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Nigeria ranks low in global corruption index

New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden are the least corrupt nations in the world while Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and  Sudan are the most corrupt, according to Transparency International ’s 2009 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), a measure of domestic, public sector corruption just released

The ratings of the 180 nations, ranks Nigeria 130th alongside nations such as Mozambique, Uganda, Nicaragua,  Mauritania and Libya

Nigeria has a low Corruption Perception Index (DPI) of 2.5 on a scale from 0 (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 10 (perceived to have low levels of corruption). The CPI measures the perceived levels of public sector corruption in a given country and is a composite index, drawing on 13 different expert and business surveys.

The full report can be accessed at- www.transparency.org