Tag Archives: Nigerian Breweries

NLRC responds to critics of its recent actions, blames NB for actions that led to office closures

The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) at the weekend responded to critics of its recent action to temporarily close the offices of Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB”), instead blaming the brewing company for the events that led to the closure.

The commission said that Nigerian Breweries owes it N326 million in taxes and continued to rebuff all attempts by the agency to enforce the National Lottery Act, 2005.

Nigerian Breweries speaks on the recent dispute with NLRC

Nigerian Breweries Plc, on Wednesday released a statement on the ongoing dispute with the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC).

In the statement, the company confirmed the sealing of its Corporate Headquarters in Lagos and two other offices in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on the 12th and 13th of November by officials of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission.

NLRC strongly condemned for shutting down NB’s offices over alleged infraction

beer

The Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has condemned the actions of the Director-General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Mr Lanre Gbajabiamila, for what it sees as his high handedness and lack of regard for the rule of law, to close down the offices of Nigerian Breweries Plc.

Nigerian Breweries, FRSC Hold Mega Rally on “Don’t Drink and Drive” Campaign in Lagos

Following the successful mega rally of the 11th edition of the Don’t Drink and Drive campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigerian Breweries and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) held another mega rally on road safety in Lagos, as part of efforts aimed at ensuring reduction in road accidents.

Impact of new excise duty rate, increased competition takes shine off Nigerian Breweries sales and profits

Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB” Plc) is feeling the impact of a new excise duty rate for alcohol that came into effect in June as the brewing company reported a net profit decline of 38% to ₦14.8bn ($40.7 million) in the 9-months to the end of September.

Nigerian Breweries appoints Steven Siemer as Non-Executive Director

Nigerian Breweries Plc, announced on Thursday the appointment of Mr Steven Lucien Marie Siemer to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr Siemer is currently the Regional Finance Director for Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe at Heineken N.V.

He joined the Heineken group in 1990 as Marketing Controller, Heineken Netherlands and has thereafter held senior management and directorate positions within the finance, control, accounting and marketing functions in Heineken operating companies in Spain, Austria, Ireland and the Netherlands.

Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Director at Nigerian Breweries moves on

Kufre Ekanem, the long-serving Corporate Affairs Director at Nigerian Breweries Plc has resigned his position effective 1st October, 2018.

Ekanem, who was a member of the Executive Committee of the brewing company and the public face of the company in host communities, is leaving to start a consulting firm, Philosoville Limited, a Culture, Marketing and Public Relations consultancy company, according to sources close to the respected communications expert and poet.

Star Lager ‘United We Shine’ promo ends making 250 consumers millionaires

Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB Plc”), brewers of Star Lager Beer, said its millionaire’s promo tagged: ‘United We Shine’, which is designed to reward consumers of the brand has produced 250 millionaires.

The promo, driven by limited special edition bottles of Star with unique crown corks which were redeemed via mobile phone USSD codes, had over N300 million worth of prizes awarded to thousands of consumers during the promo.

Speaking on the concluded promo, Portfolio Manager, National Premium, NB, Mr. Olayinka Bakare said: “The United We Shine promo was aimed at celebrating lovers of the Star brand and fans of football that support the Super Eagles of Nigeria. We are delighted that thousands of consumers were rewarded through this promo and it was an immense success. Star will continue to support consumers and Nigerian football lovers in the days ahead.

Life Continental Beer unveils 2018 edition of “Progress Booster”

Life Continental Lager Beer, a brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has concluded plans to launch the fourth edition of its “Life Progress Booster” promo, an initiative by the brand to promote small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the South Eastern states of Abia, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta and Rivers, where the brand is the market leader.

According to the brand handlers, the scheme is meant to boost the entrepreneurial spirit of Igbo men and women across the South East states of Nigeria as the brand launched the 2018 edition of its famous Life Beer Progress Booster in Enugu.

NB seeks to expand leadership in premium lager, scale-up mainstream and drive malt growth

Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB Plc”), the country’s largest brewer by volume and sales has set a goal to expand its leadership in premium lager, build scale in mainstream segment (formerly value segment) and drive malt growth as it counters stiff competition from rivals – International Breweries Plc, a subsidiary of AB InBev and Guinness Nigeria Plc.