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Nigeria slips two places down in 2019 corruption global corruption ranking

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Nigeria has moved down from 148 to 146, out of 180 countries in the 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), two places down compared to 2018.

In the newly released index by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Nigeria scores 26 out of 100 points in 2019 CPI,  falling back by one point compared to 2018.
The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people.

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This year’s analysis shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals.