Welcome to Bureau of Public Procurement

The Public Procurement Act 2007 established the Bureau of Public Procurement as the regulatory authority responsible for the monitoring and oversight of public procurement, harmonizing the existing government policies and practices by regulating, setting standards and developing the legal framework and professional capacity for public procurement in Nigeria.

"Building and sustaining an efficient country procurement system that meets international best practices"
"To professionalise the process of procurement that ensures Transparency Efficiency, Competition, Integrity and Value for Money to support National Growth and Development"

The objectives of establishing the Bureau of Public Procurement are ;

  1. The harmonization of  existing government policies and practices on public procurement and ensure probity, accountability and transparency in the procurement process;
  2. The establishment of  pricing standards and benchmarks;
  3. Ensuring the application of fair, competitive, transparent, value-for-money standards and practices for the procurement and disposal of public assets; and
  4. The attainment of  transparency, competitiveness, cost effectiveness and professionalism in the public sector procurement system.
Core Objectives
  • Economic Efficiency
  • Competition - Providing level playing ground for all strata of bidders
  • Value for money
  • Transparency

Press Release: BPP and Recent Allegations in the Media

The attention of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has been drawn to reports in several media outlets pertaining to contract awards in the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.


The Bureau hereby clarifies as follows:


             i.        Currently, the Bureau is treating requests for “No Objection” to contract awards from procuring entities, including the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, to review their procurement processes for compliance with the Due Process requirements of the Public Procurement Act 2017.


            ii.        The Bureau does not award contracts for procuring entities; rather, it reviews the procurement processes of procuring entities to ensure that they are as spelt out in the Law.


           iii.        To the extent that the review process is still ongoing, the impression that it has been concluded should be ignored, as the Bureau cannot comment on it in line with the provisions of the Act.


           iv.        At the conclusion of its review of any request, the Bureau will communicate its position to the particular procuring entity.


The Bureau remains committed to its mandate of ensuring a national procurement system that is transparent, competitive and guarantees value for money in support of the national development efforts of the Government.

For more information, please contact Thomas Odemwingie, Head of Public Relations and Protocol, on 08033068074 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.