Elumelu: Youth Restiveness Ticking Time Bomb for Africa, Others

– Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation speaks to 21,000 youth at the Joshua Generation International Youth Conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need to unlock […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces Three Senior Executive Appointments

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021. This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on www.TEFConnect.com, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of […]

Heirs Holdings expands portfolio in Oil and Gas, acquires OML 17 from SHELL Petroleum,TOTAL and ENI

Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings (“HH”), the leading African strategic investor, in partnership with affiliated company Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (“Transcorp”), Nigeria’s largest publicly listed conglomerate, announced today the unconditional acquisition of a 45% participating interest in Nigerian oil licence OML 17 and related assets, through TNOG Oil and Gas Limited (a related company of […]

Time Magazine 100 list: Dangote remarks on Elumelu

A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge. The same engaging qualities have propelled him from a modest beginning in Nigeria to becoming chair of the United Bank of Africa, and one of the most innovative and […]

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON IN AN INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH OVER 2,000 AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON IN AN INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH OVER 2,000 AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS

LAGOS, NIGERIA, 03 July 2018 – While in Lagos this week, H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic will engage with over 2,000 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) alumni, together with other significant members of the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in an open forum, that will guarantee a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions. The Forum […]

United Bank For Africa Premieres most anticipated movie #Black Panter

Pan African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc again showcased its footprint in the world of entertainment as it premiered the most anticipated movie of the year #BlackPanther, A Night in Wakanda. The movie which was hosted by TV personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu premiered over the weekend at Imax Cinemas in Lekki, and saw […]

SWIFT chooses Tony O. Elumelu to deliver closing address during its Regional Conference

SWIFT chooses Tony O. Elumelu to deliver closing address during its Regional Conference

SWIFT announces today that Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N, African businessman, investor and , will deliver the closing address at the SWIFT African Regional Conference on 18 May 2017 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 […]

Africa’s Interior Design Star To Emerge On REDTV

Africa’s Interior Design Star To Emerge On REDTV

LAGOS: 20 MARCH 2016: Africa’s first interiors design show with a twist of  reality TV is debuting on REDTV to discover Africa’s next Interior Design star. The launch of the new TV Reality show, tagged “Interiors By Design, was held at Angelika’s, Lagos’ choicest luxury home wares store,  on Sunday, March 20, 2016 with notable […]

Let there be light in Africa, Tony Elumelu tells US congress

Let there be light in Africa, Tony Elumelu tells US congress

Mr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation has called on the United States Congress to pass the ‘Electrify Africa Act’ stating that the passage in to law would make a world of difference in Africa. “When you leave this place call your Representatives and the leadership of the House and ask […]

TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME PORTAL OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS

  LAGOS, NIGERIA – January 1, 2016 – Budding entrepreneurs across Africa can now apply to join the second annual Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) for start-up businesses based in Africa. The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme application portal opens for entries today, January 1, 2016 and will accept applications until Midnight WAT on March 1, 2016.  To apply, entrepreneurs must complete the online […]