Life Beer Empowers Entrepreneurs in 2nd Edition of Life Progress Booster

Life Continental Lager Beer has empowered the first set of winners at the second edition of entrepreneur focused radio show, Life Progress Booster.  The show which kicked off last year, is targeted at innovative businessmen and women in the South-East.

Six winners, Felix Chukwuma, Obinna Kingsley, Edeh Ejike, Ijeoma Ikejiuba, Njigha Chinenye and Prosper Stephen, emerged from three zones, Awka, Nnewi and Agulu/Ekwulobia, with each of them receiving a grant of N250, 000 each to support their business ideas.

Speaking during the presentation of the grants to the winners, Senior Brand Manager, Regional Mainstream Brands, NB Plc, Mr. Funso Ayeni, said this year’s edition of the show will reward 200 entrepreneurs with a cash prize of N250, 000 each, up from the 52 entrepreneurs who were presented with the same amount each, last year. According to Mr. Ayeni, the show is a platform for Life Lager Beer to support the entrepreneurial spirit of the Igbos.

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About Nigerian Breweries PLC:
A member of the HEINEKEN Group, Nigerian Breweries Plc is the pioneer and largest brewing company in Nigeria. Incorporated in 1946 as "Nigerian Brewery Limited", the company made history in June 1949 when the first bottle of STAR lager beer rolled out of its Lagos brewery bottling line. Today, it has a rich portfolio of 19 high-quality brands (such as Heineken, Desperados, Maltina, Life, Amstel Malta, Gulder, Fayrouz and Legend) produced from 9 breweries and 2 malting plants which are distributed nationwide. Nigerian Breweries is also a recipient of several awards and recognition in other areas of its operations including product quality, marketing excellence, productivity and innovation, health and safety, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. To learn more, visit the Nigerian Breweries website: nbplc.com

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PRESS CONTACT:

Sade Morgan
Corporate Affairs Director
Sade.morgan@heineken.com

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