Thursday, December 8, 2022


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.

April 20, 2022

NAFDAC seizes cartons of expired drinks in market raids

Mr Garba said that items valued at N1 million were seized during raids in markets and other places.

February 15, 2022

COVID-19: Reps want FG to fund development of traditional medicine

The lawmakers are concerned that no herbal remedy has been validated for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19.

Local Herbs
January 31, 2022

NAFDAC urges government to invest in herbal medicine

“Despite widespread use, traditional medicines have not yet been integrated into the national healthcare system of many developing countries, including Nigeria.”

Professor Mojisola Adeyeye
December 29, 2021

Bacteria inside herbal concoctions kill, NAFDAC DG warns

“Many men have died using performance-enhancing drugs,” the NAFDAC boss said.

herbal concoctions
December 29, 2021

FG vows to reject COVID-19 vaccines with short expiry dates

“Going forward, we are working with international partners to ensure the expiration date of any vaccine we will be receiving are up to five or six months.”

December 22, 2021

Lagos, NAFDAC join hands to destroy bottles of codeine diet

Lagos Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat said there was a need to destroy the drugs as it was being abused by youths of the state.

Lagos, NAFDAC join hands to destroy bottles of codeine diet