The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has come out to say that the price paid by consumers for Petrol increased to N147.30 in September from N146.90 recorded in August. The NBS disclosed this in its Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch report for September 2018 on Monday in Abuja.
According to NBS, the price of petrol made an increase of 1.9 percent year-on-year and 0.3 percent month-on-month.
NBS declared that states with the highest average price of petrol were Enugu (N153.88), Taraba (N152.86) and Delta (N150.92). It also named states with the lowest average price of petrol to include Kano (N144.87), Katsina N143.63) and Bauchi (N144.00).
Meanwhile, in the statement, the price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) increased from N207.98 recorded in August to N211.64 in September.
According to the bureau, the price of diesel increased by 1.76 per cent month-on-month and 14.52 percent year-on-year.
It said “states with the highest average price of diesel are Borno (N245.83), Taraba (N235.00) and Sokoto (N228.33).
Similarly, states with the lowest average price of diesel are Edo (N197.28), Katsina (N195.63) and Rivers (N190).