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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.

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.

Akwa Ibom Special Ed Teacher wins 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year Award

A new Maltina Teacher of the Year winner has emerged in Mr. Imoh Essien, a Special Education teacher from the Special Education Center for Exceptional Children in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

The event which took place on Thursday in Lagos saw Mr. Essien beat other contestants from each state to win the coveted prize.

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.

Tony Agenmonmen, Senior Strategy Manager At Nigerian Breweries Retires

Mr. Tony Agenmonmen, Senior Strategy Manager at Nigerian Breweries Plc has retired from the company after 32 years of meritorious service.

An elaborate send-off party was held for him over the weekend at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos by the management and staff of Nigerian Breweries Plc in appreciation for his immense contribution to the company.

Beer drinking breaks down social and cultural barriers – Experts at Beer Symposium

At the Third Annual Nigerian Beer Symposium sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc and held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, scholars and culture experts noted the role of beer in the sustenance of the socio-cultural cohesion of people across ages.

Nigerian Breweries targets 60% local sourcing of raw materials by 2018, says MD

Mr. Nicolaas-Vervelde

Nigerian Breweries Plc, said it is targeting 60% of local sourcing of raw materials by 2018. The brewer of Star Lager, Gulder Lager and Legend Extra Stout, among others said it currently sources 47.4% of its raw materials locally. It is projecting that by 2018, that number would go up to 60%, and then 99% by 2020, with the commitment of Heineken, its parent company.

Speaking to the press, the Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries, Mr. Nicolaas Vervelde, said the company is making progress with its partners – International Fertilizer development Centre (IFDC), and Psaltry International, a local processing company, on value extraction from cassava.

Nigerian Breweries says it paid N16bn tax in Fiscal Year 2015, employed 4,000

Nigerian Breweries Plc, said it paid N16bn in taxes to the Federal government for Fiscal Year 2015 and employed 4,000 in direct labour.

The brewer of Star Lager, Gulder, among others said that the beer industry in the country grew by only 1% in 2015, while beer consumption per person stood at 11 litres.

Nigerian Breweries invests N3bn in Awo-Omamma, N18bn in Aba Breweries

The Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Nicolaas Vervelde, disclosed that the company has invested N3bn in the upgrading of facilities at its Awo-Omamma Brewery, less than a year after it merged with Consolidated Breweries.

Mr. Vervelde disclosed this at the commissioning of a block of six classrooms and a library built and donated by Nigerian Breweries Plc to Ubachima Primary School, Awo-Omamma, Imo State.

He added that work with upgrading of Awo-Omamma Brewery has gone from a one unit production line facility, to multiple line facility, where the company now produces seven different products.