Diesel Price Increased By 39.11% In One Year – NBS – Lifestyle Nigeria
The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS on Wednesday, revealed that the price of diesel rose by 39.11 percent from N828.82 in January 2023 to N1153.01 in January 2024.
The statistic bureau, in its latest AGO price SEE released on Wednesday, detailed that the price of diesel rose by 2.34 per cent from N1126.69 in December 2023 to N1153.01 in January 2024.
According to the data, fuel was most expensive in Kebbi at N1433.33 and the cheapest in Borno at N927.27.
The NBS report read, “The average retail price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) paid by consumers increased by 39.11% on a year-on-year basis from a lower cost of N828.82 per litre recorded in the corresponding month of last year to a higher cost of N1153.01 per litre in January 2024.
“On a month-on-month basis, an increase of 2.34% was recorded from N1126.69 in the preceding month of December 2023 to an average of N1153.01 in January 2024. Looking at the variations in the State prices, the top three State with the highest average price of the product in January 2024 include Kebbi State (N1433.33), Kogi State (N1300.00) and Abuja (N1226.70). Furthermore, the top three lowest prices were recorded in the following State namely, Borno State (N927.27), Kano State (N940.89) and Taraba State (N988.33).
“The Zonal representation of average price of Automotive Gas Oil (Diesel) shows that North Central Zone has the highest price of N1205.11 while North East Zone has the lowest price N1074.03 when compared with other Zones.”
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Edo Guber: New Court Action Slammed Against PDP – Lifestyle Nigeria
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to show cause why 381 delegates elected on February 4 at its ward congress should not participate in the primary scheduled for Thursday.
Justice Inyang Ekwo made the order in a ruling on the ex-parte motion moved by the plaintiffs’ counsel, Adaze Emwanta.
Justice Ekwo thereafter ordered that the defendants be served with all the court processes within two days of the order.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three aggrieved ad-hoc delegates, on behalf of the 378 others, had sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the PDP, its national secretary and the vice chairman, south south as 1st to 4th defendants respectively.
In the ex-parte motion marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/165/2024 dated Feb. 7 but filed Feb 8, the plaintiffs sought for two orders
These include an order for the defendants or their agents not to act but to show cause why the reliefs of the plaintiffs in their originating summons should not be granted with regard to the plan of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants to exclude them and 378 other delegates, whose names and election results are contained in “Exhibits BID 8A to 8L,” from participating in the primaries.of Feb. 22 in Edo.
The plaintiffs, which include Hon Kelvin Mohammed, Mr Gabriel Okoduwa and Mr Ederaho Osagie, on behalf of others in 12 local government areas and 127 wards, averred that it would be in the interest of justice for their reliefs to be granted.
Upon resumed hearing on Wednesday, counsel for the plaintiffs, Emwanta, told the court that all efforts to effect the service on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants were unsuccessful.