In the News

Corruption in Nigeria

Geoff Riley

12th March 2015

This news report from Channel 4 news (broadcast in March 2015) focuses on the scale of corruption in Nigeria. Claims of massive corruption loom over Nigeria's 2015 general election, with the central bank's former head saying £20bn was syphoned off national oil revenues, allegedly under the watch of President Goodluck Jonathan. Nigeria is ranked 136th out of 172 countries on the corruption perceptions index published by Transparency International. Read the Nigerian country profile here.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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