Press Release – Distribution Company Evaluation Criteria

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Ms. Bolanle Onagoruwa, has disclosed that bidders for the eleven distribution companies created out of Power Holding Company of Nigeria will be required to submit a proposal showing their Aggregate Technical, Commercial and Collection (ATC &C) loss reduction programme for the first five years. This requirement will be at the Request for Proposal (RFP) stage of the privatization exercise of the successor companies. To see the full press release, click on the following link:

BPE Press Release - Distribution Evaluation Criteria

Deadline for EOI Submission Extended (February 17, 2011)

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) wishes to thank all the investors and other stakeholders who attended the successful Investor Forums.

BPE would further like to communicate to all interested Investors that the deadline for EOI submission has been extended to March 4th, 2011.

An FAQ section will be posted shortly on the website. Please continue to forward questions to Amaechi Aloke ( and Bola Onagoruwa (

New Documents Posted (February 7, 2011)

A set of Legal and Regulatory documents have been posted. To view the available documents, visit

More documents will be posted as they become available.

Investor Forum Presentations (February 6, 2011)

The presentations delivered in Lagos, Dubai, London, and New York are now available for download. Click on the following links to access the presentations in PDF format.

1. Privatisation of PHCN - Introduction of Private Sector Participation

2. Overview of the Nigeria Power Sector Reform

3. Power Generation Status and Outlook

4. Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) - Status and Oulook

5. Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria Limited

6. World Bank Partial Risk Guarantee Program

Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these files.

Johannesburg Venue Confirmed (January 28, 2011)

The venue for the Johannesburg Forum has been finalized. The proceedings will be held at the Protea Hotel, 20 Maude Street, Sandown, Johannesburg 2146, South Africa. Use the Booking Form to assist you in booking your room, or visit their website at See the map below for further directions.

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