The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased by -0.49% month-on-month and increased by 12.99% year-on-year to N303.94 in March 2019 from N305.44 in February 2019.
The bureau announced this in a “National Household Kerosene Price Watch (March 2018)’’ released on Tuesday in Abuja.
The report reviewed that the states with the highest average price per litre of kerosene were Anambra (N329.09), Ebonyi (N326.83), and Ondo (N326.67) while states with the lowest average price per litre of kerosene were Gombe (N255.38), Niger (N278.02) and Kaduna (N279.75)
Similarly, the average price per gallon paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased by -1.56% month-on-month and increased by 26.25% year-on-year to N1190.89 in March 2019 from N1209.73 in February 2019.
“States with the highest average price per gallon of kerosene were Borno (N1357.14), Jigawa (N1283.33) & Katsina (N1278.13)”.
“States with the lowest average price per gallon of kerosene were Bayelsa (N1,022.37) Kogi (N1,075.00) and Plateau (N1,090.35)”.