Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

By Tunde Osho Workers in the nation’s food and beverage sector called-off their strike on Wednesday following an intervention by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to mediate between the warring groups. The strike, which began on Monday when members of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) downed their tools to protest […]

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

By Tunde Osho Coca-Cola Nigeria has said it will empower 15,000 youths in 2018 through its youth empowerment and personal development initiatives. The Director, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications, Nigerian Bottling Company, Sade Morgan, made this known while speaking at a press conference in Lagos. She said the vision of Coca-Cola was to impart over 100,000 […]

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

By Tunde Osho With the high rate of unemployment in the country and need to engage the youth meaningfully, Nestlé Nigeria has partnered with Imperial Integrated Consulting in their annual capacity building programme called the National Career Fair. The fair slated to hold in several states across the country started on December 7 at the University […]

TUC Blames Employers In Food & Beverage Sector For Strike As It Enters Day 3

TUC Blames Employers In Food & Beverage Sector For Strike As It Enters Day 3

By Tunde Osho Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has blamed the ongoing strike in the food and beverage sector on the employers under the aegis of Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE). The strike which is in its third day has grounded activities in the food and beverage sector. Workers in the sectors […]

Frieslandcampina WAMCO Brings Dutch Farmers For Dairy Knowledge Transfer

Frieslandcampina WAMCO Brings Dutch Farmers For Dairy Knowledge Transfer

By Tunde Osho Leading dairy firm FrieslandCampina WAMCO, makers of Peak milk and Three Crowns Milk is set to revolutionise the dairy industry in Nigeria. The company, which is the leading firm in Dairy Development Programme in the country said, for the first time, it will bring the Farmer2Farmer programme to Nigeria. The Farmer2Farmer programme is […]

Microsoft Set To Create Quantum Computers

Microsoft Set To Create Quantum Computers

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) In the race to commercialize a new type of powerful computer, Microsoft Corp. has just pulled up to the starting line with a slick-looking set of wheels. There’s just one problem: it doesn’t have an engine – at least not yet. The Redmond, Washington-based tech giant is competing with Alphabet Inc.’s […]

Nigerian Breweries names Bel new Managing Director

Nigerian Breweries names Bel new Managing Director

By Tunde Osho Nigerian Breweries Plc (“NB”), announced on Monday the appointment of Mr. Jordi Borrut Bel as its new and substantive Managing Director, replacing Mr. Johan A. Doyer who has been the Managing Director on an interim capacity since 16th June 2017. The appointment is effective 22nd January 2018. According to a company statement, Mr. […]

Scottish firm, Edrington introduces premium spirits brands to Nigeria

Scottish firm, Edrington introduces premium spirits brands to Nigeria

By Tunde Osho Edrington, a Scottish-based spirits firm with a wide range of internationally known premium brands has partnered Premium Spirits Nigeria (“PSN”) to enter the Nigerian market. Premium Spirits Nigeria is a business division of the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) set up to grow and manage its premium spirits consumer category. According to the […]

Coca-Cola picks long-serving veteran, Bogdanovic as new CEO

Coca-Cola picks long-serving veteran, Bogdanovic as new CEO

By Tunde Osho Coca-Cola HBC, has announced the appointment of Zoran Bogdanovic as its new chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Dimitris Lois, who passed away in October after a brief illness. According to the company, Mr. Bogdanovic will also be nominated as an executive director of the firm at the company’s next General Meeting of Shareholders. […]

Court sets date for shareholder vote on Seven-Up acquisition bid

Court sets date for shareholder vote on Seven-Up acquisition bid

By Tunde Osho Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc announced on Friday that it would hold a court appointed shareholder’s meeting in January to approve a bid by majority shareholder Affelka S.A. to acquire the remaining shares of minority shareholders it does not already own in a deal worth N19.33bn ($60m). Affelka S.A., which is the investment arm […]

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