Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

SON convenes stakeholder’s meeting to review standards for beverages

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has stressed the need for Nigeria to generate her own data on Benzene level in soft drinks in order to arrive at the safe maximum level of benzoic acid or opt for alternative preservatives.

Mr. Osita Aboloma, the Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), stated this at the Technical Committee meeting on water, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks held in Abuja.

FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour wraps-up in Lagos amidst excitement and festivities

Lagosians came out in droves of excitement on Saturday to celebrate the arrival of the FIFA World Cup Trophy in the city and get a view of the coveted World Cup.

The Trophy which arrived Nigeria on Wednesday, courtesy of Coca-Cola, and was received by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, after which it continued on the second leg of its two-city tour of Nigeria, landing in Lagos on Friday.