‘Over N22.7 billion substandard goods seized in 2018’
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed that over N22 billion worth of substandard goods have been seized so far in 2018.
SON inaugurates four new standards on HR to build capacity
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated four new standards on Human Resources (HR) to further enhance human capacity in line with stipulated best practices prescribed by the International Standards Organisation (ISO). They include NIS ISO 30400: 2016 – Human Resource Management- Vocabulary, NIS ISO 30405:2016 - Human Resource management - Guidelines on Recruitment,…
SON releases new standards for beans planting
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has unveiled new Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS), and Codes of Practice for planting beans seed across the country.
‘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.
SON to revive ailing paper industry with new standards
Worried about the moribund state of paper in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), and relevant stakeholders have reviewed standards to revive the sector.
SON tackles dry beans rejection with new standards
Worried about the high level of rejects of Nigeria’s dry beans at the international market, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has developed a standard specification for the commodity to aid acceptance in the global markets. Indeed, the agency said the development of new standards, review of existing ones, adoption of international, continental and regional…
SON alerts on cancer-causing substance in school uniforms from China
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has warned importers of school uniform materials into Nigeria about some cancer-causing substances found...
SON plans collaboration with CORBON to end building collapse
In a bid to check building collapse in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has entered into partnership with the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to end the menace.
Role of metrology in industrial growth, by professionals
They made the call at the 12th Intra-Africa Metrology System (AFRIMETS), General Assembly and Related Meeting held in Enugu State. The experts harped on the need to deploy metrology to boost trade in Africa.The event hosted by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria ....