Stakeholders decry obstruction of cargo clearance by agencies
Stakeholders in the maritime sector have continued to groan over government agencies activities in cargo clearing processes and procedures at the ports, which they claim affect economic recovery initiatives adversely.
Furore over paraquat toxicity as coalition urges NAFDAC on ban
Coalition Against Paraquat (CAP) has called on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to enforce an outright ban on the use of paraquat in the country
How open market drugs merchandise destroy lives - Experts
The upsurge in drug hawking in public places— streets, commercial buses, motor parks, and marketplaces, among others, has been generating lots of concern, as experts say it poses a serious threat to the health of the populace. Medical professionals have explained that drugs sold through unregistered outlets by non-pharmaceutical professionals have been linked to terrible…
‘To raise a nation, it starts from family’
Everything about me is all about children; I believe that to raise a nation, it starts from the family. They are the basics to kick starting a nation and so, I have always respected babies...
NAFDAC blacklists Indian company for manufacturing falsified medicines
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has blacklisted Mars Remedies PVT Limited, India, for manufacturing falsified medicine for a pharmaceutical company in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement signed by the agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye on Tuesday in Abuja. The Director-General said that the agency also…
NAFDAC seals fake agro-chemical factory in Kano State
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has sealed an illegal agro-chemical factory in Bichi Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano State.
Nigeria’s Huge Import-dependency Syndrome
Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye’s recent disclosure that 70 percent of medicines used in Nigeria are imported while only 30 per cent are produced locally is another disclosure that tells..
NAFDAC to phase out production of alcohol in sachets 2023/2024
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will totally ban the production of alcohol drink in sachets by 2023/2024.
Senate committee lauds Lar for judicious use of NAFRC funds
Senate Committee on Defence has commended the commandant of Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), Oshodi, AVM Kinsley Lar, for effective utilisation of the centre’s funds.