Expression of Interest (EOI) at the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN)

Posted by Future on Thu 18th Nov, 2021 -

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) invites qualified and interested contractors to indicate interest by tendering EOI documents for the following works:

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) was conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) in collaboration with global development partners to address the major financing challenges facing Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for the Selection of Work Contractor for the Construction of Development Bank of Nigeria PLC's Head Office

The Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN) is a development finance institution established to bridge the funding gap for Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, as well as Small Corporate's. The Bank is owned by the Federal Ministry of Finance Incorporated, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Agency,The African Development Bank,and the European Investment Bank.

The Bank is in process of constructing its Head Office building in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The proposed Head Office will be an energy efficient, sustainable, and LEEDS certified 6-storey building with about 800sqm lettable space on each floor with two basement floors.

Premised on this, the Bank seeks to pre-qualify suitable works contractors to provide their services for the construction of the DBN Head Office. Consequently, the Bank invites eligible construction firms to submit expressions of interest documents in accordance with the requirements set forth below.

Minimum Qualification Criteria (Without which the firm will be disqualified)
  • Evidence of certificate of incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including form CAC1 .1 or CAC2 and CAC7.
  • Evidence of company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December 2021.
  • Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December 2021.
  • Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December 2021.
  • Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) clearance certificate valid till 31st December 2021.
  • List of litigation history in the past 5 year.
  • Affidavit disclosing whether any officer of the relevant committees of the Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN) former or present director, shareholder or any other officer of the Bank has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
  • Company’s audited accounts for the last three (3) years (2018, 2019, and 2020).
  • Reference letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating wiliness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
  • Company’s profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their academic/professional qualification.
  • Verifiable documentary evidence of at last three (3) similar jobs executed in the last flve (5) years including letters of Awards, Valuation certificate, job completion certificates and photographs of the projects.
  • Work: List of plants and equipment with proof of ownership/lease.
  • All documents for submission must be submitted with a covering/forwarding letter under the company/firm's letter head paper bearing among others, the registration number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs commission (CAC), contract Address, telephone number (preferably GSM NO.) and email address.
  • The letterhead paper must bear the name and nationalities of the directors of the company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by an authorized officer of the firm.
  • For Partnerships/Associations, each member of the partnership must be reasonably qualified to carry out the assignment in case of the withdrawal of one or more parties to the association. Expressions of Interests from partnerships/associations must include the following:
    • Cover letter stating the nature of association or partnerships e.g., Joint Venture(JV)/consortium or Sub-Contractors.
    • Draft Agreement to form a JV/consortium or letter of intent to form a JV/Consortium signed by each member of the partnership
    • All necessary documents necessary for the individual evaluation of each member of the partnership.
Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 9th December, 2021.

Submissions of Expressions of Interest
Expressions of Interest citing the assignment reference number "DBN/HOP/WC/001" must be submitted in written form (2-copies) to the address below and emailed to: only.
Development Bank of Nigeria Plc,
The Clan Place,
Plot 1 386A, Tigris Crescent,
Maitama - (FCT) Abuja.

  • Please note that only shortlisted contractors will be contacted to the next stage of the procurement process.
  • The Bank at its discretion, reserves the right to disqualify non- compliant submissions from its consideration.
  • The Bank will not be responsible for any costs associated with responding to this advertisement.
  • Being shortlisted does not guarantee award of contract and the Bank reserves the right to cancel the bid process.
Further information can be obtained from the contact below during office hours (08.00am to 05.00pm) Monday to Friday, via this email address: