Invitation to Tender at National Broadcasting Commission

Federal Republic of Nigeria


National Broadcasting Commission


Invitation to Tender


1.0 Introduction


As part of the execution of its 2013 capital appropriation, the National Broadcasting Commission Headquarters, Abuja intends to undertake the procurement of works in the lot listed below; interested contracting firms are hereby invited to submit bids for the following project.


2.0 Scope of Work

Reconstruction of NBC Benin Zonal Office


The work comprise of the re-construction of the Benin Zonal office with all the necessary facilities to meet NBC standard. It also includes demolition and alteration of the existing building, Gatehouse and Generator House and Rehabilitation of the existing fence.


3.0 Location of Projects


NBC Benin Zonal Office, 12A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, off Ikpopan Road GRA, Benin City


4.0 Requirements


Interested contracting firms are hereby required to submit their firms’ profile which must include but not limited to the following documents.


i)                   Evidence of incorporation of the company with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

ii)                Evidence of current tax clearance certificate up to 2012.

iii)              VAT Certificate and Evidence of remittance to FIRS,

iv)              Specify the minimum turn over for the last three years,

v)                Evidence of Pension Certificate with evidence of remittance,

vi)              Details of staff strength including the curriculum vitae and profile,

vii)           Details of experience in jobs of similar nature and complexity undertaken in the last three (3) years.

viii)         List of equipment

ix)              Clear indication of Head office address,

x)                Audited accounts for the last three (3) years up to 2012

xi)              Sworn affidavit that the firm is not bankrupt,

xii)           Sworn affidavit that none of the directors of the company is an ex-convict or bankrupt,

xiii)         Bid security in an amount no more than 2% of the bid price by way of a bank guarantee issued by a reputable bank acceptable to NBC

xiv)         Evidence of financial capacity and banking support (bank reference, recent statement of account).

xv)           That at anytime the Commission discovers that the information submitted for pre-qualification is false, the Commission reserves the right to disqualify the company.

xvi)         Original documents mentioned in Paragraphs 4(i) and 4 (iii) above must be produced for citing at any requested time before the completion of the procurement exercise.



5.0 Method of Application


All interested contractors will be required to submit detailed technical and financial proposals in accordance with standard request for proposed submission along with their company profile


The Contractor is expected to pay a non-refundable financial bid fee of N20, 000.00 only for each lot to the Commission .using a bank draft addressed to the National Broadcasting Commission.


6.0 Collection of Bidding Documents


Bidding documents for the proposed job shall be collected at the Procurement Unit located at the National Broadcasting Commission Headquarters located at 20 Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Aso Villa, Asokoro-Abuja.



7.0 Opening of Bids.    


Submission of bid documents shall take place at the Procurement: Unit of the Commission and collection of bids shall end by 12:00noon on Monday May 26, 201 3. Opening of bids shall take place immediately following the deadline stipulated for submission of bids in the NBC Board Room.



8.0 Submission of Tenders


The Technical and Financial Documents should be submitted in separate sealed envelopes clearly marked “Technical Bid” and “Financial Bid” respectively, both put in a third sealed envelope marked “Technical and Financial Tender for Re-construction of NBC Benin Zonal Offices” which should be addressed to:


The Secretary

Tenders Board

Procurement Unit

National Broadcasting Commission

Plot 20, Ibrahim Taiwo Road

Asokoro District-Abuja


9.0 Additional Information

i.        Failure to satisfactorily meet the conditions in the tender document will result to invalidation of such tender.

ii.       Tender for the items should be in accordance with the detailed description in the price schedule.

iii.      NBC shall reserve the right to verify the authenticity of claims made by bidders and to disqualify any bid based on false or unverifiable claim or information.

iv.      NBC shall not be liable for any expenses incurred by prospective bidders in preparing the tender document.

v.       The NBC reserves the right to inspect or verify claims/information submitted as it deems necessary. Similarly, the Commission in not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the selection process when unforeseen and justifiable developments warrant such action, without incurring any liability and assigning reasons thereof.



Yomi Bolarinwa, FNSE

Director – General


National Broadcasting Commission

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