Nigeria moves up 4 places on TI’s Corruption Perception Index

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Nigeria has moved to 144th from 148th in corruption index, this is according to the Transparency International latest corruption perception index worldwide.

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The country made the four notch jump without improving its score of 27 out of a possible 100 as recorded in 2017.

Africa’s most populous country tied with Kenya, Comoros, Guatemala and Mauritania. Nigeria ranked better than Cameroon put at 152nd.

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While Botswana remains Africa’s most transparent country with a ranking of 34, followed by Namibia, Mauritius and Senegal.

Transparency International analysis showed a clear link between having a healthy democracy and fighting public sector corruption.

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