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SON speaks on online portal hiccups 

SON speaks on online portal hiccups 

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says its online application portal for the operation of the offshore Conformity Assessment Programme (SONCAP) is in good...

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SON to prosecute importers, manufacturers of substandard products 

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said that it has no fewer than 15 cases of defaulting importers and manufacturers of substandard products awaiting...

SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

SON, UK agency sign MoU to reduce rejection of Nigeria’s exports

  The British Standard Institute (BSI) and Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to reduce the rate at which...

SON destroys N8m substandard products in Kano

SON destroys N8m substandard products in Kano

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has destroyed substandard products worth more than N8 million at Yankatsari Yangongon in Kano State. The products include 83...

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SON vows to curb substandard imports if returned to ports

Nigeria’s standardization watchdog, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Friday said if permitted to stay in the ports, it will reduce the importation of...

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SON intercepts N23bn contraband 

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) intercepted N22.7 billion worth of contraband between January and December 2018. The Director General of SON, Osita Aboloma,...

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Why SON should stay out of seaports

By Ace Omozuwa Due to red tape and unhealthy duplication of functions, the Federal Government in October 2011 directed that the National Agency for Food and Drug...

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SON: Schools uniforms imported from China cause cancer

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has warned importers of school uniform materials to Nigeria from China based companies, Sing Shun Fat School Clothier Company and...

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SON, Quarantine Service defying FG order to quit port – Shippers 

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) has expressed worry over the return of Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service...

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Is it right for SON to return to the ports? 

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON)has no business at the ports.Returning to the ports might not help the system because if SON is intercepting goods, it will cause...

SON arrests two Chinese for importing N5bn fake tyres

Fake tyre import: Trial judge questions competence of SON counsel

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos has described as incompetent the prosecution of two Chinese nationals by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria...

SON arrests two Chinese for importing N5bn fake tyres

Substandard tyre import: Trial judge questions competence of SON counsel

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, Lagos has described as incompetent the prosecution of two Chinese nationals by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria...