NBS releases IGR realised by states

by Omoleye Omoruyi

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) at State level for January to December 2016.

The statistics shows that Lagos State recorded the highest IGR figure of N302.42bn in Full Year 2016.

Lagos with a population of above 20 million, earned 81,097,954,616.12 from federal allocation, FAAC.

Ebonyi generated the lowest the IGR of N2.34bn.

However, Anambra state is yet to report its Full Year 2016 IGR figure.

NBS said a total of N801.95bn was generated by 35 states that have reported their Full Year 2016 IGR figure.

The revenue was generated across the following types – PAYE, Direct Assessment, Road Taxes, Revenue from Ministries, Departments and Agencies and other taxes.

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