The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the anti-graft agency, EFCC, have condemned the Transparency International 2019 report that ranked Nigeria poorly on the fight against corruption.
According to the latest anti-corruption watchdog index, Nigeria
dropped two places from 144th to 146th position out of the 180 countries
that were surveyed worldwide.
In the 2019 Transparency International’s corruption perception index released
on Thursday, Nigeria scored 26 out of 100 points, falling by one point
compared to 2018. In the country comparison, Nigeria now ranks 146 out
of 180 countries – two places down compared to 2018 results.
Nigeria’s latest placement by the international body has drawn
debates about the success of the fight against corruption in the ...