Saturday, 23rd September 2023


13 Jun
Concerns over circulation of eye drops that could cause blindness and death have persisted; three months after National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) issued an alert.
26 May
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday destroyed fake, substandard goods and products worth more than N4.2 billion in Awka, the Anambra State capital. The exercise was carried out at the Aswama Dumpsite at Umuzocha which is close to the Anambra State secretariat complex. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola…
22 May
Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, yesterday, lamented that over 70 per cent of food exports from Nigeria are rejected abroad, with huge financial losses to exporters and the country.
19 May
The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has rounded up one Abdulroheem Muideen Ajao who manufactures illegal herbal products in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
10 May
For the first time ever, Nigeria has received the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) prequalification for finished pharmaceutical products manufactured by Swiss Pharma (SWIPHA) Nigeria Limited and for the company’s factory.
7 May
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is soliciting the cooperation of stakeholders and the general public to rid the country of hazardous pesticides.
6 May
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that the Indomie brand of noodles made in Nigeria have nothing to do with the noodles variant produced in Taiwan and Malaysia.
4 May
Expressing worry about the recent recall of Indomie Instant Noodles ‘Special Chicken Flavour’ by the Malaysian and Taiwanese authorities on account of presence of ethylene oxide, a compound associated with increased risk of cancer, National Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment...
3 May
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Wednesday reaffirmed its ban on the use of certain hazardous pesticides in the country. The management of NAFDAC in a press release signed by its Director General, Prof Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, FAS, also solicited the cooperation of the public and all relevant stakeholders…
3 May
Following the recent discovery of noodles containing a causative cancer compound, ethylene oxide, imported from Malaysia and Taiwan, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has begun random sampling and analysis of related products
2 May
Following global safety concerns, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, said it had started investigating and responding to news on recall of Indomie noodles by Taiwanese and Malaysian authorities.
1 May
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced an investigation into the news of recalled Indomie noodles by Taiwan and Malaysia authorities. The agency's Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Directorate will on Tuesday randomly sample Indomie noodles including the seasoning from the production facilities while Post Marketing Surveillance Directorate samples…


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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…
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The Russian-installed head of Sevastopol in annexed Crimea warned of a possible new Ukrainian missile attack on Saturday, a day after Kyiv hit Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters in the city. "Attention! Missile danger!" Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. "Close your windows properly and stay away from them," he said, asking commuters to…
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A US congressional delegation was meeting Armenia's leaders on Saturday to express support in the wake of protests rocking the small Caucasus nation after Azerbaijan reclaimed control over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh. The US embassy said the group will meet Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and a handful of other officials "to discuss US-Armenian relations and the impact…