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NAFDAC Raises The Alarm Over Abuse Of Bleaching Agents, Says Defiant Users Risk Cancer, Damaged Internal Organs, And Even Death

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has warned Nigerians to desist from using unauthorized cosmetics and dangerous chemicals for bleaching of the skin to enhance their beauty. The Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye gave the admonition over the weekend at the brainstorming session during the two-day retreat by the Agency’s Top Management Committee (TMC) in Lagos. ...

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20 ‘Repentant’ Boko Haram Fighters Die Of Cholera In Borno

No fewer than 25 persons including 20 surrendered Boko Haram fighters have died due to a cholera outbreak in the Hajj camp where about 12,000 surrenders are currently kept in Maiduguri, Daily Trust reports. It was learnt that at least seven persons died on Tuesday. Our correspondent gathered that 14 other causalities were recorded in the Hajj camp on Wednesday. According ...

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COVID-19 Vaccines Produced In Nigeria Will Meet Int’l Standards, Says NAFDAC DG

…As NASS Commends Agency For Judicious Use Of Funds With the strengthening of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, vaccines produced in Nigeria including those for COVID-19, will be of internationally acceptable standard, the Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has vowed. Prof Mojisola Adeyeye made the pledge during the oversight visit to the NAFDAC facilities and ...

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Eat Right, Keep Diseases Away, NAFDAC Advises Nigerians

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye has urged Nigerians to always ensure that only safe, and wholesome food are consumed to enhance boosting the immunity and improving the body’s natural defenses in fighting diseases. She further stated that Nigerians do not need medicines if they eat right, stressing that eating ...

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Maurice Iwu’s IHP Detox Tea Not Approved For COVID-19 Cure – NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denied approving an herbal medicine (IHP Detox) for COVID-19 cure. The director-general of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, in a media statement yesterday, said the drug efficacy claim purportedly made by the chief executive officer of Bioresources Development and Conservative Programme, Prof. Maurice Iwu, on one of the national dailies ...

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NAFDAC Attains Maturity Level 3 Regulatory Status, Meets 868 WHO Recommendations

The National Agency For Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has announced that it has met 868 recommendations to attain “maturity level three” World Health Organisation (WHO) certification standard. This means NAFDAC has improved in standards in terms of administration, marketing and post-marketing, production registration and others. The Director-General Prof Mojisola Adeyeye announced the development at a press briefing ...

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NAFDAC Procures 73 Vehicles, Reads Riot Act To Drug Peddlers

In its renewed efforts to rid the nation of falsified and counterfeit medicines, unwholesome food and cosmetic products, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has commissioned 73 brand new HILUX utility vehicles, saloon cars and staff buses to enhance operational efficiency. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye said provision of the vehicles would ...

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NAFDAC Impounds 120 Tons Of Dangerous Imported ”PONMO”

*NABS SEVEN MERCHANTS OF CHEMICAL-LADEN HIDES & SKINS. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has intercepted in Lagos, large quantities of dangerous animal hides and skins popularly known as Ponmo with seven merchants of the deadly product in the Agency’s net. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye however warned the general public, particularly ...

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War Against Fake Drugs: Court Sends Convict To Seven Years In Prison For Falsifying EMZOR Paracetamol

The ongoing war against the circulation of substandard and falsified medicines in Nigeria by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has received a boost on Tuesday when a Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State sentenced a middle-aged man, Ogbodo Friday to seven years imprisonment without an option of fine for endangering lives of innocent ...

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NAFDAC Calls For More Investment In Herbal Medicine Research

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called for more funding into research and development of herbal medicines to support universal health coverage in the country. Adeyeye made the call on Wednesday at the Inaugural Symposium and Launching of the Africa Centre of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory ...

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