Femi Falodun To Speak At PRCAN Masterclass

The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has announced Mr Femi Falodun, the CEO of Marketing, Media and Technology company, ID Africa, as one of the speakers during their masterclass themed: ‘How to write Winning PR Proposals, Plans and Case Studies’ happening on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Mr Falodun, who has years of experience, consulting on diverse Public Relations, Content Marketing, Digital Communication campaigns and developing strategies/tactics for some of Nigeria’s biggest brands will be drawing knowledge from his robust wealth of experience to speak on the topic: ‘Documenting PR Campaigns as Case Studies.’

Also speaking at the event which holds at Adna Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, are Chuddy Oduenyi, Managing director of Compact communications and Tola Bademosi, Managing director of BD Consult. The training is expected to draw participants made up of PR professionals both in the public and private sector.

While commenting on the upcoming training, Mr Falodun says, “sessions like this one are of utmost importance to the media industry as a whole, it helps each of us document our experiences and also share ideas on the next phase for the industry.”

PRCAN is a body established to uphold the best practices in the Nigerian public relations sector in the areas of standards, conduct, as well as economic well-being for stakeholders in the public relations industry.

Travel Agency: Request for Proposal

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

1 -Introduction

1.1 Purpose

BHM group seeks information on travel services and is requesting proposals from qualified supplier. BHM requests that all suppliers examine the specific requirements in this RFP and prepare responses pursuant to the terms contained herein.

BHM is soliciting proposals that illustrate cost buildup, service delivery, and methodology for a range of travel services, including airfare ticketing, hotel booking, car services, visa advisory & facilitation, airport protocol and ticketing of other modes of travel such as trains and ferries. The award/contract will be for a period of one-year subject to periodic performance review and renewable for an additional year depending on performance.

1.2 Background & What We Do

BHM is a media and public relations company involved in reputation management, consumer engagement, content development, community and assets management, research and intelligence as well as media relations.

Our mission is to provide the best possible corporate and marketing communications to the best brands on earth using strategies no one can beat.

Our vision is to become Africa’s leading media and public relations agency by working with our partners in the media, business and publics to achieve the best possible solutions for clients and consumers, as a result build a far reaching reputation and profit for investors.

2 -Proposal Preparation Instructions

2.1 Timelines
The following dates are for informational and planning purposes. The term COB means 5:30 PM. BHM reserves the right to change any of the dates and times set below. If changes are made, BHM will contact all interested Suppliers.

2.2 Procurement-Related Communications

All questions, inquiries, and requests for clarification must be submitted in writing to the designated contact listed below no later than 2nd March, 2019.

Questions submitted to BHM after this period will only be answered if BHM determines the question is critical to the success of the RFP process. Responses to all questions will be circulated to all Suppliers.

Suppliers shall not contact BHM staff outside the written communication channel described above unless authorized by BHM. BHM may, at its sole discretion, contact vendors for in person or verbal briefings or discussions.

Suppliers may notify BHM of any discrepancies, errors, or omissions that may exist within this RFP. With respect to this RFP, Suppliers may recommend to BHM any enhancements, which might be in BHM’s best interests.

2.3 Right to Reject Proposals

Issuance of this RFP in no way constitutes a commitment by BHM to award a contract. BHM reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or portions of proposals received in response to this RFP, to request modification or clarification of any part of a proposal, or to cancel this RFP if it is in the best interest of BHM to do so. Furthermore, BHM may reject any proposal if it is considered incomplete or conditional, contains irregularities, or does not meet qualifications, requirements, or specifications. Failure to furnish all information may disqualify the proposal.

2.4 Ownership of Proposals

Proposals and any other materials submitted to BHM in response to this RFP will become the exclusive property of BHM upon receipt and will not be returned. BHM is not liable for any costs incurred as a result of responding to this Request for Proposals.

BHM expects to select two firms to provide travel management services for the entirety of its operations. BHM anticipates that the agreement will run for 12 months with the option to extend for an additional period subject to performance. BHM expects to sign service agreements with the winning bidders laying out the conditions of the agreement.

