Nigeria's federal government has again tackled the Transparency International (TI) for its recent rating placing Nigeria as number 149 in its corruption index.
A prominent civil society group has dismissed allegations of extravagant spending against the accountant-general of Akwa Ibom state, Pastor Uwem Andrew- Essien.
A Swiss lawyer, Enrico Monfrini says he has been working for the past twenty years to recover funds looted by the military government of Late General Abacha.
The presidency, through a presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, has alleged that Transparency International in Nigeria belongs to opposition political parties.
The report by Transparency International (TI) which placed Nigeria 149th on the 2020 corruption perception index has been vehemently rejected by the presidency.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it is displeased with the reported rising corruption in Nigeria. The party accused the presidency of being corrupt.