The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has scored Nigeria 47.9 in overall governance, ranking it 33 out of 54 countries in Africa.
The 2018 Ibrahim Index of African governance was launched by the foundation on Monday.
Although Nigeria increased in ranking from 35 in 2017 to 33 in 2018, the country’s overall score dropped from 48.1 to 47.9.
According to the report, this score is lower than the African average of 49.9 and also lower than the west African average of 54.3.
The report stated that Nigeria received its highest category score in participation and human rights, scoring 53.2 and its lowest score in sustainable economic opportunies, scoring 43.5.