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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...
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.
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.


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A civil Society Organisation and political advocacy group, the IGN SPEAKERS has appealed to Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major-General Umar Musa and other relevant political stakeholders to take “immediate and decisive steps” towards removing soldiers from Igbo-Eze North Local Council of the state
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The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) says the increased cost of diesel and other logistics is going to be a significant determinant in the new price of train services in the country. Mr Fidet Okhiria, NRC’s Managing Director said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday. He, however,…
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The clashes between farmers and herders over alleged encroachment on farmlands have claimed eight lives in Bayo Local Council of Borno State.
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on State Houses of Assembly to speedily ratify the bill seeking total autonomy and devolution of powers to the Local Government Areas in the country. The vice president made the call on Friday while delivering the “Distinguished Annual Lecture” of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS),…
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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, met with over 40 host communities of the Okomu Forest Reserve, urging the support and collaboration of all stakeholders towards the protection and preservation of forest assets in the state.