Nigeria has been ranked at 146 out of the 180 countries considered on the annual corruption index published by Transparency International.
The report released on Thursday shows that Nigeria dropped two places from its previous position to become the 146th most corrupt country out of 180. According to the report released by Transparency International, "the index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, according to experts and business people.
"It uses a scale of zero to 100, where zero is highly corrupt and 100 is very clean. More than two-thirds of countries score below 50 on this year’s CPI, with an average score of just 43." Nigeria scored 27 out of 100 points in this year's Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which is way below the global average of 43.