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Coca-Cola Co's Nigerian ambitions - Comment 9 Feb 2016

This month, Ray Rowlands sets his sights on the recently-announced Nigerian venture between The Coca-Cola Co and the Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group.


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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Nigeria to float naira next week 16 Jun 2016

The drinks industry appears to be holding its breath as the Central Bank of Nigeria plans to float the Naira currency from 20 June.


Suntory to make Lucozade Ribena buy in Nigeria 3 Jun 2016

GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria's board of directors has accepted Suntory's offer to buy the remaining Lucozade Ribena business in the country. 


Coca-Cola HBC readies Monster launch in Nigeria 16 May 2016

Coca-Cola HBC has said it will launch the Monster energy brand in Nigeria during the second half of the year. 


Guinness Nigeria sees YTD sales, profits tumble 26 Apr 2016

Diageo-controlled Guinness Nigeria has reported a slump in year-to-date sales and profits as the country's economy continues to slow.


Diageo's Guinness Africa Special - NPD 14 Mar 2016

Diageo has launched Guinness Africa Special - its first Guinness innovation in Nigeria for 10 years. 


Heineken "mindful" of Nigeria amid currency woes 24 Feb 2016

Heineken is keeping an eye on Nigeria as currency turmoil makes it harder for the company to get money out of the country.


Suntory bids for Lucozade, Ribena Nigerian network 2 Feb 2016

Suntory's beverage unit is trying to complete its global takeover of Lucozade and Ribena with a swoop for the brands' leftover bottling and distribution rights in Nigeria.


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

The Coca-Cola Co is to buy a minority stake in Nigerian dairy and soft drinks business Chi.


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

Guinness Nigeria is to handle United Spirits' McDowell's No 1 brand in Nigeria. 


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.