AfDB seeks support for youth entrepreneurship in Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for increased support for youth entrepreneurship in Africa.
Elumelu urges collaborations to boost Africa’s fortunes
The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu, said the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa
Experts tip entrepreneurship as tool
To boost the nation’s economy and stem the growing trend of youth unemployment in Nigeria and Africa at large, business experts have listed entrepreneurship and job creation as the only solution.
UNDP partners Tony Elumelu Foundation to empower 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has partnered Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) — Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering entrepreneurs — to train, mentor and financially support 100,000 young entrepreneurs in Africa over 10 years towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. The TEF-UNDP Sahel Youth Entrepreneurship…
Elumelu tasks FG on favourable tax policies
Chairman, Heirs Holdings, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony O. Elumelu, has called for far-reaching tax reforms, while urging the National Assembly to urgently pass the Executive Tax Bill into law. Elumelu made the call during his keynote address at the 21st Annual Tax Conference of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN),…
At 56, Tony Elumelu makes history
The name Tony Elumelu should not come to many in the business and corporate world as a stranger, as he has been in these two principal sectors as a formidable player. Since he left the Pan-African bank, United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony has remained standing tall in all his endeavours, especially through his…
At 50, I am fulfilled, says Adetoyi, former tea hawker - turned millionaire
The first lesson that quickly comes to the mind of anyone privileged to be at the 50th birthday ceremony of the Chief Executive Officer of Hi-Nutrients (a member of Neovia Group), Prince Olabode Adetoyi, at the Civic Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos, after listening to the story of his life, is that it is only…
‘I’m passionate about promoting gender equality'
Ifedayo Durosinmi Etti is a marketing and sustainability expert with over a decade of management and leadership experience working in the fashion, marketing and manufacturing industries. She holds a degree in Biochemistry and an MBA in Global Business.
At TEF parley, Macron, re-echoes place of entrepreneurship in Africa’s renaissance
French President Emmanuel Macron has offered a bold and new vision of his country’s relationship with Africa. Speaking at an exclusive session hosted by...
TEF, UNDP, ICRC partner to train 1,000 entrepreneurs
The Tony Elumelu Foundation has commenced the completion of the process of selecting 1,000 African entrepreneurs with the most innovative and high profiled business ideas. TEF Founder, Tony Elumelu said the number and quality of applicants, 151,000 in total, was outstanding. “For us, it illustrates the strength and depth of entrepreneurial promise and commitment…