Tony Elumelu’s pointed message – Ehi Braimah

When Tony Elumelu, chairman of UBA, Africa’s global bank, twitted recently on theft in the oil sector, social services that are falling apart and the challenges of daily survival, he was speaking the mind of millions of frustrated Nigerians and…

Employers and their biggest headache – Ehi Braimah

Bishop Samuel Noi Mensah is the President of Full Gospel Church International, a Pentecostal and Charismatic Church with its headquarters in Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana. In a video that went viral, Bishop Mensah narrated the frustrations of employers of labour…

Where do ex-bank MDs in Nigeria go when they retire? – Magnus Onyibe

Part of the legacy of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (SLS) as the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 2009-2014, is the introduction of Good Corporate Governance policy stipulating 10 years only as the maximum tenure for bank Managing Directors,…

Buhari greets Tony Elumelu at 58

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to renowned economist and philanthropist, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu, on his 58th birthday, joining family and friends to rejoice with the entrepreneur, whose interests continue to create opportunities for growth and development in the…

VFD boss urges young Nigerians to take advantage of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

Nonso Okpala, VFD Group Boss jumps on the #TEFChallenge in an interview and spoke on the importance of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme for young entrepreneurs. What were you up to before this call came in? Well, my morning rituals…

Okowa’s Conversion of Tertiary Institutions into Universities: Sagacity or accidental masterstroke? – Magnus Onyibe

One of the iconic leaders that is often cited all over the world as an exemplar, is Lee Kuan Yew, who was the prime minister of Singapore that owes much of his fame to the legacy of a phenomenal, rapid…

Heirs Holdings acquires OML 17 significantly expanding oil and gas portfolio

Heirs Holdings announced Friday the unconditional acquisition of a 45% participating interest in Nigerian oil licence OML 17 and related assets, through TNOG Oil and Gas Limited (a related company of Heirs Holdings and Transcorp), from the Shell Petroleum Development…

Tony Elumelu Foundation, European Union partner to empower African women

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering young African entrepreneurs, has announced a partnership with the European Union to identify, train, mentor and fund 2,500 young African women entrepreneurs in 2021.  The partnership will disburse €20…

See how CACOVID is about to do what govt couldn’t do to provide security and harness youth demography in Nigeria – Magnus Onyibe

Policing in Nigeria is about to receive a boost through the injection of N100 billion investment into the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) to improve its fledgling services. And the gesture is not courtesy of government. But it is out of…

Belgium confers highest national honour on African philanthropist, Tony Elumelu

The Kingdom of Belgium has conferred the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, the country’s oldest and most important National Honour, on Africa’s leading investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, in recognition of his commitment to…

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