Nigerians paid less for cooking gas in April 2019 – NBS

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The price of cooking gas in Nigeria decreased by -0.87% month-on-month and decreased by -0.57% year-on-year, a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, report has shown.

The report titled, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (Cooking Gas) price watch, was published on Tuesday by the bureau.

The average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -0.87% month-on-month and -0.57% year-on-year to N2,046.53 in April 2019 from N2,064.45 in March 2019.

“States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Bauchi (N2,513.33), Adamawa (N2,375.00) and Borno (N2,362.50)”.

“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Osun (N1,766.66), Oyo (N1,790.38) and Kaduna (N1,800.00)”.

The NBS report also showed that the average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) decreased by -0.13% month-on-month and -0.35% year-on-year to N4,523.91 in April 2019 from N4,4259.48 in March 2019.

“States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Cross River (N4,813.64), Akwa Ibom (N4,720.00) and Abia (N4,691.67)”.

“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Kano (N3,809.72), Adamawa (N4,000.00) and Niger (N4,000.00)”.

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Download the Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (Cooking Gas) price watch report here

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