Interview and Speeches

Meet Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Dr. Etiobhio Samuel

Dr Etiobhio Samuel is a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, a medical doctor and a fine artist entrepreneur who found his passion for drawing on a sick bed in his second year in University. Right after the 12 weeks’ training from the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, Dr. Samuel received a call from the Special Adviser on […]

Meet our Entrepreneur: Janson Mugabe

Kampala-based Janson Mugabe is CEO of  Mushana Electronic Savings & Credit Cooperatives Society (SACCO) System that has an application geared towards enhancing saving culture through a technological approach in society. He spoke to the Foundation about the journey.  Q: How did you get your idea or concept for your business? A: This being a digital era, youths failed […]


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

  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

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

  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 […]

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

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 […]