In responding to this RFP, the vendor accepts full responsibility to understand the RFP in its entirety, and in detail, including making any inquiries to BHM as necessary to gain such understanding. BHM reserves the right to disqualify any vendor who demonstrates incomplete understanding. Further, BHM reserves the right to determine, at its sole discretion, whether the vendor has demonstrated such understanding. That right extends to cancellation of award, if award has been made. Such disqualification and/or cancellation shall be at no fault, cost, or liability whatsoever to BHM.

2.5 Good Faith Statement

All information provided by BHM in this RFP is offered in good faith and are subject to change at any time. BHM makes no certification that any item is without error and will not be responsible or liable for any use of the information or for any claims asserted there from.

2.6 Proposal Submission

Vendors must send proposals in electronic copy via e-mail, on or prior to 4th March, 2019, 5:30 pm to: corporate@bhmng.com and ileola@bhmng.com.

Each Proposal should provide a straightforward, concise description of the vendor’s ability to meet the requirements of this RFP. Proposals should not contain unsolicited, extraneous or duplicative information. A proposal may be considered non-responsive if information is either conditional or incomplete, or if it contains extraneous material. Proposals must be based solely on the requirements contained in this RFP.

By submitting a Proposal, the Vendor grants BHM the right to obtain any information from any lawful source regarding (i) the past history, practices, conduct and ability of Agency to perform the services and otherwise to fulfill the requirements under this RFP, and (ii) the past history, practices, conduct and ability of any director, officer, or key employee of Vendor.

3 -Agency Profile

3.1 Profile
Please provide the following information:
• Full name of the corporate entity placing the proposal,
• Company address,
• Telephone,
• Contact Name,
• Email,
• Background,
• Year of Establishment,
• Corporate History,
• Corporate Philosophy.
Primary location, branch, or division of the company that will be providing services to BHM.

4 -Implementation
If your organization is successful in being awarded BHM’s travel services contract, explain how
you would implement services by providing an implementation plan that:
Outlines major action items;
Provides the implementation timeframe;
Includes staff responsible for the implementation at each location;
Provides Vendor’s process for creating traveler profiles;
Describe the actions that would be required of BHM.

5 -Account Management & Service

Kindly detail specifically the number of agents, experience level, management team, resources for agents, as well as roles and responsibilities.
Kindly provide us with the average number of years of experience among your agents
What type of ongoing training do you provide to your agents?
How will you ensure that your agents are well-versed in BHM’s travel policies, procedures, forms and travel trends?
How will your team identify BHM policy exemptions?
How will you measure the quality of your team’s performance?
Describe your proposed process of resolving customer service issues?
As a travel agency, describe if you are able to provide any or all of the following services internationally:
airfare tickets
hotel bookings
visa advisory and facilitation
airport protocol
car rental
car and driver service
tickets of other modes of travel
10. Does your agency offer executive travel services?
11. Do you offer any type of discount, loyalty, or rewards program to corporate clients?
12. Can you offer a discount for early invoice payment?
13. How will you inform BHM of breaking industry news, security advisories, and market updates?
14. What additional services and benefits is your agency able to provide? What are the costs associated with those benefits?
15. How do you measure customer satisfaction?
16. Suppliers must provide three references, with contact information.
17. Do you offer credit facilities to clients? If yes, for how long is it available?

6 -Cost Reduction Opportunities

Describe how your agency can deliver incremental savings beyond transaction fee savings.
Describe preferred vendor relations for airlines (including regional/local airlines in Africa, Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, South, South East, and Central Asia), car, and hotel agreements providing an overview of existing preferred vendor programs.
What cost savings opportunities can BHM leverage from your agency contracts with travel vendors?
Do you provide any discount/loyalty/rewards programs to corporate clients?
Do you provide discount % points for early payment?
What tools or processes do you use to guarantee that the lowest compliant airfare is offered to travelers?
Describe your ability to provide special airline, car, and hotel services for travelers, including seat clearance in preferred seating areas.

