to use ‘Covifor Remidesivir 100...

Buhari to support NAFDAC on COVID-19 vaccine research

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said the Federal Government will support the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), to meet international standards in researches into the development of a vaccine for the Coronavirus.

Apple, blackcurrant juice from Australia dangerous, NAFDAC warns

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stay away from consuming Tassie Organic Apple and Blackcurrant Juice originating from Australia.

Coronavirus: NAFDAC orders emergency stock of Chloroquine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has ordered the manufacture of Chloroquine for an emergency stock and clinical trial for the treatment of coronavirus(COVID-19).

Chloroquine for clinical trials only: NAFDAC DG

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has only given its approval to May and Baker, a pharmaceutical Company, to produce more Chloroquine as a clinical trial for the cure of coronavirus.

Coronavirus: NAFDAC approves Chloroquine production for clinical trial

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the production of Chloroquine for clinical trials in tackling the deadly Coronavirus.

NAFDAC boss wants youths to develop entrepreneurial skills

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called on the youths to develop entrepreneurial skills to reduce unemployment.

NAFDAC lists illegal sex-enhancing drugs, arrests 50 hawkers

The National Agency For Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), at the weekend raided motor parks and other illegal drug selling points in Jos, and arrested 50 hawkers.

Lawmakers pledge support for NAFDAC

The joint National Assembly (NASS) Committee on Health has pledged continuous support for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in its fight against counterfeit drugs.

Why you must stop cooking with paracetamol – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned food vendors and others against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser in cooking meat and beans.

Paracetamol in food: Lagosians worried over NAFDAC’s alert

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.

NAFDAC to host food, drugs’ international trade conference

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has concluded plans to host a world trade conference for the regulation of drugs, food and other products in the market in Feb.

Court stops NAFDAC from releasing suspected dangerous chemical

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday restrained the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and eight others from releasing for public use a banned chemical, methyl bromide imported into the country by a limited liability company, Toon Consolidated Company Limited.

NAFDAC shuts 47 bakeries, water factories

National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet water” factories have been sealed during routine inspection in Maiduguri.

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