Youths Pay More Bribes Than Those Over 55 Years Old, Says Transparency International

The tenth edition of Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with Afrobarometer, revealed that more than half of all citizens surveyed in 35 African countries think corruption is getting worse in their country.

Presidential Election: U.S. Congratulates Nigeria, Buhari

Tayo Olanipekun The United States of America has congratulated the people of Nigeria on a successful presidential election as well as President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. In a statement made available to National Wire on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, also expressed the commendation of the U.S. government to Nigerians for their […]

Anti-Corruption Conference: Nigeria Absent As 18 Countries Sign Statements

Tayo Olanipekun The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) of the Transparency International (TI) ended on Wednesday with about 40 ministers, leaders of international organisations and private companies having discussed strategies for the international collaboration on anti-corruption. The 18th IACC, held for three days in Copenhagen, Denmark, also saw 18 national governments and nine international and multilateral […]

Nigeria’s Position Worsens On TI’s Corruption Index

Corruption in Nigeria has worsened in the last one year, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2017 released on Wednesday. According to TI, Nigeria, with a score of 27 per cent, now ranks 148 out of 180 countries. The organisation said Nigeria’s latest result was worse than that of 2016 wherein Nigeria was ranked […]

TI Ranks Nigeria World’s 16th Corrupt Nation

Tayo Olanipekun Nigeria has been ranked 148th on the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index of the Transparency International (TI), making it the 16th corrupt country alongside Guinea and Comoros. In the report made available to National Wire on Wednesday, New Zealand, Denmark and Finland ranked first, second and third respectively as the least corrupt nations, scoring […]