Price of cooking gas, kerosene across Nigeria increased in Sept – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, disclosed in its “Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas)/National Household Kerosene Price Watch’’ (September 2018) report on Tuesday in Abuja that the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) and kerosene increased in September.

NBS said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,107 from N2,054 recorded in August, while the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N297.28 in September from N288.75 recorded in August.

It said the price for refilling a five kg cylinder of cooking gas increased by 2.60 per cent month on month and 10.26 per cent year-on-year in the period under review. Meanwhile, the bureau said the price of Kerosene increased by 2.95 per cent month-on-month and 12.40 per cent year-on-year.

Source: The Punch

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