Abuja - The National Bureau of
Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said Bayelsa and Niger residents paid highest price
for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known at petrol, in June.
This is contained in a ‘’PMS Price Watch’’ for June, 2015 issued by NBS and
made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
The report presents average monthly prices paid by households for PMS across
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According to the report, Bayelsa and Niger residents paid N155 and N138.33 per
litre for petrol, respectively, as against the regulated price of N87 per
litre, during the period.
It also stated that residents of Kogi and Nasarawa states paid as high as
N128.33 and N126.08, respectively in the month.
It, however, reported that Zamfara recorded the price of N93 per litre for the
product, the lowest across the country during the period, adding that it
followed by Edo, where the product was sold at N94.45 per litre.
These states were followed by Oyo and Ogun, where motorists paid N95.08 and
N96.08 per litre, respectively.
The report indicated that residents of Abuja bought petrol at N97.25 per litre
during the period.