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Giving women a voice: The Tony Elumelu modus operandi

By Lanre Alfred IT is often more convenient to possess the ashes of great men than to possess the men themselves in their lifetime. But in Tony Elumelu’s case, the reality is remarkably different; Nigeria is extremely lucky to possess Elumelu. This is because the maverick banker elevates fiscal management …

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UBA Connect becomes operational as customers can make transactions in 20 African countries

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is deepening intra-African trade with the official launch of UBA Connect, a flagship product that enables the customers of the bank to conduct traditional banking transactions at any UBA branch in the 20 African countries where the bank operates. The service, which is available …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation opens applications for TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, January 1, 2020

TONY Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on January 1, 2020. The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 young African entrepreneurs.  The goal is to create millions of jobs and the revenue …

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Elumelu advises Cape Verdean entrepreneurs to imbibe hard work, discipline, sacrifice

AFRICAN investor and philanthropist, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu has charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success. Addressing young Cape Verdean entrepreneurs  at the Youth Konnekt yesterday  in a Forum …

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Elumelu’s Business Tips : Luck plays a vital role in business success

IN business the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount – and I have written extensively about the …

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Tony Elumelu fetes with, provides tips for young professionals

Chairman UBA, Tony Elumelu recently had a chat intended to inspire and motivate young hires to attain full success in their endeavors’. He did this by taking them through his own personal journey. His words: Still in a great mood from the UBA Red Tv rave over the weekend, I …

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Elumelu, others insist entreprenuership will unlock Africa’s economic development

NO fewer than five thousand (5,000) African entrepreneurs, private and public sector leaders and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem convened in Lagos on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum. The event which is the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in the world, is a …

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