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NAFDAC warns against consumption of non-iodised salt

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodised salt as “it is dangerous to human health.”
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.

NAFDAC, GS1 to co-host African healthcare conference

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and GS1 will co-host the second African Healthcare Conference.

NAFDAC to begin tracking, tracing drugs, consumables

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said on Wednesday that it will soon expand and modify its food and drugs authentication system for more efficient and effective services.

Cross River seeks six months maternity leave for nursing mothers

The Cross River State Primary Healthcare and Development Agency says it wants to increase maternity leave for working nursing mothers from three months to six months
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s future bright

Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has again reassured that Nigeria’s future is bright going by the progress being made by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Drug Abuse: NAFDAC seeks NYSC support

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday solicited the support of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in its war against drug abuse, especially at the grassroots.

NAFDAC intercepts, destroys unwholesome fish, soaps in Borno

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said it recently intercepted, seized and destroyed some unwholesome products in Maiduguri.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC: Beware of the ‘Ponmo’ you buy

The Management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public, especially consumers of animal hides, popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in local parlance on the activities of some unscrupulous business men and traders who are selling industrial animal hides as food article.

Customs, NAFDAC destroy N14.7 billion tramadol, others

The destruction was carried out by a committee made up of representatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency and others.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC committed to control food, food items

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reiterated its determination to control and monitor food and food items in the country.

NAFDAC thumbs down on state task forces

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Tuesday rated some state taskforce of the agency low.
Professor Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC boss

NAFDAC bans use of methyl bromide as fumigant

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has banned the use of methyl bromide as fumigant in Nigeria.

NAFDAC bans the use of methyl bromide as fumigant in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reacted to an upsurge in the demand for methyl bromide from Nigeria.
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 importation, manufacturing, hawking of Sniper 100ml packs

Concerned about the recent trend in the abuse and misuse of 100ml of Sniper insecticide and other brands of Agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos to carry out suicide, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned with immediate effect, the importation and manufacture of 100 ml pack size of Sniper and other agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

NAFDAC certifies Eva bottled water safe for drinking

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has declared Eva premium table water safe for consumption.

NAFDAC governing council suspends implementation of new tariffs

The Governing Council of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which came into effect on June 1 2019 in order to douse tension and assuage the yearnings of stakeholders in the pharmaceutical, Food and Allied Industries.

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.

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