Summary: Outgoing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his ministers have awarded contracts worth over N3.7tn and made last-minute appointments between March 20 and May 14, 2023, after the presidential and governorship elections. Some of the outgoing governors also made last-minute appointments. The appointments and contracts were awarded before the new President-elect, Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, and 16 newly elected governors take office. Some of the appointments included a member of the Council for Legal Education, a Senior Security Adviser on International Police Cooperation and Counter-terrorism, a Pro-chancellor of the Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa state, and the re-appointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. Contracts included the acquisition of rolling stock, operation and maintenance equipment, the construction of flats for the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, the provision of various infrastructure, including free Internet services at 20 of the nation’s airports, 43 higher institutions, and 20 markets across the country, and the continuation of the ongoing Ogoni clean-up.