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INVITATION TO BID FOR THE SUPPLY OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES -ACHIEVE GRANT_KPIF
INVITATION TO BID FOR THE SUPPLY OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES -ACHIEVE GRANT_KPIF
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) AND INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF 2020 CAPITAL PROJECTS AND ZONAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS (ZIP)
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE SELECTION OF FINANCIAL ADVISORY (CONSULTANCY) SERVICES FOR NNPC
NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
NNPC TOWERS, HERBERT MACAULAY WAY, P.M.B, 190, GARKI- ABUJA, NIGERIA
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE SELECTION OF
FINANCIAL ADVISORY (CONSULTANCY) SERVICES FOR NNPC
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is a Statutory Corporation established under the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FGN) with its Head Office at NNPC Towers, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, Abuja. Nigeria. NNPC is an integrated oil and gas company with diverse operations across the value chain, in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the petroleum industry. NNPC conducts its activities through its subsidiaries, commonly referred to as Strategic Business Units (SBU) and associated companies.
NNPC is exploring alternative funding options and other creative ways of raising funds for financing commercial activities relating to Petroleum Operations and viable projects along its value chain and seeking to engage and retain the services of local and international Financial Advisers that can be called on demand to assist in actualizing any of its financing initiatives the approved for implementation from time to time.
NNPC therefore invites interested and credible local and international Institutions/ Firms to participate in this tender process for the subsequent engagement of qualified and reputable Financial Institutions/Firms to support its Joint Finance Team (JF) on a framework agreement (on call basis) for the negotiation execution, closure and implementation of financing transactions.
2. NNPC’S FINANCING OBJECTIVES
NNPC is seeking to engage the services of local and International Financial Advisor(s) on call basis to assist the financing team in putting together a financing package for any of its bankable projects in the Upstream, Midstream or Downstream Sectors taking the following objectives into consideration
a) Minimize risk and cost
• Align short, medium and long term objectives at optimal cost
• Use tested, well understood and bankable structures
• Achieve the lowest cost of funding with minimum complexity
• The risk of transferring any upstream funding to the midstream should be properly evaluated and fully mitigated
• Raise the expected finance in a timely manner
• Optimize tenors of facilities
• Financing to be at competitive terms and conditions
• Financing to optimize applicable tax regimes
• Preferably explore and use financing options that are Non-recourse to NNPC
b) Maximize operational flexibility:
• The financial solutions considered or recommended for one project should not jeopardize NNPC’s capacity to fund of its other projects
• The financial solutions recommended should have no adverse impact on NNPC’s extant cash flow trend
• Balance lender requirements and minimize onerous operational covenants
• Ensure limited impact on future projects and ring-fence the preferred solution
• Ensure maximum business flexibility and minimize project restrictions
• Avoid physical assets and shares pledge while still providing reasonable security to the lender(s).
• The preference is to raise the appropriate level of debt commensurate with the projects’ cash flows.
c) Tap into new pools of liquidity:
• Approach new pools of liquidity outside Nigeria’s regular domestic/regional and European Financial Institutions
• Explore, propose and use opportunities for the support of relevant Export Credit Agencies, Development Finance Institutions and other potential sources of concessionary loans
d) Compliance with Applicable Local & international Regulations:
a. Financing is to involve Nigerian Banks in line with the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (2010)
b. Optimize the amount of funding that can be secured from Nigerian Banks
c. Ensure compliance with World Bank Negative Pledge
d. Ensure compliance with all applicable local & international laws and regulations particularly with regards environmental laws
3. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SCOPE OF THE FINANCIAL ADVISER
The scope of services is expected to include but not limited to the following a detailed scope would be negotiated and can prior to formal engagement.
