Nigerian Breweries appoints Heineken Egypt chief, Essaadi as new MD

The head of Al-Haram Beverages, the Heineken Operating Company in Egypt, C, has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries Plc. However, Essaadi’s appointment will not take effect until July 30 when he will succeed Jordi Borrut Bel, who is expected to exit Nigerian Breweries same say after announcing his retirement. Borrut […]

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Shoprite sells Nigerian business to property company – Report

A Nigerian property company will be taking over Shoprite’s local business in Nigeria, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources. x Persianas is buying Shoprite’s Nigerian business after the South African retailer decided to retreat from other African markets. Shoprite, with more than 2,300 stores across Africa, is awaiting regulatory approval on the sale of […]

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Kano food poisoning: NAFDAC arrests merchants of deadly chemicals

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested the merchants of dangerous chemicals used in food and drinks supposedly to enhance taste that killed three people in Kano. The agency’s Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known in a statement issued by Mr Olusayo Akintola, the NAFDAC Resident Media Consultant […]

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Tougher times as debt, inflation, unemployment weigh on economy

Risky future as strategic reserves run dry, says economist• More Nigerians give up, withdraw from labour market• Food inflation hits hard as insecurity triggers rural-urban migration• Unemployment rate: PDP decries FG’s alleged deceit Four weeks after the economy exited recession and Nigerians looked forward to a rebound going into the second quarter of the year, […]

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Prices of vegetables, other perishable produce crash in Kano

Prices of vegetables and other perishable produce have crashed in Kano, due to the market glut caused by increased fresh supplies from farms, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN checks at Kofar Wambai and Rimi markets, in Kano metropolis, on Sunday, showed that the prices of perishable produce, such as onions, tomato and […]

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Expert: Sugarcane can boost sperm count, conception

Mrs Olufunmilola Adewumi, the Assistant Chief Nutritionist at the Orile Agege General Hospital in Lagos State has advised those seeking to improve their fertility level and libido to consider taking sugarcane juice for a boost. She told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that sugarcane could help women with ovulation problem […]

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BREAKING:Cattle, food sellers threaten to withdraw services

The leadership of the Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN) has given the Federal Government till February 24 to address their demands or face total withdrawal of their services. The union, which is an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) with over 35 affiliate groups, said it had already submitted […]

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