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AFRICAN ALLIANCE INSURANCE PLC

AFRINSURE      0.24 NGN    - 0.02 (- 8.33 %)

Open
0.26
High
0.28
Low
0.24
Close
0.24
Year High
0.26
Year Low
0.20
Volumn
14,916,062
Value
3,932,172.80

NSE reveals results of full year review of market indices

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT — WorldStage
NSE reveals results of full year review of market indices    WorldStage read more

All-Share Index Falls 0.23% as Market Opens on Negative Note

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 23:34:56 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
All-Share Index Falls 0.23% as Market Opens on Negative Note    THISDAY Newspapers read more

African Alliance Insurance Plc announces board meeting and closed period

Wed, 06 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
African Alliance Insurance Plc announces board meeting and closed period    Nairametrics read more

African Alliance Insurance Plc appoints Joyce Ojemudia as MD/CEO

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
African Alliance Insurance Plc appoints Joyce Ojemudia as MD/CEO    Nairametrics read more

Insurance in 2021: Optimism hinged on economic recovery, stronger enforcement

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 05:27:00 GMT — Vanguard
Insurance in 2021: Optimism hinged on economic recovery, stronger enforcement    Vanguard read more

Nigeria: All-Share Index Falls 0.23 Percent As Market Opens On Negative Note

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:28:37 GMT — AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: All-Share Index Falls 0.23 Percent As Market Opens On Negative Note    AllAfrica.com read more

Williamsville Sears Signs an LOI to Acquire Control of a 58 Year Nigerian Insurance Underwriter

Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT — GlobeNewswire
Williamsville Sears Signs an LOI to Acquire Control of a 58 Year Nigerian Insurance Underwriter    GlobeNewswire read more

Nigeria: African Alliance Gets Business Continuity Management Certificate

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT — AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: African Alliance Gets Business Continuity Management Certificate    AllAfrica.com read more

Why African Alliance has not released its FY 2019 and Q1 2020 results

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Why African Alliance has not released its FY 2019 and Q1 2020 results    Nairametrics read more

African Alliance Insurance : Omo - COVID-19 Will Increase Patronage of Life Insurance

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT — marketscreener.com
African Alliance Insurance : Omo - COVID-19 Will Increase Patronage of Life Insurance    marketscreener.com read more

Recapitalization: African Alliance Insurance to divest from investment assets

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — WorldStage
Recapitalization: African Alliance Insurance to divest from investment assets    WorldStage read more

BRIEF-African Alliance Insurance Announces Delay In Release Of Financial Statements For Year Ended Dec 31

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Reuters
BRIEF-African Alliance Insurance Announces Delay In Release Of Financial Statements For Year Ended Dec 31    Reuters read more

African Alliance gets new MD, directors

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
African Alliance gets new MD, directors    The Nation Newspaper read more

African Alliance Insurance Appoints Adekola acting MD/CEO

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
African Alliance Insurance Appoints Adekola acting MD/CEO    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Nigeria: #endsars Protests - Claims Pressure Mounts in Underwriting Firms

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: #endsars Protests - Claims Pressure Mounts in Underwriting Firms    AllAfrica.com read more

African Alliance Insurance gets new MD

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Punch
African Alliance Insurance gets new MD    The Punch read more

African Alliance mulls divestment

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
African Alliance mulls divestment    The Nation Newspaper read more

Africa Alliance Insurance Unveils New Identity to Drive Efficiency in Nigeria's Insurance Sector

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
Africa Alliance Insurance Unveils New Identity to Drive Efficiency in Nigeria's Insurance Sector    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Standard Alliance Insurance plc: What happened to the most capitalized insurance company of 2010?

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Standard Alliance Insurance plc: What happened to the most capitalized insurance company of 2010?    Nairametrics read more

Profit-taking drags stock market capitalisation by N39 billion

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 04:12:01 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
Profit-taking drags stock market capitalisation by N39 billion    Guardian Nigeria read more

African Alliance Launches Scholarship Scheme

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
African Alliance Launches Scholarship Scheme    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Adekola appointed African Alliance acting CEO

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Adekola appointed African Alliance acting CEO    The Punch read more

African Alliance rebrands with a new strategy that targets the youths

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
African Alliance rebrands with a new strategy that targets the youths    Nairametrics read more

African Alliance announces appointment of Non-Executive Directors

Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
African Alliance announces appointment of Non-Executive Directors    Nairametrics read more

African Alliance achieves 78% gross premium

Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
African Alliance achieves 78% gross premium    Guardian Nigeria read more

