Nigeria: Grappling With High Cement Grade Palaver

[Independent]The recent public outcry over the quality of cement production in Nigeria, which perhaps, was a fallout of incessant building collapse, is indeed a re-awakening and wake-up call for policy makers and implementers. The immediate concomitant effect of the cement grade controversy which unsettled the building and construction sector was the official review of standard grades for cement in the country by the nation's standards regulator, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON). After the review, high cemen