The data reveal highest petrol prices were in Nasarawa (166.67), Cross River (160.36), Sokoto (160), Bauchi (156.67),Katsina (155.58). Lowest Petrol prices in March 2016 were recorded in Borno (87), Lagos (90.08), Abuja (104.90), Osun (109.78) and Oyo (111.22).
While Nigerians continue to grasp with the lingering fuel shortages with its attendant effect on the prices of food products and transportation, emerging data from NBS show that Lagos and Borno have the Highest Prison Capacity in the country.
Prison capacity rises from 47,646 in 2013 to 50,153 in 2015 with Lagos (3897), Borno (3422) and Kaduna (2702) as the states with highest capacities the NBS data reveal.
In 2013 158,896 persons were admitted to prisons of which 151,052 were men and 7,844 women. In 2014 138,842 persons were admitted to prisons of which 132,008 were men and 6,834 were women.
As at Q2 2015, 45,762 persons were admitted to prisons of which 43,457 were men and 2,305 were women. Stealing, robbery, armed robbery and assaults were the highest type of offences responsible for prison admission between 2013-15.