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The Federal Government’s criticism of Transparency International (TI) over the country’s poor ranking in the latest Corruption Perception Index notwithstanding, some legal practitioners are worried by the country’s worsening anti-corruption credentials, an ugly development, which they want all and sundry to join forces to tackle.
In the latest ranking, Nigeria dropped three places, and also garnered lower scores in a number of areas than the 2019 record. This indicates that corruption is perceived to have worsened in the country within the period under review. Consequently, a jolted Federal Government accused the Berlin, Germany-based outfit of releasing “sensational and baseless rating on Nigeria and the fight against corruption.”
While the legal practitioners…
Source: Guardian Newspaper