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GEN, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Elumelu Foundation Join Forces to Spark Global Entrepreneurship

An impressive collection of organizations have come together to answer President Barack Obama’s call at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit yesterday in Nairobi, Kenya, to advance entrepreneurship and economic growth around the world. Representatives of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) participated in a formal signing ceremony at the […]

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WORLD BANK APPOINTS ARUNMA OTEH VP, TREASURER

The World Bank has announced the appointment of the immediate past Director General of Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission, Arunma Oteh, as Vice President and Treasurer. A statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES by the bank said, ” As VP and Treasurer, Arunma will manage and lead a large and diverse team responsible for managing more […]

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TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS FIRST-EVER ACADEMIC CONFERENCE ON ‘AFRICAPITLAISM’

The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Africapitalism Institute and Durham University Business School, one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom, co-hosted a day-long academic symposium on the economic philosophy called “Africapitalism” at the Foundation’s headquarters in Lagos. Africapitalism – the belief that the private sector must play a leading role in Africa’s development – is […]

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TONY ELUMELU FOUNDATION HOSTS HISTORIC BOOTCAMP FOR 1,000 EMERGING AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS FROM 51 AFRICAN COUNTRIES IN OTA, NIGERIA

As part of Tony Elumelu’s $100 million commitment to empowering African entrepreneurs, 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs, representing 51 African countries from the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Class of 2015, converged near Lagos, Nigeria for an intensive two-day bootcamp session, an unprecedented gathering of emerging African entrepreneurs, from 10-12 July, 2015. The entrepreneurs travelled from […]

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So Sad! Naira Crashes To 230 Again US Dollar

These are definitely not interesting times for the nation’s economy, particularly the national currency, the naira, no thanks to the depleting reserves and the subsequent banning of importers of 41 items from the foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria. Barely 10 days after the CBN stopped forex sale to importers of rice, […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Welcomes 1000 Pan-African Entrepreneurs to $100M Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme Boot Camp

“We hope The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme can catalyse and encourage other African business leaders to empower emerging entrepreneurs. If we all come together with requisite resources we can make a significant difference,” said Mr. Tony O. Elumelu at the press conference in Lagos today to announce the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) boot camp […]