African Alliance Insurance Unveils Website

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
African Alliance Insurance Unveils Website    THISDAY Newspapers read more

NSE lifts suspension on African Alliance insurance

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
NSE lifts suspension on African Alliance insurance    Guardian Nigeria read more

African Alliance unveils interactive website

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
African Alliance unveils interactive website    Guardian Nigeria read more

African Alliance embarks on insurance education

Tue, 05 Nov 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Vanguard
African Alliance embarks on insurance education    Vanguard read more

NSE sanctions five firms for contraventions

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
NSE sanctions five firms for contraventions    The Nation Newspaper read more

African Alliance gets new MD/CEO | The News - Nigeria and World NewsBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News - Guardian Nigeri

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
African Alliance gets new MD/CEO | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News    Guardian Nigeria read more

Transcorp Joins NSE-30 Index

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT — Leadership Newspapers
Transcorp Joins NSE-30 Index    Leadership Newspapers read more

Regency Alliance Insurance Plc forecasts N237.2 million PBT in Q1, 2021

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Regency Alliance Insurance Plc forecasts N237.2 million PBT in Q1, 2021    Nairametrics read more

A brief guide to the Schumer alums on K Street

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 20:57:00 GMT — Politico
A brief guide to the Schumer alums on K Street    Politico read more

African Alliance Insurance Plc Issues Notice of 49th Annual General Meeting

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
African Alliance Insurance Plc Issues Notice of 49th Annual General Meeting    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Midwest Power Brokers 2020: 32 of the Region's Most Influential People of Color

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 15:35:00 GMT — madison365.com
Midwest Power Brokers 2020: 32 of the Region's Most Influential People of Color    madison365.com read more

African Alliance Sponsors Leadership Conference

Tue, 24 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
African Alliance Sponsors Leadership Conference    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Netflix Appoints Strive Masiyiwa To Los Gatos Company's Board

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Patch.com
Netflix Appoints Strive Masiyiwa To Los Gatos Company's Board    Patch.com read more

2020: A year in review

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Business Record
2020: A year in review    Business Record read more

Firm to boost insurance penetration through innovation, technology

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
Firm to boost insurance penetration through innovation, technology    Guardian Nigeria read more

Wapic Insurance Plc. announces notice of board meeting, closed period |

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Wapic Insurance Plc. announces notice of board meeting, closed period |    Nairametrics read more

Regency Alliance Insurance Plc forecast N730.72 million profit for Q4 2020

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Regency Alliance Insurance Plc forecast N730.72 million profit for Q4 2020    Nairametrics read more

NSE lifts suspension as African Alliance Insurance loses N6.25b - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
NSE lifts suspension as African Alliance Insurance loses N6.25b - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics    The Nation Newspaper read more

Expert: Biden’s tax proposals are ‘really a means to an end’

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:51:00 GMT — Yahoo Canada Finance
Expert: Biden’s tax proposals are ‘really a means to an end’    Yahoo Canada Finance read more

UK TRADING UPDATE SUMMARY: Polarean And Amryt Get US FDA Boost

Wed, 23 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Morningstar
UK TRADING UPDATE SUMMARY: Polarean And Amryt Get US FDA Boost    Morningstar read more

Excitement as African Alliance Insurance Moves Headquarters to Ikoyi

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 10:13:15 GMT — Business Post Nigeria
Excitement as African Alliance Insurance Moves Headquarters to Ikoyi    Business Post Nigeria read more

Vodafone Plc, PE firms may soon make investments in Vodafone Idea; Birlas likely to skip funding exercise: ET NOW

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 10:18:21 GMT — ETTelecom.com
Vodafone Plc, PE firms may soon make investments in Vodafone Idea; Birlas likely to skip funding exercise: ET NOW    ETTelecom.com read more

How insurers' N6 billion claims settlement in Q3 raised confidence

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
How insurers' N6 billion claims settlement in Q3 raised confidence    Guardian Nigeria read more

LONDON BRIEFING: Resilient UK Economy May Avoid Double-Dip Recession

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 07:58:00 GMT — Morningstar
LONDON BRIEFING: Resilient UK Economy May Avoid Double-Dip Recession    Morningstar read more

AIICO Insurance Plc posts N5.2 billion profit In 9M 2020, up by 17%

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
AIICO Insurance Plc posts N5.2 billion profit In 9M 2020, up by 17%    Nairametrics read more

I’ve given up opportunities for sake of love – Funmilayo Omo

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Punch
I’ve given up opportunities for sake of love – Funmilayo Omo    The Punch read more

Dive In Festival Returns to Nigeria, Addresses Inclusion, Gender Diversity in Insurance Industry

