Nigeria’s Federal Government targets insurance firms, others to fund national shipping fleet.

THE Nigerian Federal Government is targeting banks and insurance companies to finance the national shipping carrier, following the withdrawal of a Singaporean liner, Pacific International Lines (PIL), from the initiative. The Singaporean shipping company, with over a hundred ships in its fleet world-wide, had said that it would not be able to cope with the… Continue reading Nigeria’s Federal Government targets insurance firms, others to fund national shipping fleet.

2018: What insurance players can expect in the next 12 months

Sensors monitoring your everyday physical and digital life, artificial intelligence tailoring your insurance to fit your needs? Sound like the future? Sure—if the future is 2018. Nordic Director of Insurance in Accenture, Jacob Tovborg-Jensen, explains what’s in store—near-term—when it comes to innovation. Developments in insurance are moving at break-neck speed: 2017 saw a year that… Continue reading 2018: What insurance players can expect in the next 12 months

Nigeria Risks Losing N136b Gain of Transit Cargoes

Nigeria’s early gains which saw it reclaiming about N136 billion transit cargoes from neighbouring countries like Togo and Benin Republic may be eroded as the port of Cotonou has signed a management agreement with the Port of Antwerp to manage and modernize its port facilities. Stakeholders in the Nigeria’s maritime industry said the move could… Continue reading Nigeria Risks Losing N136b Gain of Transit Cargoes