Nigeria has fallen FOUR PLACES on the latest Corruption Perception Index (CPI)
ranking released by Transparency International (TI) today, where the country
maintained its previous year’s score of 24 out of 100 points in the 2022 CPI.
Briefing newsmen yesterday in Abuja, the Executive Director, Civil Society Legislative
Advocacy Centre, (CISLAC) and Transparency International, TI, Auwal Ibrahim
Raf-sanjani, said in the country’s comparison for the corresponding year 2022,
Nigeria ranks 150 out of 180 countries, compared to 154 on the 2021 CPI.
According to him, the data is not collected by CISLAC/TI-Nigeria but by independent
and reputable organizations with sound research methodologies.
Speaking earlier, Bathsheba Tagwai from CISLAC, said part of the
recommendations reached were that the presidency should ensure adequate
consultation before presidential pardons are granted, adding that there should be
transparency and accountability in Nigeria’s security sector amongst others.