Home Topics BPE


BPE: No plans to sell Lagos Trade Fair complex

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) on Tuesday assured protesting traders operating at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) that there are no plans by the Federal Government to sell the outfit.

BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.

Mainstream raises Kainji, Jebba capacity to 922MW, decries N72bn energy debt

Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL) said it can now generate 922 megawatts (MW) at Kainji, Jebba hydropower plants in Niger State but that 72 billion energy invoices remains unpaid in the Nigerian Electricity Market.

BPE to address challenges of privatised enterprises

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has inaugurated four committees to come up with a mechanism for addressing the complexities and challenges hindering the growth and development of some privatised enterprises in the country, which were taken over by core investors over 10 years ago.

Federal government inaugurates committees to tackle privatisation challenges

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) on Thursday inaugurated four committees to come up with a blueprint for addressing various complexities and challenges hindering the growth and development of some privatised enterprises in the country which were handed over to the core investors over ten years ago.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.
Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON)

BPE bargains concessionary gas price for ALSCON

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the federal government should consider listing Aluminium Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) as a strategic industry so it can get gas at a concessionary price.
Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON)

Revived aluminum firm for re-inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is to re-inaugurate the Aluminum Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom, to enable it to re-commence production.
Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON)

BPE: ALSCON set to recommence operations

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) at the weekend said the $3.2 billion Aluminium Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), located at Ikot Ibasi, Akwa Ibom State, was set to recommence operations as the hitherto existing gas supply challenge that rocked the establishment had been largely resolved by the bureau and other relevant stakeholders.
warri port

Federal government privatises Warri Port terminal for N105 billion

The Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) has signed an agreement to concession terminal ‘B’ of the Warri Old Port to Ocean and Cargo Terminal Services Limited.

BPE concessions Warri Port Terminal B

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has concessioned the Warri old Port Terminal B to Ocean & Cargo Terminal Services Limited.
Atiku Abubakar

Expert backs Atiku Abubakar on privatisation of NNPC

Mr Momoh Aliyu, a financial expert and Managing Director of Cyber1 Systems Network International, has backed decision by PDP’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC)

BPE urges Yola DisCo to shun sectional interest

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has charged members of the Management Board of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) to shun personal and sectional interests in the discharge of their duties.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo civil activists want BPE chief removed from BEDC board

The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Alex Okoh, has been asked to disqualify himself from the management board of BEDC electricity plc.

Olaniyi Adigun: SAHCO’s listing’ll broaden access to capital

Following its recent Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the Executive Director, Sales and Marketing, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO), Olaniyi Adigun, has said the process will broaden the company’s access to capital to fund future growth plans and initiatives.

SAHCO targets expansion of operations to West African sub-region in 2019

The Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc is planning to expand its ground handling services to other countries in the West African sub-region in 2019.

Federal government pays 759 deceased workers pension

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Sunday revealed it had settled the death benefit of 759 deceased workers via their Next-Of-Kin (NoK). It includes the pensioners who died after service.

House of Reps to probe BPE chief over planned sale of Afam power plant

The House of Representatives on Wednesday directed its Committee on Privatization and Commercialization to commence probe on the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), over his plans to sell the Afam Power Plc as scrap, asking the National Council on Privatization (NCP) to immediately suspend the processes.

Recent Stories

An aerial view of Buzi Mozambique, on Wednesday. Adrien Barbier-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe seeks support from international community

The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
An image from Kurdish Ronahi TV shows the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raising their flag on top of a building in the eastern Syrian village of Baghuz. Handout-AFP-Getty Images

SDF: ISIS totally eliminated in Syria

Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.

Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.