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Nigeria Drops in TI's Fresh Corruption Ranking

This is an indicator that corruption is perceived to have worsened in the country within the last one year.

p This is an indicator that corruption is perceived to have worsened in the country within the last one year.This is an indicator that corruption is perceived to have worsened in the country within the last one year.The CPI assessed 180 countries on the basis of perceived corruption in the public sector and not based on opinions of experts and business people.The Nigerian authorities have always criticised the yearly reports, saying TI was oblivious of the achievements of the current administration of President Muhammadu in the fight against corruption.

"In terms of the fight against corruption, we have been doing more, we have done more, and we will continue to do more out of inherent conviction and desire on our part to fight against corruption devoid of any extraneous considerations relating to the rating by Transparency International," Mr had Malami argued.The fresh TI's new Corruption Perception Index (CPI) says Nigeria scored 25/100 which is one point less than its 26 points in the previous year.

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