Standards Organisation of Nigeria
How cloned SON logo was discovered
The Federal High Court, Lagos has heard how 147 cartons of NSNOWS Gas Refrigerants with cloned Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) logos were allegedly discovered in the possession of the Managing Director of Agastorm Ltd, Nonso Udoye.
SON raids markets to evacuate uncertified lubricants
Worried about the volume of uncertified lubricants in the markets, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has embarked on a nationwide mop-up of such products as a measure safeguarding the lives of consumers as well as protecting the industrial sector. Indeed, the agency stated that the impact of fake and counterfeited lubricants on the economy…
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 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 shuts four steel factories over non-compliance to NIS requirements
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has shut four steel companies across the country for non-compliance to requirements of the Nigeria Industrial standards (NIS 117) and global best practices.
No ‘killer’ anti-malaria drugs in Nigeria, says NAFDAC
Dr. Yetunde Oni, who stated this yesterday at a news conference in Lagos, said the reports in the social media on the ‘kidney-killer’ malaria drugs were false as there are no such drugs in the country.
Senate probes sale, use of ‘kidney-killer’ malaria drugs
The lawmakers observed that the drugs on the banned list are very popular, particularly in the rural communities where there is little or no knowledge of the dangers, and where they are obtained across the counter with or without prescription.
Attorney general backs SON on prosecution of substandard goods’ promoters
The office of the Attorney General of the Federation, Justice Abubakar Malami, has backed the Standards Organisation of Nigeria’s (SON) prosecutorial powers to carry out its operations anywhere in the country.
SON aligns objectives with AU’s trade barriers’ reduction, CFTA
The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, stated that the agency would spare no effort to boost intra and inter-African trade.