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Davos 2018! Group Chairman UBA, Tony Elumelu Speaks With CNN’s Richard Quest

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and one of Africa’s top businessman, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need to change the African narrative while concentrating on the myriad of opportunities inherent in the continent, stating that its economic transformation and stimulation should be the focus of all governments and global institutions. This,…

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Tony Elumelu, Aliko Dangote, Rita Dominic, Turn Up 70’s Style At The Heirs Holdings Party

Mr Tony and Dr (Mrs) Elumelu   Tony Elumelu, Chairman, United Bank of Africa (UBA) and Heirs Holdings thrilled guests at a Christmas party on Saturday December 16th, 2017. The grand event themed; ‘70’s Disco Party’ saw the business mogul dressed like Michael Jackson. The 54years old business tycoon danced to some popular tracks of Michael Jackson such as; ‘Billie Jean’ and ‘Black…

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African Entrepreneurs Gather! Tony Elumelu Foundation Wraps Up 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Lagos. The Forum hosted more than 1,300 participants from 54 African countries. The most diverse and inclusive gathering of African entrepreneurs on the continent, the forum continued its strong tradition…

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Elumelu At Chatham House: The Pervasive Negative Narrative Around Africa Is Our Continent’s Greatest Challenge”

At a gathering of senior policymakers and developments experts hosted by UK’s leading foreign policy institute, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, spoke on a panel alongside United Kingdom Minister of State, Department for International Development (DFID), Rory Stewart, OBE, where he condemned the pervasive stereotypes in the media around Africa and the resulting…

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Tony Elumelu Donates $500,000 to Sierra Leone

Banker and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has donated $500,000 to Sierra Leone to help alleviate the suffering of people affected by flood and mudslide in the country. Elumelu made the donation to Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday during a visit to the West African country. Along with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Elumelu visited survivors…

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Elumelu Charges FG to Fix Bureaucracy to Make Nigeria Business Ready

UBA Chairman Tony O. Elumelu has charged the public sector to urgently fix bureaucracy and the process of doing business in Nigeria to promote, attract and retain willing investment partners in the country.   He made this call yesterday while discussing the topic “Nigeria Open for Business” at the 2017 National Insurance Conference organised by the Insurance Industry…

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SWIFT Chooses Tony Elumelu To Deliver Closing Address During Its Regional Conference

  SWIFT announced today that Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N, African businessman and investor will deliver the closing address at the SWIFT African Regional Conference on Thursday, May 18 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The conference will bring together around 500 high level financial professionals from across Africa. Mr. Elumelu, Chairman of United Bank for Africa and founder…

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LagosAt50! Dolapo Osinbajo, Donald Duke, Desmond Elliot, Akinwunmi Ambode, Others at Runway Jazz |Photos

As part of the Lagos At 50 celebrations, the wife of the vice-president of Nigeria, Dolapo Osinbajo, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, Donald Duke, Tony Elumelu, Desmond Elliot joined Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode at the Runway Jazz event, which took place Sunday night at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The event featured performances from international Jazz artistes including Joss Stone, and Najee, and Nigerian…

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Economic Recovery Plan: Elumelu Commends FG, CBN for Efforts at Stimulating Nigerian Economy

United Bank for Africa Chairman Mr. Tony Elumelu, has strongly commended the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for their efforts in stimulating the Nigerian economy, and bringing to bear a coordinated policy response that will positively jumpstart the Nigerian economy. According to Elumelu, recent actions by the Federal Government, including greater…

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Investing in People: Amid Economic Recession, UBA Promotes 3,000 Staff

UBA CEO- Kennedy Uzoka 25% of staff at Africa’s leading financial institution rewarded CEO Kennedy Uzoka: “If we take care of our people, our people will take care of our customers.”  United Bank for Africa (UBA), Africa’s Global Bank operating in 19 African countries, has announced the promotion of 3,000 staff members, reinforcing its commitment to…

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