Federal Government of Nigeria
Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)
Request for Expressions of Interest
Financial, Physical and Process Audit of the solid Minerals Industry
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) is mandated by law to promote transparency and accountability in the management of Nigeria’s oil, gas and mining revenues. NEITI is the national version of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which is a global movement aimed at ensuring that extractive resources aid sustainable development.
Pursuant to the above, NEITI intends to apply part of the proceeds allocated to it by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the procurement of Auditors/Consultants for the continuation of its annual audits covering Financial, Physical and Process aspects of the Solid Minerals Industry.
(1) Scope of Work
The scope of services includes the following:
(i) Report payments by companies and receipts by relevant government agencies duly reconciled in accordance to the EITI requirements.
(ii) Report on the quantities of solid minerals produced (extracted and mined) exported and imported
(iii) Validate all payments by companies and government agencies to determine accuracy and completeness and report all underpayments and balances payable to the Federation
(iv) Review the policies and procedures on collection, custody and management of funds and make recommendations that will enhance the efficiency and transparency of the sector.
(v) Reporting will be under the New EITI Standards of 2013.
The Auditors/Consultants would be required to carry out the assignment within a period of six (6) months.
Accordingly, NEITI invites Expressions of Interests from suitably qualified Auditors /Consultants with experience in Financial, Physical and Process Audit for the assignments.
Track record in EITI processes will be added advantage and International Consultants shall partner with local counterparts in conformity with the local content provisions and EITI Rules.
Expression of Interest from eligible Consultants should include the following information as basis for pre-qualification.
- Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission
- Current Tax Clearance (For year 2014 expiring Dec ember 2015). Firms should attach a print out of the Tax Clearance Certificate and not an electronic card in lieu of Tax Clearance Certificate.
- Evidence of compliance to the Pension Reform Act 2004 (only certificate of compliance from PENCOM will be accepted).
- Evidence of compliance to the Industrial Training Fund Act Amended 201
- Evidence of Registration with the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC)
- Profile of Auditors/Consultants including ownership structure; Names and Curriculum Vitae of the Firm’s top executives who will work on this assignment, including qualification and individual experience in handling similar assignments.
- Details of similar assignment executed in the last five years.
- Audited financial statements for the last Three years.
- For firms applying as consortium, evidence of alliance/partnership between consortium members:
Auditors/Consultants will be selected under Quality and Cost Selection Method (QCBS) in accordance to the provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
Submission of Expressions of Interest
One original + five copies (and a softcopy on CD ROM) of the Expression of Interest for each of the assignments must be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Expression of Interest for the Solid Minerals Industry Audit 2014”.
Prospective Auditors should note the following provisions of NEITI Act 2007:
(i) Section 4 (5) – An auditor/or auditing firm that has audited any extractive industry company in any given year shall not be appointed in the same year for the NEITI Industry Audits.
(ii) Section 4 (6) – An auditor/or auditing Firm shall not be engaged for more than two years consecutively.
Therefore firms affected by this provision need not to apply.
The EOIs must be delivered not later than 4.00 pm., (GMT 15.00hrs) on 24 August 2015 at the address indicated below:
The Executive Secretary
Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
4th Floor Murjanatu House
1, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street
Tel: +234 9 290 6545
Web site: http://www.neiti.org.ng
Only short-listed applicants will be issued Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Delta State Government of Nigeria
State Employment & Expenditure for Results (SEEFOR) Project
Supply & Installation of Converged Infrastructure + SAP Application Upgrade, Functional Optimisation & Implementation
Loan / Credit Number: 5022 UNI
State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS)
IFB Number: DTSFR/PROC/NCB/109/2015
(1) This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in The Guardian Newspaper on May 9, 2012.
(2) The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association and European Union towards the cost of State Employment & Expenditure For Results (SEEFOR) Project, Delta State is participating in the project and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the agreement(s) resulting from this IFB: State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS), IFB Number: DTSFR/PROC/NCB/109/2015.
