Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Assumes Office as CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation

Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Assumes Office as CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation

Lagos, Nigeria, April 2, 2018 — Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, former Director of Partnerships and Evaluation, Tony Elumelu Foundation has assumed her new role as the Foundation’s CEO on April 1. Ifeyinwa becomes the third CEO and the first African to become the Chief Executive Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. In December 2018, the Foundation, the leading African […]

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION SUPPORTS SÈMÈ CITY – BENIN’S INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION HUB – IN EMPOWERING 50 BENINESE ENTREPRENEURS

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION SUPPORTS SÈMÈ CITY – BENIN’S INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION HUB – IN EMPOWERING 50 BENINESE ENTREPRENEURS

Lagos, Nigeria 28.01.2019 – Sèmè City, the International Knowledge and Innovation City, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropic organization empowering African entrepreneurs to train and empower additional 50 Beninese entrepreneurs. Sèmè City will join a growing list of governments, development agencies and private sector organisations partnering with the Tony Elumelu Foundation to explore the Foundation’s sustainable model […]

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 […]

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS HISTORIC BOOTCAMP FOR 1,000 EMERGING AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FROM 51 AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN OTA, NIGERIA

TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS HISTORIC BOOTCAMP FOR 1,000 EMERGING AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FROM 51 AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN OTA, NIGERIA

Benin Republic Prime Minister,  Mr. Lionel Zinsou, Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation Mr. Tony Elumelu and Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai at the $100 Million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) boot camp for 1000 entrepreneurs from 51 countries across Africa, Ota, Ogun State, on Saturday July 11, 2015. As […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation and Oppenheimer family launch Book on Africans Investing in Africa

Tony Elumelu Foundation and Oppenheimer family launch Book on Africans Investing in Africa

CAPE TOWN – Two of Africa’s most prominent foundations – the Nigeria-based Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Oppenheimer family’s Brenthurst Foundation of South Africa – launched an important new book titled “Africans Investing in Africa” on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Africa meeting in Cape Town. The 338-page book covers a range of […]