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Resignation: Paul Gallagher resigns from Guinness Nigeria Board

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the resignation of Mr. Paul Gallagher from the Board of Directors of Guinness Nigeria Plc. The company said that Mr. Gallagher’s resignation as a Non-Executive Director of Guinness Nigeria is effective from 29 January 2019.

Reduction in net finance charge lifts Guinness Nigeria’s half year profit

Guinness Nigeria Plc, on Wednesday said that net profit for its first-half of the year through 31st December 2018 grew by 21% to N2.6bn, helped by a sharp drop in net finance charge by 73% to N845m.

The maker of Guinness Foreign Extra Stout said that the lower finance charge was driven by the rights issue it initiated in 2017. The brewer noted that the benefits of the lower finance charge more than offset a 30% decline in Operating Profit in a challenging operating environment.

Guinness Nigeria drives National Development Through Its Agricultural Scheme

Guinness Nigeria Plc., has launched an agriculture scheme tagged “Grow with Nigeria”. The company said it’s in line with the Federal government’s effort to diversify the Nigerian economy through the promotion of agriculture. The event took place at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja on the 22nd of January 2019.

Update on the fire incident at Guinness Nigeria factory in Aba

Guinness Nigeria Plc suffered a fire outbreak at its facility in Aba, Abia State on Friday, 18th January. However, after several hours of battling the flames, it was brought under control by the Aba Fire Service, with the material assistance and support from nearby companies.

In a released statement on Saturday, Guinness Nigeria had this to say: “On the 18th of January 2018, there was a fire outbreak at the Aba premises of Guinness Nigeria Plc located in Osisioma Industrial Layout. The fire which did not affect any of the buildings on site was swiftly contained and put under control by men of the Aba Fire Service Department with assistance from neighbouring companies.

Guinness Nigeria Aba brewery engulfed in flames

Flames engulfed parts of Guinness Nigeria Plc Aba brewery on Friday as fire fighters from the Aba and Umuahia Fire Service and nearby companies fought hard to contain the fire from spreading.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the fire started at about 11am on Friday and wasn’t contained until 6:46pm.

The Aba Fire Service said they met some challenges at the scene, which included inadequate water to fight the flames. They reached out to the Umuahia Fire Service, which sent back-up. They also received support from nearby companies as well as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which provided a foaming agent that helped contain the fire.

Guinness Nigeria outlines strategy for growth

Guinness Nigeria Plc said it has adopted a strategy to broaden its portfolio base to enable it serve a wider range of consumers both from price and segment point of view as it awaits a full recovery of the economy.

In a wide ranging interview with FEYISAYO POPOOLA of the Punch Newspapers, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Baker Magunda, said that the economic recovery has been very fragile. He lists some of the challenges manufacturers still face.

Football Great Rio Ferdinand visits Nigeria as part of a weekend packed events promotion by Guinness Nigeria

Former Premier Leaguer and a player with a huge fan base in Nigeria, Rio Ferdinand visited the country over the weekend at the invite of Guinness Nigeria Plc. The trip was part of the brewing company’s line up of events for the football star to help boost its Guinness Made of More campaign that is ongoing around the country. Part of the line-up included being part of a coaching clinic with local football teams, meeting fans and competition winners at the Guinness Africa Stadium viewing Centre event; and attending the Guinness Flavour Rooms for a full immersion of the Guinness brand.

FG, UNITAR, Guinness renew partnership to reduce accidents, deaths

The Federal Government, yesterday, renewed the three-year partnership agreement with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, UNITAR and Diageo, parent company of Guinness Nigeria, aimed at reducing deaths and injuries through accidents in Nigeria.

The agreement was signed on behalf of Nigeria by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, while Mr. Baker Magunda, Managing Director of Guinness Nigeria and Mr. Nikil Seth, Executive Director, UNITAR, signed for the various organizations.

Experience the extraordinary at the Guinness Flavour Rooms!

Guinness is opening the doors to the Guinness Flavour Rooms at the Maradiva Events Centre, Lekki, Lagos. From Thursday 29th November to Saturday 1st December, Guinness will be giving consumers the opportunity to fully immerse all their senses in the nation’s favourite stout.

SON lauds Guinness Nigeria on good manufacturing practices as it receives MANCAP certification

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has commended Guinness Nigeria Plc for adherence to good manufacturing practices.

The commendation came as the brewing company received certification for 24 of its products to the SON Mandatory Conformity Assessment Scheme (MANCAP) to provide assurance to consumers and guarantee compliance with the relevant standards.