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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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#TEFForum2018: Entrepreneurship is the Key to Unlocking Economic Development on Our Continent”- Tony Elumelu 

Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu and The President, Republic of Ghana, Dr, Nana Akufo-Addo 5,000 African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering…

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OB Focus: Tony Elumelu- Chairman Of United Bank Of Africa

Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian Businessman, enterpreneur, investor, and billionaire. In addition to being a businessman, Tony whose full name is Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu is also an economist and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Heirs Holding, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp and the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation. He was born on the…

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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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