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SON and challenges of products standardisation in Nigeria

Despite the challenge of not being at the main operational entry points (ports) in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has been vibrant and alive to its mandate of ridding the country of sub-standard and life endengering products since Osita Anthony Aboloma was appointed its Director General and Chief Executive in September 2016 […]

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COVID-19: SON adopts 16 foreign electro-medical equipment standards

As part of continuous measures to tackle COVID-19 in the country, about16 international standards on essential electro-medical equipment have been adopted by the Nigerian National Mirror/Technical Committee on Electromedical Equipment, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed. Addressing a committee to declare a virtual meeting open in Abuja recently, the Director General of the […]

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Panic in Govt House as Ortom’s wife, son, aides test positive for COVID-19

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Palpable fear and panic gripped the Benue State Government House Saturday after it emerged that the wife of the Governor, Mrs. Eunice Erdoo Ortom, her son and some staff of her office have tested positive for COVID-19. The governor’s wife’s COVID-19 status came days after widespread reports that the governor himself […]