SON begins capacity building for technical committee members
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has commenced capacity development training for 43 members of the National Mirror and Technical Committees on Governance of Organisations and the Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standards.
SON seizes N38 million substandard cooking gas cylinders
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has seized a 40-foot container stocked with substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas cylinders worth over N38 million.
SON warns of substandard electric cable in circulation
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has issued a red alert on the presence of substandard SUNRISE brand of Electric Cables in the Nigerian markets...
SON vows to rid Nigeria of fake products
Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has vowed to rid the country of sub-standard products. Aboloma, who stated this at a one-day National Stakeholders’ Sensitisation Forum in Kaduna yesterday, also cautioned Nigerians against patronising fake products imported into the country because they kill. He noted that the war against fake…
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.