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Why No Herbal Drug Has Been Approved For COVID – 19 – NAFDAC

. Submits Herbal Medicines for Federal Government Grants . Warns Onions and Garlic do not cure COVID -19. The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has given an insight into the reason why no locally produced herbal medicine has yet been approved by the Agency in the treatment of COVID ...

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NAFDAC Destroys Unwholesome Drugs, Expired Products In North East

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said on Sunday that it destroyed unwholesome drugs and other expired items worth N515, 732.587, which were confiscated in north east states of Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa, Borno, Yobe and Taraba. NAFDAC said the confiscation and destruction was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), ...

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NAFDAC Sensitises MSMEs On Product Registration, Value Addition

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has begun a nationwide sensitization campaign on product registration and value addition for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) operators across the country. The NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye while speaking at a one-day sensitization campaign on MSMEs registration and product value addition organized by the Agency in ...

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COVID-19 Death Toll Worsens In India With 3,689 Dead In One Day

India on Sunday reported its highest single-day toll of 3,689 Covid deaths. The country also saw a slight dip in the daily numbers with 3,92,488 new cases reported in the last 24 hours The new cases take India’s Covid tally to 1,95,57,457. The new cases recorded in the last 24 hours showed a slight dip from Saturday when India hit ...

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Covid-19: FG To Deny Travelers Entry From India, Brazil, Turkey

•Imposes heavy fine on defaulting airlines •Issues new guidelines on coronavirus prevention Olawale Olaleye Concerned by the new wave of Covid-19 in some parts of the world, the federal government has banned passengers, who have visited India, Brazil and Turkey in the last 14 days from entering the country as part of precautionary measures to minimise the risk of a ...

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UCH Resident Doctors Embark On Indefinite Strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid salary. Dr Temitope Hussein revealed this to newsmen on Saturday, NAN reports. Hussein said the strike was to protest the non-payment of January, February, March and April salaries of some members of the association. He claimed the association was protesting other ...

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COVID-19: NAFDAC Approves Pfizer Biotech Vaccine For Emergency Use Authorisation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has approved the Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for emergency use authorisation for COVID-19 in Nigeria. Its Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Friday in a live/zoom media briefing in Lagos. Adeyeye said: “We have approved Pfizer Biotech Vaccine for possible use in the country. “Our COVID-19 vaccine team ...

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Presidency To Construct N1.3billion Presidential Wing At Aso Rock Clinic For Buhari

The State House, Abuja, has planned to spend N1.37 billion in 2021 to construct a Presidential wing at the State House Medical Centre, where President Muhammadu Buhari and subsequent presidents can receive medical treatments. The State House in its budget for the medical centre also planned to purchase medical equipment worth over N237 million for the hospital. Sources told SaharaReporters ...

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NAFDAC Intercepts Truck Conveying Banned, Unwholesome Medicines, Vaccine: Merchants In Police Net

In its renewed efforts to rid the Nigeria markets of banned and falsified medicines and vaccines, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has impounded a Mercedes Truck laden with banned and unregistered medicinal products in Asaba, Delta State Capital. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, dropped the hint in Abuja while reiterating the ...

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NAFDAC Warns Against Using Chemicals To Enhance Food, Drinks

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has apprehended the merchants of dangerous chemicals used in food and drinks supposedly to enhance taste that killed three people in Kano. The three died after consuming adulterated flavoured drinks. The agency’s Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known in a statement issued by Mr. Olusayo Akintola, the ...

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