Tag Archives: Nigerian Breweries

National Lottery Regulatory Commission strongly condemned for shutting down NB’s offices over alleged infraction

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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.

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.

Nigerian Breweries appoints Nigerian as new Marketing Director

Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB Plc”), has announced the appointment of Mr Emmanuel Oriakhi, a Nigerian as its new Marketing Director. He succeeds Mr Franco Maria Maggi whose secondment at the brewing company ended at the end of August. Maggi will take up a new assignment at the Heineken headquarters in Amsterdam.

According to a statement by (“NB”), Mr Oriakhi joined the company in 2003 as a Commercial Management Trainee and held increasingly senior roles within the Commercial Function of the company.