• SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    SON impounds substandard LPG products worth N100m

    It was gathered that the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has impounded six container loads of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) products worth about N100 million, suspected to be substandard in nature.

    The consignment which was impounded following a tip-off from the men of the Customs included gas cookers, gas cylinders of 12.5 kgs and 6kgs, as well as top burners cylinder and sittings, with the brand name “Amaze”.

    According to the agency, the consignments are suspected to have been imported from China.

    Director, […]

  • SON raids Wuse market, confiscates substandard goods

    SON raids Wuse market, confiscates substandard goods

    According to reports, the Standard Organisations of Nigeria (SON) has raided and confiscated various substandard goods, including razor blades and shaving sticks at various locations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

    Officials of the FCT branch office of SON headed by Dr. Bartholomew Ugwu said the market raid of substandard goods would send strong signal to its manufacturers and traders who are bent on sharp practices.

    Ugwu said that the raid was in continuance of SON campaign against substandard items.

    He disclosed that […]

  • FG to stop sale of substandard vehicles, parts

    FG to stop sale of substandard vehicles, parts

    It was gathered that the National Automotive Design and Development Council has said it will take necessary steps to combat the sale of substandard vehicles and fake auto parts across the country

    The Director-General, NADDC, Mr. Aminu Jalal, who spoke through the agency’s Technical Adviser, Mr. Abubakar Dalhat, at a training workshop in Kano, said the council in collaboration with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria had adopted over 130 international automotive standards for safety.

    The NADDC DG said as part measures being […]