Tony Elumelu

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Tony Elumelu stated : “It is important that lethal force is not applied on unarmed protesters and that we all engage peacefully and constructively. To the youth, your unity, purpose, and sacrifice are an inspiration. Your struggles will not be in vain” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, October 23, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “This facility is clear evidence of this – UBA is providing investment that will significantly improve Nigeria’s production capacity and in doing so also demonstrating the strength, depth, and sophistication of our commercial banking capability. I believe that together, working with governments, we can create more jobs and more wealth for people, not only in Nigeria, but across Africa,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Africa is a land of opportunity. Challenges exist in Africa, but we also have a huge return on investment,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Today there’s more market stability than ever before and there’s a willingness and realization by African leaders that capital will come to where it’s welcome. So they’re trying to make an enabling environment in their markets and in their countries to attract foreign investments,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Necessity is the mother of inventionwe need to innovate. We need to keep thinking,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained : “In the banking business, there’s a whole transformation of banking heightened by COVID-19. Now you have less than 15% of our over 20 million bank customers across Africa transacting in the bank,” “Most of them are transacting online, which is about 85% of 20 million customersthat’s significant” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “The difference is having economic hope, the difference is always thinking positive and knowing that tomorrow will be better than today,” “Don’t let your economic aspirations die with COVID” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Nobody would develop Africa except us,” External link

leadership Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 17, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “In 2005, we set out our pan-African vision. Fifteen years later, we are present in 20 African countries, serving over 20 million clients, leveraging our service culture and technology platform, to provide an integrated and seamless customer offering across the continent” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Transcorp Plc ) : “I am also pleased to announce her appointment as the vice chairman, the first occupant of this role in the history of Transcorp,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu declarou : “Vejo esta pandemia como uma oportunidade para redefinir a África” External link

jornalnoticias Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

gabonactu Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Africa CEO ) : “All hands must be on deck if the African continent is to recover quickly from the pandemic. There is need for global co-operation to flatten the curve of the pandemic and stem the global economic depression. Africa requires large stimulus packages and long-term solutions to prevent a cycle of debt,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa that has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy. We need a martial plan that galvanises the entire continent into a major source of solutions that is less dependent on the ‘circularity of debt’ from developed nations,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : ”I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa.’’ Pointing out that Africa as a continent has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy, the UBA Group Chairman advocated a martial plan that will galvanise the entire continent and make Africa less dependent on the ‘circularity of debt’ from developed nations, which according to him, has been a major setback for decades. He said: “I feel that as we engage the rest of the world in providing relief, we need to look for a more fundamental solution to Africa’s challenges. I have often argued for a martial plan overtime. We need to mobilise everyone. If we have a martial plan that mobilises resources to address particular issues, then we can mitigate against this constant begging for assistance” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

alibreville Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

independent-UG Friday, May 22, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu indiqué : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

alibreville Friday, May 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu affirmé : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

gabonreview Friday, May 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance» External link

gabonreview Friday, May 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l'Afrique.» External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J'ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d'assistance. » External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

abangui Friday, May 22, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l'Afrique.» External link

abangui Friday, May 22, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l´Afrique.» External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l´Afrique. J´ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d´assistance. » External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique.» External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance. » External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “Resilient World: An African Call for a New World Order” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa. Whilst pointing out that Africa as a continent has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

pulse Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique.» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance.» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “I’ve often said that our commitment to improving lives and transforming Nigeria is a lifelong one. Those words are truer today than ever, as we partner with State and Federal authorities to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, while our businesses seek to cushion its impact for Nigerians in their course of operation,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 4, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Our commitment to improving lives in Africa is a long-term one, which we do not take lightly, as we assist governments in Africa to curb this pandemic and help sustain employment across the continent. I want to also thank the UBA Board of Directors, who have been responsive in this time of crisis, as the Group donates $14m to assist governments to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria and Africa” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort, that will ensure the response to the pandemic is swift and effective,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 27, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort, that will ensure the response to the pandemic is swift and effective,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 27, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “this is a time when we must all play our part” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort that will ensure the response to the pandemic, is swift and effective,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu conclu : «Nous saluons les efforts des gouvernements et sommes disposés à collaborer et contribuer avec nos ressources à l’effort collectif, qui permettra une riposte à l’effort collectif contre la pandémie» External link

