Nigeria has been ranked the third-worst country in global good governance index.
This was announced at the inaugural Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) which was launched on Monday, April 26, 2021.
The criteria for the ranking include; 34 indicators which are organized into seven pillars: leadership and foresight; robust laws and policies; strong institutions; financial stewardship; attractive marketplace; global influence and reputation; and helping people rise are used in the ranking which taps into 50 publicly available global data sources such as the World Trade Organization, United Nations and World Bank.
Nigeria scored a total of 0.319 points, positioned at 102 out of 104 countries on the league table which measures 104 governments’ effectiveness and capabilities in almost 90 per cent of the world’s population.
Ghana ranked 72 with an index score of 0.431.
Finland came top with 0.848 points ahead of Switzerland and Singapore.
Zimbabwe came second to the last after Nigeria followed by Venezuela at the bottom of the log.
Mauritius with an Index score of 0.5670, took the 38th spot and is also Africa’s best performer.