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Press Release

The list below provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices of The Agency

28-Feb-24Relocation of Open Drug Marketers to Coordinated Wholesale Centre (CWC) in Kano: Fight Against Substandard and Falsified Medicines (SFS)
17-Feb-24Urgent Call to Action: Manufacturers and Importers Urged to Cease Supplying Medicines in Open Market in Kano
22-Jan-24NAFDAC Update on ''Mis-information on Nearly all Paracetamol Tablets in Nigeria are Possibly Under Dosed''
21-Dec-23NAFDAC Rolls out Palliatives to Support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises for Economic Growth
18-Dec-23NAFDAC Bursts Large Hauls of Fake Wines, Soft Drinks, and Consumables
18-Dec-232023 Year End Press Briefing
14-Dec-23DG’s Remarks on the WHO Prequalification of NAFDAC’s Central Drug Control Laboratory (CDCL), Yaba
06-Nov-23The Positive Impact of Global Fund and Other Partners on NAFDAC’s Regulatory System Strengthening
18-Oct-23Approval by NAFDAC on use of Gardasil Vaccine as Single Dose in the Routine Immunization
17-Oct-23Nigerian Exports: NAFDAC Met With UK Food Standard Agency (FSA)
12-Oct-23Collaboration between NAFDAC and National Health Insurance Authority
15-Sep-23Press Briefing On Reported Decline In Pharmaceutical Imports Into Nigeria
15-Sep-23Press Briefing on the Illegal Importation, Sales and Distribution of Crusader Soaps Containing Mercury in Nigeria
29-Aug-23Press Briefing: Re-NAFFDAC approves GLUCOZIL, AAU's herbal medicine for diabetes
22-Jun-23Press Release On The Presence Of Ethylene Oxide In Instant Noodles (And Seasoning) Sold In Nigeria
22-Jun-23Investigation And Enforcement Directorate’s Addition To Dg’s Press Conference On Noodles Coming Up On 22/6/2023
19-Jun-23The Arrest of Alhaji Salisu Sani ‘Aka’ Baban Aisha a Herbal Medicine Practitioner
09-May-23Press Briefing by The Director General (NAFDAC) Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye on Breakthrough: World Health Organization (WHO) Prequalification Approval Of Finished Pharmaceutical Product Manufactured By Swiss Pharma (SWIPHA) Nigeria Limited
02-May-23Revised Press Release By Dg On The Ban, Phase-Out And Reclassification Of Pesticides
02-May-23Press Release On Recall Of Indomie Instant Noodles In Malaysia And Taiwan
17-Apr-23Press Briefing by Prof Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, Director-General National Agency for Food and Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC) on the Regulatory Approval of R21 Malaria Vaccine by NAFDAC
23-Jan-23Press Briefing by Director General of NAFDAC, Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, PhD, FAS on Joint International Destruction of 5X 40 Feet Containers 0f Unregistered Pharmaceuticals Including Tramadol 200mg and Higher Strength
30-Dec-22Reappointment Of Director General Of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye
24-Oct-22Press Release On The Regulation And Control Of Pesticides In Nigeria
24-Oct-22Press Release By Director General NAFDAC On The Presence Of Mercury In Vaccines Iin Nigeria
19-Aug-22Press Release By The Director-General (NAFDAC) Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye On The Illicit Use Of Herbal Intoxicant Popularly Called ‘Kurkura’ Gargle, Herbal Aphrodisiac, And Alcoholic Bitters In The Country
27-May-22Unprofessional Act Of Unapproved Pictorial Representation And Change In Product Formulations
04-Apr-22WHO Certifies NAFDAC as ML3 Regulatory Authority
20-Feb-22NAFDAC Impounds 120 Tons Of Dangerous Imported ‘’Ponmo’’, Nabs Seven Merchants Of Chemical-Laden Hides & Skins
30-Nov-21Address By Director General Of NAFDAC, Prof Moji Christianah On Her 4th Year Anniversary In Office On Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 In Abuja
28-Nov-21NAFDAC Celebrates 2021 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW); Theme – Spread Awareness Stop Resistance
19-Nov-21Press Release on Evacuation Carried Out at ASPAMDA, Trade Fair Complex, Lagos
04-Aug-21DG's Flag-off of the Agency's Sensitization Campaigns
15-Jul-21NAFDAC Recommends The Following Vaccines For Emergency Use Authorization
17-May-21Recommendation For Emergency Use Authorization Of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) Covid-19 Vaccine
20-Mar-21Covishield Vaccine Is Astrazeneca/Oxford University Vaccine
15-Jan-21Safety Of Covid Vaccines: What Nafdac Wants The Public To Know
06-Nov-20Brief By Professor Mojisola Christiana Adeyeye At The Launching Of The Nigeria Pharmaceutical Traceability Strategy And Inauguration Of The Steering Committee For The Implementation Of The Traceability Strategy
25-Oct-20NAFDAC Blacklists Mars Remedies, India For Manufacturing Falsified Medicines, Delists Pinnacle Nigeria Ciprofloxacin 500mg
15-May-20Launch Of Palliatives For MSMEs: Job Creation By Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye Director General NAFDAC, At NAFDAC Head Office Lagos
14-May-20NAFDAC’s Position On Local Claims For Covid-19 Remedies