gabonreview Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “From our thriving markets to the new generation of African multinationals, Africa is showing that economic and social transformation is within our grasp and is being driven by Africans” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 6, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Friday, March 6, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the group” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “The private sector creates jobs, produces innovative solutions to tackle problems that we face in society. It improves citizenry welfare and productivity, drives commerce, trade, competitiveness, and ultimately generates tax revenues which are used by the government to build and maintain critical infrastructure,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “During lunch, I interacted with some alumni of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship programme who said they were beneficiaries of $5,000 support in 2015 from the TEF, and today, they have just completed raising U$3million becoming one of the biggest food chain providers in Rwanda. These are some examples of what such interventions can do. We support, give them an enabling environment, provide a platform and think of our prosperity in a sustainable fashion,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the Group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the Group” External link

thisdayonline Monday, January 13, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the Group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the Group” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, January 6, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : “Nous devons faire beaucoup mieux et faire preuve de beaucoup plus de discernement pour canaliser les fonds vers les marchés émergents. Ces marchés présentent d’énormes opportunités ainsi que des risques pour les investisseurs mais ceux-ci doivent répondre à un besoin essentiel de catalyse et d’amélioration de l’économie. Nous saluons les sociétés comme Total, Bouygues, Accor, Orange et Bolloré, ainsi que d’autres qui ont accepté ce défi, mais il reste encore beaucoup à faire” External link

africaguinee Monday, November 4, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, August 31, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : “Lors de la Conférence TICAD 2016 au Kenya, le Japon avait promis 30 milliards USD pour l’Afrique. Cette année, vous avez généreusement augmenté cette somme pour atteindre 50 milliards USD. Si nous investissons ne serait-ce que 5% de cette somme en faveur de la nouvelle génération d’entrepreneurs africains, conformément au modèle robuste et éprouvé que je prône, consistant à faire parvenir directement le capital à ceux qui sont le mieux placés pour contribuer à la croissance et générer un véritable impact, nous pourrions toucher 500 000 vies dans les 54 pays d’Afrique, élargissant les marchés, facilitant la création d’emplois, améliorant le revenu par habitant, et jetant les bases clés pour une stabilité politique et économique,” External link

mali-web Friday, August 30, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, August 30, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 30, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu amesema : “Abdoul-Aziz Dia ni mtu ambaye ana utajiri wa ujuzi mwingi katika sekta ya kibenki, anaungana na bodi ya UBA akiwa na dhamira ya kusonga mbele zaidi na ninatumaini kuwa ana jukumu kubwa la kutekeleza kwa maisha yajayo ya UBA na hiyo itaongeza thamani kubwa katika mipango madhubuti ya ukuaji wa UBA,” External link

mtanzania Friday, May 10, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT



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chairman9.95%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
chairman of heirs holdings11.94%EN10/19/201719/10/2017
président6.97%FR10/14/201714/10/2017
chairman of united bank1.00%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
chairman of uba group0.50%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
chairman of heir holdings1.49%EN09/04/201704/09/2017
stanel group chief executive officer1.49%EN09/02/201702/09/2017
stanel group chairman0.50%EN09/02/201702/09/2017
banquier nigérian0.50%FR08/30/201730/08/2017
banker1.49%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
ecowas head1.00%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
philanthropist8.96%EN06/30/201730/06/2017
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chairman of heirs holding1.00%EN05/15/201715/05/2017
président de heirs holdings0.50%FR05/12/201712/05/2017
chairman of heirs holdings ltd0.50%EN04/01/201701/04/2017
investor3.48%EN03/14/201714/03/2017
chairman uba group0.50%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
president of heirs holding1.00%EN02/22/201722/02/2017
chairman of transcorp group1.00%EN02/03/201703/02/2017
chief0.50%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
ceo2.49%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
former ceo0.50%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
ceo of heirs holdings company0.50%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
minister of health1.00%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
billionaire12.94%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
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président de uba plc.0.50%FR12/08/201608/12/2016
président de uba plc1.99%FR12/07/201607/12/2016
Names Lang Count
Tony ElumeluEN49.94%
Tony ElumeluFR46.31%
Tony ElumeluES3.74%


