The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) at the weekend commended the federal government on the recent appreciation of the Naira. The President of the Council, Mr Kayode Okunoren, told newsmen in Lagos that the recent appreciation of the Naira against other foreign currencies had brought succour to Nigerians. He said: “It is heart-warming […]
By ARTEMIS Index-based, or parametric structured insurance solutions, while beneficial and expanding across the world, require greater supervision, according to Lead Insurance Specialist at the World Bank, Craig Thorburn. Insurance industry supervisors, policymakers and insurers from the Asia Pacific region met in Singapore at the 9th Consultative Forum in March, 2017, and debated the challenges […]
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has fixed March 22 for ruling in a case of alleged unpaid pension instituted by Aliyu Sani and 18 others against the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM). The Presiding Judge, Justice Edith Agbakoba, fixed the date after listening to the submissions of parties in the suit. The court will rule on […]
Jonas Mushosho Business Reporter Old Mutual Emerging Markets has appointed Jonas Mushosho to the position of chief executive for their Rest of Africa business. The appointment is with immediate effect. Old Mutual Rest of Africa includes all countries in Africa, except South Africa. The 13 countries falling under this banner are Zimbabwe, Malawi, Swaziland, Botswana, […]
Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com New Gallup data shows that some of the places that benefited most from the Affordable Care Act were also those that supported the candidate who ran on a campaign of repealing and replacing it. The three states with the biggest declines in uninsured rates — Kentucky, Arkansas, and West Virginia — […]
PATNA: At least 2.67 crore debit, or ATM, cards of the State Bank of India (SBI) have been issued to people in Bihar having accounts with its 960-odd branches in the state. Few, if any, debit card holders ever claim the insurance benefit that comes with every debit card free of cost. According to sources, […]
By Vidya L. Nathan and Carolyn Cohn South Africa’s Rand Merchant Investment Holdings ramped up its presence in the British insurance market on Wednesday with the purchase of a 30 percent stake in Hastings, driving the UK firm’s shares to 2-1/2 month highs. Hastings, which listed just over a year ago, has made headway in […]
President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Lady Isioma Chukwuma, (right); exchanging pleasantries with the newly elected Chairman of the CIIN, Abuja Chapter, Dr. (Mrs) Bola Onigbogi during the AGM of the CIIN in Abuja.