‘High residue of adulterated pesticides on produce affecting market access’
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that while high level of residue on farm products make them unsafe for consumption, it was also a part of many reasons why exported produce originating from Nigeria were being rejected. According to the Standards body, using quality pesticides while also adhering to global best practices remain…
At induction, businesses, organisations urged to adopt BPM
To provide technical and professional knowledge, as well as ensure value delivery to the public through effective management and practice, a Business Process Management Institute (BPMI) has birthed in Nigeria.
SON designs system to maintain high standard of Nigerian products
To ensure that Nigeria manufacturing companies do not compromise the standards of their products, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has designed a system of getting feedback information from consumers of various food products to enable them know whether standards are being maintained or not.
ISO certifies Mouka’s processes
The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that the feat recorded by the company would help to increase its efficiency, profitability while also reducing operating costs.
SON, Customs intensify collaboration to check sub-standard, fake goods
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that inter agency collaborations to check the influx of fake and substandard goods into the country have been yielding fruits. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that effective collaborations with sister agencies remained the surest way to end the menace of substandard goods edging out quality…
Again, SON seizes N1 billion of substandard tyres 16 months after major bust
About 16 months after the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) seized over two million sub-standard tyres valued at N5 billion, the agency’s Surveillance...
Stakeholders make case for SON’s return to ports over influx of sub-standard goods
Stakeholders, including the Senate Committee on Industry as well as other private sector operators have sought government’s review of its position on the return of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria...
SON, market leaders seek ways to check influx of substandard goods
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has partnered Balogun Business Association (BBA) to combat the preponderance of fake and substandard in the country. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that this move was the agency’s resolve to work together as a team to surmount the menace of substandard goods edging out quality products in…
Bill to improve local patronage at third reading phase, says Senate Committee
The Senate Committee on Industry has announced that the Procurement Act to ensure only locally produced goods are patronised by government agencies, parastatals and functionaries is at its third hearing.
SON tasks local manufacturers on adherence to standards
The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has asked local manufacturers to maintain standards in production to ensure global acceptance of Nigerian-made products.Deputy Director, Standard Development of SON, Agboola Afolayan, who stated this at Ozubulu in Anambra,....