NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE LIMITED-
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR EXECUTION OF PROJECTS
Category: Construction & Engineering; General Supplies & Services

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE LIMITED
OBASANJO SPACE CENTRE, LUGBE – ABUJA
(FEDERAL MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY)
INVITATION TO TENDER

1. INTRODUCTION
The Nigerian Communications Satellite, in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Acts, 2007, intends to undertake the execution of the under listed projects under the 2021 Capital Budget of the Agency. To this end, Interested, Experienced and Competent Contractors/Service Providers are invited to tender for the execution of the projects:

2. SCOPE OF WORK/SERVICES
2.1 CATEGORY A

Lot 1 Supply and Installation of Database server and automated Network software
Lot 2 Supply of Operational Onsite Hardware
Lot 3 Supply and Installation of Batteries and computer hardware
Lot 4 Supply and Installation of integrated manageable system
Lot 5 Supply and Installation of Hardware and implementation of idirect Rx chain
Lot 6 Supply and Installation of Mobility network
Lot 7 Supply of satellite control network furniture and safety equipment
Lot 8 Deployment and Installation of Digitalization Software
Lot 9 Supply, Installation and Integration of Digitalization Hardware
Lot 10 Supply, Installation and Integration of Sequential anti-theft
Lot 11 Supply and Installation of Automatic Conveyor
Lot 12 Supply and Installation of Automated System
Lot 13 Supply and Installation of Automatic Biometric
Lot 14 Supply and Installation of RFID Control Access
Lot 15 Supply and Installation of SDI Conversions
Lot 16 Supply and Installation of Studio equipment and Furniture
Lot 17 Supply and Installation of Multidimensional Hardware
Lot 18 Supply and Installation of Network Headend Hardware
Lot 19 Integration of Universal Linearization
Lot 20 Supply, Installation and Integration of Matrix
Lot 21 Integration of Intelligent Gateway
Lot 22 Integration of Service License
Lot 23 Security of NIGCOMSAT Regional Marketing office, accessories and office equipment
Lot 25 Supply of Operational Vehicles
Lot 26 Supply and Installation of Generators
Lot 27 Renovation of NIGCOMSAT office complex
Lot 28 Perimeter fencing of NIGCOMSAT land Perimeter
Lot 29 Grant for the construction of Omoku community hall in Ahoada- West/Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Rivers State.
Lot 30 Grant for the renovation of community halls in Port-Harcourt Federal Constituency 1, Rivers state.
Lot 31 Provision of grant for the newly trained youths on ICT IN Port- Harcourt Federal Constituency 2, Rivers State
Lot 32 Construction of ICT/JAMB computer based testing centre (CBT) IN Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency, Rivers state.
Lot 33 Grant for Girl-Child awareness in Broadband Application in Kaduna South Federal, Constituency, Kaduna State.
Lot 34 Provision of grant for women/youths in small and medium enterprises in Khana Gokana Federal Constituency, Rivers State.
Lot 35 Training of the girl child on coding programme skills Acquisition in Ahoada- West/Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Federal Constituency, Rivers State.
Lot 36 Construction of/ Provision of e-Library in Three (3) secondary Schools in Osun State

CATEGORY B (EXPRESSION OF INTEREST)

Lot 37 ISO Process Management Consultancy
Lot 38 Information security Implementation and Data Protection Consultancy
Lot 39 Authentication and Protection Management Consultancy
Lot 40 Integrated Logic Soft Security Consultancy
Lot 41 Lease of Regional business office South East, Enugu State
Lot 42 Engagement of Debt Recovery Consultant

