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Call for National Tender for the Purchase of Ground Seeds at Nuru Nigeria

Nuru Nigeria is a locally Led NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Nuru equips local leaders with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty by integrating impact programs that address the most prevalent and fundamental challenges of extreme poverty around four areas of need: Hunger, Inability to Cope with Financial Shocks, Preventable Disease and Death, Lack of Access to Quality Education for Children.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location Adamawa
  • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain 

The opening and examination of tenders is for the purpose of checking whether the tenders are complete and whether the tenders are generally in order.

SNItem DescriptionTechnical SpecificationsQuantity
1Supply of groundnut seedsVariety (Samnut 21 kampus) to be delivered at Michika (25,150kg packed in 25kg bag cost including offloading.25,150 Kilogram
2Supply of groundnut seedsVariety (Kampala) to be delivered in Gombi (46,712.50 kg packaged in 25kg bag cost including offloading.46,712.5 Kilogram

The following processes will be applied to this Tender: 

  • Tender Period 
  • Tender Closing 
  • Tender Opening 
  • Administrative Evaluation 
  • Technical Evaluation 
  • Financial Evaluation 
  • Contract Award 
  • Notification of Contract Award 

The subsequent evaluation of the tenders shall be carried out in Yola by an Evaluation Committee made up of representatives of Nuru Nigeria.

Tenders will be evaluated on the criteria listed below:

  • Compliance with Nuru Nigeria Procurement terms and conditions. (Administrative)
  • Prices based on best value for money of items requested. (Financials)
  • Financials must be on company letterhead 
  • Adherence with technical specifications requested. (Technical)
  • Quality of the product. (Technical)
  • Delivery Lead-time. (Technical)
  • Similar past experiences with NGO/UN agencies. (Administrative)
  • Availability of physical presence (Operational Office/shop). (Technical)
  • Payment Terms and Conditions. (Technical)
  • Validity of the offer. (Administrative) 
  • In the interests of transparency and equal treatment and without being able to modify their tenders, bidders may be required, at the sole written request of the evaluation committee, to provide clarifications within forty-eight (48) hours. Any such request for clarification must not seek the correction of formal errors or of major restrictions affecting performance of the contract or distorting competition.
  • Any attempt by a bidder to influence the evaluation committee in the process of examination, clarification, evaluation and comparison of tenders, to obtain information on how the procedure is progressing or to influence Nuru Nigeria in its decision concerning the award of the contract will result in the immediate rejection of the tender. No liability can be accepted for late delivery of tenders. Late tenders will be rejected and will not be considered.

Content of Tenders

The Tenderer must provide all the documents provided by NN in the tender package with other documents requested by NURU NIGERIA in compliance with the requirements set out. The proposal shall include, as a minimum:

  • NN Supplier registration form” and Code of conduct duly completed. These NN forms should be completed with all required information and the below to be provided accordingly.
  • Proof of company registration in Nigeria (CAC certificate);
  • Current Tax Payment Certificate;
  • Quotation or detailed Price offer. 
  • Prices offered must be in Nigerian Naira currency.
  • Only Unit price with WHT included will be accepted.
  • Quotation must have a date and validity
  • Quotation must mention mode of payment.
  • Nuru Nigeria’s Code of Conduct filled and signed by the duly authorized person.
  • Experience of working with INGOs and/or UN Agencies with two (2) relevant employees of such organizations as a reference.


Failure to provide all of the above and in the formats stipulated will result to disqualification of the Tenderer’s proposal.

Method of Application

The tender package can download from the link in this publication. HERE

It shall consist of two categorizations, documents should be dully filled, signed and stamped

Order of arranging documents  

  • Administrative and technical document should be put in the same envelope and marked “Administrative and Technical” 
  • Financial offers should be placed in a different envelop marked “Financial offer” 
  • All copy placed in a sealed non-identifiable envelope.

Tender for the Purchase of Groundnut Seed: ITB-2024-0011

NB: Only bidders that pass Administrative and Technical evaluation will proceed to Financial Evaluation. The tenders can be submitted through the following:

Hand delivery of Physical bids receipt to the following address:

Nuru Nigeria – Yola Office
Plot No: Plot K46 Karewa GRA Jimeta Yola Between 8:30 am- 5:00 pm

For e-bids submissions By Email to the following email addresses: To [email protected] with the title “ITB-2024-0011.
Whichever format is chosen, offers must be received by no later than the 31st March 2024 at 5:00 PM.

NB: Late bids submission will not be accepted, and will be returned to the Proponent or discarded. Also, all bids will be irrevocable after the Call for Tenders closing date.