 
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Aliko Dangote writes ( about Tony Elumelu ) : "A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge," "After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Aliko Dangote writes ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge,” “After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Aliko Dangote added ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa… Having come so far, Tony still forges on, striking a fine balance between personal satisfaction and societal impact” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Aliko Dangote wrote ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge. The same engaging qualities have propelled him from a modest beginning in Nigeria to becoming chair of the United Bank of Africa, and one of the most innovative and ambitious business leaders of his generation,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Ayo Akinyelure said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Clarification of Allegations of false and malicious publication against Chief Tony Elumelu, Chairman/CEO of UBA Plc” External link

dailytrust Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “During lunch, I interacted with some alumni of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship programme who said they were beneficiaries of $5,000 support in 2015 from the TEF, and today, they have just completed raising U$3million becoming one of the biggest food chain providers in Rwanda. These are some examples of what such interventions can do. We support, give them an enabling environment, provide a platform and think of our prosperity in a sustainable fashion,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five percent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, it’s extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labor and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty – five percent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, its extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labour and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five per cent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, its extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labour and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five per cent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Uhuru Kenyatta said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : "Our young people are tech-savvy and indeed with a huge entrepreneurial spirit. They are ready to embrace the digital revolution. We are experiencing a flourishing digital innovation ecosystem which can stimulate the rate of growth of ICT and technology innovations, and nurture vibrant tech startups and incubator hubs as Tony [Elumelu] has mentioned, of those young men and women he has supported through his family and Foundation" External link

prnewswire Monday, December 9, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Claire Pierangelo said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Our partnership with the Tony Elumelu Foundation promotes our ongoing efforts to advance entrepreneurship in Nigeria and is yet another example of our long-standing commitment to supporting Nigeria as it strives to diversify its economy,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, October 25, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Si vous voulez vraiment de bons rendements, comme l’a dit Tony Elumelu, venez en Afrique” External link

acotonou Monday, September 2, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Si vous voulez vraiment de bons rendements, comme l’a dit Tony Elumelu, venez en Afrique” External link

aminata Friday, August 30, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, August 30, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Mr. Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa. Africa presents risk-adjusted returns and is a market in which investments are flowing at a hundred billion dollars…” External link

dailytrust Friday, August 30, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Boubakar Keita martelé ( about Tony Elumelu ) : «Tony a compris les défis auxquels notre continent est confronté. On nous regarde, on nous épie, on ne nous pardonne rien. Mais nous avancerons, nous gagnerons les batailles de demain. L’UBA en est l’exemple aujourd’hui» External link

abamako Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

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Tony Elumelu stated : “It is important that lethal force is not applied on unarmed protesters and that we all engage peacefully and constructively. To the youth, your unity, purpose, and sacrifice are an inspiration. Your struggles will not be in vain” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, October 23, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “This facility is clear evidence of this – UBA is providing investment that will significantly improve Nigeria’s production capacity and in doing so also demonstrating the strength, depth, and sophistication of our commercial banking capability. I believe that together, working with governments, we can create more jobs and more wealth for people, not only in Nigeria, but across Africa,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Africa is a land of opportunity. Challenges exist in Africa, but we also have a huge return on investment,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Today there’s more market stability than ever before and there’s a willingness and realization by African leaders that capital will come to where it’s welcome. So they’re trying to make an enabling environment in their markets and in their countries to attract foreign investments,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Necessity is the mother of inventionwe need to innovate. We need to keep thinking,” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained : “In the banking business, there’s a whole transformation of banking heightened by COVID-19. Now you have less than 15% of our over 20 million bank customers across Africa transacting in the bank,” “Most of them are transacting online, which is about 85% of 20 million customersthat’s significant” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “The difference is having economic hope, the difference is always thinking positive and knowing that tomorrow will be better than today,” “Don’t let your economic aspirations die with COVID” External link

time Friday, July 31, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Nobody would develop Africa except us,” External link

leadership Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 17, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “In 2005, we set out our pan-African vision. Fifteen years later, we are present in 20 African countries, serving over 20 million clients, leveraging our service culture and technology platform, to provide an integrated and seamless customer offering across the continent” External link

independent-UG Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Transcorp Plc ) : “I am also pleased to announce her appointment as the vice chairman, the first occupant of this role in the history of Transcorp,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu declarou : “Vejo esta pandemia como uma oportunidade para redefinir a África” External link