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Dive In Festival Returns to Nigeria, Addresses Inclusion, Gender Diversity in Insurance Industry    THISDAY Newspapers read more

Life underwriters deepen industry's penetration with 2019 financial resultsBusiness — The News – Nigeria and World News - Guardian Nigeri

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
Life underwriters deepen industry's penetration with 2019 financial resultsBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News    Guardian Nigeria read more

Recapitalisation : Insurance stocks dormant despite deadline extension

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Vanguard
Recapitalisation : Insurance stocks dormant despite deadline extension    Vanguard read more

Here's why African Alliance's Funmilayo Omo is our CEO of the week

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Here's why African Alliance's Funmilayo Omo is our CEO of the week    Nairametrics read more

African Alliance Rewards Hardworking Personnel

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
African Alliance Rewards Hardworking Personnel    THISDAY Newspapers read more

African and Middle Eastern Stocks

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 23:50:25 GMT — Morningstar.com
African and Middle Eastern Stocks    Morningstar.com read more

Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc announces notice of board meeting, closed period

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc announces notice of board meeting, closed period    Nairametrics read more

Ambassador Mumuni has resigned from the board of African Alliance

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Ambassador Mumuni has resigned from the board of African Alliance    Nairametrics read more

How insurance firms settled N76b claims

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
How insurance firms settled N76b claims    Guardian Nigeria read more

‘Insurance penetration in Nigeria less than one per cent’

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
‘Insurance penetration in Nigeria less than one per cent’    Guardian Nigeria read more

Insurance Market at Mercy of Few Operators

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT — THISDAY Newspapers
Insurance Market at Mercy of Few Operators    THISDAY Newspapers read more

NSE Suspends Aso Savings, African Alliance Insurance, 15 Others From Trading

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT — The Whistler
NSE Suspends Aso Savings, African Alliance Insurance, 15 Others From Trading    The Whistler read more

Experts highlight opportunities for insurance in coronavirus

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Vanguard
Experts highlight opportunities for insurance in coronavirus    Vanguard read more

APC chief says resignation from African Alliance not connected with 2019 elections

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian Nigeria
APC chief says resignation from African Alliance not connected with 2019 elections    Guardian Nigeria read more

See the “score card” as insurance firms hurriedly release H1 2019 results |

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
See the “score card” as insurance firms hurriedly release H1 2019 results |    Nairametrics read more

Universal Insurance Plc Appoints Barr. Jasper Osita Nduagwuike As A Non-Executive Director

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:05:08 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
Universal Insurance Plc Appoints Barr. Jasper Osita Nduagwuike As A Non-Executive Director    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

RSA Gets $9.5 Billion Offer in Year’s Biggest U.K. Takeover

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Bloomberg
RSA Gets $9.5 Billion Offer in Year’s Biggest U.K. Takeover    Bloomberg read more

AXA Mansard Insurance Plc forecasts N2.04 billion profit in Q1 2021

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
AXA Mansard Insurance Plc forecasts N2.04 billion profit in Q1 2021    Nairametrics read more

Quoted insurance firms seek N142.13bn capital raise

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT — BusinessAMLive
Quoted insurance firms seek N142.13bn capital raise    BusinessAMLive read more

'Govt should diversify economy, intensify efforts in adoption of tech tools to boost sector's growth'

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT — Guardian
'Govt should diversify economy, intensify efforts in adoption of tech tools to boost sector's growth'    Guardian read more

Cornerstone Insurance Plc projects PAT of N537.4million in Q1 2021

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Cornerstone Insurance Plc projects PAT of N537.4million in Q1 2021    Nairametrics read more

Nigeria at 60: Women still subjected to gender inequality

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Vanguard
Nigeria at 60: Women still subjected to gender inequality    Vanguard read more

Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc projects PAT of N282.7 million for Q1 2021

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc projects PAT of N282.7 million for Q1 2021    Nairametrics read more

TechCabal Daily, 761 – Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund to Invest €15 million in African Startups in Three Years

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT — TechCabal
TechCabal Daily, 761 – Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund to Invest €15 million in African Startups in Three Years    TechCabal read more

$2+ Billion Worldwide Term Life Insurance Industry to 2030 - Key Drivers and Restraints

Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT — PRNewswire
$2+ Billion Worldwide Term Life Insurance Industry to 2030 - Key Drivers and Restraints    PRNewswire read more

“Why should Africa suffer from pandemics the rest of the world has beaten” – Aig-Imoukhuede

