KPMG Head of Insurance for East Africa James Norman has described Africa’s hugely unexploited insurance market as a sleeping giant. According to him, there is a real buzz about the sector because of its plentiful or enormous opportunities. “There’s a real buzz about the sector because opportunities are immense,” he says. “There’s a young population,… Continue reading KPMG: Africa’s Insurance Market is a sleeping giant.
The Nigerian Federal Government has said that it will ensure adequate insurance of its assets. Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said this during the National Insurance Conference of the Insurance Industry Consultative Council with the theme: ‘Nigeria open for business’, in Abuja on Monday. Mrs Adeosun said, “Foreign investors have shown great interest… Continue reading Nigeria’s Federal Government moves to insure national assets.
Many SME businesses are unprepared for an event in which they need to make a claim, and may not have even considered whether they have the right level of cover until it happens, according to a Zurich expert. A great deal of SMEs do not think they will ever be faced with a claim, Neil… Continue reading Many SMEs unprepared for an Insurance claim.
DON’T OFFER PRODUCTS WITH INSURANCE FEATURES- CBN WARNS BANKS The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised banks in Nigeria to desist from offering products to their customers that incorporate insurance features. The CBN also warned banks not to offer free premium payments as a feature of any of their products. Nigerian banks are enjoined… Continue reading Nigeria’s Central Bank warns Banks against offering of products with Insurance features
A QUICK GLANCE AT THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND ITS OPPORTUNITIES. INSURANCE A vehicle for managing risks and ensuring that in the event that an individual or corporate body suffers a loss, the insurance company pays out claims which would cushion the effect of the loss for the insured individual or ensure that the insured business… Continue reading A QUICK GLANCE AT THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND ITS OPPORTUNITIES.