CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2017
Nigeria slipping further down in international ranking: No progress in the fight against corruption
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact of Transparency International (TI) is seriously worried about the new but unfavorable trend in the fight against corruption in the country, as buttressed in the newly published Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2017 which shows that Nigeria is slipping further down in the international ranking in the fight against corruption.
In the update of the CPI, Nigeria ranks 148 out of 180 countries assessed in 2017 on the perception of the state of corruption in the country. Out of 100 points signaling maximum transparency and no corruption, Nigeria scored 27 points.
These results show a slight deterioration in the scoring of the perception about corruption in public administration compared to 2016. In 2016, Nigeria scored 28 points and ranked 136th in the ranking of countries Despite one-point […]