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Heineken Africa Foundation, Nigerian Breweries donate neonatal equipment to LUTH

Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF), in partnership with Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB PLC), on Thursday, July 13, 2017 commissioned an upgraded neonatal ward at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

The upgrade involved a physical and infrastructural revamp of electrical units and provision of piped oxygen and air to the neonatal unit complex. The plumbing facilities were also upgraded to ensure availability of potable water in the unit.

Excitement among secondary school teachers reaches fever pitch as MTOY 2017 deadline looms

The search for 2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year (MTOY) has gathered increased momentum as more teachers across the country have been taking advantage of the opportunity by visiting the MTOY website to submit their entries.

Organisers of the MTOY and various stakeholders in the nation’s education sector had, at the flag-off of the event last month, encouraged teachers in both public and private secondary schools to participate in the innovative award aimed at rewarding teachers and the teaching profession in the country.

Nigerian Breweries kicks-off 2017 Edition of ‘Maltina Teacher of the Year’ Awards

In its quest to reward teachers for their priceless effort in nation building, leading brewery company, Nigerian Breweries Plc, has flagged-off the 2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year competition.

At the event, attended by key education stakeholders across the country, the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Nicolaas Vervelde, represented by the Corporate Affairs Adviser, Mr Kufre Ekanem, said that applications for the 2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year opened on Tuesday May 9, 2017.

Governor El-Rufai lauds Nigerian Breweries for its economic and social support in Kaduna State

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, has commended the Nigerian Breweries Plc for its role in the economic development of the state, noting that the brewer is the largest tax payer in Kaduna.

The governor who was at the recently concluded Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit (KadInvest 2.0) had stopped by Nigerian Breweries stand, and said that the brewer plays a big role in the state as far as investment and economic development are concerned and remains a concrete testimony of the friendly business and investment environment the state is promoting.

Vendor files petition with AG against Nigerian Breweries

Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) said on Tuesday that one of its former petroleum vendors has filed a petition with the Attorney General of the Federation against some members of its management.

In a released statement signed by NB’s Corporate Affairs Adviser, Kufre Ekanem, the company said that TMDK oil Traders, a vendor who had been under a three year contract to supply petroleum products to the company had filed a petition with the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice.

No fake Amstel Malta in the market – NB

Nigerian Breweries Plc, said on Thursday that a coordinated and well-funded syndicate is trying to run down its famous premium low sugar malt drink, Amstel Malta. For a few months now, the company has been trying to identify the source of a sustained campaign by a group of individuals to smear its premium malt brand.

In August 2016, Nigerian Breweries re-launched Amstel Malta in a new Credentials Campaign tagged “Why Add More”, which was meant to reinforce the brand’s positioning in the marketplace as the Premium Malt drink of choice, with an original formulation that contains Less Sugar and is enhanced with essential vitamins and minerals.

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.

Nigerian Breweries donates library to Lagos School

Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB) has donated a fully built and furnished school library to Randle Avenue Primary School, in Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The brewer partnered with the Rotary Club of Lagos in fully equipping the library and sanitary facility at the school.

Punch, Guardian reporters win big at the 8th Annual Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards

The search for the best journalist in Nigeria came to a glorious end on Friday, 28th October at an elaborate event at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos as Tobi Aworinde, a Punch reporter won the coveted prize as the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards Reporter of the Year.

NB builds staff Quarters in fulfillment of pledge to winner of Maltina Teacher of the Year Award

The Federal Government has applauded Nigerian Breweries Plc for its unyielding support to the development of education in Nigeria.

While speaking at the commissioning of a block of staff quarters built by Nigerian Breweries-Felix Ohiwerei Education Trust Fund at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Onitsha, Anambra State, the Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwukah, said that Nigerian Breweries has demonstrated an unshakable resolve to ensure the nation’s growth and development by investing in educational infrastructure and encouraging teachers and students.