In the last three quarters of 2018, state governments received the sum of N1.9 trillion out of 6.2 trillion disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

An analysis of the disbursement by Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa shows the federal government received the highest sum of N2.6 trillion, followed by the state governments with N1.94 trillion and local government with N1.2 trillion.

According to the latest edition of the NEITI Quarterly Review using figures from the National Bureau of Statistic and the office of the Accountant-General, total disbursements to states ranged between N16.41 billion and N150.59 billion.

In the same period, Lagos state recorded the highest deductions with N26.84 billion while Yobe State recorded the lowest at N1.12 billion.

Breakdown of how much the 36 states received from the federal allocation in 9 months covering January to September 2018:

Breakdown of how much the 36 states received from the federal allocation in 9 months covering January to September 2018

A further comparison of the state-by-state net disbursement shows a stark disparity in the amounts received. According to the monthly figure, the net disbursement received by Delta State in January 2018 alone sums up to the total net disbursements to Osun State from January to September 2018.