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Tony Elumelu Pledges N500 Million Exclusively to Delta State Focused Entrepreneurship Programme

During a courtesy visit to the Governor of his native Delta State on the , 5 July 2018, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Founder and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, CON pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of the state. He made the commitment after presenting…

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Elumelu Opens Digital Economy For Africa Forum With World Bank President & Linkedin CEO

Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu will join Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO at the opening debate of the ‘Digital Economy for Africa’ Forum in Washington, D.C organised by the World Bank Group. The event, which will hold on April 19, 2018,…

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Tony O. Elumelu Is Honored With The Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Entrepreneurship Award

l-r:  Vice Chairman of the Forbes Publishing company, Mr. Kip Forbes; Award Recipient, Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa Plc and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony Elumelu; and Interior Designer and Granddaughter of General Dwight D. Eisenhower(34th President of the U.S.A), Ms. Anne Eisenhower during the conferment of the prestigious Dwight Eisenhower Global Award…

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Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo & Tony Elumelu Sign Women Empowerment Initiative

 H.E. Mrs. Aisha Buhari, H.E. Mrs. DolapoOsinbajo, H.E. Mrs. GimbiyaDogara and Ms. Arancha Gonzalez of ITC at the SheTrades/NEPC Exhibition  Leading African businessman and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu CON joined the First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs.Aisha Buhari and wife of the Vice President of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo at a forum and exhibition on Nigerian…

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Photos: Tony Elumelu Promotes Nigeria As Top Investment Destination To The French Business Community

Chairman of the Senate Inter parliamentary Committee on France-West Africa, Senator  Charles Revet; French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Denye Gauer;  Chairman of UBA Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, France’s Ambassador for International Investment and CEO of  Business France, Mrs Muriel Penicaurd at the French Senate, Palais Du Luxembourg Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and promoter of Africaptalism, Tony…

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Elumelu Meets With ObamaIn Kenya- Photo

 President Barack Obama with co-founders of the Global SPARK coalition, Jonathan Ortmans, CEO of the Global Entrepreneurship Network; Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation; and SriramBharatam, Chairman, Africa Growth Initiative, (EO); during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend  An impressive collection of organizations have come together to…

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Elumelu Pledges $150,000 In Bid To End Poverty In Africa

 L-R: Former president of Ghana John Kufuor; President of Cote D’Ivoire Alassane Ouattara, Co-Chair of the Africa Energy Leaders Group (AELG); Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Co-Chair of the AELG; Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo  “Providing access to electricity for schools, hospitals, businesses and industries is the single most impactful intervention…

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Elumelu Joins Obama To Champion An Entrepreneur-led Development Model For Africa

L-R: Penny Pritzker; Us Commerce Secretary, Tony Elumelu; Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Antonio Gracias; Founder and CEO Valor Equity and Julie Hanna; Founder and CEO, Kiva, During The Event Hosted By Us President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday to Celebrate Global Emerging Entrepreneurs. African businessman and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu has proposed…

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Tony Elumelu Launches Empowerment Fund To Revitalize Distressed Communities Across Nigeria

Tony O. Elumelu, founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings has announced the launch of The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund.The Fund was launched by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, with the purpose of revitalizing the economies of post conflict and disaster communities across Nigeria. The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund was…

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