Interviews

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Recapitalisation: Insurers embrace consolidation

Thomas The Commissioner for Insurance, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas, bares all in this interview with OMOBOLA TOLU-KUSIMO. He spoke on why the insurance industry must attain minimum of N1 trillion premium income mark in the next two years, the ongoing recapitalisation as well as plans by the commission […]

'Contributory pension scheme not under threat' Interviews Pension

‘Contributory pension scheme not under threat’

Suleiman ‘Contributory pension scheme not under threat’ In spite the recession and other economic maladies, the Managing Director, FUG Pensions Limited, Usman Suleiman, says the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) remains strong and will continue to give succour to retirees. Chuks Udo Okonta met him. 10 years of uninterrupted operations, how […]

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Interview: Mohammed Kari

Kari What can be done to increase the level of awareness of insurance products in Nigeria? MOHAMMED KARI: The level of insurance awareness in the country has improved considerably over the years. What has been missing is a commensurate improvement in penetration, which has been challenged by socio-economic, religious and […]

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My vision is to create new insurance markets – Opadokun

Opadokun Determined to take insurance practice in the country to lofty heights, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FBN General Insurance Limited, Olabode Opadokun, in this interview with Chuks Udo Okonta, said he would leverage the enormous economic opportunities to widen insurance space. Now that a new MD has come on […]

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‘Green fields’ of insurance growth

By Mark Anderson Africa’s insurance markets are expanding more slowly than other emerging regions’, but major groups are looking to enter new markets, which could speed things along. African insurers are still waiting for rising incomes to transform their bottom lines. The growth of insurance premiums in sub-Saharan Africa slowed […]