7 -Additional documents to provide:

A copy of your Agency’s latest annual report, if available;
Copy of your standard Service Level Agreement (SLA) or standard terms and conditions.
Copy of your company profile and company Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) registration documents: Certificate of Incorporation, Form CO2 and CAC 7.

Advisory to BHM Group Staff on upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections

Work Hours during the Elections

  • With the presidential and national assembly elections taking place on Saturday, February 16, 2019, the office will close at 1.45pm on Friday, February 15, 2019, to enable everyone get home safely.
  • Regarding resumption of work on Monday, February 18, you are advised to await further communication (email and SMS) from TMM before leaving your homes for work.

Travel Restrictions during the Elections

Today, the Nigerian Police Force announced a country-wide restriction to vehicular movement between the hours of 6am to 6pm on Saturday, 16th February, 2019. In addition, the Federal Government has announced the closure of the country’s borders from Friday, February 15, 2019 to Sunday, February 17, 2019.

Personal Security

Following threats of disruption to the election by rogue bodies such as Boko Haram, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants and IPOB; you are advised to have a heightened sense of security, especially at polling centers.

The Department of State Security (DSS) has also raised the alarm on the threat of fake news, and hate speeches capable of stoking the embers of violence. Based on this, you are advised to be careful in forwarding and sharing messages on your social media handles.

Voting Tips

As citizens, it is our duty to actively participate in elections by going out to cast our votes. You are advised to go out on Saturday, 16th February, 2019 to cast your votes for your choice of presidential and federal legislative candidates.

More information about the 2019 elections can be found here. You can also check the list of Presidential candidates here.

Follow the Neusroom website for round the clock updates on the Elections.

Once again, keep safe and avoid areas prone to electoral violence.

LAGOSIANS SET TO ENJOY ‘CAMPARI AND BEER’ AT NIGERIA BEER FESTIVAL

World renowned premium bitters and classic alcoholic drink, Campari, is at it once again in Nigeria. The invigorating drink, wildly popular as a bitter-sweet base of most cocktails is s et to provide teeming beer lovers with vibrant fun and delicious mixes at the first Nigeria Beer Festival holding in the city of Lagos.

The maiden edition of Nigeria Beer Festival holds at the Eko Atlantic City from the 25th of September to the 1st of October, 2017. The event affords consumers an opportunity to relish the vibrant hue, intense aroma and inspiring flavour of Campari in-bar cocktails mixed by professional mixologists.

Brand Manager Campari, Rilwan Shofunde, in his remarks about Campari’s participation at the Beer Festival, states,

Campari lives up to its promise of not only providing superior quality cocktail base, but also to create stylish yet unique drinking experiences for consumers. It is in support of our beer-drinking culture that we are participating in the very first Nigeria Beer Festival, so as to encourage our fans and consumers to keep enjoying mixing Campari with their preferred beer brand. This is the true spirit behind our ‘Campari Loves Beer’ mantra.”

The festival which is a week-long celebration leading up to Nigeria’s Independence, promises to be full of fun, entertainment and various side attractions. The festival will also play host to Campari Brand Ambassador, 2Baba often referred to as ‘Mr. Campari’. The iconic singer will add colour to the event, while fans will also have the opportunity for ‘meet and greet’ sessions.

In his reaction, 2Baba says,

“I am always delighted to share the excitement and passion of Campari drink with my fans anytime, anywhere. As the number one lover of Campari myself, I will be at the Nigeria Beer festival to support our mixologists in showing them the true meaning of ‘Campari Loves Beer’.”

Campari has also been rewarding Nigerians nationwide in its ‘Buy N Win’ campaign, where buyers of the product win prizes in raffle draws, and also get free tickets to the upcoming ‘Dare To Mix’ Festival, a celebration of the exciting blend of Campari plus beer, which comes up in Port-Harcourt, later this October.

Campari is currently marketed and distributed in more than 190 countries in the world. The brand encourages everyone to enjoy their drinks responsibly, celebrating life every day, everywhere.

