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NAFDAC Laboratory Being Considered For Organization For Prohibition Of Chemical Weapons OPCW Designation Status

Following massive investment in the laboratory of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, Nigeria has been chosen to be considered for Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) laboratory designation. What it means is that all chemicals that are associated with weapons of destruction, both biological and chemical, can be tested in the NAFDAC laboratory. ...

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London Court Trial: Trouble For Ekweremadu As Wife Denies Involvement In Search For Kidney Donor

Beatrice, the wife of embattled former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has denied involvement in the search for an organ donor for their ailing daughter, Sonia. The senator’s wife denied the allegation on Monday, March 13, at the Old Bailey in London where she is standing trial with her husband, daughter and one medical doctor, known as Obinna Obeta, The ...

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NAFDAC Seeks Stronger Synergy Btw India, Nigeria Pharma Sector

* WARNS AGAINST SUBSTANDARD, FALSIFIED MEDICINES. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has called for a synergy between the Nigeria and India Pharmaceutical sector with a view to providing unhindered access to medicines that are safe, efficacious, affordable and of required quality. The Director General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye made the admonition at the India-Nigeria Pharmaceuticals ...

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JUST IN: Nigeria, US Sign Agreement To Return $954,000 Alamieyeseigha Loot

Nigeria and the United States on Thursday signed an agreement for the repatriation of $954,000 which formed part of looted assets recovered from the late former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.   The Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Beatrice Jedy-Agba signed for Nigeria, while the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard ...

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Strong Regulatory System Sine Qua Non For Safe, Quality Medicines -NAFDAC

Only a strong regulatory system would guarantee and accelerate the development, approval, and access of safe and effective quality therapeutic medicines and vaccines in low, medium income countries of the world, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has said. The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) made the assertion while speaking at the hybrid University of California ...

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G6-APC ECOWAS Diaspora Vows To Support Tinubu With 20m Votes 

Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Diaspora Benin Republic Chapter, Hon.Adebowale N. Adeyemo has said that his chapter in conjunction with G6-APC ECOWAS DIASPORA SUPPORT GROUP within 6 countries Benin 🇧🇯 Republic, Togo 🇹🇬 Republic, Republic of Ghana 🇬🇭, Burkina faso  🇧🇫 Sierra Leone 🇸🇱 and Republic of Cote D’ voire will support Tinubu with over 20 million registered votes come ...

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NAFDAC ALERTS NIGERIANS ON SUBSTANDARD PAEDIATRIC COUGH SYRUP CIRCULATING IN GAMBIA, WARNS NIGERIANS TO ABSTAIN FROM CONTAMINATED MEDICINES

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has notified Healthcare providers and the public of the death of 66 children in Gambia following the use of four substandard cough syrups as reported by WHO in September 2022. The four products are Promethazine Oral Solution, Kofexmalin Baby Cough Syrup, Makoff Baby Cough Syrup and Magrip N Cold ...

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Nigerian Woman Gives Birth Aboard Turkey-UK Flight

A Nigerian woman, Nweke Ifeoma gave birth to a baby on the plane during her flight from Istanbul, Turkey to Manchester, the United Kingdom on Monday. According to Turkish-run news agency, Anadolu Agency said on Tuesday that the flight was diverted to Vienna International Airport, where paramedics were waiting for the woman and her new baby. Other reports from the ...

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Fake Drugs: Convict fined, NAFDAC Demands Stiffer Penalty

…. As Prof Mojisola Adeyeye reiterates Call for Stiffer Penalty For Offenders The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC has secured a judgement of three years jail term fine against a falsified drugs merchant at the Federal High Court, Kano, Kano State. In a statement signed by the Resident Media Consultant of NAFDAC, Sayo Akintola, in ...

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NAFDAC Urges Pharmaceutical Companies To Leverage On AFcFTA

Nigerian pharmaceutical companies must be ready for trading their products across the continent with quality products that can be approved in the different countries through continental reliance among regulators, the Director General, National Agency for Food Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye has said. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye said this is being underscored today because of the African Free Trade ...

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