SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance
The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has said plans were underway to establish 13 laboratories with focus mainly on live endangering items, agric and agro-allied products, in order to aid diversification of the nation’s economy away from oil. The SON boss disclosed this when the Senate Committee on Industry, Trade…
‘Some regulatory agencies acting contrary to FG's EODB mandate’
Expressing concerns over the myriads of challenges hindering the already burdened business community, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
Shippers’ council, SON harp on ethics, integrity in shipping
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) in collaboration with the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have intensified efforts to boost the ethics and integrity in shipping trade, urging the importers to comply with the standards and shun unethical practices that is jeopardising growth of the industry. Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello, at the sensitization workshop jointly…
SON receives global management systems standards
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has received four international management systems standards from the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) of India.
SON urges sorghum farmers, processors to embrace standard guidelines
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has enjoined farmers and processors of sorghum in Kano State and its environs to embrace constant innovations provided in the standardisation process to enable them to earn premium prices on commercialisation of high quality products. The SON Director-General, Osita Aboloma, gave the charge in a lecture during a capacity…
Getting operators to meet minimum standards challenging, says SON
Worried about the high level of failures recorded from its survey of the lubricant market, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has announced plans to intensify efforts to combat the influx of fake and substandard lubricants in the country.
‘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.