About Colenson

At Colenson Brokers, we provide the best Insurance Protection of the highest technical standards to the risk exposures of our customers by skillfully utilising our experience, youthfulness, motivation, flexibility and dynamism in satisfying the insurance requirements of our customers.

How We Started

Colenson Brokers Nigeria was established in 1983 by Asiwaju (Dr}. Michael Olawale –Cole, (CON, MFR, DBA, FCIB, CNIM, FNIM, FIoD, FIMC, CMC) and is one of the longest-operating Insurance Brokers in Nigeria. Since 1983,

Colenson has established businesses in every major insurance fields in Nigeria and is unrivaled in breadth and depth of experience. We are a firm of dynamic, professional insurance brokers, with experienced and competent staff, dedicated to providing the best insurance solutions to our clients. The company has the support of a highly experienced board of directors, made up of professional men and women from diverse backgrounds. 

The company also has international exposure to the London insurance market through Lloyd’s of London and other London based insurance and reinsurance brokers. 

Colenson has long standing relationship with a large number of big organizations; many of which have been with us for almost the entire 40 years of our existence. The company’s operations are guided by probity and transparent honesty which has led to the unrivaled reputation it has built over the years in the insurance sector. 

We specialize in Oil & Gas, Transportation, Liability, Accident, Life and Financial Risks, Marine etc.


To consistently use our market intelligence and expertise in providing the best insurance broking services to our clients, both locally and globally.


To provide the best Insurance protection of the highest technical standards to the risk exposures of our clients. 

To use a combination of age, experience, youthfulness, motivation, flexibility and dynamism in satisfying our client’s insurance needs. 

To act with utmost care and skill in satisfying the insurance requirements of our clients.


Colenson Brokers Nigeria Limited RC 55790 was established in 1983 and licensed by the National Insurance Commission RBC 0044 to transact all classes of Insurance and Re-insurance business. We are also a registered member of the Nigeria Council of Registered Insurance Brokers RB 007. 

We are a firm of dynamic and professional insurance brokers, manned by highly technical, experienced and competent staff with excellent track records, dedicated to providing the best insurance services at all times in the following areas:

Oil and Gas​




Fire and allied perils​

Fire and Allied Perils
Burglary and Housebreaking
Engineering /Construction


Third Party Liability
Employer’s Liability
Professional Indemnity

Accident & Life​

Personal Accident
Life Assurance

Financial Risks​

Business Interruption
Credit Insurance


A properly managed cover is as good as the resolution of its claims.  Our innovative approach to claims settlement sees the claim from the client’s point of view even before it occurs. This is made possible by the strategic partnership established with the client.  We offer practical suggestions based on many years of experience to both clients and insurers to ensure speedy claims settlement so that the disruption to the insured’s operation is minimal.


We also undertake claims recovery services for organizations seeking our services. This service is  available internationally with the support of our associates.


Customized to Needs