Enabling business council begins fourth national plan
The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), has commenced the fourth 60-day National Action Plan, code named, NAP 4.0 on Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
Enabling business, stimulating growth as next economic strategy
Enabling business includes the promotion of norms and customs, laws, regulations, policies, international trade agreements and public infrastructure that...
NCR registers 551 microfinance banks, 21 DMBs, others to increase lending, inclusion
The National Collateral Register (NCR), registered about 628 financial institutions, including 551 Micro Finance Banks (MFBs), and 21 Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), as at December 31, 2018.
How small claim courts reduce duration of cases
The inauguration of the Small Claims Court in Kano State as part of the efforts by the federal government to fast track justice delivery and improve judicial...
Industry bigwigs list measures to improve ease of doing real estate business
In apparent bid to overcome obstacles limiting Federal Government’s ease of doing business in the real estate sector, global experts and bigwigs met in Lagos at the weekend to review its implementation in the industry. They agreed that the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index has impacted positively on the market, but a lot…
Nigeria targets sub-100 on World Bank doing business ranking
The Federal Government has expressed optimism to double its target this year by moving Nigeria’s ranking to sub-100 in the 2020 World Bank Doing Business Report. It expressed more optimism following last year’s target that was surpassed, where the country moved up 24 places in the last two years, with sub-Sahara at 140, and Nigeria…
NIMASA pushes for single data window for faster economic growth
The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said the Agency is pushing for a single data window system for all activities in the Nigerian maritime sector.
NPA says only eight agencies allowed operations in ports nationwide
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday disclosed that only eight Federal Government agencies are allowed to operate and have physical representation at all port locations in the country.
RMRDC, SON bicker over Lagos office premises
Two critical federal agencies are in a bitter quarrel over the ownership and occupation of the office premises in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, thereby working at cross purposes...