Two manufacturers get SON-MANCAP certificates in Gombe
Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has presented Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificates to two first set of qualified manufacturers in Gombe State
Fix regulatory issues for ease of doing business, LCCI urges FG
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (LCCI), has described the poor regulatory framework and activities of regulators in the country...
SON cautions against substandard products
The Standard Organisations of Nigeria (SON) has urged manufacturers and service providers to churn out quality products and services to ensure safety and satisfaction of consumers. Head, Edo State office of SON, O.J Okagun made the remark during the presentation of the Mandatory Assessment Programme Certificate (MANCAP) for quality Products to Josama Engineering Company Limited…
FMN receives SON’s MANCAP certification
The Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has received the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON’s) Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) for producing goods that meet the relevant Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS). MANCAP introduced by SON in 2006, is a mandatory product certification scheme designed to ensure that locally manufactured products meet the relevant NIS. The…
FG targets 4mbpd oil production, tasks local firms on IOCs’ divestments, others
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has tasked indigenous operators to step up their investments and take over major operations from international oil companies, especially as many are already considering divesting and charting new paths. Besides, the Minister emphasised the need to double oil production to four million barrels per day as…
‘Adherence to standards imperative for global competitiveness, profitability’
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has charged the business community to adhere strictly to global best practices, saying that this is the only way to be competitive globally.
Nosak vegetable oil gets MANCAP award
The Nosak Farm Produce Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group has been presented the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) product quality certificate by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), for its Nosak Famili Vegetable Oil.
Manufactured products without SON certification should not be purchased – official
Mr Musa George, the State Coordinator, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Jos, has advised the general public to stop purchasing manufactured products without SON certification.
Angya’s book on product standardization and regulation in Africa
The book, Standardization and Quality Regulation in Africa: Institutions and Legal Frameworks by Dr. Paul Taveshima Mamnenge Angya, is first of its kind on the subject in Africa.
SON gives 90-day ultimatum to steel producers over sub-standard pipes
Disturbed that hollow steel pipes manufacturers were not adhering to applicable standards, the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has given the producers 90 days moratorium to comply with current Nigeria Industrial Standards (NIS) or face stiff sanctions.