Tag Archives: Lagos

Excitement as Nigerians look forward to the first beer festival

Beer lovers are set to experience a weekend of diverse, all-inclusive beer adventure plus a weekend to indulge in a lifestyle where their biggest decision will be how they pick which activity to attend. This is as Nigeria’s first ever Beer festival is billed to hold in Lagos.

The Lagos Beer Festival holds April 22-23, 2017 at the National Stadium Surulere-Lagos and promises to be the largest annual gathering of beer enthusiasts, connoisseurs, celebrities, bar crawlers and those just wanting to learn more about beer.

NAFDAC raids counterfeiter’s lair in Lagos, Abuja; impounds wines and spirits worth millions

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday raided a shop at the popular Oke-Arin market, Balogun, Lagos State and arrested a trader who allegedly manufactures and bottles counterfeit wines and spirits.

The agency said that they acted on a tip-off about some individuals who deal on counterfeit wines and spirits of popular brands.

The enforcement team of NAFDAC said they discovered labeling materials, corks, funnel, filters and empty bottles of registered liquor brands in a shop on Isa Williams Street, Oke-Arin Market, Balogun.

Fire breaks out at Nigerian Breweries headquarters in Iganmu, Lagos

An early morning fire on Christmas Day has engulfed the headquarters of Nigerian Breweries Plc in the Iganmu area of Lagos.

The Lagos State fire service is said to have arrived at the scene to contain the inferno.

According to officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the fire started around 5:30AM on Sunday.

Customs to seal alcoholic beverage firms owing government

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) warned on Tuesday that it would begin sealing alcoholic beverage firms found operating without paying government revenue and bonds.

The agency’s Zone ‘A’ Coordinator, Assistant Comptroller-General, Eporwei Edike gave the warning during his visit to some companies producing alcohol in Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Fire guts Ranona Nigeria Ltd beverage factory in Isolo, Lagos

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Fire broke out on Friday at the Isolo area Lagos factory of Ranona Nigeria Limited, makers of FreshYo yoghurt, Blue Boat Fruit Milk, among other beverage products.

The fire which allegedly started from the mixing unit of the plant had already consumed about five sections of the factory before fire fighters arrived at the scene.

Workers at the factory, which is located at Afprint Way, along the busy Oshodi/Apapa Express way, Isolo, said they ran from the premises when they noticed thick smoke gushing from a section of the factory.

Guinness Nigeria sues NAFDAC over N1bn fine

Guinness Nigeria Plc has filed a suit against the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the Igbosere High Court in Lagos, over the N1bn fine imposed on it by the agency.

The company urged the court to bar NAFDAC from publicly discussing, analyzing or providing any information to the media, whether print, electronic or in any other manner,” to suggest that the decision to sanction it was lawful.

Valmont Premium Table water enters the market

Giant Beverages Limited, a Lagos based company and a new entrant in the beverage industry has just unveiled Valmont, super-premium bottled water brand.

The company is of the resolve that Nigerian brands join the league of internationally renowned brands. Ayo Afolabi, General Manager of the company said that a brand is a mark of quality which is a key characteristic of the company.

He added that Valmont is produced to attain a super-premium brand status in taste, look and feel. “Our water is produced to the best of international standards. It goes through our ultra-purification processes without being exposed to air until it enters our unique bottles, thus preserving its freshness and purity. It is called Valmont for its strong, rich, luxurious and sophisticated background.