National Information Technology Development Agency

National Information Technology Development Agency

About National Information Technology Development Agency National Information Technology Development Agency is a public service institution under the Nigerian Ministry of Communication, which serves as the main instrument of government policy implementation and development in the Nigerian ICT scene. Over the years, NITDA has championed the cause of IT infrastructural development, IT human and capital development, IT awareness as well as the National IT policy framework. History of National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA was created by the federal government in April 2001 to implement the new Nigerian Information Technology Policy and co-ordinate general IT development in the country. As Nigeria shifted from its military past into a democratic form of government, it identified the paradigm shift in world standard mode of communication and set aside this policy to guide the nation's shift into the digital age. It's was fully enabled in 2007 by the signing of the National Information Technology Development Act to create a framework for the planning, research, development, standardization, application, coordination, monitoring, evaluation and regulation of Information Technology practices, activities and systems in Nigeria. Safety NITDA is located in a very secure environment. There are no safety concerns. Best Time to Visit National Information Technology Development Agency NITDA is open to visitors during working hours on weekdays. Most Common Visitors Staff, government officials and ICT stakeholders are the most frequent visitors to NITDA.   Weather at National Information Technology Development Agency National Information Technology Development Agency is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Nigerian Postal Services

Nigerian Postal Services

About Nigerian Postal Services NIPOST is a wholly government owned and operation company in the Nigerian Postal scene. NIPOST is responsible for establishment and review of Postal Tariff, prescription of the amount of postage stamps and the manner of payment, representing the Federal Republic of Nigeria in relations with other Postal Administrations and International bodies, determining the need for Post Offices, Postal facilities and equipment as it may see necessary amongst other postal duties. History of The Nigerian Postal Services After the British Colonial masters established the first postal system in what was to be Nigeria, much more progress was made in establishing a sustainable indigenous system which meant that at the time of independence in 1960, 176 Post Offices, 10 sub Post offices and 1,000 Postal agencies were in the country.  The Federal Government by Decree No. 22 of 1966 made the postal department a more commercial enterprise, a step that made it more efficient and responsive to public needs. Today, the Nigerian Postal Service also controls the following Business Ventures, EMS, Bulk Post Venture, NIPOST Central Workshop, Philatelic Services, Courier Regulatory Services, Parcel Post Venture and NIPOST PostCash. A testament to its steady growth and adaptation to an ever changing market. Safety This is a very safe and secure location, there's no danger to visitors' safety here.   Best Time to Visit Nigerian Postal Services Visit Nigerian Postal Services during working hours for whatever reason you may have.   Most Common Visitors The Postal Services building is most visited by staff of NIPOST and government officers. Weather at NIPOST Nigerian Postal Services is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Budget Office of the Federation.

Budget Office of the Federation.

About The Budget Office of the Federation The Budget Office of the Federation is an important organ of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning. It was established to provide budget function, implement budget and fiscal policies of the Federal Government of Nigeria by the 1999 Constitution. This Body prepares revenue estimation using current information on oil production and prices as well as non oil receipts. It also identifies, policy objectives, the macroeconomic framework and the indication of expenditure estimates. The Budget is then presented to the federal government for further action. Safety An office with watertight security. Visitors here have to be cleared to get in. No security threat. Best Time to Visit The Budget Office of the Federation It is best to visit the Budget office when working activities are on.   Most Common Visitors The Budget office is an exclusive place and usually counts mainly high placed government officers as visitors. Weather at The Budget Office of the Federation Budget Office of the Federation is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Bureau of Public Procurement

Bureau of Public Procurement

About Bureau of Public Procurement Bureau of Public Procurement was established through the Public Procurement Act in 2007 as the regulatory authority responsible for the monitoring and control of public procurement, synchronizing the existing government policies and practices by regulating, setting standards and developing intense lawful structure and professional capacity for public procurement in Nigeria, ensuring probity, accountability and transparency in the procurement process as an improvement on the hitherto practice where bodies has different policies and structures in procurement. Safety BPP is a safe place, visitors do not need to worry about safety here. Best Time to Visit Bureau of Public Procurement BPP is best visited between 9am and 5pm on weekdays. Most Common Visitors The BPP is visited by government officials and high finance business people mostly . Weather at Bureau of Public Procurement Bureau of Public Procurement is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Federal Inland Revenue Service

Federal Inland Revenue Service

About The Federal Inland Revenue Service The Federal Inland Revenue Service is the foremost tax collecting agency of the Nigerian Federal Government. The agency has sought to operate a transparent and efficient tax system to maximize revenue collection and compliance, while delivering premium service to taxpayers. It was first carved out of the colonial West African Inland Revenue Department in 1943 and has grown leaps and bounds to its present state where it has continued to post improved tax revenue figures year on year. Safety The premises has watertight security. Visitors here have to be cleared to get in. No security threat. Best Time to Visit The Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS is best visited during hours of official operation on weekdays                                                                         Most Common Visitors The FIRS receives staff, company representatives and government officials regularly.   Weather at The Federal Inland Revenue Service Federal Inland Revenue Service is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission

About Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission ensures prompt execution of any contract entered into by the federal government, it takes custody of every concession made under the enabling Act and monitors compliance with the terms and conditions of such agreement. Safety This is a very safe and secure location, there's no danger to visitors' safety here.   Best Time to Visit The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission Visit the ICRC for all purposes during working hours on weekdays. Most Common Visitors The Concession Commission gets regular visits from government officials. Weather at The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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National Insurance Commission

National Insurance Commission

About The National Insurance Commission The National Insurance Commission is the statutory agency of the federal government of Nigeria concerned with the effective regulation and supervision of the country's insurance industry as well as all transactions between insurers and re-insurers in and outside the country. The NIC serves in its capacity as the Insurance Inspectorate agency, to establish standards for the conduct of insurance business in Nigeria. It approves rates for premiums and commissions in the insurance industry and advises the Federal Government on insurance issues. Safety The NIC is located in a very safe environment, Visitors have no safety concerns while here.   Best Time to Visit The National Insurance Commission It is best to visit the Institute's offices within official hours on weekdays.   Most Common Visitors The National Insurance Commission is visited by government officials and insurance industry stakeholders. Weather at The National Insurance Commission National Insurance Commission is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Niger Delta Development Commission

Niger Delta Development Commission

About The Niger Delta Development Commission The Niger Delta Development Commission formulates policies and guidelines for the development of the Niger Delta area. It is mandated to plan and implement, programs for sustainable development of the Niger Delta with projects including; roads, health, employment, industrialization, agriculture and fisheries, housing and urban development, water supply, electricity and telecommunications. It identifies measures needed to promote the physical and socio-economic development as well as factors inhibiting growth and progress with a view to rectify and solve them. The NDDC also tackles ecological and environmental problems that arise from the exploration of oil mineral and advises the federal government while taking multinationals to task on the prevention and control of oil spillages, gas flaring and environmental pollution. History of Niger Delta Development Commission The Niger Delta Development Commission was established by then Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2000 with its sole mandate being the development of the oil-rich by hitherto impoverished Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Many Niger Delta Ethnic groups most notably the Ijaw and Ogoni had during the late 1990s increased awareness to their agitation for a better lot in revenue allocation as well as a specific government policy for the development of their lands, which had for decades served as the goldmine financing the Nigerian economy. They had complained of among other things, the low standard of living and environmental degradation being experienced as a result of carelessness in the operation of various oil multinationals. Safety Maximum security is guaranteed in the Niger Delta Development Commission premises. Best Time to Visit The Niger Delta Development Commission The NDDC corporate offices are open to visits only during weekdays within corporate hours.   Most Common Visitors The NDDC is mostly visited by people of Niger Delta extraction and government officers. Weather at The Niger Delta Development Commission Niger Delta Development Commission is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Nigerian Export - Import Bank

Nigerian Export - Import Bank

About The Nigerian Export - Import Bank The Nigerian Export - Import Bank provides export credit guarantee and export credit insurance facilities to its clients. It provides credit in local currency to its clients in support of exports, establishes and manages funds connected with exports, maintains a foreign exchange revolving fund for lending to exporters who need to import foreign inputs to facilitate export production, as well as a maintenance of a trade information system in support of export and import business. History of The Nigerian Export - Import Bank The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) was established by Act 38 of 1991 as an Export Credit Agency equally controlled  by the Federal Ministry of Finance Incorporated and the Central Bank of Nigeria to replace the Nigerian Export Credit Guarantee & Insurance Corporation earlier set up under Act 15 of 1988. Safety NEXIM Bank is a very safe location.   Best Time to Visit The Nigerian Export - Import Bank NEXIM Bank allows visitors only on working weekdays during official work hours.   Most Common Visitors NEXIM Bank is visited more frequently by big-business reps, import-export stakeholders and government officials. Weather at The Nigerian Export - Import Bank Nigerian Export - Import Bank is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

About The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is the Nigerian entrance examination board for tertiary-level institutions. While JAMB is most associated with university education, it conducts the same examination for candidates seeking admission into monotechnics, polytechnics, and colleges of education. History of The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board The JAMB board was first established in 1978 to harmonize and unify the process of gaining admission to study in any Nigerian University as opposed to undergoing different tests from various schools. It was done to make the process of admission easier and to level the playing field. The Board has tweaked its system at various times to be in line with current best practices and started its 2017 preparations by announcing that tests would be taken on computers only. Other practices have also been scrapped by the government such as the introduction of stage 2 screening tests by individual schools meaning that only the JAMB and WAEC results are needed for candidates to hope for admission into the colleges now. Safety The JAMB offices are very secure.   Best Time to Visit The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Visitors can go to JAMB offices during work hours on weekdays for any official purposes. Most Common Visitors JAMB is visited by university officials, candidates with issues to resolve, education stakeholders and government officials. Weather at The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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National Power Training Institute of Nigeria

