Recapitalisation of Nigeria’s insurance industry: What to expect
27 May 2019 | 2:45 pm
Following the 13-month ultimatum given by Nigeria's insurance regulator for companies to increase their minimum paid-up share capital, CNBC Africa explores how this development will impact Nigeria's insurance landscape joined by Ajibola Olayinka, Chairman, Finance, Investment and General-Purpose Committee at Law, Union and Rock Insurance.
5 Sep 2017
German insurance and asset management company, Allianz, plans to buy a majority stake in Ensure Insurance a Nigerian insurance company.
21 Sep 2017
After gaining for five straight sessions the insurance sector looks to have caught the bear bug too. The sector took a pounding on the Nigerian Stock Exchange today.
13 Oct 2017
With the All Share Index on the Nigerian Stock Exchange still firmly over 36,000 points, Ibinabo Princewill, Senior Associate at Planet Capital joins CNBC Africa to share her highlights of the trading day.
5 Nov 2017
Shittu says postal agency will begin rural Banking, Insurance services as reforms.
7 Nov 2017
Medical experts in Nigeria have raised concerns over the impact and coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), according to the experts; the scheme has covered less than two percent of Nigerians.
2 Dec 2017
Delta government sets up health insurance scheme for civil servants.
3 Feb 2018
Nigerian insurance market - concerned parties seek efficiency in system.
5 Feb 2018
Nigeria’s Commissioner for Insurance and CEO of the National Insurance Commission, Mohammed Kari, says the country’s insurance act which mandates the insurance of public buildings, is being amended.
5 May 2018
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, inaugurated an ad-hoc committee for the establishment and development of the National Assembly museum and archives on Wednesday.
31 Aug 2018
Modicare hopes to provide medical insurance to about 500 million people across India. Critics of the scheme argue that Modicare is too big to succeed - it won't work because of its scale.
6 Feb 2019
Manishi Raychaudhuri, head of equity research at BNP Paribas, talks about Asian stocks, Federal Reserve policy.
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Heavy gunfire could be heard coming from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday (January 23), the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. Heavy arms fire at the capital Ouagadougou's Sangoule Lamizana camp, which houses the army's general staff and a prison whose inmates include soldiers involved in a failed 2015 coup attempt, began at least as early as 5:00 a.m. (0500 GMT), a Reuters reporter said. The reporter later saw soldiers firing into the air in the camp. A witness also reported gunfire at a military camp in Kaya, around 100 kms (62 miles) north of Ouagadougou.
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European Union interior ministers discussed border security and asylum at a meeting in Lithuania. The EU home affairs commissioner urged preemptive action outside the bloc and condemned the policy of pushbacks.