The Federal Government, States and Local Governments have shared N812.76 billion as revenue for the month of November.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, said this on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the Federal Account Allocation Committee meeting.
Giving a breakdown of the revenue accrued in November, Isa-Dutse said Mineral Revenue reduced by N100.8 billion from N522.6 billion recorded in October to N421.8 billion in November.
Also, the Non-Mineral Revenue increased by N68.2 billion from N159.4 billion in October to N227.7 billion in November
He said also the Value Added Tax collected for the month reduced from N100.9 billion in October to N88.3 billion in November.
Isa-Dutse said: “The gross statutory revenue of N649.6 billion received for the month was lower than the N682.1 billion received in the previous month by N32.5 billion.
“The revenue from the Companies Income Tax (CIT) increased significantly.
“However, revenue from Foreign Oil and Gas, Domestic Oil and Gas, Royalties, Petroleum Profit Tax, import and Excise duties and Value Added Tax decreased.”
Isa-Dutse said in summary that the Federal Government received N280.9 billion, States N142.48 billion and N109.84 billion was received by the local governments.
According to him, N47.8 billion, representing 13 per cent of the mineral revenue, was shared to oil producing states.
Isa-Dutse announced that $2.246 billion was withdrawn and shared to states as part of the Paris Club refund.
To this end, he said the Excess Crude Account had gone down from $2.319 billion in October, to $631 million in the month of November.
He said: “The deductions was for the final payment of the Paris Club Refund. The final payments to states have been made and the figure was deducted from the Excess Crude Account.
“A decision was taken to make these refunds and part of that decision is for the refund to be funded from the Excess Crude Account.
“All the required approvals were obtained from the President and Federal Executive Council.”