Tony Elumelu Foundation
Empower African entrepreneurs, Elumelu charges Japan
In an impassioned keynote speech delivered before global leaders, at the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, Japan, African investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, challenged the government of Japan to invest five per cent of its $50 billion commitment to Africa, in empowering entrepreneurs.
Potency of ‘empowerment’ for economic growth, job creation
Though empowerment, as a word, has been used by all and sundry at various times, it embodies heavy message that Nigeria and the global community want to see materialise.
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…
Africa must prioritise tech to create opportunities for entrepreneurs, says Elumelu
Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has urged world leaders to prioritise technology in Africa to create economic...
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),…
Ugochukwu assumes office as CEO of TEF
Former Director of Partnerships and Evaluation, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mrs Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, has assumed her new role as the foundation’s Chief Executive Officer on Monday, April 1. Ifeyinwa is the third CEO and the first African to become the Chief Executive Officer of the foundation. TEF, last December, announced Mrs. Ugochukwu’s new appointment as…
AfDB, TEF partner to support youth entrepreneurs in Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) have signed a Letter of Intent to accelerate youth entrepreneurship across Africa.
TEF opens application for 2019 entrepreneurship programme
The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the last call for applications into its prestigious 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme. The application portal launched on the 1st of January 2019 will close on the 1st of March, 2019.
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.
‘TEF Connect will catalyse businesses’
The Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu has disclosed that the TEF Connect will provide bespoke tools and content to catalyse business development for millions across the continent, through technology and directly applicable content.