Local production will curb extreme poverty, epidemics, says Onu
The Minster of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has emphasised the need for Nigeria to engage in local production to help boost the economy and solve many challenges ravaging the country. He said there is no reason for Nigeria to continue spending huge money in importing herbal products from other countries, “ when we…
NAFDAC seizes fake goods worth N2.6m at Akanu Ibiam International Airport
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has seized fake, sub-standard and unwholesome drugs, cosmetics and medical device worth N2,650,000 at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
NAFDAC alerts public on circulation of fake cold Caplets in Gombe state
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday alerted the public on the circulation of fake Mixagrip cold Caplets in Gombe state.
NAFDAC seals 20 medicine stores over alleged sale of fake drugs
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Sunday, said it sealed 20 shops and confiscated drugs...
Stakeholders exploit bouillon cubes to upscale fortified food production
Stakeholders in the food processing sector and development agencies are exploring new measures to improve local processing of fortified foods in Nigeria and the sub-Saharan African region, through bouillon cubes. According to them, there is a need to deploy new strategies to drive the implementation of policies and build capacities of industrial firms to…
Why NAFDAC is still battling fake drugs, by DG
Director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye has said that improving local manufacturing of drugs can solve the problem of fake drugs across the country. Adeyeye, addressing newsmen in Lagos yesterday said that the National Drug Policy (NDP) was designed to make available at all times…
NAFDAC denies report of 70 per cent fake medicines in Nigeria
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has denounced a newspaper report that 70 per cent of medicines in Nigeria were fake.A press statement by Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director General of the agency on Friday, said that the false report was published by Vanguard Newspaper. Adeyeye said that a study jointly…
Furore over rise in fake drugs-induced deaths, treatment failures worldwide
A recent global report published in in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene alerted to a global pandemic of fake drugs killing children and adults worldwide.