The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased by 1.70% month-on-month and decreased by-33.42% year-on-year to N288.85.
According to a report obtained from the Bureau by Brand Spur Nigeria, the price of per litre Kerosene increased to N288.85 in January 2018 from N284.03 in December 2017.
The report reviewed states with the highest average price per litre of kerosene were Gombe (N332.37), Edo (N326.39) and Benue (N325.64). It named states with the lowest average price of Kerosene to be Zamfara (N237.50), Kaduna (N241.23) and Kebbi (N242.98).
Similarly, the average price per gallon paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased by -2.30% month-on-month and by -28.56% year-on-year to N1,024.83 in January 2018 from N1,048.97 in December 2017.