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Those in APC saying I’m sponsoring IPOB are under political bondage, I can’t be blackmailed – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described those saying that he was the one sponsoring the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as people who have put themselves in political bondage and have allowed what they will eat to becloud their sense ...Powered by WPeMatico

International Breweries to change its financial Year-end to December

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International Breweries Plc (“IBPlc”) announced on Wednesday that it would be changing its financial year-end from 31 March to 31 December of every year. In a statement released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the firm said that the first application would be for a nine months period ending 31 December, 2017. The Ilesha-based brewer announced in early June that it was exploring merging operations with its sister companies, Intafact Beverages Limited based in Onitsha and Pabod Breweries Limited based in Port Harcourt. All three companies are indirect subsidiaries of Anheuser-Busch InBev inherited from the merger with SABMiller. On August 29, IBPlc announced that it had received all regulatory approvals from the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Nigerian Stock Excha

Agric Minister commends FC WAMCO as biggest investor in local milk production in Nigeria

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has donated a portable motorized milking machine to FrieslandCampina WAMCO, while lauding the company as the biggest investor in Nigeria’s dairy sector. The machine has a capacity to milk 50 cows a day. Chief Ogbeh made the symbolic donation while declaring open the National Livestock Conference organized by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) taking place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The objective of the conference, which runs from September 11-15, 2017 is to proffer solutions to major challenges of livestock production in the country, including farmer-herdsmen clashes. According to the Minister, the donation

Guinness Nigeria Makes Four New Executive-Level Appointments

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Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of four directors, as the foremost brewer re-energizes to optimize performance and execute its strategic growth plans. The appointments have taken effect. The appointees are Bola Olajomi-Otubu, Human Resources Director; Colman Hanna, Supply Chain Director; Adenike Adebola, Marketing and Innovation Director (Guinness and Spirits) and Jody Samuels-Ike, Marketing and Innovation Director (Innovation, Lager, Consumer Connections and APNADS). According to Guinness Nigeria, the appointees bring a solid combination of profound commercial and operational experience which would be instrumental in further repositioning the company as it navigates the current economic challenges in Nigeria to achieve sturdy growth and expansion. “I am delighted to wel