National Power Training Institute of Nigeria

About The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria established in March 2009 is responsible for the provision of training for power sector personnel and coordinate training activities in the power sector. NAPTIN identifies skills needed by the various power companies in the industry and trains personnel in Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Instrumentation and Controls, Safety, Project Management, Communication Technologies, etc. Safety NAPTIN has adequate security. Best Time to Visit The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria The NAPTIN is best visited during corporate working hours on weekdays.   Most Common Visitors Trainees, staff and government officials from the ministry of Power are the most regular visitors here. Weather at The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria National Power Training Institute of Nigeria is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

About The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is a corporate entity through which the Nigerian government oversees, regulates and takes part in the petroleum industry. The NNPC has the sole responsibility for involvement in upstream and downstream sub-sectors of the industry; it is thus divided into various strategic business units, to allow it maintain its supervisory and inspectorate duties in the exploration and production, gas development, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, engineering, and commercial investments sub-sectors. History of The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation was established in April 1977 as a result of the merger between the Nigerian National Oil Corporation and the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel. It immediately embarked on the construction of facilities such as refineries, pipelines and other oil transportation and storage facilities all over the country, most of which was done between 1978 and 1985. It was commercialized into 12 strategic business units in 1988, a structure which it has maintained and is still responsible along with the Department of Petroleum Resources, for all government involvement in the oil business. Safety The NNPC towers is a highly secure place. Visitors would have more problems with getting in than face a security threat. Best Time to Visit The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Visit the NNPC towers during corporate hours on weekdays. Visitors must however have a valid appointment as it is taken seriously here. Most Common Visitors Representatives from oil multinationals, stakeholders from the up and downstream sub-sectors, government officials, representatives from international regulatory organizations and many other industry players are frequent visitors to the NNPC towers. Weather at The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency

Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency

About Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency The Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency has many responsibilities among which are; determination of pricing policy of petroleum products, regulation of supply and distribution of petroleum products, moderation of volatility in petroleum products prices, establishment of parameters and codes of conduct for all operators in the downstream petroleum sector, maintenance of constant surveillance over all key indices relevant to pricing policy and periodic approval of benchmark prices for all petroleum products, maintenance of mediatory role as necessary for all stakeholders in the sector among many others. History of Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency is an agency of the federal government of Nigeria established in 2003 to monitor and regulate the supply and distribution, and determine the prices of petroleum products in Nigeria. In August 2000, a special 34 strong committee was set up by the government to look into the problems of the downstream petroleum sector, which was beset with numerous issues unbecoming of the country which was one of the world's largest oil producers. The committee's report was submitted in October 2000 and a Presidential Technical Campaign Committee on liberalisation of the downstream sector led by Engr. Funsho Kupolokun began the sensitization of Nigerians on the need for the deregulation of downstream petroleum industry. After the success of this project, the committee also recognized the need for a price regulation agency which was finally achieved with the passing into law of the PPPRA bill. Safety The PPPRA offers great security to its visitors.   Best Time to Visit The Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency Visit the PPPRA premises during corporate hours on weekdays. Visitors must however have a valid appointment as it is taken seriously here. Most Common Visitors PPPRA is most visited by various stakeholders in the oil and gas sector. Weather at The Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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Transmission Company of Nigeria

Transmission Company of Nigeria

About Transmission Company of Nigeria The Transmission Company of Nigeria is located at  423 Aguiyi Ironsi St, Wuse, Abuja and its activities include; electricity transmission, system operation and electricity trading which is ring fenced. The TCN aims to plan, build and maintain an efficient power grid. History of Transmission Company of Nigeria The Transmission company of Nigeria came forth as a result of the fusion between Transmission and Operations sectors on April 1, 2004. TCN was integrated in November 2005. As one of the 18 unbundled business Units under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the company was issued a transmission License on 1st July, 2006. Safety TCN is relatively safe. Best Time to Visit Transmission Company of Nigeria The best time to visit is during when there is an installation or repair of s power grid. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors are government officials, researchers and workers in the power sector. Weather at The Transmission Company of Nigeria Transmission Company of Nigeria is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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National Biosafety Management Agency

National Biosafety Management Agency

About National Biosafety Management Agency The NBMA is to sees to it that there is enough level of protection in the field of safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology that may have damaging impacts on conservation and sustainable use of Biodiversity taking into account risks to human health. History of The National Biosafety Management Agency The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) was formed by the National Biosafety Management Agency Act 2015 .The Act came into force in April 2015, with the appointment of a Director General and Chief Executive Officer. The UN international agreement known as Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety which Nigeria signed is an environment protocol and it requires members to domesticate the agreement through a law. The Biosafety Act is therefore to domesticate the Protocol and address our National Biosafety requirements. Safety NBMA offices are very safe, no security threats here. Best Time to Visit The National Biosafety Management Agency The best time to visit is when activities are in full swing. Most Common Visitors The most common visitors are government officials. Weather at The National Biosafety Management Agency National Biosafety Management Agency is located in Abuja North-Central of Nigeria.Thus, it experiences three weather conditions every year.  This includes a warm, humid rainy season and a blistering dry season.  In between the two, there is a brief interlude of harmattan occasioned by the northeast trade wind, with the main feature of dust haze and dryness. Temperatures can drop to as low as 16 degrees during the harmattan period.

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