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EASE OF PROPERTY REGISTRATION: NIGERIA RANKS LOWEST IN AFRICA

By NBF News
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Nigeria remains the most difficult country to register property in the whole of Africa, according to a report on Doing Business 2012 by the World Bank.

The report ranked Nigeria 46thout of the 46 countries profiled in the continent on the ease of registering property. Ghana is ranked number one as the easiest place to register property in Africa, followed by Sudan and Botswana. South Africa is ranked 10th in the continent.

On the global level, out of the 183 countries surveyed in the report on the ease of property registration, Nigeria is ranked 180, remaining unchanged from 2011; Ghana 36; Sudan 41; Botswana 50; while South Africa is ranked 76 in the world.