Tag: Transparency International

Lai Muhammed says Nigeria’s corruption ranking not a true reflection

The Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has criticized Nigeria’s poor rating on the 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) by the Transparency International (TI) and claimed it is not a true reflection of the country’s stance against corruption. Transparency International, a global movement working to stop corruption in over[Read More…]

Presidency accuses Transparency International of releasing ‘senseless statistics’

The Presidency has accused Transparency international of releasing a senseless and baseless statistics in reaction to the latest corruption index released by the body. Transparency International, a global movement working to stop corruption in over 100 countries reported that the country recorded its worst rating on Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption[Read More…]

EFCC condemns the 2019 Corruption Perception Index on Nigeria by Transparency International

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has condemned the 2019 Corruption Perception Index, CPI recently released by Transparency International (TI) which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 countries. EFCC in a statement said the poor rating was a “baseless and appalling” report measured by a “bogus and ambiguous criteria[Read More…]

Nigeria has dropped two places on the 2019 corruption perception index

Transparency International has said Nigeria has dropped two places on the 2019 corruption perception index. According to the report which was released on Thursday, Nigeria is now ranked 146 out of the 180 countries considered. The country scored 26 out of 100 points, a drop from the 27 points that[Read More…]

Transparency International Says Corruption In Nigeria Getting Worse Under Buhari’s Watch

Corruption is getting worse in Nigeria, according to the latest corruption perception index (CPI) released by Transparency International (TI) on Wednesday. TheCable reports that while the country scored 27/100 and was ranked 136th in 2016, the latest CPI scores Nigeria 28/100 but with a rank of No. 148 out of[Read More…]

UK A Big Part of Corruption, Says Transparency International

As Nigerians and people around the world react to the comments made by the British Prime Minister David Cameron that Nigeria and Afghanistan are the two most corrupt nations in the world, Transparency International, has accused the United Kingdom of contributing to corrupt practices around the world. “There is no[Read More…]

Transparency International Says Britain Launders Billions Yearly For Treasury Looters From Nigeria, China, Others

Billions of pounds of corrupt funds from Nigeria, China, Russia and other countries are pouring into the United Kingdom every year through the purchase of luxury houses, cars, jewellery, watches, art and antiques, a Transparency International report says. Robert Barrington, executive director at Transparency International UK says Britain has little[Read More…]

Transparency International Rates Former President Obasanjo’s Governments Worse Than Jonathan’s

Transparency International has rated the out going government of Presidet Goodluck Jonathan as the best compare the past governments headed President-Elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and that of Chief Oluegun Obasanjo According to Transparency In¬ternational’s data from 1979 till date, the tenures of both General Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun[Read More…]

PDP & APC Leads As Transparency International Rates Political Parties In Nigeria Most Corrupt In The World

by Deji Abiodun Transparency International (TI), a global coalition fighting against corruption has stated that Nigeria’s political parties are the most corrupt in the world. The assertion was made in a graph that was published on its Twitter account. In a graph titled: “Where most people think political parties are[Read More…]

Opinion: Fighting Corruption Differently And Getting Results

by Aziza Uko Do you think that corruption is worse in Nigeria now than some 10 years ago? Well, let us look at figures from the most reliable authority on that: Transparency International. Every year, Transparency International publishes the Corruption Perceptions Index. Obasanjo’s years 2000 – 90th out of 90[Read More…]