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Nigeria

Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu

Date of Birth: 22 March 1963
Place of Birth: Jos, Plateau State


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Back to the scene of the crime

It had tried to sell its Ogoniland licences to Tony Elumelu the flamboyant local magnate and advocate of 'Afri-Capitalism' who was aggressively trying to secure the Ogoniland blocks understood to hold substantial reserves...

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Kudos to the health-workers

Forbes-listed billionaires and captains of industry Aliko Dangote Folorunso Alakija Femi Otedola Herbert Wigwe Tony Elumelu and Ibukum Awosika have offered billions of naira in donations to help speed up medical outreach and facilities...


Politics of patronage

The influential banker Tony Elumelu who chairs the Nigerian conglomerate Transcorp Corporation is looking to acquire fields worth over $1 billion from Shell...


Coming to America – the sequel

Nigerian journalists delighted in reporting Buhari's displeasure on encountering Tony Elumelu and Jim Ovia two leading bankers seen as close to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's government (AC Vol 55 No 19 The fire this century)...

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Diminishing returns in Beijing

Tony Elumelu the Chairman of pan-African investment company Heirs Holdings was looking for Chinese private-sector investment to help develop two oil blocks owned by his companies Tenoil and Transcorp...

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Contributions gratefully received

The former Chief Executive of the United Bank for Africa Tony Elumelu is said to be a close ally of the NPP’s Kufuor...


Towering trade

At an East African business conference former United Bank for Africa Chief Executive Officer Tony Elumelu told assembled business leaders that African countries need a common position on commerce with China land deals and natural resource exploitation to reap the greatest benefits...


Acting President Jonathan sets out his plans

Given the powerful families and businesses involved several Lagos financiers believe Sanusi will have less licence for moves such as last month’s new tenure rules for bank chief executives which ousted titans Tony Elumelu of the United Bank for Africa and Jim Ovia of Zenith Bank...


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