a. Upgrade the transaction structure and financial model to the required level that meets the expectations of sponsor and lenders
b. Review and Revalidate the cash flow model, financial assumptions and economics for Projects from a lenders perspective, coordinate development and distribution of a “data book containing and assumptions to be used in financial modeling (including, but not limited to, debt service capacity, financing costs, cover ratios, etc. )and to develop a financial model as required to enable analysis of various funding scenarios and risk allocation options developed and analyzed by the Advisor in the course of developing the Preliminary Funding Plan as well as identify any issues critical to the success of Projects which require resolution
c. Identity and analyze Project risks from sponsor and lender perspectives. Propose risk allocation and mitigation mechanisms acceptable to the Sponsors and lenders which take into account the objectives and likely risk tolerance of the various parties to Project agreements (e.g. off-takers, EPC contractors, etc.). Prepare a report on Project issues and risk analysis, including review of force majeure and an inter-creditor issues:
d. Analyze Funding Scenario Options for the transaction and further define and develop an implementation strategy and timetable;
e. Prepare a Preliminary Funding Plan report summarizing conclusions reached as a result of work performed and describing details concerning the funding scenario agreed with lenders and recommend course of action and timeline;
f. Prepare an assessment of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) requirements and the identification of third- party(s) which would be required by potential lenders:
g. Prepare a strategy paper for engaging lenders to achieve quick financial close
h. Prepare A timeline detailing all deliverables under financial transactions and hold regular update calls to ensure that the items set forth in the timeline are delivered on the agreed timeline;
i. Assist with the appointment and management of the external legal counsel and other technical consultants including the preparation of Engagement Letters and the selection process,
j. Create a special purpose vehicle for the financial transactions,
k. Coordinate the negotiation of the financing documents:
l. Coordinate the establishment of the project accounts in accordance with agreed cash waterfall, as further described in the term sheet or elsewhere:
m. Support the JFT as appropriate, to ensure approval of the financing documents and a smooth closing:
n. Act as Coordinator to facilitate alignment and fairness between the Sponsor and banks based on pre-agreed objectives and regular quantification of the cost of delay to timeline’ or do nothing for circulation to top management as a tool to improve commercial alignment
o. Follow Through implementation of the Sponsor’s decisions on a formal and informal basis throughout the process to ensure timelines are achieved and financial close is achieved; and
p. Such other services ancillary to the above as may be reasonably requested by the Sponsor
q. Detailed proposal for ensuring efficiency in the deployment of resources for engagements, optimizing value for NNPC and managing costs:
4. WHO MAY APPLY?
Reputable Local and International Financial Consulting and Advisory Firms, Banks and other relevant institutions with proven record and vast experience in handling and structuring project financing in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria. The prequalification of prospective bidders would be based on the minimum of the following criteria,
a. Firm’s Technical capability.
b. Industry footprint,
c. Relevant financial advisory services experience in any or a combination of projects in the upstream, midstream downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas industry Preference will be given to firms that:
– Have provided advisory services for financing deals that cut across the oil and gas value chain
– Previous experience with NNPC
– Responsiveness and ability to deliver on assignment within agreed time
d. Dedicated deal team with adequate and experienced manpower
5. DURATION AND COMMENCEMENT
The duration of the Call off term Contract shall be for period of three (3) years. However, this will lapse on the 31 of December 2023 irrespective of the effective date of such engagement subject to the timeline for the completion of any financing initiative that may be assigned by NNPC
6. STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS
In accordance with the Public Procurement Act of 2007, extant laws and NNPC policies and guidelines all interested bidders seeking to be considered must include the general experience of the firm as well as satisfy the following requirements:
a. Full details of company profile including postal address, telephone/fax number and email address where correspondences maybe directed:
b. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), certified true copies of Memorandum and Articles of Association of the company, CAC form C02 and C07 (Particular of Directors) for Nigerian companies and/or similar document of Incorporation for foreign companies, certified true copies of statutory documents indicating ownership structure of company, name(s) of major shareholders and percentage shareholding:
c. Evidence of firm’s tax clearance certificate for the last three years (i.e. 2017, 2018 & 2019 for Nigerian companies) and similar tax certification documents for foreign companies;
d. Evidence of compliance with the provisions of Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Amendment Act 2011 by inclusion of current copy of compliance certification from the Industrial Training Fund expiring in December 2020 (for Nigerian companies):
e. Evidence of compliance with the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Act by inclusion of current copy of compliance certificate expiring in December 2020. (for Nigerian companies):
f. Evidence of compliance with PENCOM Reform Act 2004 by inclusion of valid Pension clearance certificate expiring in December 2020
g. Evidence of registration on the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) National Data Base of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers (NDCCSPs) by inclusion of interim Registration Report (IRR):
h. Evidence of Financial advisory services provided over the last 5 years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019). Please attach reference letters, value of project, including client company full contact details (not P.O.Box), functional phone numbers and e-mail address for at least three (3) of such completed jobs
7. FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS
Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years (2016, 2018 & 2019) which must bear the stamp and seal of a credible Audit Firm.
8. BUSINESS INTEGRITY REQUIREMENTS
8.1. A prospective bidder shall make provision of a sworn affidavit to support action as follows:
a) To allow NNPC verify all claims made in your submission
b) To allow NNPC verify that your organization is not in receivership, nor the subject of any form of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings or the subject of any form of wrong up petition or proceedings;
c) To confirm that the company is not a replacement for a hitherto tax defaulting company;
d) To confirm whether any of the members of relevant companies of NNPC or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is former present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in your company:
e) A Written statement confirming that your company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any country for a criminal offence relating to fraud or any financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation of falsification of facts relating to any matter, and
f) A Written statement providing full names, contact addresses of current directors and beneficial owners to Including their email address, and telephone number.
