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Heineken eyes 'flexibility' with Nigeria merger 12 May 2014

We'd almost packed up for the week on Friday when Heineken announced plans to merge the two Nigerian breweries in which it has majority stakes.


Nigeria still the apple of Heineken's Africa eye 25 Apr 2014

Nigeria proved a welcome ray of light for Heineken in its first-quarter results yesterday (24 April).

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Heineken to merge Nigerian, Consolidated Breweries 9 May 2014

Heineken has signalled its intent to merge its Nigerian subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries and Consolidated Breweries.


SABMiller unveils US$110m brewery upgrade 23 Jan 2014

SABMiller has started work on tripling production capacity at one of its Nigerian breweries as part of a US$110m investment.


Pernod Ricard signs Nigeria distribution deal 30 May 2013

Pernod Ricard has said it wants to build a stronger network in Nigeria after farming out distribution rights in the country in a seven-year deal.


Coca-Cola Co appoints new Nigeria MD 30 Nov 2012

The Coca-Cola Co has appointed a new MD to lead its Nigerian unit.


SABMiller opens US$100m brewery in Nigeria 30 Aug 2012

SABMiller has opened a US$100m brewery in Nigeria as it looks to boost its presence in the country's competitive beer market.


Coca-Cola Hellenic closes on Nigerian Bottling Co 26 Jul 2011

Nigerian Bottling Co's shareholders have backed a EUR94m (US$136m) bid by Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co to acquire all outstanding shares in the company.


Diageo to increase Nigeria beer capacity 25 Jul 2011

Diageo is set to intensify competition between brewers in Nigeria after announcing that it will spend GBP225m (US$366.6m) to increase brewing capacity in the country.


SABMiller readies Nigerian brewery build 1 Mar 2011

SABMiller is looking to up its presence in the Heineken-dominated Nigerian beer market, with the construction of a new brewery in the country.


Heineken snaps up five Nigerian brewers 12 Jan 2011

Heineken has boosted its already-dominant position in Nigeria with the purchase of five breweries in the country.


Guinness sales dip but Diageo shines in Nigeria 24 Sep 2010

Diageo's Guinness Nigeria subsidiary has reported a strong rise in sales for its fiscal full-year, despite lower demand for the firm's flagship Guinness beer.