Connect with us


Average price of diesel in October hit N801.09 per litre – NBS



Nigeria imports 4.87bn litres of petrol in Q1 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average retail price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) paid by consumers in October was N801.09 per litre

The NBS stated in its “Diesel Price Watch” for October 2022 that the average price was a 215.30 per cent increase over the N254.07 per litre paid in September 2021.

“Comparing the average price value with the previous month of September, the average retail price increased by 1.42 per cent from N789.90 per litre.”

On state profile analysis, the report said the highest average price of diesel in October, was recorded in Ebonyi at N858.33, followed by Bauchi at N857.50, and Plateau at N856.25.

Conversely, it said the lowest price was recorded in Akwa Ibom at N748.18, followed by Benue at N750.00 and Edo at N765.91.

The NBS said analysis by zones showed that the North-Central recorded the highest price at N818.41, while the South-South recorded the lowest price at N774.96.

Okeoghene Akubuike

NEWSVERGE, published by The Verge Communications is an online community of international news portal and social advocates dedicated to bringing you commentaries, features, news reports from a Nigerian-African perspective. A unique organization, founded in the spirit of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, comprising of ordinary people with an overriding commitment to seeking the truth and publishing it without fear or favour. The Verge Communications is fully registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a corporate organization.



Shell Digital Plan RESPONSIVE600x750
Shell Digital Plan RESPONSIVE600x750