8.2. Certainty of business integrity and pre-signed undertaking to strictly comply with Nigerian anti-corruption laws in processing the bid and executing the contract. If successful
9. COMPLIANCE WITH THE NIGERIAN CONTENT ACT
As in all prior engagements of international financial advisers, NNPC has always complied with NCD requirements by making sure a local financial services firm is appointed to jointly provide these services. This is designed to help develop local financial advisory capacity with the hope that in the long run the locals will develop appropriate expatriates to play the leading role in small to medium size fundraising efforts.
In furtherance of the above, NNPC intends to select a pool of local and international financial advisers with right to nominate and engage a combination of the selected firms to jointly act as financial advisers on call basis as earlier indicated.
To this end, any or a combination of International Financial Advisers that may be selected by NNPC should be prepared to be engaged to act as Joint Financial Adviser with any local financial advisory firm that may be nominated by NNPC.
INVITATION TO INDICATE INTEREST IN PROVIDING VARIOUS SERVICES
OGUN STATE GOVERNMENT
RECRUITMENT FOR: OGUN STATE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (OGSTEP)
The Ogun State Government is requesting assistance from the World Bank to fund the Ogun State Economic Transformation Program (OGSTEP) through an Investment Project Financing instrument. The funds will support the Ogun State Development Plan (SDP) (2018-2030) with a focus on business environment, skills development and public sector governance.
The Project Development Objective is to increase agricultural production and stimulate private sector participation in the agricultural, industrial and skills sectors of the Ogun State economy.
The project consists of two main components. The project components include:
Component 1: Increasing Agricultural Production and Industrialization
• Sub-Component 1.1: Increasing Agricultural Production
• Sub-Component 1.2: Improving Business Environment.
• Sub-Component 1.3 Developing Skills.
Component 2: Technical Assistance to Strengthen Capacity to Implement the Program
• Component 2.1 Agriculture
• Component 2.2 Business Environment
• Component 2.3 Skills
• Component 2.4 Public Sector Reform and PFM
• Component 2.5 Project Implementation support
The Ministry of Budget and Planning has the lead responsibility for project implementation and ensuring that the project development objectives are met and coordinated by the Project Implementation Unit (PIU).
Below are some of the critical roles/activities that are needed to be filled or carried out for the preparation and implementation of the program.
1. PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION UNIT
1. INDEPENDENT VERIFICATION AGENT (IVA)
The IVA is expected to conduct transparent and impartial periodic independent verifications of achievement of the 9 DLIs with associated targets and milestones under the Program. The firm shall undertake the verification of milestone deliverables by the implementing agencies and the progress made towards the achievement of expected results. The IVA will provide independent confirmation of the results reported to the World Bank.
1. PROCUREMENT REFORM SPECIALIST
The main responsibilities of the Procurement Reform Specialist are to assist Ogun State in establishing a modern public procurement system, including a dedicated Procurement Cadre in the Public Service that will facilitate improved delivery of goods and services. The Consultant will work closely with the Honourable Commissioner for Budget & Planning, Chairman of the Procurement Council, Project Coordinator – OGSTEP and Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement, in modernizing and strengthening the procurement processes and systems with a view to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of public procurement and budget execution in the state.
1. EDUCATION/SKILLS SECTOR
1. EDUCATION MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (EMIS) CONSULTANCY SERVICE
The overall objective of this assignment is to develop a framework for the implementation of an ‘all-inclusive’ Statewide web-based Educational Management Information System (EMIS) which will comprise of information gathered from all institutions offering educational services (Formal, Non-Formal & Informal) within the State. The integrated framework will consider two main Management Information Systems:
1. A Formal Education Management Information System (EMIS); and
2. A Non-Formal Education Management Information System (NFE-MIS).
1. AGRICULTURE SECTOR
1. ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST
The Environmental Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day management of tasks executed by OGSTEP Agric in relation to project preparation and project implementation geared towards the farmers and firms. Specifically, the Environmental Specialist role will assist in meeting the Disbursement-Linked Indicators (DLIs) for the OGSTEP Project. He/she will be required to support the OGSTEP Agric Sector Technical Team and the Project Manager and the Agriculture portfolio in coordinating and carrying out environmental & technical studies required for comprehensive environmental impact assessment as well as the development and implementation of Environmental Management plans, among others.
