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Tony Elumelu, Tomi Adeyemi & Tunji Funsho Among ‘TIME’ Magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ Of 2020

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Transcorp Plc Chair is one of three Nigerians on the list, alongside Tomi Adeyemi and Tunji Funsho TIME has named Tony O. Elumelu, one of Africa’s leading investors and philanthropists, in the 2020 TIME100, the annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The list, now in…

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Tony Elumelu Advocates Collaborations To Boost Africa’s Fortunes On Time 100 Talks

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa, owing to the huge opportunities that are inherent in the African economy. “This is the time to invest. Africa is a land of opportunities; There…

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COVID-19: 2Baba, Jim Ovia, Seun Agbaje And More Donate Funds Towards Combating Pandemic

The Federal Ministry of Health has unveiled the list of several funds donated by the private sector, individuals and federal government in the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This development comes a day after many Nigerian demanded to know who was in charge of the collection and disbursement of the donated funds for the treatment of…

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Femi Otedola Pledges N1 Billion Towards The Eradication Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola has joined the league of billionaires and corporate organizations who have shown their support towards assisting the government in fighting this Coronavirus pandemic by donating a sum of N1 billion. Otedola disclosed this donation in a post on his social media accounts, Twitter and Instagram. This comes as no surprise as one…

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Tony Elumelu To Receive National Productivity Order Of Merit Award From The Nigerian Federal Government

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman of the United Bank for Africa Group (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, will be conferred with the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR in recognition of his continuous hard work and total commitment to the empowerment of youths…

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Tony Elumelu Gives CNN A Behind The Scenes Look At His Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Forum

Tony Elumelu gives CNN’s African Voices a behind the scenes look at one of Africa’s largest events for aspiring entrepreneurs, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship (TEF) Forum. The 2019 edition of the packed event which included a delightful coalition of masterclasses from seasoned professionals, riveting plenary sessions, and a memorable interactive session with the Founder, Tony…

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The UBA CEO Awards 2019: A Celebration Of A Milestone, A Show of Excellence and Glamour – Tony Elumelu & Kennedy Uzoka Joined By Donald Duke, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Mo Abudu, More! | Performances by Tiwa Savage, DBanj, Wizkid, More! 

The 2019 UBA CEO Award was an acknowledgment of excellence and a celebration of a milestone. The Event which was held at Eko Hotel and suites on the 27th April 2019, was to reward individuals who have showed commitment and hard work towards the growth of all economy across Africa, also, it was a night…

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Red Carpet Glam! All The Stunning Guest Looks From The 2019 UBA CEO Awards

Celebrities, musicians, bankers and more public figures descended upon EKO Hotels and Suites on Saturday night for the annual United Bank for Africa (UBA) CEO awards. Prominent personalities including Tony Elumelu and Awele Vivian Elumelu, Mo Abudu, Linda Ikeji, Laura Ikeji, Ono Bello and many more walked the red carpet at the event, which celebrated the bank’s 70 years anniversary. Platinum and metallics were…

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The Average Nigerian Business Pays 48 Taxes, Affects Investors and Entrepreneurs – Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, chairman and founder of Heirs Holdings, says Nigeria would be unable to keep its investors and entrepreneurs if the issue of multiple taxation is not abolished. The billionaire noted that the average Nigerian business pays 48 taxes. TheCable reports that he delivered the keynote address at the 21st annual tax conference of the…

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