Corruption Perceptions Index 2016


136 / 176

A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.


28 / 100

A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

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No impunity: the power of accountability

Unrelenting pressure on those who act corruptly with impunity will become a hallmark of Transparency International’s advocacy.

Transparency International calls on Nigerian government to reinstate charges against Mohammed Abacha

Nigeria: corruption and insecurity

To root out the violence and destruction wrought by Boko Haram, Nigeria's military needs to deal with its endemic corruption.

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Transparency International calls on the Nigerian government to rescind its Centenary Award to the late president Sani Abacha

Transparency International calls on the Nigerian government to step up its fight against corruption and welcomes an investigation into the oil sector

La corruption dans le secteur éducatif menace l’avenir des enfants en Afrique, et doit être combattue

Transparency International condemns arrest and mistreatment of civil society leader in Nigeria

Stop watering down anti-corruption legislation – part two

A US court ruling could weaken a new law requiring extractives firms to publish information about each country where they operate.

When immunity becomes a licence to break the law

Political immunity has also allowed numerous politicians across the world to go unpunished for crimes big and small, including corruption.

Transparency International asks Nigerian organisation to stop using its name and logo

Transparency International calls on Nigerian president to rescind controversial pardon of corrupt politician

Holding politicians to account: asset declarations

When politicians openly declare their assets, it's harder to mask potential corruption from the public. But standards vary around the world. We look at good examples and ongoing contoversies.

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Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)

16 P.O.W. Mafemi Crescent
Utako District
Abuja, Nigeria

T: +234 08033844646, 07034118266

Mr Auwal Musa
Executive Director

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