Nigeria moves up five places in Corruption Perception Index

Nigeria moves up five places in Corruption Perception Index


Nigeria has moved up five places in the latest 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index ranking released by Transparency International, Nigeria, and the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)….

The index revealed that Nigeria scored 25 out of 100 points in the 2023 corruption perception index (CPI) compared to 24 points in the 2022 CPI, and the country also ranked 145 out of 180 countries compared to 150 in the 2022 CPI results.

Thisday reports that Nigeria’s score is below the sub-Saharan African average of 33 points. While most African countries showed stagnation, 90per centt of countries in sub-Saharan Africa scored under 50.

Briefing the press in Abuja, the Executive Director, CISLAC, and head of Transparency International Nigeria, Auwal Ibrahim Musa Rafsanjani, said the CPI for Nigeria aggregates data from eight different sources that provide perceptions by country experts and business people on the level of corruption in the public sector.


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