Cosmetics Entry in Nigeria: A Regulatory Roadmap

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November 30, 2023

What is it all about?

DYK? The Nigerian demographic is remarkably diverse consisting of multiple ethnicities. Most of the working population comprises of experts with a high disposable income. Due to the huge consumer base, the cosmetic sector has enormous business opportunities in the country. Cosmetic market entry in Nigeria needs registration of cosmetic products with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration (NAFDAC). This webinar offers a comprehensive overview of NAFDAC regulations and compliance best practices.

The webinar will be hosted by Nandita Gupta and presented by Akuchie Blessing and Pauline Ayano. During the webinar, our experts will discuss the following:

  • Cosmetics Definition and Examples according to Nigeria Regulations.
  • Product Classification and Labeling Requirements for Cosmetics.
  • Regulatory Bodies in Nigeria and their Associated Pathways.
  • Validity of Registration.
  • Mandatory Guidelines.
  • Appointing a Legal/Local Entity.
  • Freyr’s Competencies.
  • Freyr’s Advantages.

Given the keynotes and with due respect to your busy schedule, we look forward to seeing you in the webinar. 

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Nandita has 6+ years of experience in the life sciences industry with a strong background in both Business Development and Account Growth Management. She works alongside clients specializing in both medicinal products and medical devices. At Freyr, she works closely with strategic clients to deliver value-added solutions and act as a trusted partner to sustain long-term relationships.


Blessing Akuchie is the Regulatory Affairs Manager. She currently oversees the Nigeria market and supports Freyr’s team. Blessing has 13+ years of experience within Life Sciences, from CMC, Medical devices, Cosmetics, Foods and food supplements, Manufacturing, and understands the client’s needs from both a Sponsor and Service Provider perspective.


Pauline has 15+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry where she has worked with Product Safety, Clinical Trial supplies, Quality Control and Global Regulatory Affairs within Chemistry Manufacturing and Control (CMC) and Labelling for both innovative and generic products.

At Freyr, Pauline is Regulatory Affairs Manager and she primarily works with registration of products for clients.


Nandita Gupta

Senior Manager

Presenter 1

Blessing Akuchie

SME & Manager

Presenter 2

Pauline Ayano