Fiscal Governance and Institutions Project (WB-P163540)

  • Nigeria
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Jun 27, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Federal Republic of Nigeria
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 125.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 125.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 13, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2017

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Project Description
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The development objective of Fiscal Governance and Institutions Project for Nigeria is to improve the credibility of public finance and national statistics. The project consists of the following four components. 1) The first component, Strengthening revenue management, aims at enhancing oversight of revenues accruing to the Federation account; and strengthening revenue analysis and forecasting to help retrieve unremitted revenues and improve revenue outturn. It has the following two subcomponents: (i) Strengthening of the oversight of Federation revenue through external and internal auditing; and (ii) Strengthening revenue analysis and forecasting. 2) The second component, Strengthening controls, transparency and accountability in the use of public funds, aims at operationalizing the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) for payment controls, cash management and budget execution Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E), strengthening Public Investment Management (PIM) and improving transparency and efficiency in the use of public funds through enhanced procurement and the quality of budget information. It has the following three subcomponents: (i) Operationalization of the GIFMIS for budget management and reporting; (ii) Strengthening PIM; and (iii) Improving transparency and efficiency in procurement, and the quality of budget information. 3) The third component, Strengthening economic and fiscal statistics, aims at generating and validating economic statistics and reconciling them with fiscal data. It has the following two subcomponents: (i) Improvement of economic statistics; and (ii) Reconciliation, validation, archiving, and dissemination of official statistics. 4) The fourth component, Implementation support, aims to finance the activities and functioning of the implementation framework.

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Federal Ministry of Finance
Aliyu Ahmed
Director, International Economic Relation Department


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