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Osita Aboloma: Standards vital for global competitiveness, profitability

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has charged the business community to adhere strictly to global best practices, saying that this is the only way to be competitive globally.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

SON begins certification of Techno Oil LPG cylinders

Techno Oil Limited, has announced that the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has commenced the certification of its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders.

SON restates commitment to ease of doing business

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has restated its commitment with the federal government’s policy on improving the business environment and implementing the requirements of the Presidential Executive Order 003 on the ease of doing business.

SON threatens to shutdown industries operating without MANCAP certificate in Anambra

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has threatened to shutdown industries and companies operating without Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificate in Anambra state.
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SON gives Dangote Cement new quality certification

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified Dangote Cement as having passed the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP), a development the agency said made the company stand among its competitors in the industry.

Osita Aboloma: SON will promote Nigerian products

The Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr. Osita Aboloma, has said the organisation will promote market-driven standards to penetrate the international market by certifying products, processes or systems which is the tonic requirement for products at the international market.

SON sets up monitoring unit on sub-standard products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has inaugurated a Surveillance Investigation and Monitoring (SIM) Unit to reduce the influx of substandard goods into the country by at least 30 per cent before the end of 2018.

Ease-of-Doing Business: 198 new companies spring up in Kaduna – SON

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Monday said a total of 198 new companies have sprung up in Kaduna since the implementation of the Ease-of-Doing Business policy of the Federal Government in 2017.

Prepaid metre producer wants direct sale of electricity to customers

Sabrud Consortium, an indigenous prepaid meter manufacturing company, has advised the Federal Government to allow producers to sell prepaid meters directly to electricity consumers.

Consumers warned against patronising products without SON certification

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has warned members of the public against patronising substandard manufactured products without SON’s certification.

Don’t blame meter manufacturers for product shortage – Nwangwu

Mr Chisom Nwangwu, Managing Director of Sebrud Consortiums, an indigenous Meter Manufacturing Company, says the prepaid meter producers in Nigeria were not to be blamed for the shortage of the product for electricity consumers in Nigeria.

Made-in-Nigeria cables are world class – SON chief

The Director General/CEO of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mr. Aboloma A. Osita, has said that some made in Nigerian products are world best and that Nigerians should not be afraid of her products and services.

SON reduces product certification time-frame to 20 days

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has said it would support the Federal Government’s Executive Order on ease of doing business through the reduction of timelines for test of laboratory products.

SON identifies sources of lubricants adulteration

Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has identified some unscrupulous distributors of petrochemical products as brains behind adulteration of engine lubricant products in the country.

SON chief attributes adulteration of products to improper monitoring

Director General, Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Dr. Osita Aboloma, has attributed faking and adulteration of products in the country to improper monitoring.

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