The Association of Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria (ARIAN) is an umbrella body covering all insurance sales Agents in Nigeria. It was founded on the 1st June, 2000

by former commissioner of Insurance Late Chief Oladipo Bailey. The aim of the association is to increase the insurance penetration in Nigeria through its members active contribution {agents} who are indeed the grass root, pillar and bedrock of the insurance industry in Nigeria likewise ensure the insurance industry gets to its desired position in the Nigerian Economy by increasing the insurance contribution to GDP .

It also aims to make insurance agency business easy by collaborating and partnering with other stakeholders in and out of the industry especially its regulatory body, NAICOM and other bodies to foster Unity among all Insurance Agents in the country.

The association has been led by 5 presidents so far. namely
Mr. Innocent Williams
President (2000 – 2009)
Mr. Kingsley Obuivie
President (2009 – 2013)
Mr. Gbadebo Olamerun
President (2013 – 2017)
Mr. Ifagbayi Ademola
President (2017 – 2019)
Mr. Odewunmi Olakunle
President (2019 – Till Date)