by ebes

Welcome to
the official website

Welcome to
the official website

Know about the
8 key reform areas
we are working on?


The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) was set up in July 2016 by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, to remove bureaucratic constraints to doing business in Nigeria and make the country a progressively easier place to start and grow a business.

The Council is an inter-governmental and interministerial one which is chaired by His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and comprises 10 ministers, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, representatives from Lagos & Kano State governments, the National Assembly and the private sector.

The Enabling Business Environment Secretariat (EBES) assists the MDAs to implement the reform agenda of the PEBEC.


To move Nigeria upwards in the Doing Business 2018 Rankings. Nigeria currently ranks 169 out of 190 economies in the World Bank Doing Business Rankings.

To remove critical bottlenecks and constraints to doing business in the country and make Nigeria a progressively easier place for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to do business and thrive.


Here’s what some of our beneficiaries have said:

This is totally good news from you guys. One of the commendable steps this government will be praised for.

Ahmed R. I. — Twitter

This is one of the most important achievements of this govt, that EBES is a priority gives me joy, I hope they keep at it.

Abang M. — Twitter

Starting a new business in Nigeria (138th in world in 2016)? This process took 10 days; now 1-2. #Nigeria to jump in 2017 rank

Charlie R. — Twitter

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