Nigeria: Cost of cooking gas increases by 55%, but remains the cheapest on average in the northern regions

The cost of cooking gas nationwide increased from an average of ₦10.3k in March 2023 to nearly ₦16k in March 2024.

However, the northern regions had the most affordable prices. The North East had the lowest average price of ₦14.9k for a 12.5kg cylinder.

In Katsina, the average price for 12.5kg of cooking gas was ₦12,400 as of March 2024, the lowest in the country.

Source:
National Bureau of Statistics
Period:
March 2024
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