jornalnoticias Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

gabonactu Sunday, May 31, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, May 28, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Africa CEO ) : “All hands must be on deck if the African continent is to recover quickly from the pandemic. There is need for global co-operation to flatten the curve of the pandemic and stem the global economic depression. Africa requires large stimulus packages and long-term solutions to prevent a cycle of debt,” External link

premiumtimesng Tuesday, May 26, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa that has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy. We need a martial plan that galvanises the entire continent into a major source of solutions that is less dependent on the ‘circularity of debt’ from developed nations,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : ”I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa.’’ Pointing out that Africa as a continent has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy, the UBA Group Chairman advocated a martial plan that will galvanise the entire continent and make Africa less dependent on the ‘circularity of debt’ from developed nations, which according to him, has been a major setback for decades. He said: “I feel that as we engage the rest of the world in providing relief, we need to look for a more fundamental solution to Africa’s challenges. I have often argued for a martial plan overtime. We need to mobilise everyone. If we have a martial plan that mobilises resources to address particular issues, then we can mitigate against this constant begging for assistance” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

alibreville Saturday, May 23, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

independent-UG Friday, May 22, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu indiqué : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

alibreville Friday, May 22, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu affirmé : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique» External link

gabonreview Friday, May 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance» External link

gabonreview Friday, May 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l'Afrique.» External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J'ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d'assistance. » External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

africaguinee Friday, May 22, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

abangui Friday, May 22, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l'Afrique.» External link

abangui Friday, May 22, 2020 7:14:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l´Afrique.» External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l´Afrique. J´ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d´assistance. » External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

camerounlink Friday, May 22, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique.» External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance. » External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

mali-web Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “Resilient World: An African Call for a New World Order” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “I see this pandemic as an opportunity to reset Africa. Whilst pointing out that Africa as a continent has all it takes to emerge into a strong digital economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted : “There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

pulse Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Un monde résilient: un appel africain pour un nouvel ordre mondial» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Je vois cette pandémie comme une opportunité de réinitialiser l’Afrique.» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu expliqué : «Je pense que lorsque nous engageons le reste du monde à fournir des secours, nous devons chercher une solution plus fondamentale aux défis de l’Afrique. J’ai souvent plaidé pour un plan martial des heures supplémentaires. Nous devons mobiliser tout le monde. Si nous avons un plan martial qui mobilise des ressources pour résoudre des problèmes particuliers, alors nous pouvons atténuer cette constante mendicité d’assistance.» External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : «Il est urgent de donner la priorité à nos jeunes et de responsabiliser nos PME. Les gens qui travaillent dur doivent être encouragés » External link

guineenews Wednesday, May 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “I’ve often said that our commitment to improving lives and transforming Nigeria is a lifelong one. Those words are truer today than ever, as we partner with State and Federal authorities to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, while our businesses seek to cushion its impact for Nigerians in their course of operation,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 4, 2020 4:46:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “Our commitment to improving lives in Africa is a long-term one, which we do not take lightly, as we assist governments in Africa to curb this pandemic and help sustain employment across the continent. I want to also thank the UBA Board of Directors, who have been responsive in this time of crisis, as the Group donates $14m to assist governments to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nigeria and Africa” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, April 30, 2020 3:24:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort, that will ensure the response to the pandemic is swift and effective,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 27, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort, that will ensure the response to the pandemic is swift and effective,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 27, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated : “this is a time when we must all play our part” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We commend the efforts of governments and we are keen to partner and contribute our resources to the collective effort that will ensure the response to the pandemic, is swift and effective,” External link

dailytimes-NG Thursday, March 26, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu conclu : «Nous saluons les efforts des gouvernements et sommes disposés à collaborer et contribuer avec nos ressources à l’effort collectif, qui permettra une riposte à l’effort collectif contre la pandémie» External link

gabonreview Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “From our thriving markets to the new generation of African multinationals, Africa is showing that economic and social transformation is within our grasp and is being driven by Africans” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, March 6, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Friday, March 6, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the group” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “The private sector creates jobs, produces innovative solutions to tackle problems that we face in society. It improves citizenry welfare and productivity, drives commerce, trade, competitiveness, and ultimately generates tax revenues which are used by the government to build and maintain critical infrastructure,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, February 4, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “During lunch, I interacted with some alumni of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship programme who said they were beneficiaries of $5,000 support in 2015 from the TEF, and today, they have just completed raising U$3million becoming one of the biggest food chain providers in Rwanda. These are some examples of what such interventions can do. We support, give them an enabling environment, provide a platform and think of our prosperity in a sustainable fashion,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the Group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the Group” External link

