Don’t criminalise drug addicts- Aisha Buhari
Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday said the society should not criminalise those addicted to hard drugs.
NAFDAC to destroy N198bn seized tramadol, others
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it is set to destroy the tramadol consignment valued...
Customs seizes another 13 containers of Tramadol, bleaching soaps worth N3billion at Tin-Can Port
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Tin-Can Island Port Command, has seized 13 containers of Tramadol and bleaching creams worth about N3 billion at the Port in Lagos.
Tin-Can Customs intercept 13 containers of tramadol
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, on Friday said Tin-Can Island Customs Command intercepted 13 containers of tramadol and other items with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N3.13 billion.
NAFDAC blocks entry of tramadol worth N6.4bn
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that 28 40feet containers suspected to contain Tramadol from India has been blocked from entry into the country. A statement by the NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, stated that this followed a joint examinations of containers at the Apapa Port, Lagos.…
NAFDAC commend NBC, Coca-Cola on compliance
National Agency for Foods and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commended Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited and Coca-Cola Nigeria for adhering to the standards and regulations for food safety and quality. Director General, NAFDAC, Professor Moji Adeyeye and her team recently gave the commendation while on tour of NBC Ikeja Plant. He expressed satisfaction…
Who should be held responsible for drug misuse, abuse in Nigeria?
In the year 2001 or thereabout, I was a member of a delegation of the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) that visited President Olusegun Obasanjo at Aso Rock. The delegation was led by the President of the chamber at that time, Chief (Mrs) Priscillia Kuye (SAN).
Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh begs traders
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment. “Sniper is very dangerous; people also use carbide to…
NAFDAC warns against wrong use of agrochemicals
The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Christiana Mojisola Adeyeye, has called on Nigerians...
NAFDAC sensitises farmers against wrong application of agrochemicals
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has commenced nationwide training of its staff to sensitise farmers and grain merchants on the health implications of wrong application of agrochemicals.