Nigeria: SON Raises Bar On Cement Standard

[Independent]Housing is a basic need. Several lives are lost annually in Nigeria through building collapse. A number of factors are responsible for building collapse. According to the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), factors responsible for building include failure to undertake soil tests before erecting a building, faulty building designs, mostly by non-professionals, wrong/dubious construction practices, which most times lead to deliberate misapplication of building materials and other corrupt practices, lack