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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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FG Commends UBA for Commitment to Creative Industry as REDTV Premieres ‘Our Best Friend’s Wedding’

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, commiserates United Bank for Africa (UBA) of its unrelenting support towards the growth of the creative industry in Nigeria, noting that UBA is no doubt one of the very few organisations that truly understands the far reaching impact the creative industry can add to Nigeria’s economy. The gathering which held recently, was graced by A-list…

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Tony Elumelu Speaks at Lagos State University Lecture Series, Advocates Entrepreneurship as Career Choice

African business leader and philanthropist, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu stated that the time for leadership amongst Nigerian and African Youth is now. Elumelu, who addressed the students of the Lagos State University, faculty members and officials of the Lagos State government, whilst delivering the institution’s 1st Distinguished Lecture Series in Ojo, Lagos, spoke on the topics…

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Koroma, Zinsou, Obasanjo, Ikpeazu, Mohammed, Alakija, Elumelu, Join Entrepreneurs at 2016 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

Mr. Tony Elumelu CON, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants. It is the annual highlight of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and saw the presence of leading policy makers and business…

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