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just the Facts - Heineken's Nigerian breweries 5 Dec 2014

Earlier today, Heineken confirmed that a plan to merge two of its Nigerian units - Nigerian Breweries and Consolidated Breweries - remains on tracks. Minority shareholders in both firms have voted in favour of the deal.

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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Coca-Cola to invest in Nigerian dairy group Chi 1 Feb 2016

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Guinness Nigeria to distribute McDowell's No 1 14 Jan 2016

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Guinness Nigeria to distribute Diageo spirits 14 Dec 2015

Diageo has appointed Nigeria-listed company Guinness Nigeria as exclusive distributor of its international premium spirits portfolio in the country. 

Oil price drop threatens Nigeria - Heineken CEO 18 Mar 2015

Heineken's CEO has warned that falling energy prices pose a danger to beer consumption in Nigeria, the Dutch brewer's second-biggest market by profit contribution.

Diageo positive on Nigeria after "mis-steps" 17 Mar 2015

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has admitted to “mis-steps” in Nigeria but said a plan to revitalise Guinness and new innovations are boosting the company's fortunes in the country.

Heineken's Nigerian merger deal move closer 5 Dec 2014

Plans to merge Heineken's Nigerian subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries and Consolidated Breweries have moved a step closer after the units' shareholders approved the deal.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unaware of criminal charges 28 Oct 2014

The Coca-Cola Co's Nigerian unit has said it has yet to be served with criminal charges over alleged violations of orders from the country's Consumer Protection Council (CPC), despite media reports to the contrary.

O'Keeffe to replace Adetu as Guinness Nigeria head 27 Oct 2014

Diageo's Guinness Nigeria division has confirmed a change of CEO, with John O’Keeffe set to replace Seni Adetu in the hot-seat.

Heineken to merge Nigerian, Consolidated Breweries 9 May 2014

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