Tag: Tony Elumelu

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 ...

February 13, 2014

Tony Elumelu, Rita Dominic, Dele Momodu, others, attend the UBA awards in Lagos (PHOTOS)

What: UBA Awards Where: Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos  When: February 9, 2014 Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa   ...

December 30, 2013

Tolu Orekoya profiles Tony O. Elumelu: Here’s a man with vision (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Tolu Orekoya He is demanding and a perfectionist; a man who strives for excellence without compromise and more than ...

December 17, 2013

#TFAABest100: More photos from The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni event in Abuja

  What: The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni. Where: State House, Abuja. When: December 15, 2013. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa       ...

December 16, 2013

#TFAABest100: SEE photos from The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni event in Abuja

What: The Future Awards Africa Best 100 Alumni. Where: State House, Abuja. When: December 15, 2013. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa         ...

December 15, 2013

FG kicks off The Future Awards Africa Week today… Microsoft to launch Aiki.ng jobs portal

by Isi Esene The Future Awards Africa 2013 will be formally opened by Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan at a special ...

November 30, 2013

It’s official! Don Jazzy, Psquare, Omotola, 20 other Nigerians named among 100 most influential Africans (See list)

by Adeola Balogun Nigeria’s place as the giant of Africa has been further highlighted as a list of the continent’s ...

November 22, 2013

Forbes reveals how Nigerian businessman, Tony Elumelu made over N900 million DAILY for 3 weeks

Tony Elumelu is easily one of the richest men in Africa with businesses spanning different sectors of the economy including ...

October 5, 2013

Peregrino Brima: ‘Tokunbo’ cars ban – The masses sold to the cabal

by Peregrino Brimah The cabal, which includes the likes of Aliku Dangote, Femi Otedola, Olusegun Obasanjo, Tony Elumelu and in ...

August 20, 2013

Start up seed capital: The early Nigerian stories

by Okechukwu Nnamdi My advice to Celestine and his team is to Bootstrap and find inexpensive ways of achieving progress. ...

August 17, 2013

SEE Iyanya, Linda Ikeji, Rita Dominic, others as Tony Elumelu hosts The Future Awards Africa honourees in Lagos (PHOTOS)

  What: The Future Award Africa honourees reception dinner. Where: Heirs Holding, Ikoyi, Lagos. When: August 16, 2013. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa  

August 17, 2013

SPOTTED: Iyanya rocks the red carpet with SEXY Emma Nyra at the TFAA honourees reception

by Akan Ido The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) Honourees reception which took place yesterday at Heirs Holdings, Ikoyi, Lagos saw ...

August 16, 2013

Tony O. Elumelu hosts African Young Person of the Year honourees today to exclusive Reception and Mentorship Session today

One of Africa’s most influential entrepreneurs, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, will be hosting the 10 honourees for the African Young ...

July 28, 2013

Editi Effiong: Dear Start-up, great job! But what if the VCs don’t come?

by Editi Effiong Last night, I read that post by the co-founder of tiketmobile, and was really saddened, but without a lot ...

July 28, 2013

Seyi Taylor: 5 things to learn from the Tiketmobile fiaso (yes, I’m calling it a fiasco)

by Seyi Taylor 1. Hindsight is 20/20. And Not Even Then. We don’t know the terms Jason offered for his ...

July 26, 2013

Opinion: An appeal for true capitalism – My startup story

by Celestine Ezeokoye Also, history has shown us that most innovators aren’t the ones who finance their innovations to commercial ...

May 12, 2013

On top of the world: Aliko Dangote and Tony Elumelu show them how it’s done (SNAPSHOT)

by Isi Esene When you have Alhaji Aliko Dangote, entrepreneur extraordinaire and Chairman of the Dangote Group, flying with Tony ...

May 10, 2013

Femi Longe: Talent – The Achilles’ heel of Nigeria’s IT revolution (Y! Policy Hub)

by Femi Longe In a country with high levels of unemployment, jobs far outnumber skilled developers in the sector. The best ...

March 17, 2013

I am struggling to build my house in my village – President Jonathan

by Isi Esene This might be a bit hard to believe but president Goodluck Jonathan disclosed yesterday that he is ...

December 30, 2012

Simon Kolawole: Love in the season of cholera

by Simon Kolawole I have argued on this page a million times that our problem is not so much our ...

December 4, 2012

Stop exaggerating, we’re not that corrupt – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings Ltd., on Monday stressed the need for investors to report positive issues that would encourage doing business in ...

October 24, 2012

Who’s your choice? Dangote, Elumelu make final list for Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012

by Isi Esene Forbes is out with its shortlist of nominees for Person of the Year. The list includes two ...

September 26, 2012

Elumelu, Otedola, others take over power generation plants

by Isi Esene The financial bid process for the Power Holding Company of Nigeria successor Generation Companies attracted a number ...

September 10, 2012

Mike Adenuga, Tony Elumelu, 147 others to get national honours – See full list

by Isi Esene Multi-billionaire tycoon, Mike Adenuga leads the pack of 149 Nigerians that made the list of the 2012 ...

August 26, 2012

Chude Jideonwo speak to Omojuwa.com on the achievements of The Future Project

by Isi Esene On Friday, Chude Jideonwo, Executive Director of The Future Project, in a Twitter interview conducted by Japheth ...

August 14, 2012

Big move: The Future Awards holds in Port Harcourt, Tony Elumelu announced as keynote speaker

by Doyin Jaiyesimi The central working committee for The Future Awards is excited to announce that Port Harcourt – selected ...

August 13, 2012

Class of 2012: The Tony Elumelu Foundation concludes second year of AMIP programme

by Isi Esene The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the 2012 alumni class of its African Markets Internship Programme ...

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“Nobody is going to develop Africa except us” – Tony Elumelu preaches ‘Africapitalism’ in East Africa

By Hauwa Gambo  Tony O. Elumelu, MFR, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, an African proprietary investment firm committed to the economic transformation ...

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