SON, NAFDAC Reiterate Commitment To Ease Of Doing Business

  The Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Aboloma has reiterated his agency’s commitment to promoting the ease of doing business among local industries in the food and beverages sector by exempting them from payment of some service charges among other concessions. Mr. Aboloma who made this assertion during a working…

NAFDAC arrests nursing mother, 7 others over adulterated drinks

The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Saturday raided the Ogbaru relief market, near Onitsha, arresting eight persons over their alleged involvement in the production of fake alcoholic drinks. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that one of the suspects is a nursing mother. The agency also sealed three shops……

Rep disagrees, as AGF says DSS, NSA, NAFDAC have joined loot recovery drive

The Federal Government, has revealed that more of its agencies have joined the loot recovery drive. According to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, the agencies include the Department of State Services (DSS), office of the National Security Adviser (NSA), the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration…

NAFDAC confiscates expired drugs worth N1m in Niger

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Monday said it had seized unregistered and expired drugs worth N1 million from Niger state. Mr Anikoh Ibrahim, the State Coordinator of NAFDAC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna that they were seized when they raided patent shops in Minna,……

Health: Fanta, Sprite, Coke Passes Vitamin C Test

Jessica Onyegbula: Coca-Cola products, Fanta, Sprite and Coke manufactured in Nigeria are safe for consumption following rumours online of the danger of mixing Vitamin C. the Federal Ministry of Health said in Abuja on Friday. The ministry gave the assurance after a meeting summoned by the Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole, to discuss the recent judgment…

NAFDAC Locks Wine Store in Wuse Market, Abuja Over Counterfeting

Jessica Onyegbula: The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down some wine shops worth N100 million in Wuse market, Abuja, for selling fake and unregistered products. Mr Shaba Mohammed, the Deputy Director, Investigation and Enforcement, NAFDAC, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said this on Friday in Abuja during an…

Fire outbreak hits NAFDAC office

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Lagos State was on Saturday gutted by fire. The office, which is located in Oshodi area of the state, also serves as the major laboratory of the food and drugs regulator. The cause of the fire is not yet known. Details later… Fire…

BREAKING: NAFDAC Laboratory in Oshodi engulfed by Fire.

The NAFDAC laboratory located in the Lagos area of Oshodi has been razed down by fire. According to eyewitness, there was a thick smoke of just above the location of the laboratory. The cause of the fire remains unknown as there are speculations that this might be a case of arson or most possibly, an……

NAFDAC shuts down fake, unregistered wine shops in Abuja

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down some wine shops worth N100 million in Wuse market, Abuja, for selling fake and unregistered products. Mr Shaba Mohammed, the Deputy Director, Investigation and Enforcement, NAFDAC, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said this on Friday in Abuja during an operation. Mohammed……

Adeosun summons NAFDAC DG over ‘missing’ N2.9bn 2016 budget surplus

Finance minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has asked the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to refund the N2,854,095,289.02 to the Consolidated Revenue Fund, being operating surpluses from the 2016 budget. Adeosun has also summoned the agency’s acting director-general, Mrs Yetunde Oni, and her management team to a meeting at the finance……

Dangote Salt and NAFDAC collaborate to sanitize the food market

The management of Dangote Salt and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have expressed their readiness to collaborate and corroborate efforts to rid the food market of unwholesome practices by unscrupulous traders. The two managements resolved to work together closely to monitor the quality of products that are delivered to the market……