The management of Inspenonline, Nigeria’s premier Insurance and Pension online news channel, has unveiled the nominees for 2015 Nigerian Insurance and Pension Awards.

A statement by the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Chuks Udo Okonta, said 18 firms drawn from the insurance and pension sectors have been selected for various categories and will be voted for by the public.

He noted that the award which is the fourth in its series was designed to recognise the stride made by firms and individuals, adding that firms and individuals that distinguished themselves would be celebrated at the awards ceremony scheduled for August 2016.

Okonta said the Managing Director FBNInsurance Limited, Val Ojumah; Managing Director Leadway Assurance Limited, Hassan Oye-Odukale and the Chief Executive Officer Axa Mansard Insurance Plc, Mrs Yetunde Ilori, were nominated for the Insurance Man of the Year category.

According to him, FBNInsurance Limited; Leadway Assurance Limited; Custodian and Allied Insurance Plc and Axa Mansard Insurance Plc, were nominated for Insurance Company of the Year.

Leadway Assurance Limited; Axa Mansard Insurance Plc; FBNInsurance Limited and Sovereign Trust Insurance were nominated for Corporate Brand Category.

Stanbic IBTC Pension Limited; AIICO Pension Limited and Premium Pension Limited were nominated for Pension Fund Administrator of the year.

Leverage Insurance Brokers Limited, YOA Insurance Brokers Limited; Standard Insurance Consultant Limited and Plum Insurance Brokers were nominated for Insurance Broking Category.

Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers; Nigerian Insurers Association; Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria were nominated for Best Professional Group category.

Okonta noted that individuals and state governments that have supported growth and development of insurance and pension business in Nigeria will also be honoured with Excellence Awards.

He called on the public to cast their votes for firms and persons that have distinguished themselves through- Email: inspenonline@gmail.com, sms: 08054269557 and WhatsApp: 07033253527.