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…
‘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.
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...
RMRDC, SON bicker over Lagos office premises
Two critical federal agencies are in a bitter quarrel over the ownership and occupation of the office premises in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, thereby working at cross purposes...
SON, stakeholders begin review of cement standard
Four-years after the Federal government approved new cement standard for the producers, the Technical Committee set by the Governing Board of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) is again reviewing the quality of the products. The grade-strengths of cement production existing in Nigeria have been NlS 444-1, which was adopted as composition and conformity criteria…
Abba: Man-made problems make manufacturing excruciating
Our raw materials are sourced wholly from outside the country. This is because, the Nigerian petrochemical industry, where we should source raw materials from is not working...