Interviews & Speeches

Chicago

GROWING FOOD AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURS: THE FUEL FOR AFRICA’S FUTURE

April 29, 2016

Tony O. Elumelu, CON’s speech at the Chicago Council on International Affairs’ Agriculture Symposium Co-Chairs of the Chicago Council’s Food and Agricultue program, Dan Glickman and Doug Bereuter; Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President of the Council; Dr. Rajiv Shah; Distinguished Policy-makers, Technocrats, Investors, Industry, Researchers, Journalists, Academia, Civil Society and Scholars; Ladies and gentlemen; It’s a pleasure to be here […]

Full Text of Speech by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo GCFR, Vice-President of Nigeria at the 2015 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Boot Camp

July 17, 2015

  AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROFESSOR YEMI OSINBAJO GCFR, VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (TEEP) BOOTCAMP ON SATURDAY, 11TH JULY, 2015 I was listening with some apprehension to the Master of Ceremonies as he was about to introduce me because he had said, just after His […]

Creating an Enabling Environment for Entrepreneurs – H.E Mallam Nasir El-rufai, Governor of Kaduna State at Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) Boot Camp

July 17, 2015

TOPIC: CREATING AN ENABLING ENVIRONMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MALLAM NASIR EL RUFAI (GOVERNOR, KADUNA STATE) AT THE TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME BOOT CAMP ON SATURDAY, 11TH JULY 2015 Your Excellency, the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, my brother and also the National President of the Nigeria Association of Short People […]

“Supporting Entrepreneurship” – An Address by His Excellency, Lionel Zinsou, Prime Minister of Benin Republic

July 15, 2015

  AN ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, LIONEL ZINSOU, PRIME MINSTER OF BENIN REPUBLIC AT THE TONY ELUMELU ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME (TEEP) BOOTCAMP Mr. Vice President, Your Excellency, Mr. Chairman of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Mr. Governor, Mr. Chancellor, distinguished guests and all you young entrepreneurs from 51 countries in Africa. Good afternoon Africa. So, I have […]

Transcript of Tony O. Elumelu’s Lecture at the 2015 Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria Biennial Lecture

June 19, 2015

Building a Global Conglomerate on Corporate Governance Values: Challenges and Benefits in a Developing Economy  Transcript of lecture by Tony O. Elumelu CON at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria Biennial Lecture, Metropolitan Club, June 14, 2015.   Download podcast here   Good evening distinguished council members here present.   It’s my pleasure to be […]

Text of Speech by Tony O. Elumelu at Babcock University’s Postgraduate Graduation

June 4, 2015

Commencement Speech   “Employee, Employer, and Empowerer: Pathways to Success and Impact in an Uncertain World” By Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N. Delivered at Babcock University’s Postgraduate graduation ceremony June 4, 2015   Download podcast here   Thank you very much for the introduction. I am pleased to be invited to speak at one of Nigeria’s […]

“Africapitalism as a Catalyst for the Development of Africa” Text of Speech by Tony O. Elumelu at Oxford Africa Conference

May 22, 2015

By Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N. delivered at Oxford Africa Conference, Oxford University, London, May 22, 2015 SALUTATION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thank you very much Dean Tufano for that very generous introduction. It’s great to be here at Oxford University, which continues to play an important role in the articulation of key global issues, as it has […]

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“Entrepreneur-led Development: A New model for Africa” Text of Speech by Tony O. Elumelu at Georgetown University

May 12, 2015

“Entrepreneur-led Development: A New model for Africa” By Tony O. Elumelu C.O.N. delivered at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. May 12, 2015 Dean David Thomas of the Georgetown Business School Jeff Reid, Founding Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative Professor Scott Taylor, Director of the African Studies Program at the School of Foreign Service Steve Radelet, […]

Tony Elumelu: Shared Value Synonymous with Africapitalism

April 16, 2014

By: Michelle Morgan… | Senior Manager, Communications at Shared Value Initiative | April 15th, 2014   In the new series, Leading Shared Value: Personal Reflections from Global Practitioners, the Shared Value Initiative speaks with global leaders who are driving shared value strategy within their organization. Today we interview Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings. Mr. Elumelu will speak at […]

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Forbes 400 Summit: Tony Elumelu Addresses Africa’s Gravest Issues

November 19, 2013

The Nigerian [economist and] philanthropist discusses resolving Africa’s dire lack of security, as well as the most commonly held misconceptions of the world’s second-largest continent and its people.