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This study examines the educational budget allocations to federal secondary schools in Nigeria. The study uses macro level data obtained from the Nigerian Ministry of Education. A total of 104 federal secondary schools were studied in relation to budget allocation from the federal government. Descriptive and multiple regression statistical tools were used to analyze whether the financial allocation to schools differ by ethnicity, school type, school composition, region, and location. The study reveals that none of these variables determine the distribution of allocation to federal secondary schools. However, it is questionable whether the same funding allocation without taking into consideration factors such as ethnicity and location is equitable.