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Price of cooking gas rises by 0.12% – NBS

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 0.12% month-on-month and decreased by -3.41% year-on-year to N1,949.75 in December 2020 from N1,947.47 in November 2020.

NBS in the report said states with the highest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Bauchi (N2,489.12), Borno (N2,396.69) and Adamawa (N2,392.88).

States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Enugu (N1,563.75), Imo (N1,678.89) and Oyo (N1,691.67).

NBS also stated that average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased by 1.75% month-on-month and decreased by -0.52% year-on-year to N4,082.97 in December 2020 from N4,082.97 in November 2020.

States with the highest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Delta (N4,838.46), Cross River/Sokoto (N4,800.00) and Akwa Ibom (N4,614.49).

States with the lowest average price for the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) were Kaduna (N3,191.67), Zamfara (N3,462.50) and Niger (N3,500.00).

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