Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Current Expenditures, Nigeria


The aim of this paper is to attempt to analyse the trends of current expenditures over time in Nigeria in terms of size and composition, and to show whether the positive relation between the trends of current expenditures and the "stage of development," observed as a result of similar studies for other countries, exists for Nigeria. The paper is divided into two parts. Part I discusses the shifts in composition of current expenditures over time. Pan II outlines the main determinants of current expenditures using the single equation multiple regression model.

Author Bio

The author is a staff of the Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Omoruyi, S. E. (1979). Patterns of Current Expenditures in Nigeria, 1950/51 - 1974/75. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 17(1), 28-45.



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