The post LAGOSIANS SET TO ENJOY ‘CAMPARI AND BEER’ AT NIGERIA BEER FESTIVAL appeared first on BlackHouse Media (BHM).

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TG Expo To Hold Maiden Edition Of Machinery, Metal And Steel Exhibition In Nigeria

TG Expo, which is an international trade fair organizer, will host the first ever Machinery Metal & Steel Exhibition to the industry professionals and government officials in Nigeria at the Expo Center of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos from the 18th to the 20th of October 2017.

The 3-day event will showcase products like pipes, tubes, wire, cables, sheet metal, environment protection, energy conservation, filtration and separation, nano-technologies, induction furnace and heat treatment, safety equipment and technology and smelting and refining in the industrial products industry to name a few.

MMS Nigeria is the only exhibition exclusive to metals, machinery and steel, to be held in Lagos, the business and trade capital of Nigeria. The fair hopes to attract manufacturers and suppliers, machinery and technology professionals, equipment and technology professionals and technology services experts.

Base metals and metal products will be showcased at the exhibition as they are mainly used by oil and construction industry, where both the Nigerian government and private sector are heavily investing in.

Being a member state of ECOWAS, Nigeria acts as a trade gateway to other West African states. Nigeria, with its 1.1 Trillion USD GDP (PPP) and population of 186 million is the largest economy in Africa and due to recovering oil prices, Nigeria is expected to record positive growth rate in 2017.

A report of the Central Bank of Nigeria shows that Nigeria currently imports steel, aluminum products and associated derivatives of approximately 25 metric tones per annum from advanced countries estimated at $4.5bn.

In 2015, Nigeria imported 4.5 Billion USD worth of iron and steel goods. This makes the country 52nd largest importer in the world with machinery and metal & metal products as its major imports. Nigeria’s major aluminum imports include aluminum plates, profiles, structures, bars and doors, windows and their frames & thresholds. These product groups account for 18% of Nigeria’s entire imports.

Nigeria is a net importer of machinery as its imports in 2015 amounted to 4.52 billion USD. 11.1% of Nigeria’s aggregate imports in 2015 were machinery imports. Nigeria’s top machinery imports include taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks used in oil industry, machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions and pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device.

TG Expo was founded in 2008 with ‘Think Global’ insight. The company brings together leading exporters with their target markets to do business. TG Expo enables exporter companies to communicate, do business and experience new markets.

As of today, TG Expo Group has organized exhibitions in France, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, India, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa.

The exhibitions have been in industries like healthcare, medical equipment, electricity, design, furniture and marble sectors.

TG Expo Group is accredited by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy. TG Expo Group supports export companies to grow their attempts and business development processes which contribute to national and international economy. TG …read more

TG Expo To Hold Maiden Edition Of Machinery, Metal And Steel Exhibition In Nigeria

TG Expo, which is an international trade fair organizer, will host the first ever Machinery Metal & Steel Exhibition to the industry professionals and government officials in Nigeria at the Expo Center of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos from the 18th to the 20th of October 2017.

The 3-day event will showcase products like pipes, tubes, wire, cables, sheet metal, environment protection, energy conservation, filtration and separation, nano-technologies, induction furnace and heat treatment, safety equipment and technology and smelting and refining in the industrial products industry to name a few.

MMS Nigeria is the only exhibition exclusive to metals, machinery and steel, to be held in Lagos, the business and trade capital of Nigeria. The fair hopes to attract manufacturers and suppliers, machinery and technology professionals, equipment and technology professionals and technology services experts.

Base metals and metal products will be showcased at the exhibition as they are mainly used by oil and construction industry, where both the Nigerian government and private sector are heavily investing in.

Being a member state of ECOWAS, Nigeria acts as a trade gateway to other West African states. Nigeria, with its 1.1 Trillion USD GDP (PPP) and population of 186 million is the largest economy in Africa and due to recovering oil prices, Nigeria is expected to record positive growth rate in 2017.