(3) The Delta State Employment and Empowerment For Results (SEEFOR) Project serves as the implementing agency for the project and now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for Supply & Installation of Converged Infrastructure + SAP Application Upgrade, Functional Optimisation & Implementation.
(4) Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, edition of May 2004 revised during October 2006 and May 2010, and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria: key qualification criteria relating to previous experience, financial capacity, etc., from the BDS entry for ITB Clause 6.1 (a)).
- Companies with partnership status for providing SAP consultancy and Hardware OEM Partners with Service Centres are eligible for bidding.
- The Bidder/Supplier should be an established Information Technology company and should have been in the business for a period exceeding three years as on the date of opening of bids. During the past four (4) years, the Bidder must have completed (2) successful contracts involving the implementation, installation, and provision of technical support for Information Systems of similar functional/technical characteristics such as customization of SAP software & Converged Infrastructure similar to the complexity of that described in the BID document each with a value of at least US$ Three Million (US$3, 000, 000) or NGN 600 million (NGN600,000,000).
- The Bidder should provide financial turnover for last 3 years. The average turnover amount should be more than USD 6million (US$ 6,000,000) or NGN 1.2 billion (NGN1,200,000,000) for last three (3) years.
(5) Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Delta SEEFOR Project and collect the bidding documents at the address given below between Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 hrs to 5:00 pm. A pre-bid meeting which potential bidders may attend will be held on July 28th 2015 at 9:30am.
(6) A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested Bidders, from July 14th2015 to August 11th 2015 on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of N15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) only. Prior registration is required for submitting clarification questions on the bidding documents and receiving notice of answers and of addenda to the bidding documents. The original version of the bidding documents, and any addenda to it, will be the binding one. The method of payment will be bank draft in favour of “Delta SEEFOR Project”.
(7) Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 12noon, on August 11th 2015. Bids need to be secured by bid security. The amount of Bid Security required is US$60, 000 or NGN12, 000, 000. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below at 12:30pm on August 11th 2015.
Delta SEEFOR Project
10 Maryam Babangida Way Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria email@example.com
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation
NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District,
P.M.B. 190, Garki, Abuja – Nigeria.
Invitation to Bid for the Provision of Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters, Abuja
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) invites interested competent and reputable Tier-1 Internet Service Providers to submit bids for the Provision of Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.
(2.0) Scope of Work
The scope of the Provision of Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters shall cover, but not limited to the following:
(a) Required Service: The proposed implementation shall be entirely service based; the bidder is expected to own and provide the required high capacity internet link via Dual Redundant Microwave Radio to the NNPC CHQ, Abuja and also procure appropriate termination points at the network edge of the location
(b) Required Bandwidth: Provision of a dedicated 1 x STM1 (155Mbps) internet bandwidth capacity
(c) Network Integration: Integration of the service to NNPC edge devices to ensure utilization
(d) Required Availability: The minimum required availability is 99.5% 24×7 for the duration of the service. Checks for compliance will be done at the discretion of NNPC and penalties will be as contained in a Service Level Agreement to be adopted
(e) Maintenance Service: Maintenance of equipment deployed at NNPC CHQ as part of this services for the duration of the contract
(f) Duration: The service shall be provided for an initial period of twelve (12) months, renewable for a further twelve (12) months on confirmation that services were effectively delivered throughout the initial period
(g) Network Management: The bidder shall provide appropriate management and reporting interface to NNPC on a 24x7x365 basis to enable tracking of bandwidth usage patterns. Tools to be provided in this regards must be clearly stated in the bidder’s technical submission
(h) Documentation: The bidder shall be responsible for preparing documentations relating to the provided services and shall present same to NNPC.
To satisfy conditions to submit a bid for the Provision of Secondary/Backup Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters companies shall show proof of the following
(a) Full detailed Company profile with CAC certificates of incorporation in Nigeria; certified true copies of memorandum and article of Association of the company and CAC form C02 and C07 (particular of directors)
(b) Company Tax Clearance Certificate for the last Three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014)
(c) Evidence of VAT Registration and Remittance.
