Tag: Tony Elumelu

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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