A report of the Central Bank of Nigeria shows that Nigeria currently imports steel, aluminum products and associated derivatives of approximately 25 metric tones per annum from advanced countries estimated at $4.5bn.

In 2015, Nigeria imported 4.5 Billion USD worth of iron and steel goods. This makes the country 52nd largest importer in the world with machinery and metal & metal products as its major imports. Nigeria’s major aluminum imports include aluminum plates, profiles, structures, bars and doors, windows and their frames & thresholds. These product groups account for 18% of Nigeria’s entire imports.

Nigeria is a net importer of machinery as its imports in 2015 amounted to 4.52 billion USD. 11.1% of Nigeria’s aggregate imports in 2015 were machinery imports. Nigeria’s top machinery imports include taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks used in oil industry, machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions and pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device.

TG Expo was founded in 2008 with ‘Think Global’ insight. The company brings together leading exporters with their target markets to do business. TG Expo enables exporter companies to communicate, do business and experience new markets.

As of today, TG Expo Group has organized exhibitions in France, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, India, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa.

The exhibitions have been in industries like healthcare, medical equipment, electricity, design, furniture and marble sectors.

TG Expo Group is accredited by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy. TG Expo Group supports export companies to grow their attempts and business development processes which contribute to national and international economy. TG …read more

9ice And Small Doctor To Celebrate Nigeria’s Independence With Lagosians At Legend’s Real Deal Experience

Music fans in Lagos are in for a thrilling experience this October as Nigeria’s foremost stout brand, Legend Extra Stout is set to bring two of Nigeria’s biggest music stars, 9ice and Small Doctor to the Adura Football Field, Alakuko, Lagos.

The music concert popularly known as the Real Deal Experience will hold on October 1st, same day as Nigeria’s 57th Independence Day celebration.

To give Lagos residents a night of fun to remember for a long time, Nigeria’s iconic singer 9ice, known for his hit single “Gongo Aso” will be live at the Adura Football Field, Alakuko to thrill his numerous fans with some of his biggest hits. His lyrical prowess and entertaining vibes is sure to light up the stage, as he is one artiste with loads of street credibility and loyal fan base.

In addition, rave of the moment, Small Doctor, will make his debut appearance on the Real Deal Experience in Lagos. Known for his energetic performance and stage craft, the young artiste is sure not to disappoint his massive fan base as he will be performing some of his popular hit songs, including “Penalty” and “Mosquito Killer” to name a few.

9ice who has headlined a number of other Real Deal Experience concerts across the country will partner with Small Doctor on stage to entertain thousands of Lagos fans who will attend the concert.

Speaking on his anticipation for the show, 9ice said: “I’ve performed at other Real Deal Experience concerts and I must say the energy is always superb. But trust me, nothing beats a Lagos concert. The fun, the excitement, the people and all are second to none. I really can’t wait.”

Small Doctor also remarked: “I love performing in Lagos as it is the city that brought me all of my success. You can be sure I’ll be bringing on my ‘A’ game. This edition of the Real Deal Experience is also special because of Nigeria’s independence and I really can’t wait to celebrate it with my Lagos fans.”

The tour takes Nigeria’s biggest music stars across various cities around the country to entertain local fans and help them experience the beautiful consumer experience Legend Extra Stout is known for.

Just like others, the Lagos edition will also reward the Legend Extra Stout’s consumers with exciting gifts such as flat screen TVs, generators and refrigerators etc.

In addition, fans and consumers of Legend Extra Stout also stand a chance of winning N50, 000 cash prizes in an online talent competition hosted on the brand’s social media pages.

Portfolio Manager – Mainstream, Lager and Stout brands, Nigerian Breweries, Emmanuel Agu while commenting on the Real Deal Experience Lagos event said: “Picture this: the Real Deal Experience concert will hold on Nigeria’s Independence Day right at the Centre of Excellence where coincidentally, Nigeria got its independence in 1960. It will definitely be a night of celebration and we’re very proud to be the brand making it happen!”

