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Expert: Fake drugs threat to MDG’s infant mortality reduction

Counterfeit drugs have been identified as major threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5 and 6 targeted at reducing infant mortality and improved maternal health in the country.

Central bank summons currency dealers, others on development in forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has summoned all authorised currency dealers for a meeting to discuss development in the foreign exchange market.

NAFDAC to ban Paraquat, Atrazine products in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products by farmers.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

NAFDAC bans sniper in open markets, supermarkets

As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.
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President Buhari: National interest will guide decision on AFCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NAFDAC announces plan to regulate sniper over suicides

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide.

NAFDAC shuts company packaging unregistered honey in Abuja

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has carried out a raid of a manufacturing facility which packaged honey under poor hygiene in Abuja.
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NACA: HIV/AIDS anti-discrimination act needed for 2030 elimination target

The struggle to meet the HIV/AIDS year 2030 elimination target in Nigeria has been of serious source of concern to the Federal Government and stakeholders in the nation’s health sector.
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Ex-President Obasanjo, 394 others escape crash art Lagos airport

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 others aboard and Ethiopian Airlines plane, escaped crash on Wednesday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

Governor Akeredolu decries prevalence of drug abuse in Nigeria

Ondo state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, decried the high rate of drug and alcohol abuse among underage children and school age pupils across the country, urging all stakeholders and authorities to intervene to regulate the tides.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC mops up expired beverages in North Central zone

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the North Central zone says it has mopped up varied quantities of expired beverages across the zone.
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Drug abuse: Committee to submit report soon – General Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC alerts public on circulation of fake cold Caplets

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 worth over N2million at the Monday market in Maiduguri.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Niger, on Friday said it confiscated 401 cartons of expired assorted soft drinks in a warehouse in Minna.

NAFDAC confiscates 401 cartons of expired soft drinks

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Niger, on Friday said it confiscated 401 cartons of expired assorted soft drinks in a warehouse in Minna.

Zamfara pharmacists close shops over non-assent to PCN bill

The Zamfara chapter of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday, closed down their shops to protest the non-assent of the 2017 Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) bill into law.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC urges consumers to check authenticity of product before purchase

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called on Borno residents to check and verify the authenticity of products before purchase.

NAFDAC: Poor feeding contributes to high child mortality

Mrs Benedicta Ughanze, the Assistant Director, Food Safety and Applied Nutrition of NAFDAC, has said that poor feeding practices is a factor contributing to the high child morbidity and mortality statistics in Nigeria.

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