New Year Interactive Session With Group Staff.

On Sunday, I had an interactive session with Group Executives across Heirs Holdings and UBA Group to commend the team on the successes achieved in 2023 and set the agenda for 2024.Here are the 6 points I shared with leaders across our Groups to adopt for success: 1. Vision Alignment. Know your vision – keep […]

Nurturing Excellence: Building a Community of Purpose-Driven Leaders.

In the companies I lead, we don’t just welcome new hires; we induct trailblazers into a community driven by a shared purpose. Reflecting on our induction sessions, where I have the privilege of engaging with the newest members, I will share my thoughts on the importance of nurturing excellence through a dialogue of aspirations, dreams, […]

Driving Inclusive Tech Innovation in Africa.

In 2019, I joined President Emmanuel Macron and other global leaders at the illustrious Elysee Palace in France to discuss the convergence of technology and gender equality – two themes profoundly dear to my heart. As a businessman and a committed founding member of French President Emmanuel Macron’s Tech for Good initiative, I know the […]

Building to Last: Nurturing Excellence and Crafting Future African Leaders at UBA.

Some moments resonate as profoundly remarkable in life, where dreams are born from humble beginnings and transformed into extraordinary realities. As I stood before 700 UBA graduate trainees, drawn from across Africa, I thought of the long journey that brought me to where I am today. A journey that began with the same vigour, dedication, […]

TOE’s Life Lessons: Inspiring the Next Generation of Leaders.

Yesterday, I spoke to a group of brilliant teens at the RCCG TEAP Zone Teens Career Conference 2023. I told my story as Tony Elumelu, the business man and the father.  I have learnt a lot of life lessons on this journey, and I shared with the teens – hoping to inspire them as they […]

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. […]

Business Daily Meets: My Interview with Peter MacJob of BBC.

Africapitalism is the way to build Africa’s wealth and no one but us will develop Africa. The government and the private sector must come together to develop Africa in a manner that is sustainable and in a manner that creates prosperity and more importantly creates jobs and inclusiveness that will help develop our continent. I […]

My Goodwill Remarks At The Nigerian Government High-Level Donor Engagement On Nigeria’s 2023 Housing And Population Census

Good morning distinguished Ladies & Gentlemen. Thank you, Honourable Ministers, for inviting me here to deliver goodwill remarks on behalf of the Organised Private Sector and African Philanthropic Organisations. Let me start by commending our President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, for this laudable effort. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with an estimated […]