thisdayonline Monday, January 13, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “These appointments emphasise the Group’s commitment to our pan-African and global network, our huge retail client base and our operational infrastructure. We are focused on improving our efficiency and further strengthening our pan-African mission, using the extraordinary pool of talent and experience available in the Group” External link

premiumtimesng Monday, January 6, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : “Nous devons faire beaucoup mieux et faire preuve de beaucoup plus de discernement pour canaliser les fonds vers les marchés émergents. Ces marchés présentent d’énormes opportunités ainsi que des risques pour les investisseurs mais ceux-ci doivent répondre à un besoin essentiel de catalyse et d’amélioration de l’économie. Nous saluons les sociétés comme Total, Bouygues, Accor, Orange et Bolloré, ainsi que d’autres qui ont accepté ce défi, mais il reste encore beaucoup à faire” External link

africaguinee Monday, November 4, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “We believe that the young African entrepreneurs can go far with our support. This is why we are investing more in them” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability,” External link

thisdayonline Saturday, August 31, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu déclaré : “Lors de la Conférence TICAD 2016 au Kenya, le Japon avait promis 30 milliards USD pour l’Afrique. Cette année, vous avez généreusement augmenté cette somme pour atteindre 50 milliards USD. Si nous investissons ne serait-ce que 5% de cette somme en faveur de la nouvelle génération d’entrepreneurs africains, conformément au modèle robuste et éprouvé que je prône, consistant à faire parvenir directement le capital à ceux qui sont le mieux placés pour contribuer à la croissance et générer un véritable impact, nous pourrions toucher 500 000 vies dans les 54 pays d’Afrique, élargissant les marchés, facilitant la création d’emplois, améliorant le revenu par habitant, et jetant les bases clés pour une stabilité politique et économique,” External link

mali-web Friday, August 30, 2019 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, August 30, 2019 9:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu said : “At TICAD 2016 in Kenya, Japan pledged $30 billion for Africa. This year you have generously increased this to $50 billion. If we invested just five per cent in Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs, following my Foundation’s robust, proven model of getting capital directly to those best placed to catalyse growth and create real impact, we could touch 500,000 lives, across the 54 African countries, broadening markets, facilitating job creation, improving income per capita, and laying the key foundation for political and economic stability,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, August 30, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu amesema : “Abdoul-Aziz Dia ni mtu ambaye ana utajiri wa ujuzi mwingi katika sekta ya kibenki, anaungana na bodi ya UBA akiwa na dhamira ya kusonga mbele zaidi na ninatumaini kuwa ana jukumu kubwa la kutekeleza kwa maisha yajayo ya UBA na hiyo itaongeza thamani kubwa katika mipango madhubuti ya ukuaji wa UBA,” External link

mtanzania Friday, May 10, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT



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banker1.49%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
ecowas head1.00%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
philanthropist8.96%EN06/30/201730/06/2017
milliardaire nigérian4.48%FR06/26/201726/06/2017
chairman of heirs holding1.00%EN05/15/201715/05/2017
président de heirs holdings0.50%FR05/12/201712/05/2017
chairman of heirs holdings ltd0.50%EN04/01/201701/04/2017
investor3.48%EN03/14/201714/03/2017
chairman uba group0.50%EN03/09/201709/03/2017
president of heirs holding1.00%EN02/22/201722/02/2017
chairman of transcorp group1.00%EN02/03/201703/02/2017
chief0.50%EN01/27/201727/01/2017
ceo2.49%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
former ceo0.50%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
ceo of heirs holdings company0.50%EN01/13/201713/01/2017
minister of health1.00%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
billionaire12.94%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
founder1.99%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
tycoon0.50%EN12/12/201612/12/2016
président de uba plc.0.50%FR12/08/201608/12/2016
président de uba plc1.99%FR12/07/201607/12/2016
Names Lang Count
Tony ElumeluEN49.94%
Tony ElumeluFR46.31%
Tony ElumeluES3.74%


