#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 […]

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 […]


Presidential Banquet Hall, State House Abuja- FCT. Good morning Your Excellencies,The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari.My brother and friend, the President of Kenya, President William RutoThe former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, my friend, Sir. Tony Blair.The UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J. Mohammed.My big sister, the Director General […]

TEF X UNICEF X GenU X IKEA; Strengthening Climate Resilience through Green Entrepreneurship.

In my OP-ED on the Cop27 climate negotiations in Egypt, I emphasised the unrelenting impact of the climate crisis on communities across Africa highlighting the famine tragedy in east Africa. Read here. https://www.tonyelumelufoundation.org/news/david-miliband-tony-o-elumelu-cop27-is-over-africa-cannot-wait-any-longer-for-climate-action Africa is the victim, not the author of this crisis. But Africa can and should act. Today, I am pleased to announce […]

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 […]

My Speech at The Meeting with The Heirs Holdings HR Community.

The HR Community is providing great support to the HH growth trajectory, and I like the happiness across HH Group, especially from the recent promotion announcement. This can only be achieved through a rigorous GEPEC process which you all drove respectively. So well done! However, our ambitions are huge and people management is the key […]

My Speech at The US Africa Summit in Washington DC

Good evening all, and it’s great to be in Washington. It’s great to be in America, and it’s great for Africa to be in Washington. We are looking forward to a truly transformative week. I want to say a big thank you to President Biden, and to the administration. And to the Secretary of State, […]

In Washington – At the Table – Convening, Catalysing and Championing a New Africa

For us at Heirs Holdings, Pan-Africanism is not just a dream, it is our vision of an inclusive and transformative agenda, that will fundamentally change Africa. Last week was a testament to that vision: the awards and recognition we received for empowering our young and disadvantaged women and our milestone partnership with the government of […]