Press Releases

Implementation of Phase 1 of West African Capital Market Integration Programme Completed with Inaugural Trade between United Capital Securities (Nigeria) and CAL Brokers (Ghana)

July 29, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria, 28 July 2015 – The West African Capital Markets Integration Council (WACMIC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its first direct trade between two West African countries under phase one of its integration programme to promote trade across member countries.

Teragro invests in extraction cup technology

July 19, 2015
Teragro Commodities Limited, the agribusiness subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc,  has acquired and installed extraction cup technology, which enables the company to deliver superior quality juice concentrate that meet international quality standards.

United Capital Plc Reports Grows Gross Earnings by 22%/ N 2.750bn

July 16, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria, July 14th, 2015 – United Capital Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading investment banking and financial services firms, announces unaudited earnings growth of 22% for the half year ending 30th June 2015 from N 2.26 billion in 2014 to N 2.75 billion in 2015.

Lion’s Head and United Capital Asset Management Appointed Managers for the Africa Local Currency Bond Fund

July 16, 2015
Together as Fund Managers, Lion’s Head and United Capital will offer unrivaled experience in African debt capital markets with substantive coverage across the continent.  

Tony Elumelu Foundation Hosts Historic Bootcamp For 1,000 Emerging African Entrepreneurs From 51 African Countries in Ota, Nigeria

July 13, 2015
LAGOS, 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 boot camp session, an unprecedented gathering of emerging African entrepreneurs, from 10-12 July, 2015.

Elumelu Calls For An End To Energy Poverty

June 30, 2015
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 30 June 2015 — “Providing access to electricity for schools, hospitals, businesses and industries is the single most impactful intervention that can be made to transform the continent.

Transcorp Ughelli Power Releases 2014 Annual Report, Holds 2nd Annual General Meeting

June 18, 2015
Lagos, Nigeria, 16 June 2015 — Transcorp Ughelli Power Limited (TUPL), the power generation and investment subsidiary of Nigerian conglomerate Transcorp Plc, today released its 2014 Annual Report and held its 2nd Annual General Meeting of shareholders.
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Investing in Africa’s Future

June 16, 2015
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Elumelu encourages Nigerian youths to cultivate an attitude of learning and entrepreneurship

June 9, 2015
Leading Nigerian businessman and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holdings, has encouraged Nigerian youths to secure their future by cultivating an attitude of learning, collaboration and entrepreneurship.

New Agenda for African Private Sector as Tony Elumelu Rallies Support in Oxford, Paris and New York

May 25, 2015
Oxford, United Kingdom -  African businessman and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has called on business leaders to make decisions that will increase economic and social wealth, and promote development in the communities and nations in which they operate.