You are here
Home > BUSINESS > FAAC disburses N821.86bn to FG, states, LGs

FAAC disburses N821.86bn to FG, states, LGs

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursed the sum of N821.86bn to the three tiers of government in July 2018 from the revenue generated in June 2018.

The amount disbursed comprised of N687.35bn from the Statutory Account, N85.34bn from Valued Added Tax (VAT) and N7.32bn excess bank charges.

Federal government received a total of N315.01bn from the N821.86bn. States received a total of N194.51bn and Local governments received N147.05bn. The sum of N42.85bn was shared among the oil producing states as 13% derivation fund while N100.00bn was transferred to Excess crude Account(ECA).

Revenue generating agencies such as Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) received N4.82bn, N12.21bn and N5.42bn respectively as cost of revenue collections.

Further breakdown of revenue allocation distribution to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) revealed that the sum of N271.02bn was disbursed to the FGN consolidated revenue account; N5.75bn shared as share of derivation and ecology; N2.87bn as stabilization fund; N9.65bn for the development of natural resources; and N6.53bn to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Sunday Olatunji
Dele Fashomi, seasoned journalist and communication teacher, is a holder of Master of Arts degree in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in 1992/93. Earlier, he had bagged a Bachelor degree from the same university in 1984, after which he proceeded to the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, in 1990, for a postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He had done many courses in communication, including the EU-BBC Editing Course in 2002. Mr. Fashomi combines effectively the practice, research and teaching of communication. And to date, he has published two academic works in communication: Issues in Communication Technology and Policy (2010) and Economic and Social Issues in Advertising and PR (2013). He had his first break in the Nigerian media in Concord Newspapers in 1990 and today, he has over two and half decades experience earned in several newspapers. He has been part of many start-ups, such as The Republic (1987), The Comet (1999), The Anchor 2001 - 2002; Sun Newspapers (2003); Westerner newsmagazine (2005 - 2010) as Editor; National Life (2011) as Sunday Editor, and Newswatch Newspapers (2012- 2016) as Daily Editor. Dele Fashomi is now the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of newspaper online, which he started in July 2015. He is also into biography writing, with many books in his trail, some of which he wrote alone and one he co- authored with his mentor, Mr Dare Babarinsa, entitled:  Olabiyi Durojaiye - DARE TO BE DiFFERENT. He also guided and collaborated with Pa Olatunji Odusanya in writing his autobiography - AGAINST ALL ODDS. There are many other books in the works under his pen.