Tag: Tony Elumelu

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tosin adesinaOctober 31, 2018

Tony Elumelu, Africapitalism and a secured future for Africa

When Tony Elumelu, the founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) launched the foundation in 2015, the vision was simple: to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The New Afrika Shrine is an iconic hub | 3 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Nigeria

It’s been almost a week since the French President, Emmanuel Macron made a historic two-day official visit to Nigeria. Macron ...

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EditorNovember 12, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Why can’t Nigeria learn from Tony Elumelu?

Eradicating unemployment in the country won’t be solved by ordinary intervention but, by a working intervention that will grow jobs ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Dele Momodu: A good man called Tony Elumelu

by Dele Momodu I’ve known Dr Tony Elumelu, the Chairman of United Bank of Africa for about two decades. I ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

Security man who returned customer’s $10,000 reportedly rewarded with over N10m

by Dolapo Adelana A security man, Ibrahim Ogbanago who returned $10000 misplaced by a customer has been rewarded with cash ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

We must prioritise the power sector in Nigeria – Elumelu

Chairman of Transcorp and United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu has said it is only a matter of time ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 29, 2016

The Thread: How Folorunsho Alakija got her break in business

Speaking at the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum 2016 today, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, oil mogul and billionaire, was purported to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 29, 2016

Obasanjo, Folorunsho Alakija face-off at Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum

It was a platform where business and politics clashed as former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and business woman Folorunsho Alakija ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ministry of Information & Culture partner to develop creative industries

At the National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) on Wednesday signed an MOU with the Federal ...

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AzeezSeptember 26, 2016

UBA Chairman, Elumelu celebrates with Clinton at 70

UBA Chairman, Tony Elumelu and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote attended the 70th birthday of a former US President, Bill ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 4, 2016

Tony Elumelu: Role of private sector in fighting poverty

Over one billion people, referred to as the “bottom billion” live on less than $1.25 a day worldwide. In Nigeria, ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 1, 2016

Why is the Lagos state govt demolishing businesses today?

by Joachim MacEbong This morning, the Lagos State government demolished the premises of the Nuli Juice Company in Ikoyi, which ...

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Isime EseneAugust 19, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Question Buhari should ponder about

“When some Nigerians were executed in Indonesia yesterday, and I started reading about their ordeal, I stumbled on the picture ...

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Isime EseneAugust 13, 2016

Dele Momodu: Time to ease the unemployment logjam

Fellow Nigerians, let me say right away that the biggest problem confronting our world today is that of mass unemployment. ...

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Isime EseneAugust 6, 2016

Ukinebo Dare, Ime Archibong, Adesoji Solanke… look who made the #YNaijaPowerList for Corporate Nigeria

As the annual #YNaijaPower List enters its 5th year, we bring you the most influential young Nigerians under 40 who are ...

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Janeth JAugust 10, 2015

The 13 richest people in Nigeria

These are the type of billionaires “that laugh at Hov money…Billionaires with petroleum and coal money.” Naija, we gat ’em: ...

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Isime EseneMay 29, 2015

Bola Tinubu, Tony Elumelu, Festus Keyamo, others at today’s inauguration ceremony (PHOTOS)

by Wilfred Okichie Bright and sunny, the weather remained at the Eagle Square, Abuja, as Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 1, 2015

In 10 tweets, Elumelu congratulates Nigerians, Buhari and Pres. Jonathan

by Kolapo Olapoju Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, has congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan, President-Elect, Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians on ...

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Isime EseneMarch 3, 2015

#YNaijaPowerList: Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, AY Makun, Davido… See the most powerful young people in entertainment

by Wilfred Okiche As the annual #YNaija Power List enters its 4th year, we bring you the most influential young ...

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Ada IgboanugoFebruary 27, 2015

SPOTTED: Psquare meets with billionaire Africapitalist, Tony Elumelu

by Chinwe Okafor They may have played a little music for him too. Musical duo, Peter and Paul of Psquare ...

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MuyiwaJanuary 2, 2015

The Tony Elumelu Foundation to invest $10million for 1,000 African startups [DETAILS]

by Muyiwa Matuluko For all the debate about lack of funding for African tech startups, things are about to make a ...

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Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

Tony Elumelu & Orji Uzor Kalu join Forbes Magazine list of Africa’s Richest

by Isi Esene   Forbes Magazine has released a list of 50 Richest Tycoons in Africa with Chairman of Heirs Holding, ...

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Isime EseneNovember 15, 2014

Ventures Africa unveils Nigeria’s new dollar billionaires + see list of Africa’s richest people

by Isi Esene Ventures Africa, an African business magazine and news service, has launched its second annual ranking of Africa’s ...

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Isime EseneNovember 13, 2014

UBA commits $1million to the Ebola fight, Elumelu urges corporate Africa to take up the challenge

by Isi Esene The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

The credit goes to Nigerians – President Jonathan thanks you for halting Ebola

by Laila Ibrahim On Thursday, 16 October, President Goodluck Jonathan credited the Nigerian populace for the successful halt of the spread ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2014

Elumelu announces Delta governorship aspiration in church

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Health, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has declared his intention to run ...

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YEditorAugust 26, 2014

Does Elumelu’s return to UBA signal the start of a reversal of hurricane Sanusi?

by Tunji Andrews In an interesting twist which many industry analysts feel may open the door for more comebacks, the ...

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Isime EseneAugust 25, 2014

He’s back! Tony Elumelu is the new Chairman of UBA

by Isi Esene Tony Elumelu, the former Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has been appointed ...

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writerAugust 2, 2014

TY Danjuma? N1.7bn! Aliko Dangote? N1bn! Tony Elumelu? N2.5bn! See how much Nigerian billionaires raised for Boko Haram victims yesterday

by Kolapo Olapoju At the fund raising dinner for the ‘Victims Support Funds’, held last night, 31 July, at the ...

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April 14, 2014

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, addressed Secretary-General Ban Ki ...

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