Price of cooking gas dropped in November 2018 - NBS reveals
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Price of cooking gas dropped in November 2018 - NBS reveals

- The National Bureau of Statistics report has showed how the average price of cooking gas dropped in November 2018

- NBS said the states with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder of cooking gas were Akwa Ibom (N2,350.68), Abia (N2,300.50) and Bauchi (N2,300)

- The bureau also added that states like Osun, (N4,033.33), Bauchi & Edo (N4,025.00) and Oyo (N4,000.00) recorded the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that the average price of cooking gas across the country dropped in the month of November 2018, contrary to what was recorded for the average petrol price in the same month.

An official monthly statistics available on the NBS website claimed that the average price to fill a five kilogramme cylinder of cooking gas in Nigeria decreased by 2.82% between October and November 2018.

Legit.ng gathers from the report that states with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder of cooking gas were Akwa Ibom (N2,350.68), Abia (N2,300.50) and Bauchi (N2,300).

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According to the report, states with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) were Lagos (N1,954.55), Kwara (N1,945.45) and Ebonyi (N1,908.33).

NBS also claimed: "States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) were Akwa Ibom (N5,000.00), Abia (N4,618.75) and Anambra (N4,578.95).”

“States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) were Osun, (N4,033.33), Bauchi & Edo (N4,025.00) and Oyo (N4,000.00)."

Check the tweet as revealed by the chief statistician of the country, Yemi Kale.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that days after announcing the statistics of unemployment across the country, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that average price paid by consumers for petrol increased by 1.3% in the year 2018.

In a statement available on its website, NBS also disclosed that the month-on-month amount paid by consumers on premium motor oil varied as it rose to N147.50 in November 2018 from N147.20 in October 2018.

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