HeadlinesOil & Gas Abia, Kebbi, Kwara paid highest for petrol in November – NBS By maritimemag December 18, 202035 views ShareTweet 0 PMS: Domestic refining to supersede Local consumption in 2 Years – DPR Chinazor Megbolu | The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Abia, Kebbi and Kwara States paid the highest for premium motor spirit (PMS) in November, 2020. The Bureau made this disclosure in its report released on Thursday, adding the product was sold for over N170 in Abia, Kebbi and Kwara States as the highest average price in November 2020. The NBS report, stated that average price paid by consumers in the country for PMS rose by 14.62 per cent year-on-year and month-on-month by 3.79 per cent to N167.27 in November 2020 from N161.17 in October 2020. “States with the highest average price of petrol were Abia (N178.70), Kebbi (N174.76) and Kwara (N172.33). “States with the lowest average price of petrol were Zamfara (N161.73), Bauchi (N161.78) and Kaduna (N163.83),” the report said. The agency further noted that automotive gas oil also known as diesel indicated that the average price paid by consumers was up by 1.79 per cent month-on-month to N223.74 per cent in November 2020 from N219.80 in October 2020. The average price for diesel, NBS explained decreased by 0.59 per cent year-on-year. According to NBS report; “States with the highest average price of diesel were Benue (N263.33), Kebbi (N258.57) and Taraba (N251.67). “States with the lowest average price of diesel were Kwara (N182.50), Osun (N192.67) and Nassarawa (N196.33).” Moreover, the NBS report on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) also known as cooking gas indicated that the average price for refilling a 5kg cylinder rose by 0.32 per cent month-on-month to N1,947.47 in November 2020 from N1953.71 in October 2020 as well as also rose by 2.64 per cent year-on-year. It added that the average price for refilling a 12.5kg cylinder for cooking gas decreased by 0.93 per cent year-on-year. The NBS report, however, showed 0.11 per cent increase of month-on-month to N4,082.97 in November 2020 from N4,078.65 in October 2020. © 2020, maritimemag. All rights reserved.