Elumelu at Chattam House blames low investment in Africa on negative perception

Elumelu at Chattam House blames low investment in Africa on negative perception

THE Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has condemned the pervasive stereotypes on Africa in the media, saying that the consequent negative narrative has posed greatest challenge in attracting foreign investment to the continent. Elumelu, who spoke at a gathering of senior policy makers and development experts hosted by UK’s leading foreign...
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Negative media coverage keeps investors away from Africa, says Elumelu

Negative media coverage keeps investors away from Africa, says Elumelu

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings, says the stereotypical image of Africa portrayed in the media is the continent’s greatest challenge as it discourages investors from investing in the continent.The post Negative media coverage keeps investors awa...
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Elumelu urges Nigerian students to embrace entrepreneurship

Elumelu urges Nigerian students to embrace entrepreneurship

Dr Tony Elumelu, Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), urged Nigerian students to embrace entrepreneurship in order to overcome the problem of unemployment. Elumelu, founder of the Dr. Tony Elumelu Foundation made the call in Sokoto where he addressed studen...
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Sultan of Sokoto commends the Tony Elumelu Foundation

Sultan of Sokoto commends the Tony Elumelu Foundation

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar III, commended the Tony Elumelu Foundation and its Founder, Tony O. Elumelu for their contribution to entrepreneurship and creation of jobs for young people in the North. The Sultan made this commendation d...
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Elumelu tasks African leaders on agriculture, electricity and entrepreneurship

Elumelu tasks African leaders on agriculture, electricity and entrepreneurship

The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu has urged African leaders and development institutions to address the deepening unemployment crisis in the continent. ...
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Elumelu: Africa can be self-reliant if governments prioritise infrastructure

Elumelu: Africa can be self-reliant if governments prioritise infrastructure

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, says Africa can be self-reliant if governments put infrastructure in place for businesses to thrive. Elumelu, whoThe post Elumelu: Africa can be self-reliant if governments pr...
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Meet 10 Silent Nigerian Billionaires You Probably Didn’t Know About

Meet 10 Silent Nigerian Billionaires You Probably Didn’t Know About

When the names of billionaires are being mentioned in Nigeria, it is easy for names such as Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga or Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija to come to mind. However there are some Nigerian billionaires you might not know, see the list below of some sile...
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Elumelu commends AFC for world class leadership

Elumelu commends AFC for world class leadership

Chairman, United Bank for Africa Plc, Tony O. Elumelu, has hailed the African Finance Corporation on its various initiatives and contributions targeted towards supporting African economies in the last few years noting that these initiatives have gone a long wa...
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Elumelu to speak at SWIFT regional conference in Ivory Coast

Elumelu to speak at SWIFT regional conference in Ivory Coast

Tony Elumelu, chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and founder of the Tony Elumelu foundation, will deliver the closing address at the SWIFT African Regional Conference (ARF) on May 18,The post Elumelu to speak at SWIFT regional conference in Ivory...
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Trouble for dollar hoarders as CBN plans more forex injection

Trouble for dollar hoarders as CBN plans more forex injection

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed its plan to commence announce round of forex injections into the invisible segment of the market. The planned action is expected to leadThe post Trouble for dollar hoarders as CBN plans more forex...
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