Browsing: Tony Elumelu

Elumelu is the Chairman/CEO of Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary investment company he founded in 2010, which holds stakes in a number of leading African businesses, including Transcorp, Nigeria’s largest listed conglomerate by market capitalization, as well as UBA

Over the course of the five days that I was in DC, in official events, side programs, networking exchanges, and bilateral discussions, it became clear that real, relationships were being built in each of these exchanges and the results thereof would be felt for a long time coming, through partnerships that could help shape the future of Africa

The research provided by this project will furnish the Tony Elumelu Foundation, the Nigerian Government and the business community with data and tools for understanding what drives innovation clusters and development in every region of Nigeria, and how policies can help these business clusters strengthen their ability to formalise and scale up

Management officials visited the NSE for a ‘facts behind the figures’ presentation to the Exchange, stockbrokers and analysts, highlighting key fundamentals of the company’s business dynamics that have driven its recent impressive performance on the stock market

The visit, which will include a meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping, will have Elumelu and other business leaders, including Folorunso Alakija, Femi Otedola and Oba Otudeko, representing Nigeria’s business interests, thus emphasising President Jonathan’s commitment to leveraging the private sector to drive both development and trade and investment links between China and Africa

Power Africa is a multi-stakeholder partnership among the United States, the governments of Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria and Ethiopia, and the African private sector, with the shared objective of accelerating investment in Africa’s power sector over the next five years

At a lecture delivered at The Tony Elumelu Foundation offices in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Porter, who was described by the Times of London as the world’s “most influential management guru” and is widely regarded as the foremost authority on company and country competitiveness, spoke on competitive strategy, addressing entrepreneurs and business leaders on how best to sustain market advantage

Uduaghan, who performed the inauguration in Asaba, the Delta State capital, implored the new council to focus more on educational programmes in the university and ensure the programmes were in line with national and international standards