Saturday, 30th September 2023

Standards Organisation of Nigeria

26 Apr
Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Farouk Salim, yesterday, said that Nigeria had witnessed a disturbing increase in cases of building collapse over the years.
20 Apr
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that plans are underway to introduce an initiative called the Product Authentication Mark (PAM) to checkmate the influx of substandard goods into the country.
4 Jan
The Federal Ministry of State for Industry, Trade and Investment has tasked Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the North Eastern part of the country to take advantage of the recently commissioned laboratory of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria's (SON's) to test their products.
23 Nov 2022
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has charged industries to support the amendment of the SON Act of the establishment to further empower the agency in its fight against substandard products in Nigeria.
7 Nov 2022
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has flagged off a free nationwide calibration for industries to ensure equity and fairness in measurement to enable Nigerian products to compete in the global market.
26 Oct 2022
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has announced plans to achieve a 70 per cent target reduction of emissions across its offices in the country.
20 Jul 2022
The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, has urged the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to upgrade its information technology (IT) infrastructure to enable
13 Jun 2022
Director General/CEO, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, weekend, stressed the need for standards and improvement in goods and services, particularly in the production of high quality medicines for a safe and better society.
19 Jan 2022
Worried about huge financial losses to cybercrimes and hackers, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed commitment to standardise the nation's Information Technology
22 Dec 2021
Stakeholders in the manufacturing, importation and regulation of powdered detergent in Nigeria have committed to the elimination of sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP) as raw material.
8 Oct 2021
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stated that most cylinders in circulation are either old, expired and substandard, warning consumers against continued utilisation.
28 Sep 2021
Following its warnings to manufacturers on the need to ensure that steel rods and reinforcement bars produced in the country adhere to required standards, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria


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