The Real Deal Experience created by Legend Extra Stout to interact with its consumers, has previously held …read more

9ice And Small Doctor To Celebrate Nigeria’s Independence With Lagosians At Legend’s Real Deal Experience

Music fans in Lagos are in for a thrilling experience this October as Nigeria’s foremost stout brand, Legend Extra Stout is set to bring two of Nigeria’s biggest music stars, 9ice and Small Doctor to the Adura Football Field, Alakuko, Lagos.

The music concert popularly known as the Real Deal Experience will hold on October 1st, same day as Nigeria’s 57th Independence Day celebration.

To give Lagos residents a night of fun to remember for a long time, Nigeria’s iconic singer 9ice, known for his hit single “Gongo Aso” will be live at the Adura Football Field, Alakuko to thrill his numerous fans with some of his biggest hits. His lyrical prowess and entertaining vibes is sure to light up the stage, as he is one artiste with loads of street credibility and loyal fan base.

In addition, rave of the moment, Small Doctor, will make his debut appearance on the Real Deal Experience in Lagos. Known for his energetic performance and stage craft, the young artiste is sure not to disappoint his massive fan base as he will be performing some of his popular hit songs, including “Penalty” and “Mosquito Killer” to name a few.

9ice who has headlined a number of other Real Deal Experience concerts across the country will partner with Small Doctor on stage to entertain thousands of Lagos fans who will attend the concert.

Speaking on his anticipation for the show, 9ice said: “I’ve performed at other Real Deal Experience concerts and I must say the energy is always superb. But trust me, nothing beats a Lagos concert. The fun, the excitement, the people and all are second to none. I really can’t wait.”

Small Doctor also remarked: “I love performing in Lagos as it is the city that brought me all of my success. You can be sure I’ll be bringing on my ‘A’ game. This edition of the Real Deal Experience is also special because of Nigeria’s independence and I really can’t wait to celebrate it with my Lagos fans.”

The tour takes Nigeria’s biggest music stars across various cities around the country to entertain local fans and help them experience the beautiful consumer experience Legend Extra Stout is known for.

Just like others, the Lagos edition will also reward the Legend Extra Stout’s consumers with exciting gifts such as flat screen TVs, generators and refrigerators etc.

In addition, fans and consumers of Legend Extra Stout also stand a chance of winning N50, 000 cash prizes in an online talent competition hosted on the brand’s social media pages.

Portfolio Manager – Mainstream, Lager and Stout brands, Nigerian Breweries, Emmanuel Agu while commenting on the Real Deal Experience Lagos event said: “Picture this: the Real Deal Experience concert will hold on Nigeria’s Independence Day right at the Centre of Excellence where coincidentally, Nigeria got its independence in 1960. It will definitely be a night of celebration and we’re very proud to be the brand making it happen!”

The Real Deal Experience created by Legend Extra Stout to interact with its consumers, has previously held …read more

NPFL/ Star Partnership And A Thrilling Season Finale For Plateau United

The Nigerian Professional football league 2016/17 season came to an entertaining end with a pulsating final match between Plateau United and Rangers International at Rwang Pam stadium in Jos on Saturday 9th of September 2017.

After a tough 38-match league games, Plateau United amassed 66 points in total to become the 19th Nigeria league champions. Kennedy Boboye, the team’s coach led the Plateau United side to their first ever league title after defeating Enugu Rangers by 2-0 in the final match of the season.

Plateau United Striker Emeka Umeh scored the first goal for the team in the 25th minute before Benjamin Turba shot the second and winning goal before the close of proceedings.

Popular Music Star, Ice prince, was at the Jos Township Stadium, venue of the match to entertain fans and spice up the celebrations following the feat achieved by the team. Known for his several hit songs, Ice prince made a surprise appearance after the match to the excitement and delight of the thousands of football fans who had gathered at the venue.

Following the 2016 partnership between Star and the League Management Company, licensor of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), stakeholders including football fans are witnessing a transformation of the Nigerian league.

