SON Impounds Second-Hand Tyres worth Millions in Abuja, Warns Importers

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded fairly-used and expired tyres worth millions of naira in Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement made available on the organisation’s Facebook page on Thursday, April 20. A combined team of SON’s Operations Department, Federal Capital Territory State office and security operatives on Tuesday, April 18 […]

Son Apprehends Engine Oil Counterfeiters

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has nabbed a syndicate that specialises in adulteration of engine oil for sale to unsuspecting members of the public. The Director General of SON, Osita Aboloma said that the arrest took place at tipper garage, in the Jahi area of Abuja, with SON operation team sealing the premises […]

Apapa gridlock: Senate tasks SON, FRSC on minimum standards for articulated vehicles

25th February, 2016 Senate on Wednesday called on the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as well as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to implement minimum standards for articulated vehicles imported into Nigeria to ensure that they meet import standards. This followed consideration of the report of Senate Committee on Marine Transport in respect of […]

War against counterfeits getting complex, says Odumodu

29th September, 2015 THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said the war against fake and counterfeited products is getting more complex, adding that it remains committed to winning the war. Its Director-General, Dr. Joseph Odumodu, who spoke in Lagos while unveiling four new logos, said the development invalidated the agency’s previous certification. The logos […]