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NAFDAC: No Drugs, Vaccines Approved for Coronavirus Yet

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control yesterday said it was concerned about stories making the rounds on the internet suggesting that the agency had approved drugs and vaccine for COVID-19, describing the claim as erroneous and misleading. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said in a

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Food vendors risk jail over paracetamol usage – NAFDAC

by Damilola Agekameh The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has revealed intentions to start checking and arresting food vendors using paracetamol as a meat softener, establishing that the act was inimical to consumers. The agency through Director-General Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed that it would intensify its campaign against abuse

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NAFDAC moves to regulate Sniper over rising cases of suicide

In the spate of rising cases of suicide in which Nigerians use Sniper, an agro-chemical that has increasingly become a choice killer for persons contemplating suicide, the Nigerian government may direct a change in the package of ‘Sniper’, an official said. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it is partnering with

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SARS intercept truckload of fake drugs in Lagos

Officials of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected member of a syndicated specialized in importing fake drugs from China. The officials recovered of a truckload of Panadol Extra and Chloramphenicol eye-drop along the Mile 2-Badagry expressway, Lagos Mainland. The arrest was made following a tip off, which saw operatives of the Special

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Hey Mainlanders, NAFDAC has a warning for you!

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Mainlanders and Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “whitening” chemicals saying they could result to cancer and kidney malfunction.  The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). She said her advice became

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Customs intercepts N229m contrabands,nabs 15 suspects in Oshodi-Apapa road

The operatives of the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service have arrested 15 suspects after intercepting 1,442 cartons of medications smuggled into the country without registration number from the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC. According to the Customs, the medications were loaded in two

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Ikeja Under Bridge: Lagos Headquarters Of Crude Body Enhancement

For the average Lagos resident, 'Ikeja Under Bridge' is the hub for the sales and repairs of computer accessories, mobile phones and  gadgets, electronics and other electronic home appliances. The area is also home to various commercial establishments, which have constituted an ecosystem for other businessmen, artisans, traders, suppliers and other support services. However,

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Check Out 37 Illegal Pharmaceutical Outlets Shut by LASG In Ikorodu

The Lagos State Government has sealed 37 illegal pharmaceutical outlets in Ikorodu for committing various offences ranging from engaging quacks, illegal sale of products and dispensing illegal drugs to unsuspecting citizens. The outlets sealed were located in Ikorodu Central, Agric, Agbede, Ita-Oluwo, Eyita, Odongunyan, Igbogbo, Itamaga and Ijede. The raid by

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Beware! Expired imported products in circulation

With the current economic situation and the dwindling naira against the dollars resulting in the rising cost of imports, there is strong indication that most foreign products in circulation are not fit for consumption. This is due to reported modification of both the date of manufacture and expiry date of

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