Tag Archives: SON

SON Releases New Standards For Beans Production

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has given highlights in line with the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) and Codes of Practices for planting beans seeds across the country. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma in a statement to commend a consumer for reporting a beans vendor who preserves beans with pesticide stated that the standards are relevant Nigeria Industrial Standards …

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SON Partners ANLCA to Combat Substandard Goods at Points of Entry

Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr Osita Aboloma has reminded clearing and forwarding practitioners of the vital role they have to play in the SON’s quest to stem the influx of substandard goods into the country Aboloma gave the reminder when the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA)  visited the SON Lagos office. He said the son would …

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SON Raids Bakeries Nationwide For Unfortified Sugar

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has intensified its effort against unfortified sugar raiding bakeries across the country. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that this move is part of its activities to ensure Nigerians get access to quality nutrients that would improve nutrition and health benefits of the citizenry. The nationwide raid saw about 16 Bakeries located in …

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FG To Boost Intra Africa Trade With Metrological Infrastructure

..As Enugu State Government Lauds SON’s Metrology Institute Worried about the assessed low level of trade between African countries, the Federal Government has disclosed plans to boost trade within the region by deploying metrological infrastructure. Indeed, the government  said that the imperative of developing, strengthening and upgrading the national metrological infrastructure to facilitate trade, enhance export, accelerate economic development and …

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SON Joins League of Global Quality Management Auditors

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has joined the league of global quality management auditors, a development that would make the agency one of the global professional bodies advancing the practice of quality management in all sectors of the economy. The Certification was given to SON Training Center recently by Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), a chartered body for quality professionals …

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SON Intensifies Operation To Combat Substandard Goods Import

Standards Organisation of Nigeria Surveillance, Intelligence and Monitoring operatives have swooped on another warehouse in Lagos where over 21 Containers of stuffed imported tyres were being forcefully unstuffed, wrapped and labelled before being dispatched to markets all over the Nation. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, said at an enforcement exercise at the weekend in Lagos that the agency has …

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SON Shuts Down Facilities For Suspected Substandard LPG Cylinders

In furtherance of its Nationwide mop up of suspected substandard life endangering products, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has shot down some facilities for the fabrication of suspected substandard liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in Onitsha, Anambra State. Located on Bida Road in Onitsha, the  LPG Cylinder fabrication sites were filled with various sizes of cylinders including 3kg, 5kg, …

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SON, BBA Reach Understanding Over Substandard Products

The campaign against substandard products  on Thursday got a boast following a meeting between the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Balogun Business Association, Trade Fair Complex, Lagos. At the meeting which held at the SON office in Lekki Lagos, both bodies agreed to strengthen their relationship in the bid to stamp out substandard products from the market. SON …

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Maritime Group petitions FG over NESREA’s Import Clearance Permit

The last is yet to be heard concerning the fuss over the recent on-line import business advert by the National Environmental Standards Regulation and Enforcement Agency (NESREA) which called on importers to obtain and rely on its newly created clearance permit for the imported products into the country.          A group, Sea Empowerment and Research Centre Ltd, in a petition dated …

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Aboloma Urges Armed Forces To Embrace Quality Mgt System Certification

The Nigerian Armed Forces have been enjoined to embrace certification of their systems and processes to the world acclaimed International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) Quality Management Systems Standards. Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Aboloma made the call while welcoming the Chief of Army Standards and Evaluation (CASE), Major General Adekunle Shodunke to his office in …

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