Patriot Dantes Odogwu is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Delta State on New Media.
As Governor Okowa was marking his second year in office through project inspection, commissioning and town hall meetings, The Pointer Chief of Bureau, Government House, Asaba, FIDELIS EGUGBO had a one-on-one chat with the SSA who was attracted back from his comfort zone in London to contribute to the development of the state. It was a revealing chat as he talked about how the New Media has been deployed to work for Deltans, and achievements of the Governor, among others. He summed up his assessment of the administration by saying, the best is yet to come. Excerpt
As the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on New Media, how have you fared?
I can say, we have done ...
Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Company, said it wants to reach out to the scientific community to find a “naturally sourced, safe, low- or no-calorie compound that creates the taste sensation of sugar when used in beverages and foods.” The grand prize is $1 million.
The other is the “sweet story challenge” that invites people around the world to “submit written anecdotes and videos about their favorite, tried-and-true methods of naturally sweetening foods or beverages in their cultures, communities or families.” Up to five individual or team winners will vie for $100,000 in total prize money.
The project is being led by Coca-Cola’s External Technology Acquisition Team, which Coke says explores and invests in emerging ingredients, packaging materials, beverage production technologies and more.
Nutri-Milk beverage, a brand of CWAY Foods and Beverages Nigeria Limited marked its 10th Year Anniversary recently in Lagos, as the brand unveiled a new logo.
At the event, the General Manager, CWAY Foods and Beverages Nigeria Limited, Figo Zheng, said the decade anniversary celebration was quite important for the company because it offered the management the opportunity to appreciate loyal customers who had stood with the company through thick and thin.
“This anniversary is to say thank you, Nigeria. Since 2007, we have been producing and supplying Nigerian households with water, beverages and foods, and I will say the acceptability among the Nigerian populace has been quite great. What I can say has sustained customers’ loyalty this far is the quality of products being dished out by the
Guinness Nigeria Plc, said it plans to broaden its participation in the value segment of the beer market as part of its strategy to return to profitability.
The maker of Guinness Extra Stout made this known in a rights Issue prospectus it released to shareholders in July. The company is seeking to raise N39.7bn ($109m) to enable it optimize its capital structure and reduce outstanding debt. The firm expects subscription to the rights issue and payment of debt obligation will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2017.
The brewer has seen its financial performance decline over the last year, with a N2 billion net loss in fiscal 2016 and a further N4.7bn loss for the six months ended 31 December 2016.
To return to profitability, the firm said it has increased local sourcing of raw materials ...
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