• 700 companies apply for EFCC contracts

    700 companies apply for EFCC contracts

    At least 700 companies in the insurance, assets management and supply sectors of the economy have applied to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for contracts.

    This was disclosed, yesterday, by the commission’s Head of the Procurement Unit, Ibrahim Mohammed, at the opening of bids for contracts, in accordance with the Public Procurement Act.

    The exercise, he said, was done towards ensuring “a free and fair process for contractors and consultancy firms bidding to engage with the commission.”

    The anti-graft agency had, […]

  • FG will not revoke power sector contracts, says Fashola

    FG will not revoke power sector contracts, says Fashola

    It was gathered that the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Thursday said the Federal Government would not revoke the privatisation of the nation’s power sector.

    Fashola made the assertion at the 5th European Union (EU)-Nigeria Business Forum with the theme: “Harnessing Nigeria’s Potential for Economic Growth” in Lagos.

    “The Federal Government will respect and uphold the contract it has been committed to and inherited from the past administration.

    “I am not in charge of power sector to […]

  • Don’t allow politicians to hijack shoe production contracts – Aba shoemakers

    Don’t allow politicians to hijack shoe production contracts – Aba shoemakers

    Shoe manufacturers in Aba, Abia State have called on the state government to ensure that shoe production contracts through government intervention are not hijacked by politicians.

    The Chairman of the Powerline Shoe Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Goodluck Mmeri, made the call in Aba on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

    He warned that if the opportunity to improve consumption of Aba-manufactured shoes by government agencies was mishandled, it would result in perpetual disdain for the products.

    Mmeri said that […]

  • FG threatens to revoke Ekiti federal varsity building contracts

    FG threatens to revoke Ekiti federal varsity building contracts

    It was gathered that the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Government Projects has threatened to revoke some contracts awarded at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, in Ekiti State.

    The committee issued the threat after inspecting some ongoing projects at the institution.

    The team, led by the Deputy Director of Procurement in the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Musa Odiniya, particularly warned Tripod Nigeria Ltd. and Dumaco Best – the contractors handling the Central Administrative Block and the University Library projects, respectively.

    The Vice-Chancellor of the […]

  • Stop using Buhari’s name to solicit favours, contracts – FG warns fraudsters

    Stop using Buhari’s name to solicit favours, contracts – FG warns fraudsters

    The Federal Government on Wednesday warned fraudsters using the name of President Muhammadu Buhari and those of his family members and senior government officials to solicit favour or contracts from Ministries and other government establishments to desist from the criminal act or face the wrath of the law.

    The government stated that it is aware that some opportunists have been going from one government organization to another with notes purportedly recommending them for contracts and other patronage using the names of […]

  • Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    The Ekiti State Government has awarded N59m worth of contracts for the making of 1,250 desks and chairs for primary schools in state under the Millennium Development Goals to carpenters and welders.

    The Chairman, MDGs Implementation in the state, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, said awarding the contract to local artisans was in fulfilment of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s promise to patronise local contractors.

    He said the desks and chairs would be distributed to select public primary schools in Ikole, Ado, Ikere, Ilejemeje, Irepodun/Ifelodun and […]

  • Governor Wike threatens to revoke two road contracts

    Governor Wike threatens to revoke two road contracts

    Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has threatened to revoke the road contracts of the Sakpwenwa-Bori Road and the Tam David Boulevard also known as Obiri-Ikwere Road because of slow pace of work.

    Wike summoned the two contractors, CCECC for Sakpwenwa-Bori Road and CGC for Tam David West Boulevard (Obiri-Ikwere Road) to explain why they should be allowed to continue with the projects despite their slow pace of work.

    The governor spoke on Saturday after inspecting on-going projects in Port Harcourt City, […]