Nigeria Develop Standard, Code for African Fermented Condiments

  Manufacturers of African fermented condiments have been enjoined to take optimum advantage of the development of standards and code of practices for the products to promote greater competitiveness, locally and for export. Director – General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Osita Aboloma Esq. made the call during the opening of a technical committee meeting on […]

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SON, NERC rekindle collaboration to promote local content, export

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) are set to rekindle the existing collaboration between the two agencies to promote increased local content in the production of electrical materials, personnel and facilitate export of certified made in Nigeria products. This indication was given during a courtesy visit of the […]

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Only foreign Conformity Assessment Bodies that meet requirements will operate in Nigeria – SON

    “Only foreign Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) that have demonstrated compliance with the requirements set by the government of Nigeria and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) will be allowed to operate in the country.” Mr. Osita Aboloma, Director- General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during its Management Systems Certification […]

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SON rates products at Alaba Int’l market life – threatening

    “We will give you a moratorium period; what you are used to before the advent of our SON Act 2015, should be discontinued, our Act has revolutionized our processes at SON. We now have powers to bite, full power to prosecute, we do no longer rely on agents for quality assessment or enforcement […]

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Gas explosions: SON to prosecute importers, manufacturers, distributors of substandard LPG cylinders

“We are determined to ensure diligent prosecution of importers, manufacturers and distributors of substandard LPG cylinders and other products as provided in SON Act No. 14 of 2015.” The Director – General (DG) SON, Osita Aboloma gave the warning on Tuesday when he visited the scene of Gas explosion at Sabo Tasha, Kaduna, in which […]

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SON Challenges Concrete Pole Manufacturers in Imo State on Quality 

  Concrete Pole manufacturers in Imo State have been enjoined to adhere strictly to the requirements of the Nigerian Industrial Standards NIS 586:2007 to guarantee the quality of their products and value for money to consumers. The call was made by the Director – General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma Esq. at a […]

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UK Partners SON on Capacity Building

The UK Government, through the Commonwealth Standards Network (CSN) and the Global Trade Programme (GTP), has implemented technical training activity on standards development for Nigerian Standards Agencies. The Head of Prosperity, British Deputy High Commission, Mr. Guy Harrison, said the UK government was committed to the partnership with the federal government, to promote an inclusive […]

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SON highlights impacts of Video Technology on global village

    “Advances in video technology as a modern medium of expression have changed the world, revolutionizing entertainment, connecting friends and families across the globe, enriching our communication experiences and enabling major improvements in medical care and education.” These were the words of Osita Aboloma, Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), at an event to […]

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SON trains 43 members of the National Mirror and Technical Committees on ISO 9001:2015

” MOST of the current works in the field of Governance of Organizations, Anti- bribery Management Systems, Compliance Management Systems, Whistle blowing and Anti-Fraud Control use systematic approach in elaborating standards. “Thus, building your capacity in this subject area will be very helpful in assisting you to contribute meaningfully to current and future standardization works […]

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Adebola Fashina, SA to SON Director – General, loses father

THE Special Assistant to the Director -General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria and Head of Public Relations, Mr. Adebola Fashina, has lost his father in death. In a statement released by the family, the community leader in the Idi Oro area of Musin Local Government,  Lagos State, Alhaji Muftau Adeniyi Fashina , “answered the call of […]

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