= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business. = Doing Business reform making it more difficult to do business.
Nigeria introduced a new compulsory labor contribution paid by the employer.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a guideline in October 2008 that defines the licensing, operational and regulatory requirements for a privately owned credit bureau.
Trading Across Borders:
Port facilities at Apapa port in Lagos were upgraded thereby speeding up the import and export process.
Starting a Business:
An electronic company name search was introduced, which made the company registry more efficient.
Dealing with Construction Permits:
Nigeria made obtaining construction permits easier by setting up an official time frame of permit issuance, and introducing risk-based inspections. Meanwhile, a new building code is going to be implemented.