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Nigeria Loses N2.8tn Independent Revenue In Six Years

Nigeria has recorded a shortfall of N2.8 trillion in independent revenue from the federal government revenue generating agencies between 2015 and 2020. An analysis of data from the Budget Office has shown that over the years, many of these agencies have been underpaying revenue into the coffers of the Federal Government, thus making it difficult  […]Read More

Nigeria’s Revenue Falls By 52% In August

The Central Bank of Nigeria said in its economic report the Federal Government recorded a fiscal deficit of N405.28bn in August with aggregate expenditure of N781.61bn while retained revenue stood at N376.33bn. The report said independent revenue fell by 52.2 per cent in August which led to a 10.4 percent decline in the government’s retained […]Read More

Customs Target N2tn Annual Revenue

The Nigeria Customs Services is proposing to generate N2 trillion this year. Of this amount expected to be made, the South-West geopolitical zone would generate N1.6 trillion. According to a report, the NCS generates about 80 percent of its annual revenue from Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo states. Data obtained by SHIPS and Ports from […]Read More

Gencos Lose N1.66tn In Seven Years

Nigeria’s power generation companies have suffered a loss of N1.66 trillion in seven years as a result of non-payment for deemed capacity. The Executive Secretary, Association of Power Generation Companies, the umbrella body for the Gencos, Dr Joy Ogaji, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting on the Regulators Monitoring Programme on electricity organised by the […]Read More

In Three Months, Discos Lose N97bn To Energy Theft, Others

In the first quarter of this year, the electricity distribution companies lost a total of N97 billion to energy theft, capping of estimated billing and other factors. The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, the umbrella body for 10 of the 11 Discos in the country, said the amount lost by the power firms rose by […]Read More

FIRS Generates N3.3tr From Non-oil Export

In a statement by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria has generated N4.2 trillion revenue so far this year. This is about N3.3 trillion, that is over 77 per cent of the total collection, came from the non-oil sector. FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Nami, stated that “to address the issue of Nigeria not diversifying its economy, […]Read More

Budget Deficit Rises To N20.64tn In Five Years

According to data from the budget office, Nigeria’s budget deficit has risen to N20.64 trillion from 2016 to 2020. A budget deficit occurs when expenses exceed revenue and indicate the financial health of a country. According to the budget office, more than N7.97tn was borrowed from foreign and domestic sources to fund these deficits. Breakdown […]Read More


Within Five Years, Almost All Depended On FAAC

Between 2016 and 2020, the 36 states in Nigeria earned N5.30 trillion. The states also got N10.19 trillion from the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee and borrowed N1.84 trillion from domestic sources. These figures are according to data from National Bureau of Statistics through analyses of IGR and FAAC data from… You must be registered to […]Read More

Nigeria Suffers N5.8tn Shortfall In Non-Oil Export

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics have shown that between December 2017 to December 2020, Nigeria has generated a total sum of N6.5 trillion from non-oil exports. This sum is N5.8 trillion lower than its N12.3tn ($30bn) target set by the Federal Government under its zero-oil plan. In 2016, the Nigerian Promotion Council conceived […]Read More