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Tony Elumelu

17 Jun 2019
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,…
16 Jun 2019
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…
3 Jun 2019
Tuesday 21st of May witnessed the commemoration of the Africa day; the event was put together by the United Bank for Africa (UBA). The theme was dubbed “Africa’s history redefined; our past, a path to the future”
28 May 2019
Pundits have called on Africans to be mindful of their rich history, which according to them creates the path towards the socio-cultural, economic, and political development of the continent.
26 May 2019
As a way of keeping the African narrative in the front burner, highlighting some of the issues plaguing the continent and sensitising the younger generation of the need to think Africa, United Bank for Africa on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, held its African Day, where issues concerning the continent were handled headlong by a panel…
23 May 2019
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s submission that the Boko Haram insurgency was no longer about lack of jobs for the youths, but a full-blown ‘Fulanisation’ of West Africa, Islamisation of Africa and globally organised crimes. The renowned poet, who was speaking yesterday at the 2019 United Bank for Africa…
17 May 2019
Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu has urged world leaders to prioritise technology in Africa to create economic...
25 Apr 2019
Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, has canvassed the need for government to expand its double taxation treaties with foreign missions and embassies, among others to increase its revenue base.
25 Apr 2019
Shareholders of United Bank for Africa (UBA), have applauded the bank's 2018 performance, even as they approved total dividend of N29.9 billion paid from the 2018 financial year.
23 Apr 2019
Mr. Kola Babarinde is a consummate tax practitioner who has passed through the rigours of learning and career development to attain the Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is the Chairman of the 21st Yearly Tax Conference of CITN, which kicked off today, in Abuja. In this interview with Assistant…
13 Apr 2019
Chairman of Heir Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has charged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other development partners to provide alternatives to loans from China.
30 Mar 2019
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…


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