Africa’s economic recovery beyond rhetoric
At the second UBA Africa Day Conversations the other day, some African leaders in government, business, and multilateral institution spoke exhaustively about what Africa needs to do to recover quickly from the economic effects of COVID-19.
They give that we may survive
It is the worst of times. But it could be the best of times too. I am pleased to see that fellow Nigerians are finding the soul of goodness in this unmitigated evil called COVID-19 pandemic.
Anyaoku, Iyizoba others lament executive meddling in judiciary
Eminent Nigerians have expressed sadness over the meddling of the executive in the judicial arm of government, calling for the amendment of law to insulate it from involvement in political litigations.
TEF canvasses massive investment in Africa’s power, human resources
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), has advocated massive private capital investment in Africa’s power sector as well as increased support to youth development as catalysts for driving the much-needed economic...
Elumelu, NBM condemn onslaught on foreigners in South Africa
Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, has strongly condemned attack on foreigners in South Africa, describing it as despicable. In his reaction in Lagos yesterday, he said: “We must say no to barbarism and savagery...
Watch: Did Wizkid Shade Naira Marley And Zlatan Ibile?
We reported earlier that Nigerian music sensation, Wizkid recently signed a deal as the new brand ambassador of United Bank for Africa (UBA). The superstar singer was among the many prominent people who gathered for the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum at UBA Marketplace, Transcorp Hilton. Wizkid during his speech at the event tagged “Afro Pop…
African leaders proffer solutions to continent’s industrialisation challenge
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Abuja, said that Nigeria had liberalised its energy policy on power generation and distribution to allow investors generate power and sell to willing buyers, as opposed to the old, centralised practice where energy generators were obliged to produce and pool energy in the national grid for distribution nationwide.
Elumelu enjoins Nigerians to lift youths out of poverty
Chairman, UBA Group, Tony Elumelu has charged stakeholders to act collectively towards lifting Nigerian youths from poverty to prosperity.
We must join hands to lift youths out of poverty - Elumelu
Tony O. Elumelu, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman UBA Group and Heirs Holdings charged everyone to join hands to lift Nigeria’s youth from poverty to prosperity. He made this statement while receiving an Honorary Doctor of Business (Hon D.B) degree by one of Nigeria’s foremost universities, Bayero University, Kano. According to the Vice Chancellor,…
Elumelu Foundation to empower 1,000 Northern entrepreneurs
Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has planned to empower 1,000 young entrepreneurs in Northern Nigeria. The empowerment opportunity, strictly reserved for young Northerners, would run for 12 weeks, after which successful beneficiaries would receive $5,000 each to build their empire. Elumelu unveiled the scheme, yesterday, while receiving honorary Doctor of Business Administration from Bayero…