Thursday, September 29, 2022


August 28, 2022

Nigeria can now produce vaccines with international standards: NAFDAC DG 

Ms Adeyeye noted that with the agency now very strong with WHO Maturity Level 3 certification, “Nigeria can now make its vaccines.

NAFDAC Director-General Mojisola Adeyeye
August 19, 2022

Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello: Open letter to Abubakar Malami on killer trans fatty acids

My letter centres on the lives of over 200 million Nigerians sitting uneasily in a file in front of your table as I write.

Nigeria's Attorney General, Abubakar Malami
July 25, 2022

We can no longer afford bread, Enugu residents cry out

Bakers blamed undue regulatory hurdles and fines as contributing to the crisis.

Bread Bakery
July 12, 2022

NAFDAC warns Nigerians against using YW cosmetics glycolic acid

The product is said to contain 70 per cent alpha hydroxy acid, which can cause mild skin irritation, redness, swelling, itching, and skin discolouration.

June 26, 2022

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on toxicity, ban of European cosmetics product 

The product is said to contain a mixture of preservatives, Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone, which are forbidden in leave-on cosmetics.

June 6, 2022

NAFDAC to sensitise media against illegal drug adverts

“We want to embark on sensitisation to broadcast media organisations for them to stop collecting illegal advertisements.”

May 31, 2022

NAFDAC nabs businessman for importing fake drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has arrested Obinna Igbo, for importing fake malaria drug, Amanta Forte.

Professor Mojisola Adeyeye
May 29, 2022

NAFDAC denies approving Maurice Iwu’s Detox Tea for COVID-19 treatment

The regulatory agency says only it can make a pronouncement on safety and efficacy of all regulated products with satisfactory scientific evidence (clinical trial).

May 17, 2022

Police, NDLEA destroy illicit drugs worth N10 million in Lagos

The police, NDLEA, NAFDAC, Neighbourhood Watch and the task force on environmental offences supervised the exercise.

Mkpurummiri, NDLEA
May 7, 2022

Cardiovascular Diseases: Enugu govt calls for sustained advocacy against trans-fatty acids

Trans-fatty acids, also called trans-unsaturated fatty acids, are a type of unsaturated fat that naturally occurs in small amounts in meat and milk fat.