Bridging the gap of standards, consumer protection in Nigeria’s $13bn eCommerce
The world today has grown beyond being a global village. It is now just a click away. The era of smart handheld devices has made the online space the only go-to avenue to seek knowledge and answers to man-made problems. Even when a child seeks his or her parents’ assistance on an assignment in school, the standard refrain is “go online, just Google it.”
SON to prosecute dealers of substandard products
Osita indicated this in Abuja when he took over the rein of leadership from the acting DG, Paul Angya.
SON, agency plan energy efficiency in households, public buildings
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) have created a strategic action to improve energy efficiency of equipment used in residential and public buildings in Nigeria.
Past government policy undermines SON’s efficiency
The Acting Director-General, SON, Dr. Paul Angya, explained that the major reason Nigerian products face rejection at the international market is due to issues of quality, pointing out that the country still lacked a defined...
SON, others seek compliance to energy–efficient standards
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has commenced plans to ensure that Nigerians complied with minimum standards on the kind of electrical equipment used in the country, as part of measures to efficiently maximise energy consumption.
SON seeks Customs’ aid to reduce substandard products’ import
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sought the help of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to address concerns bordering on the importation of substandard products into the country.