#UNGA78: Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity.

We should all be Africapitalists. This means we are investing long term and working collaboratively for the eradication of poverty, job creation and empowerment of our women across Africa. As the 78th United Nations General Assembly begins, its theme is one that should resonate with us all – “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating […]

Exciting News from UBA Group! Africa’s Global Bank Releases Impressive H1 Result.

This week, UBA Group released half year impressive financial results: 1.   Profit-before-tax of N404 billion2.   Total Assets now N15.38 trillion.3.   Declares Interim Dividend of 50k per share. This represents an annualized interim dividend yield of 7.2%. Our success is a testament to the effectiveness of UBA’s global strategy and our role as the financial intermediary for […]

Tony Elumelu at The Nigeria-India Presidential Roundtable.

I joined other global leaders to attend the G20 activities in New Delhi, India. I delivered remarks at the Nigeria-India Presidential Roundtable and Business Conference which underscored the important message that Nigeria is open for business. My message centered on the viability of investing in our nation, Nigeria. This is the time to invest in […]


Heirs Insurance Group – Another Growth Engine for Heirs Holdings! At HH, the “3 Es” – Excellence, Enterprise, and Execution, are our guiding principles and the bedrock of our success across all our businesses, including Heirs Insurance Group (Heirs Life & Heirs General Insurance). Our unwavering commitment to these principles is a crucial driver of […]

The Gospel Truth According to Tony Elumelu.

Given enough time and the accumulation of wisdom, all roads of work and expertise can lead to mastery of life. Tony Elumelu, one of Africa’s brightest lords of industry and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, recently made his will known regarding nation-building. Elumelu’s words, radiating deep understanding, add spice and sparkle to his doings […]

Self-Discipline: Critical For A Winning Life.

Recently my family celebrated some incredible milestones.It is a time to reflect, to give thanks and share my motivation. To explain why family keeps me groundedand how self-discipline allows me to balance the demands of business and the love of family. First, my twin boys, Toby and Tony, became communicants of the Catholic Church. We […]

Avon HMO at 10: Celebrating Legacy, Success and A Commitment to Health

On Friday we celebrated Avon HMO turning 10. My wife Dr. Elumelu AKA #MrsTOE put it best. She said, “This journey started ten years ago, and this journey started without anything. It was a clean slate. There was no Avon HMO; there was nothing. There was just a dream. It was just an intent, and […]

TOE At VivaTech Conference, Paris.

Yesterday at #Vivatech in Paris, I spoke about my two passions: Entrepreneurship in Africa and Africapitalism, in my fireside chat with Maurice Lévy, Chairman of Publicis Groupe and co-founder of Vivatech. It has become a cliché that technology can help Africa leapfrog infrastructure challenges and transform our environment – but we see this every day. […]