|If you've ever received an e-mail from a Nigerian prince or oil baron, asking you to help wire money out of his bank account in return for a share of the fortune, then you're not alone. Even Citibank fell for a Nigerian scam. Last October, the bank sent $27 million to a Nigerian con artist.|
It has since recovered the cash.
But much of that famous Nigerian corruption takes place inside the country. In 2007, the watchdog organization Transparency International rated Nigeria the 32nd-most corrupt country out of the 180 it investigated. And that was actually an improvement: Nigeria used to be in the top 10.
Now a government effort is enlisting the help of the Nigerian people to fight corruption. Richard Lough reports.