There is a lot of corruption in contract awards in Nigeria. Contract award processes are routinely manipulated by government officials while contract sums are inflated. Officials are known to collude with contractors to abandon projects after collecting mobilization fees, and there is a lot of secrecy surrounding the process.
The aim of this page is to point reporters at available platforms that will help track contracts awarded by governments.
This platform tries to monitor and gather information about the execution of government contracts at local, state and federal levels. When fully develop, it promises to be a very useful tool for journalists.
BUREAU OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
This platform is really important for any journalist reporting on Nigeria’s public procurement process. It has the Public Procurement Act with which you can hold officials to account. It also contains other information about federal procurements in Nigeria.