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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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Philanthropists, Tony O. Elumelu, Bill Gates discuss the role of global philanthropy on business, politics and culture at Le Club de l’Economie hosted by Le Monde in Paris

Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, co-panelists at the Le Monde Philanthropy Forum held at the Le Monde headquarters in Paris on Monday. Speaking at the Le Club de l’Economie in Paris France on Monday, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation,…

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Elumelu, in US, Says to Clinton & Trump‎: On US-Africa Policy, Somethings Don’t Need To Change”

Speaking at the weekend in Delaware as the Keynote Speaker at the US Senator Chris Coons’ Opportunity Africa Conference 2016, Tony Elumelu urged candidates Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton ‎that on the US-Africa Policy, somethings don’t need to change. What they need is to be expanded and scaled up. In other words, we need more…

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Tony Elumelu & Aliko Dangote At Bill Clinton’s Swanky 70th Birthday Bash

Last Friday, Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman United Bank for Africa (UBA Plc) and Heirs Holdings, and President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote attended former President of the United States, Bill Clinton 70th birthday party at the Rainbow Room in New York— which of course was a Clinton Foundation fund-raising bash. Barbara Streisand, Jon Bon Jovi…

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