Nigerians paid more for petrol in August – NBS

 

Many Nigerians paid more for petroleum products, including Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), last month, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics.

 

The average price paid by consumers for petrol increased by 1.7 per cent year-on-year and 0.1 per cent month-on-month to N146.90 per litre in August from N146.80 in July.

 

States with the highest average price of petrol were Borno (N157), Kebbi (N152.94) and Kwara (N152.86), while Ekiti, Katsina and Bauchi recorded the lowest average prices of N144.23, N144.08 and N143.89, respectively.

 

Source: The Punch

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