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BPE Clarifies FG’s Concession Of Calabar, Kano FTZs

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh has clarified why Federal Government decided to concession the Calabar and Kano Free Trade Zones (FTZs), saying that the initiative will catalyse businesses in the West African sub-region through strategic production of goods and services in order to optimize the vast potential […]

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BPE Tasks Coal Blocks’ New Investor To Optimize Assets’ Potential

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has charged Orbit Exploration and Natural Products Limited (OENPL), the new investor in Ogboyega North and South coal blocks, to justify the Federal Government’s  high expectations to  optimize  the coal blocks. The Director General of the Bureau, Mr. Alex Okoh, gave this charge when the asset title of  the […]

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Senate Exonerates BPE On Financial Fraud Allegations By OAuGF

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has been quoted as saying that allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) by the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (OAuGF) is uncalled for and lacks substantiated evidence. The Committee, chaired by Senator Mathew Urhohide, reportedly cleared the Bureau of the […]

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BPE Will Ensure Smooth Conclusion Of Health Sector Reform – Okoh

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh has promised the determination of the Bureau to ensure the smooth conclusion of the Health Sector Reform in the country. Okoh was quoted by the Bureau’s Head, Public Communications, Amina Tukur Othman, in a statement on Monday as making the pledge when the […]

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BPE Announces Interim Mgt Team For Abuja DisCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has announced members of the interim management team for the crisis-ridden Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Plc. The members of the interim management team are, Interim Managing Director, Bada Akinwumi;  Interim Chief Business Officer, Sani Usman; Interim Chief Finance Officer, Babajide Ibironke;  Interim Chief Marketing Officer, Donald Etim; and […]

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Gbajabiamila Seeks PPP Legislation For Infrastructure, Public Assets’ Mgt

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has stressed the need for the Nigerian government to put in place a legal framework for Privatisation and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to enable government collaboration with the private sector to meet Nigeria’s public infrastructure demands and also ensure that the country maximizes the value potential […]

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BPE Will Continue To Uphold Its Core Values – Okoh

Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, has restated the management’s commitment to ensuring that the agency continues to uphold its core values of an efficient and credible organisation in the discharge of its mandate as the driver of the reform and privatisation programme of the Federal Government. Speaking at a […]

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BPE Assures Public Enterprises’ Investors Of Healthy Competition

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, has promised the Bureau’s commitment to ensuring healthy competition among investors in public enterprises in the country and consumers’ rights protection at all times. Okoh, made this known when the Management team of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), led by […]

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RBDAs Are Catalyst For Food Security, Job Creation – Minister

The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, has said that ongoing partial commercialisation of the nation’s 12 River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs) is aimed at attracting private sector investments for their revitalization and ensuring efficient service delivery by them. Adamu described the RBDAs asstrategic to the actualization of national food security, jobs and wealth […]

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BPE Gets Committee’s Report, Vows To Resuscitate Moribund Entities

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh, has reiterated the Bureau’s commitment to collaborate with relevant agencies to resuscitate moribund privatized enterprises. The Director General made the promise when he received the reports of the Federal Government’s four inter agency committees on the resuscitation of ailing/non- performing privatized public […]