It said that Plateau residents paid N178.14 for the product, while Kano residents paid N177 and Abia residents N175.92.
However, Borno residents paid N152.30, Katsina N156.60 and Gombe N157.11 haven the lowest average price for petrol in March.
According to the NBS, the average price paid by consumers for petrol increased by 27.16 per cent year-on-year and decreased month-on-month by -3.65 per cent to N166.38 in April from N172.68 in March.
Similarly, average price paid by consumers for Automotive Gas Oil otherwise known as diesel increased by 0.76 per cent month-on-month and by 5.84 per cent year-on-year to N237.19 in April from N235.41 in March.
According to the report, states with the highest average price of diesel were Benue, whose residents paid N264.75, Borno N255.43 and Ebonyi N252.50.
Fuel prices were collected across all the 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the country, as well as the FCT, from over 10,000 respondents and locations.
The price reflected actual prices households bought fuel together with the prices reportedly sold by the fuel suppliers.