Tag Archives: Tony O Elumelu

Transcorp Delivers Across Portfolio: Increases Electricity Generating Capacity, Launches Transformative Hospitality Products, More!

Mr Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of Transcorp Shareholders salute strong Q1 2021 performance boost of profit by 2,427% Transcorp stock held by over 300,000 shareholders demonstrates leadership, resilience and commitment to Nigerian economy Shareholders of Nigeria’s leading diversified conglomerate, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (“Transcorp”), showed their strong confidence in the Board and management,…

Read more

Tony Elumelu’s ‘Dad Sneakers’ Are A Comfy Travel Shoe Trend We Can All Get Behind

Leave it to Tony O. Elumelu to jump on viral fashion trends and rock the hell out of it. The Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist was photographed on his way back to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirates sporting a pair of chunky kicks (Balenciaga dad sneakers) that was once regarded as an ultra-lame concept — and…

Read more

Nigeria’s Tony O. Elumelu Presented With National Honorary Distinction In Belgium

Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu has been conferred upon a Belgium National Honor for his work with Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), his private-sector-led philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs to create jobs on the continent. The 57-year-old businessman was presented with the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold by The Kingdom of Belgium, the country’s oldest…

Read more

UBA’s New Online Entertainment Platform ‘RED Radio’ Is Officially Here!

Pan- African financial institution, United Bank for Africa, (UBA Plc), continues to lead in innovation with the launch of its dynamic and creative Online Radio channel – RED Radio. RED Radio, powered by UBA is a lifestyle web platform that has been set up to inform, educate, entertain and to bring to the fore, the…

Read more

Dangote Pays Riveting Tribute To Elumelu In 2020 TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Last week, Chairman of United Bank of Africa, Tony O. Elumelu hit major milestone by appearing on TIME 100 list – a compilation of the 100 most influential people in the world – an honour worth celebrating, as the widely-read and iconic American magazine makes it clear that entrants are recognized for changing the world. For Elumelu,…

Read more

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…

Read more

Watch Tony Elumelu Mark His Wife’s 50th Birthday In An Intimate Celebration

Tony O. Elumelu is proving time and time again that he is pretty great at being a husband. He recently threw his wife, Dr Awele, a surprise 50th birthday party. Elumelu posted her portraits on Instagram celebrating her special golden jubilee day. “Happy birthday darling Awele. My Queen is 50,” the philanthropist wrote. If you follow the Nigerian economist on…

Read more

UBA Assures Huge Returns On Investment As Shareholders Applaud Bank’s Support In Fight Against COVID-19

Leading African financial institution, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) held its Annual General Meeting virtually by proxy on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – a first in UBA’s seventy-one year history. The meeting, which had in attendance shareholders, management and staff members, together with representatives of relevant regulatory bodies, was held using an Online Meetings…

Read more

Nigeria’s Tony Elumelu, Cynthia Erivo & Dr. Dale Okorodudu Honoured On 2020 EBONY Power 100 List

Tony Elumelu, Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation EBONY magazine has released its annual Ebony Power 100 list and among the people recognized on the 2020 edition are three famous Nigerian personalities, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Elumelu, actress Cynthia Erivo and medical doctor Dale Okorodudu. The trio were honorees alongside John Legend and Chrissy Teigen,…

Read more

Improve The Business Environment To Drive Industrialisation And Wealth Creation In African, Caribbean And Pacific Countries, Elumelu Tells ACP Presidents In Kenya

L – R: Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and UBA Group; H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya; at the 9th ACP Business Summit in Kenya on December 8, 2019 as Elumelu Presents the Keynote Speech Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman,…

Read more