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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

Nigerians consumes expired rice meant for animals – FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has raised the alarm that Nigeria is importing and consuming expired rice meant for animals. The minister disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking with newsmen in Oro, Kwara State. He noted that most of the rice are not fit for consumption in their

35 containers of tramadol seized at ports-NAFDAC

  Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says no fewer than 35 containers of Tramadol have been seized at various ports in the country. Adeyeye disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. She said nine out

NAFDAC confiscated N5M worth of expired drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confiscated expired drugs worth over N5 million from a drug dealer in Ariaria Market, Aba, Abia. The state Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr Olisa Okeke, disclosed this in an interview on Tuesday in Aba. Okeke said that the agency got

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