(d) Evidence of compliance with part iv, 16(d) of the Public procurement Act 2007 as it relates to PENSION (certificate or exemption from PENCOM) and section 1(2) Pension Reform Act 2004.
(e) Evidence of Compliance with the Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act 2011 by inclusion of copy of Compliance Certificate from the Industrial Training Fund.
(f) Audited Account for the past Three (3) years (2012, 2013 and 2014)
(g) Nigerian Content plan that demonstrates full utilization of Nigerian Labour and Services with detailed description of roles, work scope and man-hours in order to achieve minimum targets as set out in the recruitment of the MOFICD Act 2010.
(h) Current and in place organizational structure with detailed experience and skills of the management personnel with names. Provide evidence (personnel list and position organization chart) percentage of management that are Nigerian National and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
(i) Detailed past/present commitment to staff training and development of Nigerian Personnel.
(j) Evidence of financial capability/Bank Reference.
(k) Evidence of relevant verifiable work experience of similar service in Nigeria over the past five years.
Please attach reference letter.
(l) List of verifiable similar services detailing companies that the service was rendered to. Company contact address (Not P.O Box), functional phone numbers and e-mail address.
(m) Proof and evidence of Tier-1 Internet Service Provider status
(n) Confirm willingness to commence with the execution of the service on the basis of a letter of intent (LOI)
(o) Company’s CASHES and QA/QC Policy and details of safety recovery for accidents, incidents, injuries and damages for the past three (3) years e.g. Lost time Incident, and Down-Time etc.
(p) Any additional Information that will enhance the potential of the company. (q) The required internet capacity will complement existing internet and enterprise inter connectivity services in the NNPC CHQ, hence providers of these services to NNPC CHQ are exempt from this exercise
(4.0) Submission of Documents/Closing Date
Bidders are advised to pick the detailed and comprehensive bid document from the address below
E&T Dexcom Tenders Board
Block D, 1st Floor, Room 45B,
Herbert Macaulay Way,
Central Business District,
Or download same from the NNPC website: http://www.nnpcgroup.com
All completed bids should be submitted in two (2) separate envelopes marked Technical, and Commercial respectively. Each of these should consist of one (1) original and one (1) copy duly signed by the bidder’s executive representative.
Proposals should be submitted in sealed envelopes and clearly marked “Provision of Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters”, addressed and returned to the address below not later than 17th August 2015 at 4:00pm.
E&T Dexcom Tenders Board
Block D, 1st Floor, Room 45B,
Herbert Macaulay Way,
Central Business District,
(5.0) Important Information
- NNPC Reserves the right to accept or reject any application and shall not give any explanation.
- All costs incurred by your company as a result of this qualification exercise and any subsequent request for information shall be to your account.
- Your Company shall provide NNPC with letter of Authority to verify all claims made in your submissions.
- The bidder has added responsibilities to:
- Familiarize themselves with the works to be performed in accordance with the inquiry documents.
Familiarize themselves with the working conditions, applicable laws and regulations, labour conditions, environmental aspects and all other conditions that can affect timely delivery of required service.
- Visit and inspect the location earmarked for the “Provision of Secondary/Backup Internet Services at NNPC Corporate Headquarters” project in order to submit a firm and comprehensive proposal. This shall be done in liaison with any of the contact persons identified in section.
- Make his own arrangement and inquiries with regards to transportation of own staff and equipment.
- The welfare of bidder’s staff while in NNPC shall be the responsibility of the bidder.
- Ensure full HSE Compliance at all times during the Site Inspection.
Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited (RC No. RC 333615)
Addax Petroleum Exploration (Nigeria) Limited (RC NO. RC 333613)
TB 3265: Provision of Combined Insurance Services in OMLs 123/124 & 126/137
NipeX Tender Number: 1200330
Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited (hereinafter referred to as “APD(N)L”) and Addax Petroleum Exploration (Nigeria) Limited (hereinafter together referred to as “Addax”) is seeking is seeking qualified Insurers for the provision of Insurance Services in its OML’s 123/124 & 126/137.