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Interested, experienced and competent contractors should submit the following eligibility documents indicating the minimum qualification required of a bidder. All bids must be accompanied with the following:
(i) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), including form CAC1.1 or CAC2 and CAC7. Business Name is also acceptable for Category B;
(ii) Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate (or Personal Income Tax Clearance Certificate of all the Partners in case of Business Name) for the last three years (2018, 2019 & 2020) valid till December 31, 2021;
(iii) Evidence of current Pension Clearance valid till December 31, 2021;
(iv) Evidence of Current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till December 31, 2021;
(v) Evidence of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Clearance Certificate valid till 31 December, 2021;
(vi) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report expiring on December 31, 2021 or valid Certificate issued by Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP);
(vii) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited or Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
(viii) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three years, 2018, 2019 and 2020;
(ix) Evidence of Financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable Commercial Bank in Nigeria; indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(x) Company’s profile with the Curriculum vitae of key Staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications, such as registration with COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON, SURCON etc.
(xi) Verifiable evidence of at least three (3) similar contracts executed in the last Five (5) years, with verifiable letter of award/appointment, Valuation Certificates and Completion Certificates;
(xii) List of Plant/Equipment proposed for the project, with proof of ownership/lease, (Works);
(xiii) For Joint Ventures/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (Tax Clearance certificate, Pension Clearance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Clearance Certificate, IRR & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner);
(xiv) IT Jobs: Evidence of firm’s current accreditation/registration with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria;
(xv) For Services: Evidence of firms registration with relevant regulatory professional body(ies); registration with relevant regulatory professional body(ies);
(xvi) Only companies in the National Automotive design and development Council’s approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles or their authorized representatives should bid for vehicles.
(xvii) For Supply of Equipment: Letter of Authorization as representative of original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs);
(xviii) Lot 42: Evidence of current registration with the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria;
(xix) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the company/firm’s letter Head paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Contact Address, Telephone Number (Preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address.
(xx) The letterhead paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm. Arrangement of documents should follow the order in the list of tender requirements, appropriately paged and signed. It should have a table of Contents indicating the pages or folios on which these items are to be found.

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A)
Interested Companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document from Procurement Department, 3rd floor NIGCOMSAT Limited, Abuja on presentation of a copy of original receipts of non-refundable Tender fees of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira Only) per lot/Project paid into NIGCOMSAT LTD Remita account in any reputable commercial bank in Nigeria.

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A)
Bidders are to submit for each of the desired lot, two (2) hard copies each of the technical and Financial Bids, with soft copy of the financial bid only in MS Excel format packaged separately in two sealed envelopes and marked “TECHNICAL BID FOR LOT….’’ or “FINANCIAL BID FOR LOT….” at the top left-hand corner of each envelope with the Company name indicated at the back of each envelope. Both envelopes should be sealed and placed in a third or bigger envelope marked with the Lot number at top right corner and address to:
The Managing Director,
Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd,
Obasanjo Space Centre,
Umaru Musa Yar’adua Way, Abuja
on or before 11:00 am on Tuesday 11 May, 2021 at the designated box in the procurement department 3rd floor.

6. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) DOCUMENTS CATEGORY B:
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of expression of interest (EOI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed as indicated above and clearly marked with the name of the project and the Lot number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 11:00 am Tuesday, 13 April, 2021.

7. OPENING OF TECHNICAL BIDS AND EOI DOCUMENTS
The EOI documents and Technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission as follows:
DOCUMENTS TIME & DATE OF OPENING
EOI DOCUMENTS 11:00am Tuesday, 13 April, 2021
ONLY TECHNICAL BIDS 11:00am Tuesday 11 May, 2021
at NIGCOMSAT Ltd Auditorium.

8. IMPORTANT INFORMATION
(i) Bids must be in English language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder;
(ii) Please ensure that you sign Bid Submission Register at the procurement Department, as NIGCOMSAT Ltd, will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
(iii) Late submission will be returned un-opened;
(iv) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) lots;
(v) All documents submitted will be subjected to verification from the relevant agencies;
(vi) Presence of bidders/representatives and members of the public shall not be required during the bid opening ceremony in compliance with COVID-19 Guidelines. The Bids Opening will be covered by video recording with the presence of two (2) representatives of private sector professional bodies and Civil Society Organisation in the areas of Anti- Corruption/Transparency;
(vii) Bid documents can also be collected in soft copies and Bidders can submit through Post (Courier Services)
(viii) Category A: Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bid opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened;
(ix) Category B: Only shortlisted firm will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals:
(x) This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of NIGCOMSAT Limited to enter into any form of contract with any company nor shall it entitle responding bidders to seek any indemnity from NIGCOMSAT Limited by virtue of such bidder having responded to the advertisement.
(xi) All financial bids should be quoted in Naira (N) for all Nigerian companies, while foreign based companies should avail themselves with the most current (prevailing) exchange rate.
(xii) NIGCOMSAT Limited is not bound to pre-qualify/shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liability in accordance with section 28 of the public Procurement Act 2007.

SIGNED:
MANAGEMENT