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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 & Consolidated 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.

Analysis - 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.

Analysis - 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 prepares for alcohol duty increases 30 Apr 2018

Pending rises in alcohol excise duty in Nigeria have drawn the ire of both drinks companies and trade unions in the country.

Monster’s Nigeria launch tweaked to "respect" religion, culture - Coca-Cola HBC CEO 14 Feb 2018

The CEO for Coca-Cola HBC has said his company adjusted the launch of Monster energy drink in Nigeria to account for local religion and culture.

Heineken's Nigerian Breweries launches Stella in Nigeria 18 Dec 2017

Heineken-controlled Nigerian Breweries has launched a lager called Stella in its domestic market.

Nigerian Breweries names Jordi Borrut Bel CEO  13 Dec 2017

Heineken-controlled Nigerian Breweries has appointed a permanent CEO.

Anheuser-Busch InBev lines up US$250m brewery in Nigeria 23 Nov 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has started building a new brewery in Nigeria, as it looks to become the biggest player in the market. 

Anheuser-Busch InBev targets synergies with Nigerian brewers' merger 7 Jun 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev has proposed a merger of the three Nigerian beer companies in which it holds majority control.

"We need more capacity in Nigeria" - Anheuser-Busch InBev CEO 8 May 2017

Anheuser-Busch Inbev is investigating increasing capacity in Nigeria, according to the brewer's CEO, as it strives to keep up with demand in the country. 

Nigerian court wrong to rule Sprite, Fanta unsafe - The Coca-Cola Co 29 Mar 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has defended Fanta and Sprite after a judge in Nigeria ruled the brands were potentially poisonous.

Naira devaluation sinks Heineken's Nigerian Breweries YTD 28 Oct 2016

A doubling of finance costs linked to the devaluation of the Naira has dragged down nine-month profits for Heineken-controlled Nigerian Breweries.

Guinness Nigeria books full-year losses as currency woes continue 21 Sep 2016

Diageo-controlled Guinness Nigeria has reported a loss for its most recent fiscal year as macro-economic headwinds continue to hamper performance.