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 […]
There is a positive correlation between democracy, good governance and the success of the private sector and entrepreneurs. So we need governments that deliberately encourage entrepreneurship.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
THEME: Fostering Global Prosperity; The Imperative of Luminary Leadership Let me seize this opportunity to thank Mr. President, H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, for the opportunity of this university being sited here in Delta State. I am a proud indigene of Delta State and as a strong supporter of all its institutions and residents. What is […]
My Keynote Remarks for the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) 60th Anniversary.
Theme: 60 Years of Insurance Broking: Redefining the Practice and the Practitioners. Our Chief Host, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor of Lagos State, The Chairman of the occasion, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, Executive Governor of Ondo State, The Commissioner for Insurance, Mr. Sunday Thomas, The President & Chairman of the Governing Board of the Nigerian […]
I shared my thoughts on the need for us to prioritize the young ones and invest in their future. I believe that this will help us to create an ultimately sustainable economic prosperity for us as a continent.Watch the interview below.
By Tony Elumelu As the world continues to experience the daily impact of global warming, whether the tragic recent flooding in Pakistan, or the less covered, but equally harmful, persistent environmental degradation of Africa’s Sahel region, leaders need to act, not just talk. Equally, Africa should not just be in the conversation, but actively set […]