NNPC, Others Failed To Remit $22.06bn, N481.75bn To Federation Account

Buhari who is also the minister of Petroleum and the chairman of NNPC, Maikanti

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) and its subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company(NPDC), and other companies in the oil and gas sector are yet to remit a total revenue of $22.06bn and N481.75bn to the Federation Account.

Latest report on the summary of unremitted revenue, losses and unreconciled differences from operations and transactions in the oil and gas sector released in Abuja on Monday by the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative(NEITI) showed that the NNPC alone had yet to remit a total revenue of $19.04bn and N424.57bn.

Providing a breakdown of the unremitted revenues by the other firms, the report stated that oil and gas producing companies were still withholding $152.69m and N5.2bn; companies involved in offshore processing contracts, $498.6m; and NPDC, $2.38bn and N51.95bn.

The NEITI report stated that the total losses to the federation arising from crude oil production, processing and transportation was $3.04bn and N60.99bn.

It said unreconciled differences arising from the allocation, sale and remittance of proceeds from domestic crude allocated to NNPC was N317.48bn.

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