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Sanlam Nigeria launches Family Love and Code of Confidence

As Nigeria celebrated its 63rd birthday on first of October, Sanlam Nigeria rolled out two amazing products: Family Love Plan and Code of Confidence at a glitzy event in Lagos.   At the event, the CEOs of Sanlam Life Nigeria, Tunde Mimiko; and Sanlam General Nigeria, Bode Opadokun, took the audience through the product benefits while fielding questions in a fireside chat. See videos and photos below.   Family Love Plan is more than just a funeral plan. It's a way of saying goodbye to your loved ones with respect and style. All you’re expected to do is choose a package and let Sanlam take care of the rest. Code of Confidence is a game-changer for motor insurance: it is a USSD that aids instant claims processing for 3rd party motor insurance in Nigeria. A first-of-its-kind in the country, *1056#, the Code of Confidence is already gaining traction in the market with one policyholder getting their claims resolved under an hour!   A campa...Read more

Sanlam Nigeria and Ghana initiate Sanlam West Africa Community of Practice

Setting aside their endless jollof wars, Nigeria and Ghana recently came together to launch a knowledge exchange initiative called Sanlam West Africa Community of Practice. The Community of Practice is a novel idea that seeks to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange between markets in the West African sub-region.   At a recent visit to Sanlam Nigeria Head Office in Lagos, MD/CEO Sanlam Life Ghana, Tawiah Ben-Ahmed, exchanged a commemorative and symbolic handshake with his Nigerian counterpart, Tunde Mimiko, to kickstart the initiative. See photos below.   Recall that the recently launched Family Love plan in Nigeria was inspired by the a product of same nomenclature in Ghana. Safe to say the collaboration has kicked off on a great note with feelers suggesting Sanlam Ghana is looking to adapt the Nigerian Code of Confidence in their market!

Sanlam Nigeria Celebrates Nigeria at 63 with two new products; Launches Family Love Plan and the Code of Confidence

(Left) Tunde Mimiko MD CEO Sanlam Life, (Right) Bode Bode Opadokun MD CEO Sanlam General Sanlam Nigeria, a member of the Sanlam Pan African group, officially introduced two new products to the Nigerian market in commemoration of the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary. The new products, Family Love Plan and the Code of Confidence, were launched at a glitzy event in Lagos attended by customers, leading brokers and other stakeholders. The event showcased the features and benefits of the new products, as well as the opportunities and solutions that Sanlam Nigeria provides to its customers. The Family Love Plan is a funeral plan that helps policyholders honour and celebrate their loved ones who are no more without worrying about the financial burden of funeral expenses. According to Tunde Mimiko, MD/CEO of Sanlam Life Insurance, “Family Love helps you give a memorable farewell to your departed loved ones with love and dignity. At Sanlam Nigeria, we un...Read more

Sanlam Nigeria Promotes Financial Inclusion with #ProudMoments Campaign

Sanlam Nigeria recently launched the #ProudMoments campaign to herald a fresh approach to deepening financial inclusion and aid the appreciation for Insurance services across businesses and for individuals. The campaign, with visuals shot in location in Nigeria, centers on the need to protect the things that matter through insurance. It advocates resilience and grit as critical ingredients required to achieve success. The creative delivery highlights a clear theme around celebrating genuine success whether personal, professional or organizational while emphasizing the need to put in place adequate protection for same.    Sanlam Nigeria -made up of Sanlam Life Insurance and its subsidiary, Sanlam General Insurance- is a leading financial service powerhouse dedicated to actively seeking new and advanced mechanisms for safeguarding the hard-work and achievements of its policy holders through innovative insurance solutions, thereby enhancing its customers ...Read more

Sanlam, aYo partner to boost access, affordable insurance for Nigerians

  Sanlam, Africa’s biggest insurer, has partnered with the continent’s emerging microinsurance fintech, aYo Holdings, to revolutionise insurance in Nigeria in support of Sanlam’s drive to offer local consumers affordable life and hospitalisation cover. According to a statement seen by BusinessDay, aYo is expected to act as a technology service provider to Sanlam in Nigeria. “It will coordinate technical integration for the underwriter of microinsurance products and provide platform services to enable mobile money and third-party payment offerings. This will enable Sanlam to offer easy-to-understand, convenient and affordable products that challenge traditional insurance offerings in the market,” it added. Kayode Odetola, chief executive officer of aYo Nigeria, said the company aims to drive greater financial inclusion by using technology to make financial services more readily available across the country. Odetola said the low...Read more

CSR: Sanlam Life Insurance donates to Ophanages

In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility exertions, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, formerly known as FBN Insurance Limited, recently donated cardigans and cash to five orphanages in Jos, Plateau State. The beneficiary orphanages are Simji Girl Child Empowerment Initiative Orphanage, Kids with A Vision Foundation Orphanage, Tabitha Evangel Mission International, Abba Father - RICH Orphanage, and Jofin Empowerment Orphanage Home. While presenting the cardigans and cash to the directors and coordinators of the orphanages, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, Tunde Mimiko, stated that the initiative was part of the insurer’s commitment to aid a better and confident life for all and generations to come. Mimiko acknowledged the good work that is being done by the Management of the orphanages while reiterating the continued support of Sanlam Life Insurance. “We appreciate the great work you are ...Read more

Sanlam Life rewards Sales Champions, holds Customers’ Forum

As part of her drive to continuously motivate her retail sales force, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, formerly FBN Insurance Limited, recently rewarded outstanding members of the Sales force at the 2022 MD/CEO Ember Championship and The Retail Annual Competition (TRAC) held in Jos, Plateau State. Sanlam Life boasts a potent sales force with thousands of vibrant men and women all over Nigeria. According to the insurer, the sales force is in different categories ranging from Financial Advisors to Area Sales Managers. In his comment, the Executive Director, Retail Distribution, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, Odinakachi Umekwe, commended the efforts of the retail team for the outstanding performances they put forward despite the macroeconomic headwinds of the year 2022. Umekwe said; “Our sales champions all over Nigeria have sold insurance under the most challenging environment to ensure the company stays ahead in the retail space. This TRAC cere...Read more

Social Good: Sanlam Nigeria donates to Special Needs Organizations

In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility exertions, Sanlam Nigeria, formerly known as FBN Insurance Limited and FBN General Insurance Limited, recently donated cash to support various activities of the Association for Handicapped Person’s Welfare and the Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria. While receiving officers of the Non-governmental organization at the Head Office of Sanlam Life, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, Tunde Mimiko, acknowledged the good work that is being done by both organizations while reiterating the continued support of Sanlam Nigeria. “We appreciate the good work you are doing to support and care for those with special needs, so we are also extending our show of love in appreciation. We promise to continue in this light,” Mimiko said. “As a brand whose overall drive is to help her stakeholders live with confidence, we understand the challenge associated with sp...Read more


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