2004, Harvard Business School. I had just completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP 166) at Harvard. Continuous learning has always been my guiding principle, a commitment to self-improvement that every leader should embrace. During my tenure as CEO of Standard Trust Bank (STB), following the acquisition of Crystal Bank, my
Let me commend the Ministry of Finance for this initiative of bringing together the key players and stakeholders as we chart a course to position MOFI as the strategic institution that will support the Federal Government’s efforts to address economic challenges and drive growth in the Nigerian economy.
In 2021, I sat with Badr Jafar, Founding Patron of the Centre for Strategic Philanthropy to discuss ways to alleviate the socio-economic challenges in Africa, and the relationship between entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Click to watch. To listen to the audio version, click here. #TOEWay
I reunited some of my team from Standard Trust Bank (STB) days. Our first reunion!It was an amazing get-together: Some now work elsewhere; or have become entrepreneurs, something I love to see, and some, of course, work with Heirs Holdings or UBA Group. STB was born in 1997 and quickly
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.
The Insurance Act. Let us look at the legislation that governs our industry: Claims Settlement The Mindset of Insurance Practitioners in Nigeria. Recapitilisation of the Insurance Sector. Conclusion. Tony O. Elumelu, CFR
Les gens me demandent souvent TOE, comment puis-je apprendre le leadership. Doisje suivre un cours ? Acheter un livre ? Trouver un mentor ? Les leaders sont-ils nés ou pouvons-nous devenir un leader ? Tout comme je le dis à propos du succès d’une entreprise, le leadership comporte de nombreux
People often ask me, TOE how do I learn leadership. Should I go on a course? Buy a book? Get a mentor? Are leaders born, or can you become a leader? Just as I say about business success, leadership has many components – luck, being in the right place at
Certains moments résonnent comme des évènements profondément remarquables dans la vie, où les rêves naissent d’humbles débuts et se transforment en réalités extraordinaires. Alors que je me tenais devant 700 stagiaires diplômés de UBA, venus de toute l’Afrique, j’ai pensé au long voyage qui m’a amené là où je suis
Charting the Future of Nigerian Insurance Brokerage: Insights from the NCRIB’s 60th Anniversary Celebration
The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers celebrated its 60th anniversary last year. This was a significant milestone in the development of the Nigerian insurance brokerage industry. As part of the celebrations, the NCRIB organised a remarkable event to commemorate this feat, and I had the privilege to address the
Happy independence everyone! As we celebrate another year of independence, it is time to reflect, to look in the mirror, for our nation and ourselves. We know Nigeria, we love Nigeria, Nigeria is one of Africa’s most diverse and dynamic countries. We are a nation that excites, beguiles, and dreams.
UNGA78: Tony Elumelu x Clinton Global Initiative; “Shifting the Power: How New Philanthropic Approaches Can Transform the World of Social Impact”
Yesterday, on the sidelines of #UNGA78, I participated in the Clinton Global Initiative panel on Philanthropy, alongside co-panelist Dr. Carmen Rojas, President of the Marguerite Casey Foundation and moderated by Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and MSNBC. I underscored the critical role of Africapitalism in transforming Africa, both socially
Opening Remarks delivered by Tony O. Elumelu, CFR Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation at the TEF-UNDP-UNICEF GEN-U ROUNDTABLE Unveiling the 2023 TEF Impact Report.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 14 years ago, we set out to change Africa. We wanted African solutions – not selfishly or ideologically – but because we knew instinctively, they would work. In 2015, we focused our efforts entirely on entrepreneurs – launching a 10-year programme to touch millions and fund
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
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
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
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
President Bola Tinubu Acknowledges Tony Elumelu’s Address, Makes Commitment To Ensuring A Thriving Economy.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency; President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, in his opening speech yesterday, reiterated TOE’s thoughts on the need to invest in our power sector by creating regulatory structures that reward success, that deliver to our people, our schools, our hospitals and our
INTRODUCTIONS AND PROTOCOLS. CONCLUSION Thank you.
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