FCMB gets management system certification
First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has been awarded the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 9001:2015 certificate for Quality Management System.
SON destroys over 749 LPG cylinders for non-conformity to standards
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has destroyed over 749 substandard LPG cylinders in Katsina, following what it described as illicit trade of life endangering items to the public.
Nigeria to adopt standards on sugar, allied products
To improve intra-African trade and further promote harmonisation of standards across the continent, Nigeria is set to adopt African standards on Sugar and sugar products as well as develop Nigeria Industrial standards for Glucose and Sucrose.
SON moves to end use of substandard materials
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will ensure that materials used in construction of houses and other infrastructures meets Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS).
Lack of compliance responsible for influx of sub-standard goods, says SON
Citing challenges at the nation’s ports and borders as well as lack of compliance to extant rules and provisions on product standards by importers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria...
SON targets revival of ailing industries with 2015 Act
By creating an enabling environment to attract both local and foreign direct investments into the country and punishing importers of sub-standard goods, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said it hopes to revive ailing industries and encourage local production under its new Act.
Adhere to safety standards, SON’s boss tells motorists
The Director-General Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr. Osita Aboloma, has insisted that it is imperative for motorists to observe safety standards in the purchase and use of tyres.
SON plans more laboratories, trains staff
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has announced plans to establish more laboratories in the country, noting that the move was to ensure that all goods...
‘Local certification competence to improve on completion of laboratory’
With its standards laboratory at 95 per cent completion stage, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed optimism of improving its local certification competence, thereby increasing potential for market access and safeguarding consumers’ interests.