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).
SON targets 30% reduction in sub-standard products with SIM
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a Surveillance Investigation and Monitoring (SIM) unit to reduce the influx of substandard goods...
SON trains staff on dispute resolution to facilitate trade
In a bid to enhance service delivery as well as aid stakeholders’ adoption and compliance to stipulated standards, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has improved the capacity of its staff on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, said the move by the agency was aimed at saving costs while…
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 to check products cloning, faking with PAM initiative
Worried by the growing concerns expressed by local manufacturers over the faking of their products, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has supported the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to introduce its Product Authentication Mark (PAM) as a tool to check such activities. The Federal Government noted that the move by the…
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.
Presidency wades into SON, RMRDC dispute over Lagos office premises
Fresh facts have emerged that the Presidency has waded into the dispute between the Raw Material, Research and Development Council (RMRDC) and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) over the occupation of the office premises in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Customs FOU rakes in N5.9b
The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, Lagos has raked in about N5.9 billion through its anti smuggling operations in 2017.
Again, SON warns sub-standard goods dealers
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said it would not hesitate to prosecute manufacturers and importers who undermine the provisions...