Star is wholly indigenous and synonymous is a big promoter of Nigerian passion in football. More than the‘Nigerianess’ of the brand, its attributes are perfect for the league and just as important, the fans of football in Nigeria.

Speaking on the thrilling end of the season, Tokunbo Adodo, Portfolio Manager, National Premium, Nigerian Breweries, said the experiential participation of football fans at the final match in Jos supports the brand’s commitment to driving audience venue participation.

”We are very excited to witness what has been a thoroughly enjoyable and exciting league season. As you know, Star is all about giving Nigerian football fans premium experience and the way the NPFL has gone this season is not only pleasing for us but very encouraging particularly showing what is possible for the next season. Millions of Nigerian football fans now follow the league with greater passion and that’s the reason Star is celebrating the shinning fans”.

“Star Lager Beer is a proudly Nigerian brand and that’s what informs our approach in all we do. For us, it is Nigeria first, and football, being not just a very popular sport with Nigerians, but is also a major unifying factor for Nigerians. So investing in the development of the local league and celebrating Nigerians who throng out to watch their local teams play, is very important to us.”

Following the win, Star lager gave Plateau United fans an opportunity to celebrate with the Plateau United team at the dedicated premium Star fan park, which was set up at the Stadium. As part of the celebration, the team and its supporters embarked on a trophy tour around town to celebrate their win, which led to the government house where the trophy was presented to the Plateau State Commissioner for Sports, Danladi Mann, who stood in for Governor …read more

NPFL/ Star Partnership And A Thrilling Season Finale For Plateau United

The Nigerian Professional football league 2016/17 season came to an entertaining end with a pulsating final match between Plateau United and Rangers International at Rwang Pam stadium in Jos on Saturday 9th of September 2017.

After a tough 38-match league games, Plateau United amassed 66 points in total to become the 19th Nigeria league champions. Kennedy Boboye, the team’s coach led the Plateau United side to their first ever league title after defeating Enugu Rangers by 2-0 in the final match of the season.

Plateau United Striker Emeka Umeh scored the first goal for the team in the 25th minute before Benjamin Turba shot the second and winning goal before the close of proceedings.

Popular Music Star, Ice prince, was at the Jos Township Stadium, venue of the match to entertain fans and spice up the celebrations following the feat achieved by the team. Known for his several hit songs, Ice prince made a surprise appearance after the match to the excitement and delight of the thousands of football fans who had gathered at the venue.

Following the 2016 partnership between Star and the League Management Company, licensor of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), stakeholders including football fans are witnessing a transformation of the Nigerian league.

Star is wholly indigenous and synonymous is a big promoter of Nigerian passion in football. More than the‘Nigerianess’ of the brand, its attributes are perfect for the league and just as important, the fans of football in Nigeria.

Speaking on the thrilling end of the season, Tokunbo Adodo, Portfolio Manager, National Premium, Nigerian Breweries, said the experiential participation of football fans at the final match in Jos supports the brand’s commitment to driving audience venue participation.

”We are very excited to witness what has been a thoroughly enjoyable and exciting league season. As you know, Star is all about giving Nigerian football fans premium experience and the way the NPFL has gone this season is not only pleasing for us but very encouraging particularly showing what is possible for the next season. Millions of Nigerian football fans now follow the league with greater passion and that’s the reason Star is celebrating the shinning fans”.

“Star Lager Beer is a proudly Nigerian brand and that’s what informs our approach in all we do. For us, it is Nigeria first, and football, being not just a very popular sport with Nigerians, but is also a major unifying factor for Nigerians. So investing in the development of the local league and celebrating Nigerians who throng out to watch their local teams play, is very important to us.”

Following the win, Star lager gave Plateau United fans an opportunity to celebrate with the Plateau United team at the dedicated premium Star fan park, which was set up at the Stadium. As part of the celebration, the team and its supporters embarked on a trophy tour around town to celebrate their win, which led to the government house where the trophy was presented to the Plateau State Commissioner for Sports, Danladi Mann, who stood in for Governor …read more