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Tony Elumelu

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…
25 Feb 2019
A younger brother to the chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Tony Elumelu, Ndudi Godwin has won a seat at the House of Representatives election in Delta State. Ndudi Elumelu, who contested Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency seat on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 84,615 votes, while candidate of…
7 Feb 2019
The pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, said it commenced full banking operations in Mali, Monday, thereby extending its footprint and fulfilling the aspiration of deepening banking penetration in Africa. The launch of UBA Mali brings to 20, the number of African countries, where the Group currently operates, with global operations in the…
30 Jan 2019
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has indicated its readiness to support the Japanese Government in its drive to promote Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa.
23 Jan 2019
One hundred and fifty global business leaders have attended the 2019 Choose France International Business Summit, which took place at the Chateau de Versailles, France, on Monday.
2 Jan 2019
In business, the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension...
26 Oct 2018
For Africa to compete favourably with other continents, the private sector must be encouraged, insists the founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF).
25 Oct 2018
President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote, was recognised and highlighted by Richtopia, a digital periodical that covers business, economics...
19 Oct 2018
Transitional Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has announced new appointments to its board and executive management. Among the new executives, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Valentine Ozigbo has been appointed as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc with effect from January 1, 2019.  He will succeed Adim…
30 Aug 2018
Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has called for urgent passage of the healthcare bill into law, to help alleviate the enormous health challenges in the country.Speaking during the commissioning of Avon Dialysis Centre in Lagos yesterday,
25 Aug 2018
For many, old age is a curse of bent back, weak limbs and recurrent sickness. But for Madam Suzanne Elumelu, it is a blessing of warmth and love, thanks to her circle of children and grandchildren, who have showered her with lots of care in appreciation of the towering matriarch as a source of enduring…
25 Aug 2018
President Buhari has sent greetings to the matriarch of the Elumelu family, Suzanne Elumelu, on her 90th birthday. President Buhari in a statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity yesterday joined family and friends of the mother of five, including Chairman of Heirs Foundation, Tony Elumelu, in celebrating the milestone. The President commended her,…


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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has exonerated former Managing Director of American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Capital Limited, a subsidiary of AIICO Plc., Lanre Fabunmi, of stealing and dishonestly converting N1.7 billion belonging to the firm. Others acquitted with him are: Onome Odometa, Olajumoke Akano and Olabode Ogunlere. The trial…
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Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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A suicide bomber attacked an education centre in the Afghan capital on Friday where hundreds of students were preparing for university exams, killing at least 20 people, most of them young women.
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The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.