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Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye

7 Nov
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has implemented $2,305,695.03 Global Fund (GF)’s grant Cycle 6, to strengthen operations, including capacity building.  
14 Oct
.Collaboration would ensure access to affordable, quality medicines, says Adeyeye The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has said that it is working with the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) to ensure a sustainable access to affordable and acceptable quality medicines for our citizens According to NAFDAC, the partnership would help…
4 Oct
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), yesterday, assured of the country’s commitment to cut imports of pharmaceutical products by 70 per cent, deploring the industry’s heavy dependence on foreign products. The agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, dropped the hint at a sustainable healthcare development workshop on ‘Local Manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical…
16 Sep
• Warns public to cease use The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has exposed illicit operations involving the importation, sales and distribution of banned crusader soaps containing mercury. The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known during a press briefing held at NAFDAC Office Complex in Lagos.…
19 Jun
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is to begin clinical trial of malaria vaccine nationwide
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.
30 Mar
A World Health Organisation (WHO) study has revealed that the use of skin bleaching creams was prevalent among 77 per cent of Nigerian women, which was the highest in Africa compared to 59 per cent in Togo, 35 per cent in South Africa and 27 per cent in Senegal.
6 Mar
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for synergy between the Nigerian and Indian pharmaceutical sectors, with a view to providing access to medicines that are safe, efficacious, affordable and qualitative.
13 Feb
Major players in the nation’s pharmaceutical industry under the aegis of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group- Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) have pledged to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
10 Feb
The National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged journalists in the country to join the collective effort on the dangers of bleaching creams.
10 Feb
Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has declared national emergency on skin bleaching in the country.
4 Jan
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says the agency will expand its directorates to promote greater and impactful management. Adeyeye made this known at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja while reeling out the agency’s strategic goals for the years 2023-2028. The News…


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Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
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Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
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The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
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