Tony Elumelu Foundation
DSS arraigns eight kidnap suspects in Port Harcourt court
The suspects are: Godknows Wokem, Promise Jim, Kingsley Worlu Chuku, Uchendu Macpherson Elindam, Obinna Chuku, Henry Elebiga, Destiny Chidiebere Wosu, Stanley Ibuchi Wosu and Elizabeth Chuku
NEMA receives 128 stranded returnees
The Nigerian Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a batch of 128 stranded Nigerians who voluntarily decided to come back to the country. Their return were facilitated by the International Organisation for Migration and handed over to NEMA at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos State.
Sultan of Sokoto commends the Tony Elumelu Foundation
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation and its Founder, Tony O. Elumelu for their contribution to entrepreneurship and creation of jobs for young people in the North. The Sultan made this commendation during a courtesy visit paid by Tony Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Group and Founder of…
Experts advocate use of drones for development programmes
Development experts have urged the Federal Government to deploy frontier technologies such as drones for last mile logistics, aerial assessment, mapping, agriculture and smart solar.
Leading Ladies Africa celebrates most inspiring Nigerian women at 100 Women Gala
In recognition of Nigerian women who have made strides in Leadership, Enterprise, Advocacy and Business, Leading Ladies Africa recently recognized Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring women at the special gala and awards night tagged the LLA 100 Women Gala.
From Tony Elumelu Foundation, lifelines for African entrepreneurs
In line with the organisation’s resolve to support entrepreneurs, as well as promote thought leadership in Africa, the Tony Elumelu Foundation is currently accepting application from African entrepreneurs...
Seven financing programs for Nigerian entrepreneurs
It is, therefore, important to highlight the grants, competitions, and prizes available to entrepreneurs around the world. Some of these funding programs are annual, while others are a one-time event.
Ada Osakwe: The making of a creative food entrepreneur
Ada Osakwe is a creative food entrepreneur and passionate agribusiness advocate. As the Founder and Chief Executive of Agrolay Ventures, an investment firm targeting early-stage agribusinesses, Ada seeks to redefine the food production and retail opportunity across Africa's large consumer markets. Agrolay invests in food start-ups as well as incubates its own new agri-ventures. The…
Chioma Ude, Ali Baba, Joke Silva to drive Conversation
They include notable entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), Ms. Chioma Ude, foremost comedian and actor, Mr. Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, aka Ali Baba and veteran actress Mrs. Joke Silva.
Africa’s development is a collective responsibility, says Elumelu
The Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, has called on all arms of governments across Africa, to urgently come together to implement policies....
ECOWAS partners Elumelu Foundation to deepen entrepreneurship
To heighten entrepreneurial activities in the sub-region, the ECOWAS Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to deepen industrialisation through micro, small and medium enterprises’ (MSMEs) development and start-ups.