Addax invites submission from reputable Nigerian registered Insurance Companies having ‘world class’ experience in the provision of insurance services for major Oil and Gas companies. The contract duration is two (2) years with an option to extend for a further period of one (1) year.
(2) Scope of Services:
This Scope of Services covers the provision of insurance services (Group life Assurance, Marine, Motor Vehicle and Industrial All Risk) associated with all Company operations The Insurer shall retain a percentage of the risk in Nigeria and re-insure the excess capacity with leading foreign underwriters with A+ rating by S &P. The Insurer will liaise with the jointly appointed re-insurance Broker for the purpose of re-insurance with foreign Underwriter. The Insurer shall retain 70 percent of the risk in Nigeria. The insurer will also handle claims services, policy documentation, renewals, endorsement etc. as well as other related matters associated with Addax Operations in OMLs-123/124 and 126/137.
(3) Basic Requirements:
Any Insurance Company seeking to be selected must satisfy the following conditions:
(3.1) Be a Limited Liability Company registered in Nigeria and licensed by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) To transact General Insurance Business.
(3.2) Have a paid up share capital of not less than N3billion for Non-life and N2 billion for Life as per its last published Accounts for its general business.
(3.3) Have acquired good experience in Oil and Gas insurance business.
(3.4) Have adequate and qualified staff with experience in Oil and Gas Insurance business.
(3.5) Must be in good standing as regards prompt settlement of all claims reported to date.
(3.6) Must be a good corporate citizen of Nigeria that pays its taxes as and when due.
(4) Supporting Documentation:
The interested Insurer must have the following documents:
(4.1) A certified true copy of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation.
(4.2) A certified true copy by NAICOM of the Company’s license as an Insurer to transact non-life and/or general insurance business.
(4.3) Current registration with the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
(4.4) Documentation/evidence demonstrating experience in similar Oil and Gas insurance cover that Insurer has provided in the last 3 years (2011 to 2013), including clients’ name and dates of cover (please attach copies of participation slips/treaties).
(4.5) Provide company profile indicating Nigerian Shareholding, Company’s financial details, and published annual Report and Accounts for the past 3years (2011 to 2013).
(4.6) Evidence of NAICOM’s approval of Annual Returns and Accounts for previous underwriting year (2013).
(4.7) A profile of six (6) top management staff of the Company with their qualifications and insurance working experience in Oil and
Gas insurance business.
(4.8) Provide evidence of qualified professional staff and training
(4.9) In case of Joint Venture, an attached copy of the joint venture agreement and details of the interest of each of the Joint venture
partner, the role of each party clearly indicated.
(4.10) A signed Declaration by the Chief Executive Officer that the Company has settled all discharged claims.
(4.11) Company’s Tax Clearance certificates for the past three (3) years (2013 to 2014).
(4.12) Give brief description of re-insurance strategy and provide names of foreign Re-Insurers and principal Brokers.
(4.13) Provide relevant information of two (2) contact persons: name, telephone, fax numbers and email address.
(4.14) Certified true copy of NAICOM approval of Recapitalization and Consolidation to continue to transact business within the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
(4.15) Evidence of statutory deposit with CBN.
(4.16) Documentary evidence showing clearly the pre-capitalization status and the additional capital raised.
(4.17) Evidence of VAT remission and Tax Clearance Certificate.
(4.18) Certificate of compliance from the Pension Commission (PENCOM).
(4.19) Certificate of compliance from the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
(4.20) Group Life Insurance Certificate for Employees.
(4.21) Evidence of Employees Compensation Act (NSTIF)
In addition to submitting the foregoing documentation through NipeX, the interested Insurer shall submit evidence of the foregoing documents in 1) electronic format (2 no. CD ROMs) and 2) hard copy format (2no. hard copies) in a sealed envelope, on or before the tender closing date [(date)], to the following address:
(Tender Ref No and Contract Description)
(5) Mandatory Requirements:
(5.1) To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified as essential service vendor in 3.14.30 -Life Insurance Services and 3.14.32- Non-Life Insurance Services in NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) data base. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive an Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT).
