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In 2019 more then 30% of Nigerians paid bribe to public officials

NIGERIA – A new survey on corruption in Nigeria has revealed that 30 per cent of citizens in the country paid bribes to public officials in 2019.  

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The report was presented by the Nigerian Government in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.      

Statistician-General Dr Yemi Kale, of the National Bureau of Statistics, said that out of all Nigerian citizens, who had at least one contact with a public official in the 12 months prior to the 2019 survey, 30 per cent paid a bribe to or were asked to pay a bribe by a public official.  

The 2019 survey shows also a notable increase in the overall proportion of Nigerians, who had at least one contact with a public official in the 12 months prior to the survey.   Nigeria is ranked one of the world’s most corrupt countries in the world.

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