The 36 states and the federal capital territory generated ₦612.87 billion as internally generated revenue (IGR) between January and June 2020, the nation’s statistics bureau has said.
This figure dipped by 11.7 per cent from the ₦693.9 billion generated by the states during the same period in 2019.
The NBS said this in its internally generated revenue at the state-level report for the first half of 2020 published on Tuesday.
The bureau said Lagos raked in the highest IGR with ₦204.51 billion within January and June.
The report also said in the second quarter of the year, the states and the FCT made ₦259.73 billion, a dip from ₦353.14 billion recorded in the first quarter.
Meanwhile, in the whole of 2019, all the states made a combined revenue of ₦1.33 trillion.