1. SOCIAL SPECIALIST
The Social Specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day management of tasks executed by OGSTEP Agric in relation to project preparation and project implementation geared towards the farmers and firms. The Social Specialist’s role will assist in meeting the Disbursement-Linked Indicators (DLIs) for the OGSTEP Project. He /she will support the OGSTEP Agric Sector Technical Team, Project Manager and the Agriculture portfolio in terms of coordination and carrying out social and technical studies required for comprehensive environmental impact assessment, undertake reporting approvals and compliance issues to both the project team and atlas leadership team and development and implementation of Social Management plans, among others.
1. BASELINE SURVEY CONSULTANCY SERVICE
The baseline survey is a significant requirement to monitor the progress of the Agriculture component of the OGSTEP against the set indicators, and the conduct of a mid-term review and the final evaluation. The firm is expected to examine the current yield per hectare of farmers in the farming communities for all the value chains in the communities and areas covered by the project, provide information that support the projects agricultural activities, including value chain development and productive infrastructure (e.g. irrigation, feeder roads, warehouses etc.) as provided for by the Framework for Responsible and Inclusive Land-Intensive Agricultural Investments (FRILIA) agreements in place in the State.
1. FARMS & FARMERS’ REGISTRATION CONSULTANCY SERVICE
The specific objective of the assignment is to develop a detailed database of farmers and related information, that will support decision making process, ensure effective development, implementation of agricultural support programmes and development of the Ogun Farmers Information Management System (OGFIMS) platform for the State, in line with best practices and similar undertakings in neighboring States. The firm will be responsible for developing the technical platform for OGFIMS including the geo-spatial and attribute data base and so on.
1. VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT FIRMS (VCDF) CONSULTANCY SERVICE
The objective of the engagement of the Value Chain Development Firms (VCDF’s) is to develop and promote further the commodity value chains to be promoted in the State. Further, the engagement of VCDF’s seeks to facilitate timely linkage between producers, input suppliers and service providers, and off-takers; and well as identify relevant value chain Service Providers across the Value Chains Segment, among others in the State. The firm will assist to develop and strengthen the target agricultural value chains in Ogun State in two phases:
1. Pre Investment Phase, and
2. Investment Phase.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR SUPPLY OF FURNITURE
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
The DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ) GMBH: “GIZ Programme to Build and Strengthen the Police Structures in Africa – Country Component Nigeria financed by Federal Foreign Office of Germany, would like to procure furniture with the following but not limited specifications:
14 Executive office chairs, 14 Executive office tables, 38 Office tables, 39 Swivel Office chair with adjustable head rest, J3 Office meeting room chairs, 22 Foldable small wooden table, 4 Long leather padded visitor chair 2 Flip chart board with wheels, 1 Wall mountable white magnetic marker board, 9 Bookcase cabinet, 7 Metal lockable cabinet, 2 Folding demo tables (180 x 75cm)
Accordingly, GIZ invites interested dealers to furnish GIZ Nigeria Country Office with the following
a. An official letter expressing interest
b. Comprehensive company profile
c. Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
d. Introductory bank letter
e. Evidence of experience with previous similar jobs (supply and delivery of furniture Only third-party evidence will be considered not list of similar job
f. Tax clearance certificate which must not be older than two years indicating an average annual turnover of NGN26,000,000 00
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR COMPLETION OF OGHEYE ULTRA-MODERN FLOATING MARKET PROJECT, OGHEYE, WARRI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, DELTA STATE.
DELTA STATE TENDERS BOARD SECRETARIAT
C/O OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR
P.M.B. 1017, ASABA DELTA STATE OF NIGERIA
INVITATION TO TENDER
1. Tenders are hereby invited from suitably qualified companies to execute the project stated below:
MINISTRY OF WORKS
Completion of Ogheye Ultra-Modern Floating Market Project, Ogheye, Warri North Local Government Area, Delta State.
2. Tender Application Forms and Documents are to be collected from the Office of the Secretary, State Tenders Board, Deputy Governor’s Office, Asaba, upon non-refundable payments of the prescribed fee as contained in 3(v) and 3(xii).
3. Tenders must be accompanied by the following:
i. Evidence of Registration as a contractor with Delta
ii. State Government: Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission:
iii. Evidence of Valid Tax Clearance Certificate;
iv. Verifiable contacts address of Business Office(s) premises, Utilities Bill etc;
v. Evidence of payment of Tender fee of N1,000,000.00
vi. Evidence of Professional Technical Qualifications:
vii. Evidence of financial capability:
viii. Evidence of previous jobs successfully executed:
ix. Evidence of DSIR Card:
x. Memorandum/Articles of Association:
xi. Statutory Returns including Audited Accounts for last 3 years; and
xii. Evidence of payment of N500,000.00 in Bank Draft in favour of State Tenders Board, Asaba for processing of the tender documents