The Federal Government has said Nigerians living abroad remitted $25bn in 2018, representing 83 per cent of the national budget in that year. The amount, it noted, was about 6.1 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product of the country.
The Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who said this at the 2019 National Diaspora Day celebration, in Abuja on Thursday, explained that the figures reflected the research findings by the World Bank’s Migration and Remittances report issued in April 2018…
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