Kerosene Price Increases By 0.65% In May 2018 – NBS
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that the average price of Kerosene per litre increased from N278.49 in April to N280.29 in May.
“Average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased by 0.65 percent month-on-month and decreased by -7.58 percent year-on-year to N280.29 in May from N278.49 in April.
“States with the highest average price per litre of kerosene were Abuja (N327.50), Yobe (N313.33) and Cross River (N310.19), while those with the lowest average price per litre are Borno (N233.33), Abia (N235.53) and Kogi (N251.04),’’ the report said.
According to the report, the average price per gallon paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased by 0.80percent month-on-month and decreased by -5.12percent year-on-year.
It noted that the price paid by consumers for a gallon of kerosene increased to N983.67 in May from N975.82 paid in April.
States with the highest average price per gallon of kerosene were Jigawa (N1,143.33), Yobe (N1130.00) and Adamawa (N1,088.89).