Lagos - The total amount generated by the federal government in the third quarter of 2013 dropped by 4.2 per cent to N2.71 trillion.
The amount fell below the budget estimate for the quarter and the corresponding period of 2012, reports the Nation.
The figure, however, exceeded the receipt in the last quarter by over 14.4 per cent.
Total receipts from oil was N1.62 trillion, which constituted 59.7 per cent of the total revenue generated.
Non-oil receipts stood at N1.09 trillion or 40 per cent of the total earnings.
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