Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board

Zonal Coordinations FAQ


How can Host Communities bring their grievances to the Board?

 Write to the Board, addressing the letter to the Executive Secretary

What is the relevance of the verification exercise to a Host Community Contractor?

 To ensure Host Community Contractors participation in the oil and gas industry.

How can graduates benefit from the Board in terms of employment and training?

 Register on the NOGICJQS platform.

Does the Board have the right to mandate companies to award a contract to unqualified Host Community Contractors?


How does the Board know the original Host Community Contractors?

  Through verification exercise. 

Is verification of Host Community Contractors a prerequisite for award of contracts?


Is Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Certification a Mandatory Requirement for Host Community Contractors Verification?


Is Local Government Area (LGA) Identification Certificates of Directors and duly signed letter from Paramount Rulers/Community Leader a mandatory requirement for Host Community Contractors Verification?


Is the Registered Office Location and functional e-mail address of the Contractor a mandatory requirement for Host Community Contractors Verification?



How can the Youths access trainings or employment in the oil and gas industry?

Youths with academic qualifications are encouraged to register on the NOGICJQS portal at to avail themselves of opportunities in the NJQS database.

 A compliant letter should be addressed to the Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Nigerian content Tower, Oxbow lake Road Swali, Yenagoa Bayelsa state.

Who should a complaint letter be addressed to in NCDMB?

All Zonal office address can be found on our website at

Where can the Zonal Office addresses be found?

What is the process for registration on the NJQS Portal as an indigenous company?

Send an email to requesting for registration on the portal using your company official email address.

Who is eligible to access the NCI Fund?

 The funds will be accessible to contributors to the NCDF as well as community contractors with verifiable and genuine contract documents.

What is the interest rate applicable under the NCI Fund for Community contractors?

 The interest rate applicable on the NCI Fund scheme for community contractors is 5%

What are the basic requirements for verification as a Host Community Contractor?

A community contractor must have a local government identification certificate from his community for easy identification and a duly signed letter of identification from his paramount ruler or compound chief as a proof of indigene.