BUA partners SON, ITF to address building collapse
A subsidiary of BUA Group, BUA Cement in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has reaffirmed the need for block and concrete makers to follow the right mix of cement.
SON seals aluminum factory producing below standard in Anambra
Mrs Nwaoma Olujie, the SON Coordinator in Anambra, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday that the action was due to complaints of poor quality aluminum products in the market.
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 ....
African standards bodies seek to deepen continental trade through metrology
African standards bodies have collaborated to boost trade in the African bloc by deploying the use of metrological infrastructure. According to the group, using metrology infrastructure to drive trade in the continent had become imperative, pointing out that it would go a long way to complement the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA). This was…
‘High residue of adulterated pesticides on produce affecting market access’
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that while high level of residue on farm products make them unsafe for consumption, it was also a part of many reasons why exported produce originating from Nigeria were being rejected. According to the Standards body, using quality pesticides while also adhering to global best practices remain…
NEPC tasks exporters on AGOA gains
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has called on Nigerian exporters to explore the gains of the extended African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which facilitates duty free exports to the United States of America.
SON designs system to maintain high standard of Nigerian products
To ensure that Nigeria manufacturing companies do not compromise the standards of their products, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has designed a system of getting feedback information from consumers of various food products to enable them know whether standards are being maintained or not.
SON, Customs intensify collaboration to check sub-standard, fake goods
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that inter agency collaborations to check the influx of fake and substandard goods into the country have been yielding fruits. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that effective collaborations with sister agencies remained the surest way to end the menace of substandard goods edging out quality…
Again, SON seizes N1 billion of substandard tyres 16 months after major bust
About 16 months after the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) seized over two million sub-standard tyres valued at N5 billion, the agency’s Surveillance...