(5.2) To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product/service category you are listed for, openwww.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your login details, click continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then click supplier product group.
(5.3) If you are not listed in a product/service category and you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.
(5.6) To initiate the JQS prequalification process, access www.nipexng.com to download the application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
(5.7) To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian Content Requirements in the NipeX system.
(6) Nigerian Content Requirements:
Tenderers are to note that they will be requested during the technical tender to provide details of their relevant strategy to ensure that they fully comply with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Act, 2010 as provided atwww.nnpcgroup.com and www.nigcontent.com , in view of the fact that non-compliance will constitute a fatal flaw in all contract evaluations.
The Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) will require each Tenderer to:
- Demonstrate that the entity proposed for execution of the service, is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity in genuine alliance or joint venture with foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies including evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria
- Furnish details of company ownership and share holding structure. With photocopies of its CAC Forms CAC2 and CAC7.
- Provide evidence of what percentage of its key management positions are held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total Workforce are Nigerians and also show overall percentage of work to be performed by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.
- Provide a Nigerian Content Plan with detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all the Nigerian companies and personnel that will be involved in executing the work.
- State proposed total scope of work to be conducted by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidences of well equipped offices and workshop.
- Provide evidence of NAICOM’s approval of Annual Returns and Accounts for previous underwriting year.
- Provide certified true copy of NAICOM approval of recapitalization and Consolidation to continue to transact insurance business within the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
- Provide detailed plan for staff training and development on insurance.
- Provide evidence of domiciliation of project management and procurement centers in Nigeria with physical addresses (not P.O. Box).
- Provide detailed description of the location of in-country office.
- Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative the company is involved in.
(7) Closing Date:
Only Tenderers who are registered with the relevant NJQS product category as at 4th day of August, 2015 being the advert closing date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.
(8) Additional Information:
This advertisement of “Invitation to tender” shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of NNPC/Addax to award any form of contract to any company and/or associated companies, sub-contractors or agents, nor shall it entitle any company submitting documents to claim any indemnity form NNPC/Addax and/or any of its partners.
Please visit the NipeX portal at www.nipexng.com for this Advert and other relevant information.
Government of Rivers State of Nigeria
Ministry of Works
Office of the Permanent Secretary
P.M. 5045 Port Harcourt
Rivers State Ministry of Works, Port Harcourt
Invitation to tender for the reconstruction of the Igwuruta-Chokocho Road Terminating at the Bridge
The Rivers State Ministry of Works is desirous to undertake the reconstruction of Igwuruta-Chokocho Road in Ikwerre and Etche Local Government Areas of Rivers State.
Tenders arc hereby invited from interested reputable contractors who wish to participate in the construction of the above-mentioned road project. Tender documents for the project can be obtained from: The Office of the Director, Civil Engineering, Rivers State Ministry of Works, Podium Block 6th Floor, Secretariat Complex, Port Harcourt, after the payment of a non-refundable Tender Fee of N100, 000.00 in Bank Draft, made payable to Rivers State Government.
Completed Tender documents are to be signed, sealed and delivered to the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Podium Block, 5th Floor, Secretariat Complex, Port Harcourt, not later than 26th August, 2015
Contractors are mandatorily required to enclose along with their Tender, copies of the following documents:
(1) Certificate of Registration of the Company with the Corporate Affairs Commission;
(2) Evidence of registration with the Rivers State Contractors’ Registration Board, Category ‘A’;
(3) Evidence of payment of Tender Processing fee;
(4) Contractor’s current Tax Clearance Certificate and VAT Registration Certificate:
(5) List of plants, equipment and technical staff available for the project;
(6) Cash flow, programme and projections period for the project;
(7) Experience of similar project executed;
(8) Bank reference from reputable Bank.
Please be informed that the Ministry is not bound to accept the lowest tender and Tenders submitted after the closing Date stated above will not be accepted.
Paulinus E. Nwahkwoala