After a poor show last time, Nigeria moved up 24 positions to rank 145th in Global Ease of Doing Business, according to today’s release from the World Bank.

Recall that the Muhammadu Buhari government vowed to remove red-tape, eliminate bureaucratic bottlenecks, procedural delays, graft and make Nigeria an attractive investment destination for serious entities; setting a target of moving from 169 into 149 in 2017-18 and leapfrogging into the top 100 in the Doing Business survey by 2030.

To deliver on this, it set up a 60-day national action plan covering key priority areas under what is known as The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). Continue here: