The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has said that it disbursed the sum of N619.34bn to the three tiers of government in December 2020 from the revenue generated in January 2021.
Contained in a report by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, “The amount disbursed comprised of N437.26bn from the Statutory Account, N3.83bn as Exchange Gain Difference, N6.90bn from Distribution of FOREX Equalisation and N171.36bn from Valued Added Tax (VAT).
“Federal Government received a total of N218.30bn from the N619.34bn. States received a total of N178.30bn and Local Governments received N131.79bn. The sum of N31.83bn was shared among the oil producing states as 13% derivation fund.
“Revenue generating agencies such as Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) received N6.99bn, N10.43bn and N6.36bn respectively as cost of revenue collections.
“Further breakdown of revenue allocation distribution to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) revealed that the sum of N146.33bn was disbursed to the FGN consolidated revenue account; N3.69bn shared as share of derivation and ecology; N1.85bn as stabilization fund; N6.20bn for the development of natural resources; and N5.22bn to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.”