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Malta Guinness named official drink of Durbar festival in Sokoto, Zaria

Malta Guinness, a malt brand from Guinness Nigeria Plc has been named the official dink of the Durbar festival in Sokoto and Zaria.

In a statement, Omotola Bamigbaiye-Elatuyi, Marketing Manager, Malta Guinness and Non-Alcoholic Drinks, said: “Malta Guinness has been recognised as the Official Malt drink for the Durbar festivals in Sokoto and Zaria as a premium non-alcoholic malt brand that has been fueling the greatness of Nigerians with its goodness.

“Malta Guinness is packed with energy-giving vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6, and we are proud to be associated with such a landmark event to refresh guests and attendees,” she said.

Appointment: Guinness Nigeria appoints Yemisi Ayeni as a Non-Executive Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc, has announce the appointment of Mrs Yemisi Ayeni to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1st September, 2018.

According to a statement released by the company, Mrs Ayeni will take the place of Prof Joe Irukwu SAN who retired from the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 28th August, 2018.

Mrs Ayeni is the immediate past Managing Director of Shell Nigeria Closed Fund Administrator Limited. A position she held for 10 years until her retirement in April 2015. She is a 1985 honors graduate of Accounting and Business Finance from the University of Manchester, UK: 1989 Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in England and Wales.

Lagos to host 2nd ‘Nigeria Beer Festival’

Lagos State is set to host the second edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival, between September 25 to October 1, 2018.

The annual event is being organised in partnership with beer brewers in the country and their counterparts across the globe to create maximum excitement during the week-long fiesta. It will climax with the Independence Day Mega Concert to commemorate Nigeria’s independence.

Guinness Nigeria finishes year on a high

Guinness Nigeria Plc, said on Thursday that net profit for the full year ending on June 30 grew 249% to N6.7bn, from N1.9bn in the previous year.

The company best known for its popular Guinness Foreign Extra Stout among a roster of other brands, and in more recent years has broadened its offerings to include International Premium Sprits brands (IPS), said that profit growth was helped by a 14% growth in revenue to N143bn. The firm’s Operating Profit rose by 31.4% to N13.3bn, benefiting from productivity gains. The company noted that its marketing spend increased by 18% demonstrating a sustained investment behind its brands. The company saw a 28% reduction in administrative expenses, while net finance cost declined by 54% to N3.4bn, from N7.5bn, benefiting from the N40bn rights issue it launched last year.

Guinness Nigeria announces Board approval of Baker Magunda as new Managing Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc, announced on Thursday that its Board of Directors has approved Mr Baker Magunda as the company’s new Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st July 2018.

Mr Peter Ndegwa, the company’s former Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, gave his notice of resignation on 30th June 2018 and the Board accepted his resignation on the same date.

Guinness Nigeria unveils new PET bottles for its APNADs as it commissions new N6.5bn PET plant

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the launch of its Adult Premium Non-Alcoholic Drinks (APNADs) in new PET bottles.

The announcement was made in Lagos recently by the company’s Managing Director, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, at the commissioning of the company’s N6.5bn PET bottles plant.

Mr. Ndegwa stated that one of the strategies adopted by the company is to work with local artists in the community to recycle used PET bottles into fascinating art works thereby eliminating plastic wastes.

Manufacturers Association unveils new responsible drinking campaign

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has increased its responsible alcohol drinking campaign with the launch of the third phase of the crusade by its Beer Sectoral Group (BSG), which is made up of leading brewing companies in Nigeria such as Nigerian Breweries Plc, Guinness Nigeria Plc and International Breweries Plc operating in 17 locations in various parts of the country.

Guinness Nigeria wins multiple awards at International Spirits contest

Guinness Nigeria Plc has won several medals at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC).

The competition was the biggest in its history, with over 2,200 entries. Guinness Nigeria slugged it out with over 2,200 international brands to clinch the award.

An SFWSC medal has become a recognized affirmation of high quality and one of the most reliable and universal indications of spirits excellence.

Obaseki to push for non-punitive tax system for local companies

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said local companies looking to invest should be given more incentives to do so, including a non-punitive tax regime to encourage investments and boost the nation’s economic growth.

The Governor made the case while receiving the management team of Guinness Nigeria Plc., led by the Chairman, Babatunde Savage, who paid a courtesy visit to the governor, at the Government House in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Guinness Nigeria pays courtesy visit to Edo State Governor, traditional fathers as it rolls out Royal Kingdom Lager

Guinness Nigeria Plc on Wednesday announced the launch of Royal Kingdom Lager beer; a truly local beer finely brewed to international quality.

According to the company, Royal Kingdom is a first of its kind; redefining quality, heritage, culture and royalty for the proud people of Edo and Delta States. It has a refined, crisp and refreshing taste made with pure ingredients for a rich and rewarding experience.