Oil Revenue in Nigeria
The Nigerian central government gains (and gained) a lot of its revenue from oil companies which pay a charge for the petroleum they ship out of Nigeria. This table shows the percentage of total government revenue which comes from these charges on oil.
*Last year of information on the source.
[Adapted from data in Eghosa E. Osaghae, Crippled Giant Nigeria Since Independence (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998), p. 20.]