He added that King Salman's vision, including the creation of the anti-corruption committee headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, reflects the country's determination to eliminate corruption and build a policy of transparency, justice and economic stability.
For this year, the global average score is 43, while the best performing region is Western Europe with an average score of 66.
The index ranks 180 countries as per their perceived levels of public sector corruption.
Commenting on the report, the MP for Sagnarigu, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government had been botched with a lot of corruption cases since coming to power past year.
"CISLAC is seriously anxious about the new but unfavourable trend in the fight against corruption in country, as buttressed in the newly published CPI 2017". In the last six years, only a few countries experienced small, incremental changes indicating signs of improvement.
India's score is 40. In the 2016 report from Transparency International, Nicaragua occupied 145 place out of 176 countries.
China does not fare much better, scoring 41 on the CPI scale, and is ranked 77th on the list.
For an administration that has often expressed pride at achieving an improved performance on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business rankings, it should also accept responsibility for this and take appropriate effective measures to fulfil the promises it made to Nigerians.
Ms Bathsheba Tagwai, Advocacy and Legal Adviser of CISLAC, said that the centre recommended that steps be taken to re-galvanise public engagement and secure cooperation of global community in the fight against corruption. Afghanistan is ranked 177th out of 180 nations.
Compared to the last five years, this is the lowest for the Philippines to get as the country got a 35 for 2015 and 2016, then scored a 36 in 2013, and got the highest score of 38 still in year 2014.
Countries in East Africa region are ranked among world's most corrupt in latest Transparency International (TI) corruption ranking.
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This year, New Zealand and Denmark rank highest with scores of 89 and 88 respectively. Somalia‚ at 180‚ was found to be the most corrupt county‚ with South Sudan ranking the second-most corrupt. The worst performing regions was Sub-Saharan Africa (average score 32) and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (average score 34). This is something this administration is guilty of; early previous year, it was reported that Premium Times' head office in Abuja was reported to have been searched illegally and the Editor-in-chief arrested over some news he refused to retract from the publication.
According to their research, those countries with the "worst rates of corruption" also had the lowest protection of the press and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
Every week at least one journalist is killed in a country that is highly corrupt, the TI publication has highlighted. "Given current crackdowns on both civil society and the media worldwide, we need to do more to protect those who speak up", says Managing Director Transparency International Patricia Moreira, according to the official website of the non-profit group.
To improve Malaysia's CPI for 2018, Akhbar said the government must improve its integrity in governance for the people to be convinced that corruption is an issue being tackled.
Other recommendations include ensuring political impartiality of the judiciary and law enforcement, creation of an independent anti-corruption agency, formation of a non-partisan civil service, and strengthening institutional independence of oversight and regulatory institutions.
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Kelly added that Kushner would still have access to information with the new security clearance process in place. Lieu said Kushner declined to answer. "In terms of specifics on security clearance, I can't get into that".
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Not only does he seem a threat on the wing but on goal as well, having scored vital goals to rescue points for West Ham United. Liverpool are now in third place with 54 points, with United on 56 points in second place and Chelsea on 53 points in fourth.
Police have not commented on what Packer may have received, and Netanyahu has said everything he received were gifts from friends. Netanyahu swiftly and angrily denied any suggestion that he made an offer to a potential attorney general as "ludicrous".
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Yun started the day as the top-ranked slider with a time of 1:40.35, setting track and start records at Olympic Sliding Centre. Contending for the top of the overall medal table was the stated goal by the Canadian Olympic Committee.
Federal Savings has been "fully cooperating" with the special counsel and will continue to do so, the spokeswoman said. Lawyers for Manafort and Gates did not immediately return a request for comment from CNBC.
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Kansas City last month traded quarterback Alex Smith to the Redskins for cornerback Kendall Fuller and a third-round draft pick. Earlier this week there were reports that the Chiefs were looking to trade Peters but would need a haul in return.
K" is thought to remain at large in Germany with an worldwide order for his arrest, according to Security Minister Bullrich. According to Bullrich the sting resulted in the arrests of five suspects; two in Argentina and three in Russian Federation.
The pornography bill was sponsored by Republican Rep Ross Spano , who is running to become the state's attorney general. These same lawmakers did not want to debate if AR-15 assault rifles should be banned after another mass shooting.
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In another attack in the province, a suicide bomber targeted an Afghan army post killing two soldiers and wounding one, Zwak said. The Taliban have taken responsibility for the attack and claimed to have killed 25 soldiers and captured two others.
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The official MetService weather bureau said the storm had moved out to sea south of Christchurch by mid-morning today. Average temperatures for the summer have already been recorded at 2.4 degrees Celsius above the norm.