Nigerian Breweries Announces 9 Months Results For 2017, Declares 7.9b Interim Dividend


The Board of Directors of Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced a revenue of N254.7 billion for nine (9) months ended September 30, 2017. In the statement of the result sent to Nigerian Stock Exchange, the Board of the Company further announced the declaration of an interim dividend of N7,996,902,051 (Seven billion, nine hundred and ninety six million, nine hundred and two thousand and fifty one naira only), which is, N1.00 (one naira only) per ordinary share of fifty kobo in the share capital of the company. An analysis of the…

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Elumelu Takes Africapitalism To Saudi Arabia … Says Entrepreneurship & Gender Equality Will Drive Economic Diversification In The Middle East And Africa

Economic Diversification

Photo: Chairman, UBA Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu; Chairman/CEO, POSCO Group, Mr. Ohjoon Kwon; CEO, Société Générale, Mr Frederic Oudea; President & Co-Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs, Mr. Harvey Schwartz; Group Chairman and CEO, DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem;  CEO of Asset & Wealth Management, J.P. Morgan, Ms. Mary Callahan Erdoes, at the plenary session titled: “Dynamic Economies: What Are the New Ways To Solve Diversification?, moderated by Erik Schatzker, Editor-at-large, Bloomberg TV, organised by Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday   Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony…

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7 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do To Stay Motivated


Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is a fearless step from being an employee of a business to the leader of your own business. One of the first challenges they are likely to face is that they no longer have line managers to set goals and deadlines for them. Therefore, the responsibility of inspiration and motivation becomes their personal task. This is where some entrepreneurs fall short. As such, these insights shared by Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, will help them stay motivated. Set goals and values…

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Isedowo Has Boosted Our Businesses – Winners


R-L: Okunade Taiwo, Area Sales Manager, Ado-Ekiti, Nigerian Breweries Plc; Rotimi Omooluorokun, one of the 22 beneficiaries of Goldberg’s Isedowo empowerment initiative with popular musician, 9ice, during the presentation of business grants to entrepreneurs in Ekiti state recently.   Beneficiaries of Isedowo empowerment initiative of Goldberg lager beer have affirmed that the scheme has indeed provided them huge relief from financial challenges hitherto faced in expanding their businesses. So far, 32 artisans and small scale business operators have been supported with N300,000 each by Isedowo in Osun and Ekiti States, while the project continues in other…

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Ntel Names Ernest Akinlola As New CEO


The board of ntel, Nigeria’s first 4G/LTE-Advanced network, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ernest Akinlola, as its substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Ernest is a senior executive with 20+ years extensive experience in Telecoms Media & Technology. He joined the fledgling One 2 One telecoms operator in the UK and was instrumental in establishing a world class internal audit and compliance department. As Head of Department he led the assessment and subsequent launch of Virgin Mobile UK on the One 2 One network which proved to be the…

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Five Things To Consider Before Expanding Your Business


Entrepreneurs are decision-makers. They take decisions on the path or direction to drive their business. One of such decisions they have to take is when to expand their enterprise. Whether you get it right or wrong, your conclusions will have a groundbreaking impact on your business. Obviously, you do not want to get such a key decision wrong and join the approximately 70% to 80% of startups that fail within 5 years in Africa. As such, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares the things you have to consider before expanding…

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Five Benefits of Being An Entrepreneur


Making the decision to become an entrepreneur is never easy. When you eventually do, there are so many things you will gain. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares some of the benefits of being an entrepreneur. Steady income If you have always worked for somebody else, your employer determines your income. As an entrepreneur, there are no limits placed on what you can earn. Instead, you determine your earnings. You won’t go broke. Opportunity to make people’s life easier You have come up with an idea for a…

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Nigeria Breweries Leads At First Nigeria Beer Festival

Nigeria Beer Festival

L-R: Akinola Oluwaleimu, General Manager, On and One Events Limited, the Organizers of Nigeria Beer Festival; Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc and Patrick Olowokere, Corporate Communications and Brand PR Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc at the Nigeria Beer Festival at Eko Atlantic, Lagos on Tuesday.    The first Nigeria Beer Festival is living up to its billing as Lagosians continue to enjoy the excitement, fun and entertainment that pervade the Atlantic City Waterfront, venue of the festival. The event which kicked off on Monday, September 25, opens daily with…

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Twenty two Entrepreneurs Benefit From Isedowo In Ekiti


Twenty-two entrepreneurs received grants of N300,000 each to support their businesses in the ongoing Goldberg empowerment initiative, Isedowo when the train stopped in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Friday, September 22. The artisans are among the 100 participants Goldberg plans to support with N300, 000 through Isedowo across Southwest Nigeria. One of the beneficiaries, Eniola Awe, a fashion designer, who expressed her joy during the cheque presentation ceremony, said “l am highly delighted to be among the beneficiaries. I commend Goldberg for supporting my dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur. I urge…

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mediaReach OMD Presents Latest Edition Of mediafacts Book

mediaReach OMD

mediaReach OMD has presented the latest edition of mediafacts Book.  mediaReach OMD has been instrumental in publishing the mediafacts Book annually (since 2001) with an objective to organize Media information in the West & Central Africa region; making it easily accessible and useful to all. The mediafacts Book focuses on providing in-depth Media Overview, covering Consumption of Media, Ranking of Stations & Publications, Media Investment Trends, Top Categories& Advertisers, Demographic Understanding of Consumers.  It also provides vital information and statistics about markets in terms of Key Facts, Economic Indicators, etc. Over the years, mediafacts…

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