NAICOM to introduce revised insurance distribution policy

The National Insurance Commission will soon introduce a revised insurance distribution channel, which will replace the State Insurance Policy that was cancelled. The new policy may involve the issuing of new distribution licences to non-insurance bodies, who would be able to sell insurance to every part of the country, according to information obtained from the…

Industrial zones in 10 states record impressive Q1 performance

Industrial zones in 10 states of the federation recorded impressive performance and showed strong growth potential in the first quarter of the year, according to data from the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria. The states were listed as Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Rivers, Kwara, Kogi, Lagos, Ogun and Kano. The zones that recorded above average performance…

Nigeria: Free Trade Agreement Implementation May Drag Till June 2020

Despite the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement by 22 countries, the delay by four countries in depositing their instruments, as well as other trade issues needed to be addressed before the deal becomes operational, may stall the implementation beyond the proposed date of July, 2019. The AfCFTA is expected to…