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SON revalidates FCMB’s Quality Management System

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has validated the capacity of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) to provide best-in-class products and services that always meet consumer and regulatory requirements. SON, the only regulatory body vested with the responsibility of standardising and regulating the quality of all products in Nigeria, has audited and revalidated FCMB’s Quality Management System, ISO 9001: 2015, ...

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SON confiscates fake products worth N300bn in 2017

Director General, Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Ostia Aboloma, says the organisation confiscated fake and sub-standard products worth N300 billion across the country in 2017. Aboloma, who was represented by Sunday Galadima, a director in the organisation, made this known, on Wednesday, while speaking at the opening of a one-day stakeholders’ sensitisation meeting in Yola. According to him, the issue ...

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Ease-of-doing business: 198 new companies spring up in Kaduna – SON

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on Monday, said that a total of 198 new companies had sprung up in Kaduna, since the implementation of the Ease-of-Doing Business policy of the Federal Government in 2017. Its Co-ordinator in Kaduna State, Datti Danlami, made this known in a Kaduna. “In 2017, Kaduna State had a bumper harvest of companies and factories ...

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SON says sale of substandard products will attract N1m fine

The Director General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),  Osita Aboloma, has warned against the sale of sub-standard products as the offence would, henceforth, attract a penalty of N1m. Aboloma noted that it was part of the provisions of the SON Act No. 14 of 2015. Speaking in Kano, at a stakeholders’ forum on the impact of the SON ...

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SON Trains Manufacturers On Standards Operating Procedures

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed that it has trained representatives from 170 manufacturing companies in Anambra on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). The one-day training was held in Awka, capital of Anambra state. Speaking, Mrs Nwaoma Olujie, Coordinator of SON in Anambra, said the event was meant to help firms develop proper documentation of SOP. Olujie, who observed that ...

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