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The Conduct of Fiscal Policy

Fiscal Policy 1991
The 1991 fiscal policy measures addressed trade and related policy issues designed to further streamline the operations of a deregulated economy for increased efficiency, productivity and creation of more employment opportunities. In order to sustain the achievements of SAP, government also decided to pursue a growth-oriented public policy that was stable, consistent and predictable.

The retained revenue of the Federal Government amounted to N32,223.5 million in 1991. This showed a decrease of N7,243.7 million or 18.4 per cent level in 1990. The total expenditure of the Federal Government rose to N67,530.4 million which was N6,381.3 million or 10.4 per cent higher than that of 1990.In all, the fiscal operation of the government resulted in a deficit of N35,306.9 million compared with N21, 681.9 million in 1990

Facts : 1/1/1900
Federal Ministry of Finance:The Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) advises the Federal Government on its fiscal operations and collaborates with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on monetary matters. Before 1991, the responsibility for the supervision and licensing of banks was shared between FMF and CBN until 1991 when CBN became the sole authority.
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Central Bank of Nigeria
Plot 33,
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way
Central Business District,
Cadastral Zone,
Abuja,
Federal Capital Territory,
Nigeria

Post Office Box

P.M.B. 0187,
Garki Abuja.
Nigeria

Phones

General Switch Board:
See Reception Desk below

Authorized Dealer Enquires
+234 9 462 37804,
+234 9 462 37802

Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS)
+234 9 46237602

Corporate Communications
+234 9 462 36011
Fax: +234 9 462 36012
cad@cbn.gov.ng

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cpd@cbn.gov.ng

Forex Helpdesk
+234 9 462 37827
+234 9 462 37831

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+234 9 462 39701-02