29-Apr-20Semovita Does Not Contain Plastic Materials
27-Apr-20Covid-19 Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) - Masks And Protective Clothing
09-Apr-20NAFDAC Grants Conditional Emergency Use Approval of Medical Devices (COVID-19 Antibody and Antigen Test Kits, PPEs, etc.) Companies
30-Mar-20Director General Of NAFDAC Orders Manufacturing of Chloroquine for Emergency Stock for Possible Clinical Trial Treatment of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
06-Mar-20Sustainable Development and Growth for the Millennial Entrepreneur: the Role of Regulatory Agencies
17-Feb-20NAFDAC Hosts African Medicine Quality Forum
21-Jan-20Press Release on Ohanaeze Youths Petition Over Jerome Nwome’s Death
28-Nov-19Re-Validation Of Expiry Dates Of Rice And Re-Packaging Of Local Rice As Foreign Rice
11-Nov-19Curbing Substandard, Falsified (SFS) And Counterfeit Medicines
26-Jul-19Watch Out For The Ponmo You Buy: NAFDAC Alert On The Unwholesome Practice Of Selling Animal Hides And Skin As Food
20-Jul-19Attack On NAFDAC Officers At Plumbing Material Market At Head Bridge Onitsha
15-Jul-19NAFDAC Bans The Use Of Methyl Bromide As Fumigant In Nigeria
12-Jul-19NAFDAC Responds To The Abuse And Misuse Of Sniper (100 Ml) Pack Size And Other Brands Of Agricultural Formulations Of Dichlorvos Products
09-Jul-19Update On The Two Lots Of Eva Water
06-Jul-19Media Reports Relating To The Use Of Avastin Injection Response Of National Agency For Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC)
06-Jun-19NAFDAC Clamped Down On Unregistered Honey Packaged Under Poor Hygiene
25-Apr-19Response Of NAFDAC To Publication In Vanguard Newspaper Alleging That 70% Of All Medicines In Nigeria Are Fake Grossly Inaccurate Statement And Fake Allusions
04-Apr-19Fanyogo “Gin And Ginger” Is Not Registered And Will Not Be Registered By NAFDAC
06-Mar-19Welcome Address by Prof. Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye at The Launch of The 2018 Annual Report Of The International Narcotics Control Board And Precursors Report 2018
20-Feb-19Ban Of The Use Of Methyl Bromide As A Fumigant For Control Of Pests In Crops
10-Jan-19Interception Of A Trailer Transporting Unregistered Pharmaceutical Products
18-Dec-18Reflection: NAFDAC’s Return To The Ports And Interception Of Containers Of Unregistered And Illicit Pharmaceutical Products
23-Nov-18Public Alert No. 0037/2018 - Recall Of Amlodipine 5mg And 10mg Tablets Manufactured By Ecomed Pharma Ltd Due To False Labelling
17-Nov-18Press Release On Containers Suspected To Carry Tramadol And Other Unregistered Pharmaceutical Products
10-Nov-18Public Alert On Use Of Agrochemicals Such As Sniper For Storage & Preservation Of Agricultural Commodities
22-Sep-18Keynote Address By Professor Mojisola Christiana Adeyeye Director General (NAFDAC) At Stakeholders Meeting with Chemicals, Cosmetics and Pesticides Group
21-Sep-18NAFDAC Busts A Transit Warehouse Stacked With Tramadol And Controlled Drugs
03-Sep-18Keynote Address By Professor Mojisola Christiana Adeyeye Director General (NAFDAC) At Stakeholders Meeting
29-Aug-18Nigeria-China Partnership In Local Manufacturing Of Pharmaceutical Products And Medical Devices: Regulatory Perspectives By Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye Director General (NAFDAC) l Event Of China-Made Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient And Pharmaceuticals Products Of China Chamber Of Commerce For Import And Export Of Medicines And Health Products (CCCMHPIE)
28-Aug-18Ethics And Intellectual Property (Patents) By Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye The Director General National Agency For Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC) At The Annual Research Fair University Of Lagos
18-Aug-18NAFDAC Destroys Drugs And Other Unwholesome Products Worth Four Hundred And Sixty Four Million Naira Only At Gombe
25-Jul-18Press Release On Antimicrobial Resistance
06-Jul-18NAFDAC Responds To The House Of Representatives’ Urge To Enforce Mobile Authentication Scheme (Mas) On Drug Products To Reduce Counterfeiting
27-Jun-18The Problem Of Drugs/Substance Abuse In Nigeria: A Symposium By Professor Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye Director General, NAFDAC At The University Of Benin, Benin City
27-Jun-18Drug Abuse Awareness Day
23-Jun-18Science And Science Policy For National Development
23-Jun-18Imperatives For National Drug Security
22-Jun-18NAFDAC Enlist The Support Of Religious Leaders And Clerics To Curb The Menace Of Drug Abuse And Misuse In The North West And North East Geo–Political Zones
22-Jun-18NAFDAC Is Back At The Seaports And Borders
12-Jun-18Codeine Syrup Crisis: NAFDAC Lifts Shutdown Of Companies Implicated In Codeine Syrup Distribution And Issued Sanctions
07-Jun-18Codeine Syrup Crisis: NAFDAC Shuts Down Peace Standard Pharmaceutical Limited, Bioraj Pharmaceutical Limited Both In Ilorin, And Emzor Pharmaceuticals Ind. Ltd, Lagos

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