kerosene 10.8% rise as cooking gas drops

The Nigerian Bureau of Statistic, NBS, said the average price of petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation have recorded some increases in the month of August, 2019. The agency, in its latest report on the prices of petroleum products, stated that average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased 10.80 percent year-on-year.

A breakdown of the prices in the various states shows that states with the highest average price per litre of kerosene were Abia Enugu, and Ebonyi States, at N375.55, N365.47 and N358.33 respectively. It also shows states with the lowest average price per litre of kerosene were Abuja (N245.50), Kwara (N261.11) and Benue (N261.90).

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