FG, States Share N676bn For November
The three tiers of government in the country shared N675.946 billion from the federation account for November on Friday.
Mr Olajide Oshundun, Acting Director, Information, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning stated this on Saturday in Abuja.
The federal government received N261.441 billion of the money, while states and local councils got N210.046 billion and N155.456 billion, respectively.
Oil-producing states received an additional N49.003 billion from 13 per cent derivation fund.
Total VAT revenue collected in November was N196.175 billion as against N166.284 billion in October, showing an increase of N29.891 billion.
From the VAT revenue, the federal government got N27.402 billion, while states and local councils received N91.339 billion and N63.937 billion, respectively.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Nigerian Customs Service and the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission got N7.847 billion as cost of revenue collection while the North East Development Commission project received N5.650 billion.
Oshundun stated that statutory revenue of N643.481 billion distributed in November was higher than the N407.864 billion received in October by N235.617 billion, from which the Federal Government got N231.863 billion.