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NAFDAC warns Nigerians against consumption of ‘ponmo’

Godsgift Onyedinefu The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to apply caution in the purchase and consumption of animal hides commonly known as ponmo. The agency in a statement on Friday by its Director-General, Moji Adeyeye, said investigations revealed that some unscrupulous business men and

NAFDAC raises alarm over prevalence of drug addiction

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder due to what it described as the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts across the country. The agency said it was shocking that Nigeria was leading even beyond the

NAFDAC confiscates fake drugs worth N60m in lagos

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has confiscated fake drugs worth N60millon from a warehouse in Lagos. This was contained in a press statement signed by NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye on Monday in Abuja. “Following a tip off by a concerned citizen, officers of Investigation and

How Nigerian security agencies extorted N100bn from Southeast in three years–Report

Jude Johnson  The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has accused Nigerian security and law enforcement agencies of pocketing as much as N100 billion in roadside bribery and extortion in the South-eastern part of the country alone over the last three years. Intersociety in its latest investigative

NAFDAC to burn N198bn seized Tramadol

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, said it was set to destroy Tramadol consignment valued at N198 billion which it impounded recently. Director-General of the agency, Moji Adeyeye, made this known on Sunday in a speech at an event to commemorate her one year in office in

Customs intercepts 40 containers of Tramadol, rejects N150m bribe

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Hameed Ali, on Thursday said the Apapa command of the service intercepted 40×40ft containers of pharmaceutical products including Tramadol with Duty Paid Value of N7.31 billion. Mr Ali disclosed this while addressing journalists in Lagos. According to him, the service is able to achieve

Nigeria confirms use of human flesh in Chinese drugs

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed the receipt of a letter sent on Chinese Drugs reported to be made from human flesh.  The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) earlier alerted the SON, National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC), Nigerian Customs Service on a Chinese drugs made with