IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 02 Feb 2018 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Public procurement localisation

The Executive Order signed on 2 February 2018 for the first time prohibits the Ministry of Interior from providing foreign workers whose skills and expertise is already available locally in Nigeria, with adequate work visas.

Furthermore, the Executive Order further elaborates (for the first time) that foreign professionals will be considered for contracting purposes, only in cases when it is certified by relevant Nigerian authorities, that their expertise is not available in Nigeria.

Lastly, the Executive Order signed on 2 February 2018, also for the first time explicitly directs national Ministries, Departments and Agencies to engage local professionals in the planning, design and execution of national security projects.

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