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 07:00:00 GMT — The Africa Report
“Why should Africa suffer from pandemics the rest of the world has beaten” – Aig-Imoukhuede    The Africa Report read more

Entain and Verizon Media Announce Global Innovation Alliance for Immersive Technology, Gaming and Sports

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — PRNewswire
Entain and Verizon Media Announce Global Innovation Alliance for Immersive Technology, Gaming and Sports    PRNewswire read more

NEM Insurance Plc projects N1.71 billion PAT in Q1 2021

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
NEM Insurance Plc projects N1.71 billion PAT in Q1 2021    Nairametrics read more

'African Alliance records 78% gross premium in Q1' - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
'African Alliance records 78% gross premium in Q1' - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics    The Nation Newspaper read more

International P&C insurance news: August 2020

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 07:00:00 GMT — PropertyCasualty360
International P&C insurance news: August 2020    PropertyCasualty360 read more

Atlas Mara: What went wrong at Bob Diamond and Ashish Thakkar’s bank

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — The Africa Report
Atlas Mara: What went wrong at Bob Diamond and Ashish Thakkar’s bank    The Africa Report read more

Here's What We Learned About The CEO Pay At Pan African Resources PLC (LON:PAF)

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Yahoo Finance
Here's What We Learned About The CEO Pay At Pan African Resources PLC (LON:PAF)    Yahoo Finance read more

Lagos prepared for recapitalisation, says DG - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT — The Nation Newspaper
Lagos prepared for recapitalisation, says DG - Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics    The Nation Newspaper read more

Africa business in brief | issue 382 | 13 dec 2020

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Lexology
Africa business in brief | issue 382 | 13 dec 2020    Lexology read more

Alliance Trust PLC - Net Asset Value

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Yahoo Finance UK
Alliance Trust PLC - Net Asset Value    Yahoo Finance UK read more

BT plc, NSSLGlobal and Viasat Form Alliance to Deliver Innovation in UK MOD Satellite Communications Capabilities

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:00:00 GMT — PRNewswire
BT plc, NSSLGlobal and Viasat Form Alliance to Deliver Innovation in UK MOD Satellite Communications Capabilities    PRNewswire read more

African Alliance Stockbrokers Limited Resigns Its NSE Dealing Membership

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT — Proshare Nigeria Limited
African Alliance Stockbrokers Limited Resigns Its NSE Dealing Membership    Proshare Nigeria Limited read more

Nigeria: Transcorp Acquires Afam Power for N105.3 billion - african

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — markets.com
Nigeria: Transcorp Acquires Afam Power for N105.3 billion    african-markets.com read more

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Pan African Resources PLC to OTCQX

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Yahoo Finance
OTC Markets Group Welcomes Pan African Resources PLC to OTCQX    Yahoo Finance read more

Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:00:00 GMT — PRNewswire
Shell and Microsoft form alliance to help address carbon emissions    PRNewswire read more

Artificial Intelligence And Africa: The Case For Investing In African Telecoms

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Forbes
Artificial Intelligence And Africa: The Case For Investing In African Telecoms    Forbes read more

AIICO Insurance gets shareholders approval to increase capital to N20bn

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Vanguard
AIICO Insurance gets shareholders approval to increase capital to N20bn    Vanguard read more

Kenyan Banks Seen Sheltering in Bonds as Virus Slows Lending

Fri, 29 May 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Bloomberg
Kenyan Banks Seen Sheltering in Bonds as Virus Slows Lending    Bloomberg read more

RSA Canada announces relief measures for Canadians in response to the COVID-19 crisis

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:00:00 GMT — Canada NewsWire
RSA Canada announces relief measures for Canadians in response to the COVID-19 crisis    Canada NewsWire read more

NAICOM issues operational licences to 6 insurance firms and 1 reinsurer

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
NAICOM issues operational licences to 6 insurance firms and 1 reinsurer    Nairametrics read more

Governance, Risk and Compliance in The Nigerian Insurance Industry 2016 - Research and Markets

Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT — Business Wire
Governance, Risk and Compliance in The Nigerian Insurance Industry 2016 - Research and Markets    Business Wire read more

Access Bank in talks to acquire Atlas Mara assets in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:00:00 GMT — african markets
Access Bank in talks to acquire Atlas Mara assets in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia    african markets read more

Regency Alliance targets N2.09bn gross premium in Q1

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 08:00:00 GMT — The Punch
Regency Alliance targets N2.09bn gross premium in Q1    The Punch read more

AIO appoints NEM Insurance's Tope Smart as Vice President

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT — Nairametrics
AIO appoints NEM Insurance's Tope Smart as Vice President    Nairametrics read more