There is no respite yet for Nigerian households as the prices of cooking gas and kerosene rise 1.81 per cent and 2.09 per cent respectively in September.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its Cooking Gas and National Household Kerosene Price Watch for September 2023, unveiled that the normal retail cost for topping off a 5kg Cylinder of cooking gas expanded by 1.81 percent on a month-on-month premise from N4,115.32 kept in August 2023 to N4,189.96 in September 2023, while the cost per liter of kerosene paid by shoppers in same period was N1,299.03, showing an increment of 2.09 percent contrasted with N1,272.40 kept in August 2023.
The NBS report be that as it may, said on a year-on-year premise, the cost of cooking gas declined by 6.36 percent from N4, 474.48 in September 2022.
On state profile investigation, Kwara recorded the most noteworthy normal cost for topping off a 5kg chamber of cooking gas with N4, 866.60, trailed by Benue with N4, 789.26, and Adamawa with N4, 785.71.
Then again, Ondo State recorded the most minimal cost with N3, 364.62, trailed by Ekiti and Edo with N3, 450.06 and N3, 626.17 individually.
Likewise, the typical retail cost for topping off a 12.5kg gas chamber expanded by 0.58 percent on a month-on-month premise from N9, 194.41 in August 2023 to N9, 247.40 in September 2023. On a year-on-year premise, this fell by 6.65 percent from N9, 906.44 in September 2022.
On state profile examination, Cross River recorded the most elevated normal retail cost for the topping off of a 12.5kg Chamber of LNG with N10, 203.13, trailed by Ogun with N9, 967.11 and Nasarawa with N9, 950.15.
Alternately, the most minimal typical cost was kept in Adamawa with N7, 604.29, trailed by Borno and Gombe with N8, 113.69 and N8, 188.75 separately.
For kerosne, the NBS reports that on a year-on-year premise, the typical retail cost per liter of the item rose by 37.13 percent from N947.30 in September 2022.
On state profile examination, the most noteworthy typical cost per liter in September 2023 was kept in Adamawa with N1, 746.05, trailed by Cross-River with N1, 541.67 and Abuja with N1,492.50.
Then again, the most minimal cost was kept in Jigawa with N1, 104.78, trailed by Enugu with N1, 134.52 and Kano with N1, 142.27.
Furthermore, examination by zone showed that the North-East recorded the most elevated normal retail cost per liter of kerosene with N1, 390.67, trailed by the South-East with N1,368.49, while the North-West recorded the least with N1,190.81.
The typical retail cost per gallon of kerosene paid by customers in September 2023 was N4, 379.31, showing an increment of 0.64 percent from N4, 351.53 in August 2023.
On a year-on-year premise, this expanded by 35.32 percent from N3, 236.27 in September 2022.
On state profile examination, Lagos recorded the most elevated normal retail cost per gallon of kerosene with N5, 350.00, trailed by Katsina with N5, 000.00 and Borno with N4, 997.47.
Then again, Delta recorded the most reduced cost with N2, 956.18, trailed by Streams and Oyo with N3, 296.02 and N3, 712.50 individually.
Investigation by zone showed that the North-East recorded the most elevated normal retail cost per gallon of household kerosene with N4,712.01, trailed by the South-East with N4,646.63, while the South recorded the least with N3,769.59.