Nigerians turn to traditional brew ‘Burukutu’ as economy staggers

“With just 1,000 naira, you sit out with friends and drink burukutu enough but with the same amount, you cannot cope with beer.”   Benue,   Government worker Iorliam Shija sits in one of the ramshackle bars along the banks of the Benue River in central Nigeria sipping from a gourd filled with frothy burukutu. […]

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Nigeria harmonizes ECOWAS Excise Duty for Beer, Tobacco

By Franklin Ocheneyi “THE new specific excise duty rate for alcoholic beverages cut across beer and stout, wines and spirits for the three years, 2018 to 2020. Under the new regime, beer and stout will attract .30k per centiliter (Cl) in 2018 and 35k per Cl each in 2019 and 2020. Wines will attract N1.25k […]

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