Nigerian States Governance Index Report 2020

The Nigerian States Governance Index (NSGI) relied on secondary data sourced from existing indexes or rankings of States in Nigeria on a number of governance issues published by different organisations.
The data sources included the following publications or institutions:
I. Nigerian States Budget Transparency Survey, 2018 report, published by the Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) Nigeria.
II. Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trends Second Survey on Corruption as Experienced by the Population, 2019, published by Nigerian Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and UK Aid.
III. State of the States report, 2019 Edition, published by BudgIT.
IV. Doing Business in Nigeria 2018 report, published by the World Bank.
V. Nigeria Security Index published by DataPhyte, an arm of Premium Times online newspaper.
VI. Human Development Report by Institute for Management Research, Radboud University 2018 and Global Data Lab.

Nigerian States Governance Index (2020)

Chart indicates the summary of governance scores of Nigerian States.

Delta State ranks highest with 67.00 % while Rivers State ranks lowest with 32.00 %.


Map of Nigeria

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Nigeria Abuja Federal Capital Territory Abia Adamawa Akwa Ibom Anambra Bauchi Bayelsa Benue Borno Cross River Delta Ebonyi Edo Ekiti Enugu Gombe Imo Jigawa Kaduna Kano Katsina Kebbi Kogi Kwara Lagos Nasarawa Niger Ogun Ondo Osun Oyo Plateau Rivers Sokoto Taraba Yobe Zamfara

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The Nigerian States Government Index, was developed by the Africa Network for Environment and Environment Justice, ANEEJ, as part of the implementation of Open Niger Delta project, supported by Bread for the World Protestant Development Service, Brot.

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