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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

ICAN representatives visit Sanlam Nigeria

In line with the tradition of the ICAN body, the executive members of ICAN Lagos Island District Society otherwise known as the Pioneer District Society of ICAN recently paid a courtesy call to Tunde Mimiko, the MD/CEO of Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria and his Management team. The objective of the courtesy visit by the ICAN executives was to familiarise themselves with key stakeholders in the finance industry who are employers of their members. Sanlam Nigeria, being an employer of ICAN members, warmly welcomed the ICAN executives, while they discuss how to continually improve the relationship between ICAN and Sanlam Nigeria. Present at the courtesy visit were Alesta Wilcox, who is the Chairman of ICAN Lagos and District Society, John Isesele, the Immediate Past Chairman, ICAN Lagos and District Society, Tunde Mimiko, MD/CEO, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria, Cathy Sanni, Head, Human Resources and Admin, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria, Jubril Ajose, Head, Financial...Read more

Sanlam Nigeria wins BAFI Best Life Insurance Company Nigeria 2022

  Sanlam Life Nigeria wins BAFI Awards 2022 Life Insurance Company of the Year Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, formerly FBNInsurance, has been awarded the Business Day Bank and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Life Insurance Company of the Year. The announcement was made at a high-profile ceremony held recently in Lagos. Awarded annually and backed by the highly rated Business Day’s Research and Intelligence Unit, the BAFI Awards seeks to identify and celebrate financial institutions and their leadership that have excelled across a number of areas. These include financial performance, shareholder value creation, brand value accretion, corporate governance, sustainability, employment of new technologies, compliance to standards, innovations, and contribution to the industry’s overall growth. During the award presentation at Sanlam Life’s Head Office in Marina, Lagos, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Business Day Medi...Read more

Sanlam Nigeria wins Best Life Insurance Company Nigeria 2022

Nigeria’s leading life insurer, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited has yet again emerged the Best Life Insurance Company in Nigeria, 2022 as announced by World Economic Magazine Awards 2022. A statement obtained on the organisers’ website about the awardees: “The winners of this year’s World Economic Magazine Awards are the organisations with best-in-class performance and prominent listings in the global economic space. The World Economic Magazine Nomination and award winner selection process is based on core competencies, providing a unique benchmark for excellence in different domains. This year, the World Finance Insurance Awards showcases the best-in-class performers with prominent listings in the global economic space. The World Economic Magazine is committed to improving the present state of the world economy by engaging businesses and leaders of the business ecosystem across various channels that shape the industrial, regional, an...Read more


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