Barrister. (Mrs.) Nkiru Mercy Nzegwu is the General Manager (South-South) of NICON Insurance Plc.  She presently oversees Eight (8) Branches in the South-South Region.

She holds a Bachelor of Law degree (LL.B) Honours from University of Calabar and Barrister at Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School, Victoria- Island Lagos.  She was called to the Nigerian Bar as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1989.  Barr. (Mrs.) Nkiru Mercy Nzegwu is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Port Harcourt Branch, and Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Port Harcourt Branch.

Mrs. Nkiru Nzegwu was introduced to Insurance by her late father Chinyelugo Victor Egwuatu, who practiced Insurance in the United Kingdom. Her Interest in Insurance practice was further developed by Prof. Joe Irukwu who taught her Insurance law at the Nigerian Law School, Victoria-Island, Lagos.

Mrs. Nkiru Mercy Nzegwu began her insurance career in Nigeria Re-Insurance Corporation, Marina Lagos, as a Senior Officer in the Oil/Marine departments. In 1991, her services were transferred to NICON Insurance Corporation.

She grew-up through the ranks assisting four (4) Zonal Managers in the process and this exposed her to various departments, most especially marketing of NICON products. She was made in charge of High Networth Clients Account of Port Harcourt Zone, and subsequently appointed Zonal Manager. She was made General Manager (South-South) Region in 2009.

Nkiru Mercy Nzegwu has over seventeen (17) years experience in the Insurance Industry and has attended many courses and Trainings in Insurance, marketing, Legal and Leadership.