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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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Tony Elumelu Foundation disburses first tranche of  AFDB’s $5m partnership commitment

TONY O. Elumelu, CON, has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB), and AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina, on their commitment​ to African entrepreneurship, with the disbursement of $2.5million seed capital to the AfDB-sponsored beneficiaries of the 2019 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The $2.5m fund was released yesterday, with the remainder expected to …

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UBA revamps NextGen account with premium offerings, partners DRB LasGidi

Attracts zero charge on all transactions PAN-AFRICAN financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has revamped its NextGen account which targets students in tertiary institutions and members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), with added features and benefits. NextGen is a suit of personal accounts designed to meet …

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President Buhari hosts NPOM awardees, Nigeria gets B737NG sim and FAAN NAIA rebrands

PRESIDENT Muhammed Buhari at the state house, Abuja on Thursday hosted recipients of the National Productivity Order of Merit award which included UBA group Chairman, Tony Elumelu and Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) Director of Safety Engineering and Electronics Services, Engineeer Farouk Umar Ahmed among others; Minister of Aviation, Senator …

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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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UBA scales up salary to 170%, recruits 4,000, promotes over 5,000

UNITED Bank of Africa (UBA) have promoted no fewer than 5, 000 staff with up to 170% increase in their salaries and benefits with immediate effect this January. This is just as over 4000 new staff members resumed in the last week of December 2019 in a massive recruitment drive, …

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TEF opens African entrepreneurs’ application portal for 2020 cohort

TONY Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has opened its application portal (www.tefconnect.com) for applications from African entrepreneurs across all African countries, for the 2020 cohort of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. In 2019, 3,050 African entrepreneurs benefited from the Programme, a number which will meaningfully increase in 2020. The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme …

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UBA Foundation enacts CSR across Africa, holds Each One, Teach One Initiative

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Friday held the 2019 edition of its annual Each One, Teach One initiative, hosting a huge impact day in Nigeria and across all its subsidiaries in Africa. The Each One, Teach One initiative is …

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When House of Reps stormed the aviation community in Lagos

THIS week the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation came for their oversight function on some aviation agencies, Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) where they promised varying degree of support to move the industry forward. Also the …

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UBA bags Best CSR Company in support of Education; Corporate Affairs Professional for 2019

PAN-AFRICAN financial Institution, United Bank for Africa Plc has won double recognition over the weekend as it emerged the best institution in support of Education(CSR) 2019 as the Chief Executive Officer, UBA Foundation & Group Head, Corporate Communications, Bola Atta, also received the award as Top Corporate Affairs professional 2019, …

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