List of Expensive States To Buy Cooking Gas in Nigeria As 5kg Refill Hits N4,565
- Cooking on a monthly basis cooking is becoming more expensive for Nigerian households across the country
- The most recent National Bureau of Statistics data on the price of cooking gas showed refilling a 5kg now cost over N4,000
- The increase in cooking gas prices was more felt in some states compared to the rest of the country
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the average retail price for refilling a 5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N4,565.56 in December 2022.
NBS stated this in its price watch report published on its website and obtained by Legit.ng.
The December retail price for cooking gas is 0.36% monthly increase when compared to N4,549.14 recorded in November 2022.
On a year-on-year basis, the price for cooking gas rose by 27.00% from N3,594.81 in December 2021.
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States with the highest prices
On state profile analysis, Kwara recorded the highest average price for refilling a 5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) with N4,950.00, followed by Adamawa with N4,933.33, and Plateau with N4,917.50.
On the other hand, Anambra recorded the lowest price with N4,182.14, followed by Abia and Rivers with N4,196.15 and N4,207.27 respectively.
In addition, analysis by zone showed that the North-Central recorded the highest average retail price for refilling a 5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) with N4,841.07, followed by the North-East with N4,593.99, while the South-East recorded the lowest with N4,386.39.
Also, the average retail price for refilling a 12.5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 0.67% on a month-on-month basis from N10,180.88 in November 2022 to N10,248.97 in December 2022.
On a year-on-year basis, this rose by 39.78% from N7,332.04 in December 2021.
Man invents stove that uses only water to cook
Meanwhile, a 67-year-old Nigerian man, Hadi Usman has invented a water-cooking stove that doesn't require gas or kerosene to make fire.
The special stove combines water and air pressure to produce fire, an amazing concept he demonstrated in a video.
The electronics technician is seeking the support of relevant institutions to ensure the innovation is mass produced.