According to Transparency International (TI), Nigeria is the 39th most corrupt country in the world, and the 3rd most corrupt in West Africa.
ThisDay reports that “the 2014 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index ranked 174 countries it surveyed based on how corrupt their public sector is presumed to be.”
The measurement is based on a scale of 0 to 100 with a 0 score perceived as “highly corrupt” and 100 score – “very clean”. Nigeria was ranked 136th with an index score of 27.
Denmark was ranked as the least corrupt country in the world, while Somalia and North Korea are ranked as the most corrupt nations in the world.
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