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Tony Elumelu

23 Sep 2020
TIME has released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world for the year 2020 which features four Nigerians. Appearing on the list is an honour, as entrants are recognized for their contribution to the world. "While you will certainly find people who wield traditional power on this year’s list—heads of…
17 Sep 2020
Sola Yomi-Ajayi, the CEO of the United Bank for Africa (UBA)’s operations in the United States, has been appointed to the Export-Import Bank of the United States (US EXIM) Committee on sub-Saharan Africa for 2020/2021.
10 Jun 2020
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.
1 May 2020
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.
14 Feb 2020
Two Imo State members of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Action Alliance (AA), Pascal Obi and Kingsley Uju, defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
31 Jan 2020
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.
23 Jan 2020
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...
Tony Elumelu
18 Jan 2020
Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University.
5 Sep 2019
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...
Wizkid
28 Jul 2019
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…
28 Jul 2019
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.
18 Jun 2019
Chairman, UBA Group, Tony Elumelu has charged stakeholders to act collectively towards lifting Nigerian youths from poverty to prosperity.

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The United Nations on Friday called for the safety of aid workers in Nigeria's volatile northeast where a jihadist conflict has killed 35 humanitarian staff in the past six years.
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Staff of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) on Friday suspended their three- day warning strike following the intervention of the FCT Minister, Malam Mohmmed Bello, over their salary matters.