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Aliko Dangote writes ( about Tony Elumelu ) : "A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge," "After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa" External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 30, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Aliko Dangote writes ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge,” “After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa” External link

thisdayonline Tuesday, September 29, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Aliko Dangote added ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “After deepening the financial market in Africa, he has found an equally important niche: giving a voice of hope to millions of youths across Africa… Having come so far, Tony still forges on, striking a fine balance between personal satisfaction and societal impact” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Aliko Dangote wrote ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “A mere handshake says a lot about Tony Elumelu. His gritty grip underlines his charming, tenacious personality: a man who hardly backs down from any challenge. The same engaging qualities have propelled him from a modest beginning in Nigeria to becoming chair of the United Bank of Africa, and one of the most innovative and ambitious business leaders of his generation,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, September 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Ayo Akinyelure said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Clarification of Allegations of false and malicious publication against Chief Tony Elumelu, Chairman/CEO of UBA Plc” External link

dailytrust Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Tony Elumelu said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu noted ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. ‘’ It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy’. There is the urgent need to prioritise our youths and empower our SMEs. The people who work hard need to be encouraged,” External link

thenationonlineng Monday, May 25, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu stated ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “The truth is that we have resources to help mobilise people. As the founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, we committed to endow $100 million to support young African entrepreneurs and we have been seeing the positive results this has yielded so far. It is evident that if we can fix access to electricity, ensure stability of the macro-economic environment, ensure prioritisation of the youth, empower our small and medium scale enterprises and fix youth migration, then we are in for a better and more resilient economy” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Tony Elumelu explained ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “During lunch, I interacted with some alumni of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship programme who said they were beneficiaries of $5,000 support in 2015 from the TEF, and today, they have just completed raising U$3million becoming one of the biggest food chain providers in Rwanda. These are some examples of what such interventions can do. We support, give them an enabling environment, provide a platform and think of our prosperity in a sustainable fashion,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five percent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

thisdayonline Thursday, January 16, 2020 6:51:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, it’s extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labor and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty – five percent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

AfricaNews-English Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, its extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labour and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five per cent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Claire Pierangelo observed ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If Nigeria is successful, its extremely young population will represent a tremendous source of productive labour and an extremely attractive market for a variety of products and services. Its success will be Africa’s success and the world will also benefit from the creativity and resourcefulness of its people,” “That is why the government of the United States cares so deeply about supporting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. Right now, according to sources, small to medium sized enterprises run by entrepreneurs create about eighty –five per cent of all jobs in this country. We are therefore committed to working with you and our local partners, including the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to help you maximize opportunities to use your drive and skills to create a better Nigeria for all of us,” External link

tribuneonlineng Tuesday, January 14, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Uhuru Kenyatta said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : "Our young people are tech-savvy and indeed with a huge entrepreneurial spirit. They are ready to embrace the digital revolution. We are experiencing a flourishing digital innovation ecosystem which can stimulate the rate of growth of ICT and technology innovations, and nurture vibrant tech startups and incubator hubs as Tony [Elumelu] has mentioned, of those young men and women he has supported through his family and Foundation" External link

prnewswire Monday, December 9, 2019 11:28:00 PM EAT

Claire Pierangelo said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Our partnership with the Tony Elumelu Foundation promotes our ongoing efforts to advance entrepreneurship in Nigeria and is yet another example of our long-standing commitment to supporting Nigeria as it strives to diversify its economy,” External link

thisdayonline Friday, October 25, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa” External link

africanbrains Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:42:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Si vous voulez vraiment de bons rendements, comme l’a dit Tony Elumelu, venez en Afrique” External link

acotonou Monday, September 2, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “Si vous voulez vraiment de bons rendements, comme l’a dit Tony Elumelu, venez en Afrique” External link

aminata Friday, August 30, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa” External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, August 30, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Cyril Ramaphosa said ( about Tony Elumelu ) : “If you want really good returns, as Mr. Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa. Africa presents risk-adjusted returns and is a market in which investments are flowing at a hundred billion dollars…” External link

dailytrust Friday, August 30, 2019 7:45:00 AM EAT

Ibrahim Boubakar Keita martelé ( about Tony Elumelu ) : «Tony a compris les défis auxquels notre continent est confronté. On nous regarde, on nous épie, on ne nous pardonne rien. Mais nous avancerons, nous gagnerons les batailles de demain. L’UBA en est l’exemple aujourd’hui» External link

abamako Tuesday, February 5, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT